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Technology Based Learning

Company known for innovative approaches to train dogs turns to innovation again, this time to train their Dealers

by Dan Blau on June 29, 2009

PDR Distributing, LLC is a Mercer Island based distributor, for 6 western states and western Canada, of Invisible Fence® Brand electronic pet safety solutions. They are best described as a company of “dedicated experts providing convenient, hassle-free solutions,’ so their customers (Invisible Fence™ Brand dealers) are able to be trained to offer the best quality [...]

Improving On-The-Job Training with LMS and e-Learning Tools

by Mary Polley-Berte on May 29, 2009

Learning Management Systems (LMSs) and e-Learning authoring tools can help with all parts of on-the-job training. Depending on your organization’s needs, you can use an LMS to track and manage one or more parts of the OJT process.

Helping your Training Organization Survive and Thrive Through the Recession

by Charlie Gillette on May 15, 2009

Charlie Gillette, CEO of the leading eLearning company, Knowledge Anywhere discusses techniques to keep training organizations thriving through the recession.

Considerations When Integrating a Learning Management System (LMS) with Salesforce.com

by Stuart Campbell on March 23, 2009

This article outlines some important major benefits, as well as considerations to take when using SalesForce.com.

The Online “Training” Myth

by Patrick T. Malone on March 5, 2009

Online “training” is acceptable and even preferred when the desired outcome is to educate.
Doing the real training is required and perfectly feasible, even with large groups of people when the desired outcome is acquiring skill and proficiency.

Learn and Save Brings Savings and Tutorials To Consumers and Companies Alike

by Dan Blau on January 8, 2009

New Consumer-Oriented Site Provides Financial Relief in the New Year. Learn And Save provides thousands of how-to tutorials paired with great consumer coupons.

Is it Really Interactive?

by Doug Wieringa on December 3, 2008

Mouse clicks do not always mean interactions. Engaging users in a meaningful way can prove to be a lot more effective towards the user experience and, therefore, content can be more easily understood.

10 Instructional Design Tips for e-Learning Development

by Steve Pena on October 22, 2008

Understanding your learners’ needs, and applying common sense to meet them, will dramatically improve your training programs.

Comparing Costs: eLearning vs Traditional

by Michele Webb on October 3, 2008

When preparing to conduct a cost analysis study, managers should be prepared to understand all the different factors involved with the development and delivery of training programs and then develop a customized list of factors that are applicable to the organization’s training needs and environment.

Compliance Training: Quick and Cost-Effective with Online Learning

by Charlie Gillette on October 3, 2008

Online learning is a natural solution for most compliance topics. It provides consistency, a reliable paper trail, and considerable cost savings. Employees can take the training any time, anywhere, without travel. This explains why most leading businesses across the nation have discontinued classroom compliance training, and rely completely on e-learning.