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All is Fair in Training and War

Guerrilla Training - A Powerful Approach in Employee Training The term “guerrilla” conjures images of soldiers slipping out from the cover of bushes or dropping out of trees to launch a surprise attack on a larger force. According to Wikipedia, “guerrilla warfare” is a form of irregular warfare in which small groups of combatants, such as paramilitary personnel, armed civilians, or irregulars, use military tactics including ambushes, sabotage, raids, petty warfare, hit-and-run tactics, and mobility, to fight a larger and less-mobile traditional military.” While we tend to think of guerrilla warfare as a late 20th century tactic, history shows that…

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Assessments: When Scoring Is Boring

Do you hate tests? Do you find yourself looking to see what you scored, perhaps relieved that you got most of the answers right? Here’s the thing. Scoring is boring! Especially when it comes to your learning objectives. How can it be okay to only know 80% of your learning objectives if ALL of them are, you know, the actual LEARNING OBJECTIVES! Why do we assess learners in the first place? Well, an assessment determines if students have gained sufficient knowledge or have become proficient in a skill. (Those pesky learning objectives!) It also provides instructors with the chance to…

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Online Learner Engagement

The Secrets of Learner Engagement and Online Course Development

This is the first of a two-part series about online learner engagement.  If every topic of every course was fascinating stuff that learners were hungry to learn, then engagement would be no problem. However, course content sometimes isn’t all that engaging, which means your employees are not getting the training they need to help your business thrive. However, there are some simple tips for designing online training that will increase employee engagement and help make a difference in your bottom line. Engage learners by providing choice The primary rule of engagement is to make the course into a series of…

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Udutu Lms Employees

“Is Udutu Good for My eLearning Business?” An Interview with Roger Mundell

In this Q&A, CEO Roger Mundell explains the philosophy behind Udutu. "We want to be the good guys. The ones you trust to eliminate obstacles and to provide the tools you need." Q: Where did the idea for Udutu come from? The idea behind Udutu came from my time working at Royal Roads University (RRU). RRU was launched in 1995 and was essentially a startup university with a desire to scale up, but limited resources to do so. Get help with your online course development >> At that time Royal Roads had enough classroom space for 300 students, because the…

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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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