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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2015 Learning Research: Measuring the Impact of Learning

2015 Research Campaign: Measuring the Impact of Learning In 2014, Interactive Services completed it’s first learning research project to determine what the future of blended learning would looked like. One of the most discussed elements that we got feedback on was measuring the impact of learning as part of a standard project delivery. A combination of lack of dedicated resources, ownership and …

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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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eLearning Trends: Blended Learning 2.0

eLearning Trends: Blended Learning 2.0 The following article was published on eLearning Industry blog on May 8th, 2014. Organizations globally are recognizing that blending different training types is the most effective and cost efficient way to improve performance. But what does the blended learning look like in 2014? Introducing Blend 2.0 Interactive Services has engaged in the development of blended …

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