Category : e-learning

In 'Flipped' Classroom, the Emphasis Must Be on Support, Not Video

Salman Khan, he of Khan Academy fame, has said that the "flipped classroom" model — in which students watch or listen to pre-recorded lectures over the Web, on their own time rather than during class — liberates instructors to finally make real connections with their students.

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What Angry Birds Can Teach Us About Instructional Design

You're probably familiar with Angry Birds, the massively popular iPhone game. What is it about this game that's so addictive? And how can learning and development pros tap into that stickiness to get people this excited about training programs?

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#TrainChat Wrapup: Where ROI Fits Into Training

On Friday the Daily Mindflash once again hosted a Twitter chat with contributor David Kelly, in which we discussed his latest article, “Why We should stop talking about ROI in Training.” Once again, the chat was a success, with hundreds of questions, comments, and opinions pouring in to the hashtag #TrainChat related to the topic.

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Can E-Learning Be Elite? One Startup Thinks So

E-learning is, no doubt, moving closer to the education word's mainstream. Cash-strapped public universities are moving more and more classes online, and many private schools offer entire degree and certificate programs over the Web. Late last year the state of Idaho became the first in the nation to require high school students to take at least some courses online.

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How to Make Wikis Part of Your Training Program

With the Encyclopedia Britannica abandoning its 244-year-old printed version in response to the dominance of Wikipedia, and Britain's education minister calling for a "wiki approach" to designing the curriculum for schools, wikis deserve a role in employee training and learning. But where, and how to start? Here's a quick overview.

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(Infographic) No Train, No Gain: What The 2012 Training Top 125 Means For Your Business

Each year, Training magazine recognizes 125 businesses for their amazing employee training programs. These are companies that have made employee training a top priority and implemented innovative programs. Below, we take a look at some of the 2012 winners to see how they improved their own internal training and find out how other businesses might follow suit.

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How to Create Your Own Khan Academy for Training

An emerging trend in learning and development is creating short, specific tutorials that can be created quickly, posted on an internal website, and distributed to employees -- who can use them anytime, anywhere, and used as references when needed.

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Great Training Starts With Asking Great Questions

The biggest problem I see with trainers and educators? Simple. They talk too much! They feel a need to lecture -- to impart their knowledge on trainees. Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) aren’t much better in this regard. They often think that their “expertise” means they must have all the answers to students’ questions.

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Benefits of Online Learning

E-Learning Solutions Allow Workers to Access Training Materials from Anywhere, at Any Time

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What is a Learning Management System?

Learning Management Systems Allow Powerful Training Programs to be delivered on the Go

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