Benefits of Implementing Blended Learning in Training

Benefits of Implementing Blended Learning in Training It is difficult for one single training medium alone to meet the learning needs of a modern organization, and therefore, blended learning is often the most effective approach. Blended learning is any blend or mix of different learning or training methods. An example is mixing face-to-face learning with eLearning or virtual learning. A blended approach typically involves a mix …

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New Hire Success: 4 Effective Onboarding Tips

New Hire Success: 4 Effective Onboarding Tips There are several ways to go about doing this but undoubtedly, making a lasting impression on employees from the beginning of their time in your business is essential. In addition to making them feel genuinely welcome in their new roles, implementing an effective onboarding strategy is vital. It should encourage, motivate, excite and …

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5 Considerations for Using MOOCs for Corporate Training

5 Considerations for Using MOOCs for Corporate Training MOOCs, for those who may not be familiar with the concept, are Massive Open Online Courses. Online access to learners is unlimited and the principle purpose of this type of education is to facilitate open communication between those who are teaching and those are learning. The potential of MOOCs (Massive Open Online …

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Blended Learning 2015: What does it look like?

Blended Learning 2015: What does it look like? Blended learning has changed. No longer is defined by classroom training with online learning components added to it. As new technologies emerged and learner behaviour and attitudes have evolved, blended learning models have taken new shape and form. In 2014, Interactive Services ran a comprehensive research campaign to gather survey-driven data on …

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5 Ways to Make Training Real in the Workplace

5 Ways to Make Training Real in the Workplace There is no doubt about it – training is most effective when it reflects what employees experience in their day-to-day jobs. Every training programme should bring learners as close to what they experience in their work environment as possible. In this way, they identify with their training and it transfers knowledge …

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Corporate Training Insights: Is Classroom King Again?

Corporate Training Insights: Is Classroom King again? The classroom is dead! Many of us thought it, many were even shouting it from the rooftops, but it simply isn’t true. Despite a major focus by organizations on technology in recent years as the way forward for corporate training, research is telling us that classroom training is very much alive and well. …

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Mobile Learning in Corporate Training: Tablet vs. Smartphone

Mobile Learning in Corporate Training: Tablet vs. Smartphone The world is obsessed with mobile!We just can’t seem to live without it, right? If we’re not texting family or friends, we’re sharing the latest news updates or checking out the latest app we’ve downloaded – it’s fair to say, we’re on our phones round the clock! Considering our level of mobile …

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Interactive Services’ Blended Learning Presentation Gets Record Attendance at Masie!

On October 26th, Elliott Masie’s Learning 2014 conference kicked off in Orlando, Florida. Almost 1,700 people converged on the event to discuss and learn about a vast range of learning and development topics. Elliott Masie himself described the event as “an intense three-and-a-half days of engagement, content, context, community, entertainment, friendship, challenges and new experiences!” Interactive Services and Thomson Reuters …

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Masie Learning 2014 – Just over one month away!

It’s nearly that time again! Elliott Masie’s annual learning conference takes place October 26 – 29, 2014 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida. Interactive Services will team up with Thomson Reuters at this year’s event to speak about blended learning – how it has changed and what the blend will look like in 2015. Want to learn more …

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