5 Ways to Help Trainees Retain Their Learning

The painful truth is that many of us associate online training or e-Learning with some degree of soul-crushing agony. Whether you’ve been the training designer faced with a cascade of e-Learning technical snafus and challenging project stakeholders, or the learner faced with rambling text-filled pages and lame/irrelevant quiz questions, the painful memories of a lousy training experience linger far longer and more intensely than the learning itself! So how can you design training that helps trainees really retain their learning – without all the therapy bills?

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Mindflash Expands Platform For Online Training and Collaboration

New Features Simplify Knowledge Sharing, Employee Learning Palo Alto, Calif., February 23, 2011 – Mindflash.com, a leading cloud platform for online training and collaboration, today unveiled an expansion to its award-winning product offering. New features include the ability to connect to external training materials on the web, and increased services for larger organizations. Since launch

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Need to Motivate Your Trainees? It’s All About Recognition

Today my coworker Victoria hit a milestone in her caffeine consumption: she reached the Starbucks Gold Card level, signifying her purchase of 30 beverages using her Starbucks card. Then she freaked out. Why? Because she misread the fine print, and thought the program had changed so she wasn’t going to get her card. Quote: “I don’t

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Two Takes on the Future of Workplace Learning

What’s on the horizon for learning and development technologies over the next few years? At Brightwave’s recent Learning Technologies 2011 Exhibition, a group of trainers, training managers, and other learning and development pros offered up their best forecasts. A few highlights from live audience polling: 55 percent believe learning technology will — overall — play

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Launching a Web Collaboration Platform? Here’s How to Get Past the Naysayers

Most startups these days recognize the critical importance of collaboration tools and other Web apps that can deliver huge value to an organization at minimal cost.  But they’re the exception, still, not the rule, in the wider business universe, where breakthrough apps and tools are still uncharted — and often confusing — territory for decision makers.

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