4 Effective Training Methods for Different Learning Styles

“Treat employees like they make a difference and they will.” – James Goodnight, CEO of SAS Institute In the past, teachers used to impart the same textbook knowledge to all learners in a class regardless of their aptitude and ability. Unfortunately, we can no longer uphold this practice. This is simply because biologically speaking, different...
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How Online Classes Help Develop Critical Thinking in Learners

While the online classroom is a convenient method for instructors and trainers to reach a broader segment of learners, it’s often assumed that the format promotes cursory responses that fail to include deep critical thinking skills. It’s been said that without face-to-face interaction, trainers cannot probe learners to think beyond the simple answer by asking...
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How To Engage The Corporate Learner Through Online Courses

Engaging corporate learners in online learning requires knowledge of basic adult learning principles and collaboration. Engaging learners means that the trainer or instructor gets learners involved in the learning experience through interaction with other class participants and tasks that learners deem worthwhile. Engagement also means that learners willingly participate in problem-solving, decision making, self-directed learning,...
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Online Learning System Comparison: Features, Service, & Cost

Companies in the elearning marketplace provide a diversity of services for users that include outsourcing, content development, authoring tools, learning portals and LMS vendors. Here, we will compare the services, costs and features of ProProfs Training Maker, Moodle and Blackboard Learn. ProProfs is a SaaS cloud-based elearning platform that can deliver full enterprise platform services...
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5 Reasons To Avoid Creating A Flash Quiz

5 Reasons To Avoid Creating A Flash Quiz

Though a Flash-based quiz creator allows you to upload attractive images, videos and media to your quizzes making them more interactive, however, the disadvantages of creating flash quizzes far outweigh its advantages. This is the very reason why we avoid Flash with our quiz creator and through our superior video encoding technology convert Flash-based videos to HTML5, ensuring that...
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A Complete Guide to Buying Online Test Making Software

With a number of Test Making Software available out there, selecting the right one for yourself or your organization can become a daunting task. However, choosing the wrong software can not only be a waste of your time and money but also hinder the learning process. Here are 11 errors you should avoid to make...
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How ProProfs became a “Multinational Startup” – Killer Startups interviews founder Sameer Bhatia

How ProProfs became a “Multinational Startup” – Killer Startups interviews founder Sameer Bhatia

Killer Startups, a user driven startups community, recently interviewed ProProfs CEO and founder Sameer Bhatia, who told the story behind ProProfs and how it went from a low-cost quiz making tool to a multinational startup providing comprehensive online tools such as LMS software, online survey software and training software, which help instructors and educators create advanced online...
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Tips for Selecting the Best E-learning Software

You know your content, you have an outline, you have gathered some materials, and you are ready to design your elearning course. Or perhaps your company is ready to put it’s training sessions online. But what software will you use? With so many authoring tools and learning management systems available, how do you know which...
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Top Five Ways to Assess Learning Online

Online learning has quickly moved into the mainstream. Educational and business institutions alike are discovering the powerful, cost-effective opportunities of using the Internet and Web 2.0 for teaching and learning. But online learning is still very young, and many aspects are still in experimental stages. One of the main issues being addressed right now is...
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E-learning Solutions and Strategies for Small Businesses

Elearning solutions have revolutionized education at all levels, and now more companies are starting to recognize the awesome potential of moving their training online. Currently, e-learning accounts for about 40% of all corporate training, and that number is expected to grow rapidly in the coming years. Obstacles to the adoption of e-learning solutions by businesses—time...
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