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12
JAN
2014

Using Pre-Work as a Training Strategy

[starrating] The problem is a common one. You have been scheduled for a training session to explain a new policy or procedure. Unfortunately, you have time and budget constraints that mean you do not have the time or resources to have a session of the proper length or breadth. Whether
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12
JAN
2014

How to Use Mobile Learning to Enhance Employee Training

For the first time ever, global Smartphone sales exceeded that of desktop and tablet PCs in 2011. Even people who are not familiar with computers generally find Smartphones easier to use. Therefore, the use of Smartphones has risen sharply, and the trend is expected to grow exponentia
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12
JAN
2014

Why Most Companies Get in the Way of Employee Learning and What You Should Do About It

Informal learning accounts for almost 80 percent of all the learning activities within the organization, then why do most companies focus all their efforts on formal training. “Most organizations don’t utilize the full potential of informal learning” says Ravinder Tulsiani, a Learning
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12
JAN
2014

Session Building

As you plan out what you want your participants to do consider the following: 1. Match your content to the needs of the group. It is important to challenge your participants and move toward new learning. Adult learners learn best when the material is thought provoking. 2. Carefully ou
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12
JAN
2014

Effective Training Characteristics

What does effective training look like? Below are some characteristics of learning events that have an impact: 1. Research based and rooted in adult learning theory 2. Integrated into the organization’s goals and values 3. Includes a high level of new content 4. The learning has clear
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