• The Benefits of Online Learning

    E-Learning Solutions Allow Workers to Access Training Materials from Anywhere, at Any Time Online learning, or e-learning, offers a number of advantages for people and companies looking to develop a new content program or curricula — none bigger than the ability to offer that training anywhere, anytime. That means whether…

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    How Can the Mortgage Industry Regain Credibility? For Starters, a Rethink of Training and Learning

    While the economy and the stock markets have crawled back to life, the sectors that drove the economy into the worst recession in decades —  mortgage and banking — are still grappling with a tough issue in the aftermath: How to restore the public credibility and trust that the revelations…

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    In Retail, a Compelling Case for More Employee Training

    Retail companies have typically responded to the economic recession by cutting staffing and training departments in order to keep prices low. But in an interesting new piece in the New Yorker, James Surowiecki argues that having more and better-trained workers is a smarter strategy for retailers. The piece has ignited a…

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  • History of the LMS

    More Online Training Resources course management system | learning management system definition | lms learning | sales training online | point of sale online | online development courses | online computer classes | compliance course software | online sales training | advantages of online courses

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    Infographic: How to Prevent Social Loafing at the Office

    Social loafing occurs when individuals exert less effort in a group than they would by themselves. Scientific inquiry into this phenomenon has found that the mere presence of other people is enough to hinder efforts in tasks of great mental difficulty. Since many work goals require group efforts, social loafing should…

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    How to Win Over the Training Skeptics In Your Organization

    As a chief performance officer, my job is to transform my company’s human capital into financial capital. I need to get employees to act on what they hear and learn during company educational programs. We do some great work supporting employees, helping them build emotional and personal connections to the workplace.…

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  • Asynchronous E-Learning Vs. Synchronous E-Learning

    The modern day e-learning environment can be divided into two categories: synchronous and asynchronous. Synchronous e-learning involves online studies through chat and videoconferencing. This kind of learning tool is real-time. It is like a virtual classroom which allows students to ask, and teachers to answer questions instantly, through instant messaging,…

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  • Employee Testing Online

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    Formal Training Vs. Informal Learning: Which Makes More Sense?

    There’s been a great deal of discussion over the last few years related to informal learning. Today, just about any training magazine, website, or conference probably devotes significant time to talking about informal learning. Many times, I feel those discussions miss the mark. My biggest gripe with informal learning is…

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  • Benefits of Online Learning

    E-Learning Solutions Allow Workers to Access Training Materials from Anywhere, at Any Time Online learning, or e-learning, offers a number of advantages for people and companies looking to develop a new content program or curricula — none bigger than the ability to offer that training anywhere, anytime. That means whether…

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  • Online Training Course Development

    With powerful new tools like learning management systems, building online training courses is easy. In sounds contradictory, but the first step to developing an online course — whether it’s for general education or specific training — is to forget that it’s an online course. Technology may dictate the medium by…

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  • What is a Learning Management System?

    Learning Management Systems Allow Powerful Training Programs to be delivered on the Go Over the past decade or so, powerful software for managing complex databases have been combined with digital frameworks for managing curriculum, training materials, and evaluation tools. This technology is known as a Learning Management System (LMS). Nearly…

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  • Best Practices for Creating Online Tests and Quizzes

    Enrich Your E-Learning and Training Courses With Brain Teasers — and Track Your Trainees’ Results Testing can be a useful tool for online course designers, yet it’s one that tends to be underutilized. And with online learning systems, creating tests and quizzes is quite simple, so it’s definitely worth pursuing.…

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  • Alternatives to Moodle

    Cloud-based, Easy-to-Customize Learning Management Systems May Make More Sense for Your Organization Moodle has emerged as one of the most visible brands for creating and managing e-learning content online. As one of the few packages built on open-source software, it also enjoys a certain cachet among the digerati. But as…

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  • Customer Service Skills

    Teaching ‘people skills’ can be difficult, but e-learning is helping make it easier than ever Whether it’s retail, business-to-business sales, phone support, or any other customer-facing role, training workers to develop customer service skills is very different from other employee training programs, and requires its own approach. Turnover in many…

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