So, your employees have been trained. They’ve completed their learning online, at their own pace, without compromising work. This online model saved your company both expenses arising out of classroom training, and lost time incurred from being away from work during training. This is a great start!
One way to motivate learners is to immerse them in an online community. After all, it’s the social connections and interactions that make learning engaging. Community is the glue that holds your online class together. It allows learners to give opinions, share ideas, provide and receive feedback, and collaborate on issues and answer questions.
Educators and researchers alike agree people learn best when they’re part of a group. Online learning communities give learners the opportunity to collaboratively gain knowledge, foster creativity, and achieve progress in a virtual environment.
If you’re involved in education—whether in the classroom or in an adult training setting—there’s a good chance you’ve heard the word “gamification.” Gamification has received a lot of attention in recent years as a strategy for applying game playing to learning to engage learners.
With 20 percent of adults reporting some form of disability, making your digital learning content accessible is good business sense. In many cases, it’s also required by law.
These days, receiving requests to help a friend harvest enough wheat to build a new barn, buy a shinier silo, or even breed a special purple-spotted cow is practically routine.