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Education transforms lives. From traditional education to elearning or even life-long learning, citizens across the globe are seeing for the first time major intellectual capital transfers. See how our education series can transform your organization.
How to Guide Your Employees Through the Onboarding Journey
The first step to improving your onboarding training is to look at it like a journey, not a race. There are certain phases and points that will be reached, and at those points, new training or information will need to be provided. It will be your duty to guide them through the entire process and […]
Tips for Training Summer Interns Using a Learning Management System
As summer approaches, a lot of businesses are gearing up to have summer interns come onboard. The following is a guide to how to train those interns, and more specifically, how to use a learning management system to deliver training. Training interns is important for a successful program, and it’s valuable for both the interns […]
Training Essentials for Your 2017 Interns
Over the next eight weeks, hundreds of thousands of college-age students will start to look ahead to the summer months, and for many, this means finding a rewarding internship. From paid internships in the finance, technology and engineering fields to unpaid gigs running errands for independent filmmakers, college-age students crave meaningful work-related opportunities and with […]
Virtual High Schools on the Rise
There is now a growing movement to offer high school programs in 100% or nearly 100% online formats. While this may sound like a bad idea, for many students, the format is highly appealing to teens but also holds the potential to support parents’ lifestyles too. First, today, most teens are already tech savvy, spend […]
Do Experienced Workers Really Outperform Recent Grads?
Over the past week, thousands of college-age students have returned to campuses across the United States. Over the next eight months, many of these students—those who are seniors—will go on the job market for the first time. A small percentage of these students will end the school year with a desirable job offer in hand. […]
UX: Lessons from Higher Education
In the late 1990s, colleges and universities across the United States, started to purchase subscriptions to learning management systems, such as Blackboard. At the time, the idea that an instructor might be able to post course outlines, assignments and articles online in a “virtual classroom” and even facilitate online dialogues was transformative. What few colleges […]
The Importance of Combining Leading and Teaching
We expect a lot from our organizational leaders these days, from creating a compelling vision that employees can latch onto and accurately assessing the economic landscape to setting organizational culture and performance expectations. If all of that has happened at your organization, don’t think you can sit back and take it easy. Evidence is mounting […]
The Future of MOOCs for Education
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have generated a lot of support, as the potential to educate enormous numbers of people at once appears to satisfy the popular notion that better education throughout the world can improve the lives of many. The development of MOOCs is particularly exciting in an era where the teacher to student […]
The Five Characteristics of an Effective Leader – Leadership Tips
Effective leadership is a critical skill for individuals that are desiring to thrive in their professional and personal life. Notwithstanding whether it’s a community, company, or team being led, influential leaders play a crucial role in developing and maintaining momentum amongst their subordinates to achieve the projected goals. However, being a leader is more than […]
How to Provide Online Training with Social Learning
According to The Corporate Learning Factbook: Benchmarks, Trends, and Analysis of the U.S. Training Market, companies spent an average of 12% more for training in 2012, including online training, than in previous years. One of the biggest portions of spending on online training included some form of social learning, such as using Facebook or other […]