E‐learning: ageing workforce versus digital nomads

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This is a qualitative case study research (exploratory) focusing on age-related issues in use of technology in learning in the traditional industry as tail services in Australia.
There are five organisations that researchers focus on in the attempt to

Highly Relevant Mentoring (HRM) for Web-Based Instruction

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I am considering adding an e-learning element to current induction training which is based on one-to-one and mentor-lead model. I was hoping to find out how HRM model was applied in an institution and some theory around that. 

A few interesting concepts were a foundation on which HRM model was built: 

Motivating Online Learners Strategies

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Let’s look at some popular strategies for motivating online learners. In this article I will look at the temporal strategies,  5-Stage Gilly Salmon’s Model, Wolodkowski’s time continuum model and Keller’s ARCS model for motivating learners.

Employees’ informal workplace learning

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I recently worked on moving employees onboarding and orientation programme online. An important element of the onboarding remains in the area of informal learning. This article explores what motivates people to learn and I planned to adopt some findings in my artefact design. 

E‐learning assimilation in SMEs

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I was exploring factors influencing the adoption of technology in small and medium enterprises. I wanted to find out what these factors are – why companies decide to use or reject or postpone using the technology to enhance training. This article summarises an interesting finding in that area. Authors noticed…

How to successfully orient employees into new positions?

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Orienting employees into new positions is hugely important. This post summarises an article – authors are viewing the orientation training programmes as the most prevalent formal training developed across us, yes, often not effective. They look at the most common pitfalls, basic principles and best practice in the area of new employees orientation.

Pedagogy & Learning Theories in Staff Training

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Education is no longer a process situated in formal settings of educational institutions. Rapidly developing, highly specialised knowledge requires from us to become lifelong learners. Adult learners have unique characteristics.
Adults learn best in informal, comfortable, flexible, non-threatening settings.

Using online technology to facilitate staff training.

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Using online technology to facilitate staff training was one of the first articles on my literature list for the MSc in applied Learning Research Project. I was hoping that this short article would be a good starting point giving an overview of adopting technology in the area of staff training.…

Future of Education – Some Possibilities Discussed

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Analysing the trends, challenges and developments discussed over the last few years in the NMC Horizon Reports, it becomes apparent that some of them are more mainstream and are considered to be of more influence than others. Blended Learning Approaches and Focus on Measuring Learning were seen to be key…

Horizon Reports 2016 & 2017 Comparison

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A new Horizon report was released.  Quite interesting trends, challenges and developments in educational technology identified and discussed in NMC Horizon Reports 2016 and 2017.