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6 Strategies for Effective Online Learning: Spaced Practice

6 Strategies for Effective Online Learning: Spaced PracticeOnline courses are gaining in popularity—and for a good reason. If done right, an online course can produce excellent results by improving your performance while being considerably cheaper than a traditional in-person class.According to a 2013 ASTD State of the Industry Report, 55% of training content across organizations deals with basic foundation concepts such as:Product KnowledgePolicies & ProceduresCompliance TrainingOnboardingCustomer ServiceWhile foundational knowledge is essential to on-the-job performance, corporate training on these topics is often tedious and difficult to embed in employees long-term memories.What makes most corporate online learning strategies ineffective? Employees often quickly [...]

E-Reading vs. Virtual Training: Which Helps You Learn Online?

E-Reading vs. Virtual Training: Which Helps You Learn Online? Online courses are gaining in popularity—and for a good reason. If done right, an online course can produce excellent results by improving your performance while being considerably cheaper than a traditional in-person class. Also, unlike a one-time classroom session, the online courses containing e-reading are available to revisit as frequently as you want to brush up on the topic at hand. But, not every online training platform offers the same quality of learning experience. What makes the most significant difference? It turns out, it’s how an online course delivers information [...]

Raising the Bar: How Adaptability Breathes Life Into Every Industry

Raising the Bar: How Adaptability Breathes Life Into Every Industry - By Zach Conley November 12, 1993, a day of infamy for any Karate or Taekwondo practitioner. Traditional martial arts had been around for hundreds of years. While each style had been adapted to suit various situations, they still held plenty of things in common—including the firm belief each was better than the rest. To determine which was the superior fighting style once and for all, eight martial arts masters agreed to face-off in a no-holds-barred tournament put on by the then-unknown UFC. The final event pit Jiu-Jitsu fighter, [...]

Video Training vs. Traditional Training

Video Training vs. Traditional Training The Truth - By Eddie Martin Training has traditionally been about booking events, securing venues and managing travel arrangements. Substantial expenses with sometimes marginal returns on time and effort only to attempt to download a lifetime of one's research and time into the minds of a classroom or audience. The problem is that it is not only an inefficient use of money but alone it is a disservice to both your company and your students. We used to feel the same way as you; we felt that these traditional methods were the only way [...]

Workplace Knowledge: Understanding

Workplace Knowledge: Understanding 5  things that can happen when you don't understand something at work - By Eddie Martin So at some point (maybe daily) we find ourselves confused about how to do something at work. This can typically be resolved by asking coworkers or management. But not everyone will do that for fear of looking like they hadn't paid attention in that training class from last year or possibly they fear loosing their job for not knowing. Better yet, they ask a coworker for the answer and they don't know either. They've just been doing it their way [...]

Analytics or Die!

Whether you’re content marketing, boosting a social media post, or using an automated sales funnel to drive traffic and conversions, you must track, measure, and monitor EVERYTHING. Why? 90% of my clients don’t know a thing about their analytics. That’s because they are out in the world doing what they do best: speaking, training and making the world a better place. Which is exactly what they should be doing. In order for you, as a marketer, to do what you  do best, use ANALYTICS to determine which of your marketing efforts are producing results and which ones are not. [...]

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