What is Microlearning and Why is it Becoming More Popular?

March 31, 2020

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While there’s no strict definition of what microlearning is – it could be short learning activities or individual modules – as the name implies, the focus of microlearning is on providing learners with brief, bite-sized chunks. Whatever the media (text, video, animation, audio, etc.), microlearning delivers material to learners in an easy-to-consume, less time-intensive way. So is this... Read More...

5 Business Benefits of Remote Work: An Infographic

March 30, 2020

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Top 5 Essential Tools for Remote Work

March 26, 2020

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Everyone is scrambling to get set up to work from home. There are some essential tools that can help you make this process easier. We’ve broken down the top 5 tools and apps we think you might need, including what we use at our 100% remote company, as well as alternatives and some bonus tools. The Top Five Tool Types Read More...

Why We Use Storytelling in Our eLearning Courses

March 24, 2020

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Stories are how we attempt to create structure out of the many events of our lives. The most powerful stories teach us lessons about living, making choices, building better relationships, and finding deeper purpose in life. We love stories, and we need stories to learn. Children love to hear stories, but adults have story ‘rituals’ too. Like reading articles on CNN while we drink our... Read More...

5 Reasons to Use Video for Your Training: An Infographic

March 19, 2020

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Quick Tips for Mastering Remote Work

March 18, 2020

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As many of us start to adjust to having to work from home, it can be hard to know where to start to ensure the most efficient, least stressful set up that helps you stay on track with your deliverables. We’re a 100% remote company, so we’ve got tried and tested methods and tools for getting the most out of your work day, while still remaining flexible to any changes or challenges that... Read More...

Developing a Culture of Learning in Your Organization

March 10, 2020

eLearning, technology solutions, change management, adapting to change, culture of learning, learning organizations

“An organization's ability to learn, and to quickly transform that learning into action, is the ultimate competitive advantage in the marketplace.” - Jack Welch, General Electric   Staff turnover, changes in technology, new policies… there are many things that can lead to knowledge gaps in an organization. How your organization adapts to fill those gaps, or doesn’t, can have enormous... Read More...

The Business Benefits of Training

February 28, 2020

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“Organizations with strong learning cultures exhibit better overall organizational performance in the areas of employee engagement, customer satisfaction, overall productivity, and overall leadership performance compared to organizations with weak learning cultures.” – The Conference Board of Canada   Many organizations view training as costly and time consuming, but there is solid... Read More...

Why Being Technology Agnostic Works

February 18, 2020

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Being technology agnostic means that instead of adopting the “latest” tech, you choose the best technology for your unique context, goals, and people.    Read More...

Get a Vendor to Convert Your Adobe Flash Before December 2020

February 6, 2020

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If you’re converting your assets from Flash Player to HTML5, you may be thinking of hiring someone to help. How do you know which vendor to choose? We share some tips on what to look for and how to choose the right fit for your needs, including the advantages and disadvantages of hiring a vendor and how to build a successful, trusting partnership with a vendor during this process.  The... Read More...