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Are “Learning Styles” Real? | Udutu Online Learning News

Each month Udutu publishes Personal Online Learning Management News, a curated selection of articles about learning, LMS other topics related to adult online training. Are "Learning Styles" Real? The idea that students learn differently depending on their "learning style" -- their personal preference for visual, auditory or kinesthetic cues -- may be just a myth. Instead, there is in fact a lot of evidence suggesting that people aren’t really one kind of learner or another. And this has big implications for how you develop and deliver your online training. Read more >> Bonus link: What Are Adult Learning Styles? >>…

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Lms For Business

Why Online Training Must Focus on the User Experience

Each month Udutu publishes Personal Online Learning Management News, a curated selection of articles about learning, LMS other topics related to adult online training. Why Online Training Must Focus on the User Experience According to two academics who study online training, online learning technologies not help employers reduce costs, but also improve employee retention. Employees become engaged when they aware of job functions, aims and organizational goals, while learning the necessary skills and expertise needed to get promotion. However, the researchers say, while online learning technologies are becoming more and more common in the workplace, organizations need to increase focus…

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Online Learning Solution

How You Organize Content: The Key to Effective Online Training

You may have heard of the Microsoft study that discovered the human attention span has decreased from 12 seconds in 2000 to just 8 seconds in 2015. Goldfish, in comparison, are believed to have an attention span of nine seconds. This has broad implications for online training. What has caused this decline in focus? It's all due to smartphone adoption over the past decade or so, says Microsoft in its study. We are now so captivated by mobile devices that many of us check more than a hundred times a day. For businesses, this shortened attention span can derail your online…

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Developing Online Curriculum

5 Tips For Developing Online Curriculum

Developing online curriculum can be both exciting and overwhelming for many businesses. Online learning is attractive for employers because it is straightforward to deliver, and can be scaled more easily, compared to traditional classroom-based instruction. However, there are some pitfalls when designing online course content. Here are five tips to consider. Tip 1: Curriculum Should Solve Real-World Challenges Online training scenarios are only truly effective and powerful if they deal with real world challenges or situations that learners will actually encounter outside of the virtual classroom. For a companies designing curriculum to train employees, this means course content should be…

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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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