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23Jun 17

3 Tips for Engaging Course Design

Designing an online course can be an overwhelming task at times. How do you engage the learner? Here are 3 tips you can start using immediately to improve your eLearning…

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23Jun 17

There is a U in Team

Udutu is a small but accomplished team of software engineers, instructional designers, graphic artists, animators, multi-media professionals and managers that has always collaborated to successfully tackle any project that has…

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Online Learning Management News For October 2017 | Udutu

Online Learning Management News for October 2017 | Udutu

Each month Udutu publishes Personal Online Learning Management News, a curated selection of articles about online learning, LMS and other topics related to adult online learning. The Job Training That Every Company Should Be Doing "I am firmly in the 'everyone needs training' camp because I have learned that people do not have similar experiences in life, and the lack of shared experiences, even in professional settings where people 'look' the same, means that people interpret similar situations in wildly different ways. This is a huge problem when it comes to policy, because what is 'appropriate' to one person is…

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More Than Converting PowerPoints: How Engaging Employees Will Improve Your Training Outcomes

More Than Converting PowerPoints: How Engaging Employees Will Improve Your Training Outcomes

A graduate of the National Coaching Institute in Victoria, Canada, Richard started his career as a professional sailing coach working with provincial and national team athletes striving for national and international success. He was eventually recruited for, and transitioned into, business and IT management applying his analysis and coaching skills to the natural gas and mobile telecom industries as an analyst and certified ITIL specialist. In 2001, Richard was asked to help West Marine, the world’s largest retailer in marine products, open a total of 13 stores in Canada. That success was followed by a Merchandise Buyer position in West…

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Online Learning Management News For September 2017 | Udutu

Online Learning Management News for September 2017 | Udutu

Each month Udutu publishes Personal Online Learning Management News, a curated selection of articles about online learning, LMS other topics related to adult online learning. To Better Train Workers, Figure Out Where They Struggle In a 2014 survey, 55% of executives said a major constraint to investing in training was that they did not know how to measure success. Almost half (49%) said that it was difficult to ensure a return on investment (ROI). And in another survey, 87% said they cannot calculate quantifiable returns on their learning investments. In short, companies have little idea whether they are spending too…

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9 Tips On How To Improve Your Workplace Safety Culture

9 Tips On How to Improve Your Workplace Safety Culture

Workplace safety is something all employers take seriously. According to Worksafe BC, there were at least 2.6 million days lost from work because of workplace injuries in British Columbia in 2016. About 150,000 workers in British Columbia reported getting injured on the job in 2016—a 2.8 percent increase from claims reported in 2015. Still, things are getting better. According to WorkSafeBC data, the rate of workplace deaths due to injury has decreased 67 per cent in the past two decades. That’s down to 0.34 deaths per 10,000 person-years of work in 2014 from 1.02 in 1990. This reduction is based…

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Gamification: A Way To Engage Your Learners

Gamification: A Way to Engage your Learners

An online course should help the learner to become engaged by building on their natural desire to explore, to understand new things and master them. "No compulsory learning can remain in the soul...in teaching children, train them by a kind of game, and you will be able to see more clearly the natural bent of each" (Plato, The Republic, Book VII) Gamification doesn't have to involve gold stars or badges. It can simply involve presenting the learner with a number of choices in order to lead them down a certain path. "A good game is just a series of interesting…

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Personalized Online Learning Management News For August 2017 | Udutu

Personalized Online Learning Management News for August 2017 | Udutu

Each month Udutu publishes Personal Online Learning Management News, a curated selection of articles about online learning, LMS other topics related to adult online learning. Developing Employees’ Strengths Boosts Sales, Profit, and Engagement HBR reports the more hours a day adults believe they use their strengths, the more likely they are to report having ample energy, feeling well-rested, being happy, smiling or laughing a lot, learning something interesting, and being treated with respect. In addition, people who use their strengths every day are more than three times more likely to report having an excellent quality of life and six times…

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What Are Adult Learning Styles, And How Do They Affect ELearning?

What Are Adult Learning Styles, and How Do They Affect eLearning?

While it has become a controversial subject in recent years, the concept of learning styles—the idea that we learn better when the instruction we receive is tailored to our preferred way of learning—still plays an important role when designing online curriculum. Understanding how different people learn is important when design and delivering online training. You want your employees to not only retain the information you have prepared in your online course materials, but also be motivated to put the new knowledge and ideas into practice in the workplace. As well, adult learners have unique needs that should be taken into…

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3 Reasons Why eLearning has Become More Popular

In the past 10 years, eLearning has increased in popularity. There are many benefits to eLearning for both the learners and the organizations that encourage their staff to do so. For companies looking add to train employees, online courses are an affordable, time-effective way to increase knowledge so more and more organizations are choosing online training over traditional training methods. Cost-Effective and Environmentally Friendly eLearning requires an upfront investment but each time the course is accessed your ROE improves because you are dividing the fixed production costs by number of uses. There are also savings through decreased travel, reduced material, classroom…

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3 Tips for Engaging Course Design

Designing an online course can be an overwhelming task at times. How do you engage the learner? Here are 3 tips you can start using immediately to improve your eLearning courses. Get Feedback Take a step back and look at your course as a learner, or better yet, have someone else look at your course with fresh eyes. What do you see? What is their feedback? Even the most creative course developer can benefit from this. Here are some simple ways you can improve the design of your course and change it from tedious to pleasurable for your learners. Variety…

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There is a U in Team

Udutu is a small but accomplished team of software engineers, instructional designers, graphic artists, animators, multi-media professionals and managers that has always collaborated to successfully tackle any project that has come our way. From small course development projects with impossibly short deadlines to large scale development projects, the team has always come together to accomplish the seemingly impossible. On June 2, the team at Udutu was honoured to receive the award for Team of the Year at the 2017 VIATEC Awards. VIATEC (Victoria Innovation, Advanced Technology & Entrepreneurship Council) is a member-driven not-for-profit organization that was created by the Victoria…

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