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Congratulations! You have decided to introduce your employees and customers to e-learning. For employees, you want to strengthen their skills needed to help the company thrive. For customers, you want to cultivate their relationship with your business further. These are great initiatives, but implementing a learning management strategy can be a bit overwhelming if you do not identify areas where you can incorporate some automation or AI. You can use technology to help understand the learning structure and educational progressions your learners need.
You’ve heard that attention spans are getting shorter. You may have even seen some research, like these statistics which suggest that our attention spans are now shorter than that of a goldfish.
With the rise (and rise, and rise) of digital learning, it sometimes feels as though many organisations are abandoning face-to-face training altogether. We have reached a place where some businesses still deliver all of their training in person, while others are shunning it entirely in favour of e-learning, digital performance support and videos.
Even in 2018, a significant number of people think of ‘mobile learning’ as ‘e-learning available on a smartphone’. However, anyone who has wrangled with a desktop-sized e-learning course on their phone and all the endless scrolling back and forth across the screen that entails, we know that this is far from the truth. Choosing an adaptive, responsive LMS will go some way to ensuring your learners don’t waste time zooming in and out of poorly sized graphics, but what else do you need to consider when you’re creating mobile learning for your LMS?
Gamification has become one of e-learning’s hottest buzzwords, but getting your head in the game can seem like a daunting and expensive prospect for many organisations. Our recipe will help ensure you’re fully prepared to embrace this exciting element of learning technologies for truly game-changing learning.
Question: Who is involved in customer service at your organisation?
Answer: Probably everyone!
E-learning has the potential to transform customer service training by allowing learners to practice their skills in safe, non-confrontational settings before they have to use these skills in the real world.
But where do you begin?
For many managers, the employee performance process can be time consuming and inefficient, leaving them questioning the value of the process. So how can managers ensure their employees are progressing and achieving their goals without becoming overwhelmed by the nitty-gritty of performance management? We’ve put together some tips.
Blended learning can be a highly successful approach when it comes to achieving business results through learning. Combining e-learning, face-to-face seminars, social learning, gamification, behaviour change campaigns and many other elements can help reinforce your learning objectives through multiple channels for the best results. Our recipe will help you build a blended learning programme which helps you achieve your organisational goals.
The upcoming Towards Maturity Benchmark Report 2016 reveals that an impressive 7 out of 10 organisations now use video as part of their learning offering. Figures have been steadily increasing over the years, and more and more businesses are starting to realise the benefits of taking a multimedia-rich approach to learning.