Blended learning is one of the most efficient learning and development strategies around. That’s because it gives learners the “best of both worlds” by combining the benefits of e-learning and conventional classroom learning.
By Kasper Spiro | 30-07-2019
Research has shown that a blended approach to learning improves both quality and quantity. So what is blended learning and how can you apply it? Typically, a blended classroom will be made up of face-to-face learning as well as online material to complete alone at the learners’ own pace.
If you have been in the teaching/training/learning scene recently, you will know that everybody seems to be talking about blended learning. But what are the benefits of blended learning and why should you switch to this approach?
By Kasper Spiro | 24-07-2019
Most people in the workforce are experts in a certain field and are happy to share their knowledge with others. However, very few people are experts when it comes to creating e-learning courses. That's why we have identified nine cornerstones, or e-learning best practices, that can guide you in creating meaningful, effective learning content. Below, we introduce each of the cornerstones and tell you where you can find detailed information about each one.
Creating engaging, effective and didactically-sound courses is probably your main priority when it comes to creating e-learning, but tracking how your learners are doing comes a close second. After all, if your learners are failing the course or certain questions, then perhaps your course isn’t effectively imparting the key learnings. But how do you track your learners’ results?
Onboarding best practices for startups: Scale and train your team effectively without the resource constraints
By Danielle Agass | 18-07-2019
Like any other company, your startup needs to hire and train new employees as it continues to grow. Onboarding is crucial for integrating new employees into your company’s culture and ensuring they have the necessary skills.
However, startups face some unique challenges when it comes to training. By definition, they are young companies, so they often lack well-established onboarding best practices. Startups also operate in highly dynamic markets with new, innovative business models, so they’re constantly under pressure to do things quickly, even when it comes to training. And lastly, they may not have huge budgets set aside for training, because other areas of the business take priority.
By Videhi Bhamidi | 16-07-2019
57% of Easygenerator course assessments are single- or multiple-choice questions. But did you know that using a variety of question types can help your learners engage and retain knowledge?
By Danielle Agass | 11-07-2019
Everyone knows that excited, nervous feeling of your first day on the job. You’re eager to get started, but also trying to keep up with the overload of new faces, a new workspace, and all the new company rules and procedures. With all these things on your mind, it’s no wonder new hire training can be such a daunting, even slightly scary process. So, what can trainers do to make onboarding more welcoming and more effective for new hires? The key is personalization.
By Danielle Agass | 9-07-2019
So, your company has recruited some top talent and you’ve got some new, highly-motivated employees ready to get started. That’s great, but what do you do now? Time for onboarding, of course: that crucial stage in which you get new hires up to speed with company policy, integrate them into the company’s culture and show them the ropes of their new position. But that’s easier said than done.