How online classes help develop your learners critical thinking skills

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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How to complete mandatory training on a shoestring budget

An ongoing challenge for anyone involved in providing training for their organization is completing mandatory training on a shoestring budget. With many companies operating on tight training budgets, training departments are challenged with the responsibility of delivering effective, quality training on a practically non-existent training budget. So, how do you provide quality learning experiences and...
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Elearning companies comparison: service, cost & features

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 Learning System. ProProfs is a SaaS cloud-based elearning platform that can deliver full enterprise platform...
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Too Much Information? Creating a User-Friendly Online Classroom

Any effective teacher wants to provide his or her students with enough information to succeed in the course. In addition to the course materials, the online instructor also needs to post information on how to navigate the classroom, where to post assessments, and proper online etiquette. Because instructors can’t provide a verbal course overview and...
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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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Online Test Making Software Buyers Guide

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

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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SaaS elearning platform: features & benefits

Before discussing the features and benefits of a SaaS elearning platform, let’s first define SaaS. SaaS means software as a service. It is an elearning platform that a purchaser receives access to as a free service or by paying a subscription fee. The subscription fee is usually contingent upon the features and benefits for which...
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Secret tips for selecting the best elearning 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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