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Turn The Tables on Dad This Father’s Day

Turn The Tables On Dad This Father's Day

This Father’s Day, you could buy yet another boring tie, mundane cufflinks or calorie laden chocolates, or you could pep up papa’s summer with an online subscription to life-long learning, guaranteed not to be found hidden at the bottom of the cupboard.

The Top 10 Jobs For The New Year

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As the economy continues to fluctuate in an increasingly volatile geo-political landscape, re-inventing ourselves through skills development and broadening our personal scope to look beyond the horizon is important to stay relevant and increase our chances of gaining employment.

The Job Interview- How to ace it.

Important Phrases To Learn In Time for Rio 2016

We’ve all been there. An impending job interview, but little to no idea on what to expect. Frequently asking yourself, “how do I behave, what do I say or better yet, not say”.

Top 10 excuses for being over budget

Budgets and Managing Money

Why Budget?! A business shouldn’t open its doors without having some idea of what to expect, and it shouldn’t close its doors without knowing what happened. A business should also plan and prepare for its future. One way to do this is to budget. But why should we bother with budgets in this age of change? Sometimes, you go through all that work and then senior managers make changes that knock...

Gen Z is Entering the Workplace – How Good Is Your Emoji?

Gen Z is Entering the Workplace - How Good Is Your Emoji?

Sitting next to a Gen Xer on their phone versus a Gen Zer on their phone is not just chat that is streets apart; it’s another planet. We are talking grammatically correct sentences with the odd “u” or “K” versus strings of emojis…Gen Y sit in between with abbreviations and emoji combo. Get ready for a different type of language learning. Gen Z leads when...

Female Educators Who Changed the World

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As the world celebrates Women’s History Month (1st March – 31st March), we take a look at how women have helped shape the society we live in today, using the most powerful tool available: Education.

What You Need to Know About Concierge Learning

What You Need to Know About Concierge Learning

What is concierge learning? When I talk to our clients about ‘concierge content’ across platforms, I’m not talking about courses for concierge staff in hotels, but for sure the overall concept is the same. Recommendations based on a personalized, conversational experience. Hotels deliver this through knowledgeable staff that also double as tour guides, whereas for edTech, it’s...

6 Reasons Why Learning Online is Ideal for Working Adults

6 Reasons Why Learning Online is Ideal for Working Adults

As a working adult, it is not easy to find time to spare. Yet there will be instances when one would have the urge to pick up a new language or learn a musical instrument or simply build up the skills section in the resume. Learning at a physical institution can be difficult for those who have a full-time job and additional responsibilities at home. Despite being tailored for working adults...

Are You Talking Out of Your Bot? The Oh So Easy Guide to Bots

Are You Talking Out of Your Bot? The Oh So Easy Guide to Bots

Technology has never been so powerful. With the advancement of technology, humans are spending more money and resources into developing intelligent systems that can replace humans without losing the human touch. From language learning to smart homes, bots are a part of our life and their presence is only going to increase in the coming years.
Here’s a rundown on everything bot related.

Rise of the Droids – Why ‘Bots” are Taking Over the World

Rise of the Droids - Why 'Bots" are Taking Over the World

Bots are taking over the world. That sounds like the theme of a sci-fi flick but that’s the reality of the world today. Companies like Facebook, Google and Microsoft are pouring their energies into developing chat bots that can interact intelligently with people because people spend much more time on messaging apps than on websites or social networks.
Find out why…

Taking A Closer Look At Microlearning

Taking A Closer Look At Microlearning

There is no universal teaching method because not all students learn in the same way. This is the reason why people talk about approaches and refrain from making clear categorizations. The choice of the teaching approach depends largely on what fits. However, it seems that there is a new way of schooling and delivering information. This method is called microlearning. Microlearning is incredibly...

What is Dayparting and Why You Need To Know

What is Dayparting and Why You Need To Know

This broadcasting term has been completely high jacked by the mobile marketing gurus. Dayparting: dividing the day into several parts and providing unique programming during each. Since the world went mobile, suddenly Dayparting has expanded over 24 hours, for both viewing and e-commerce, and reduced down to Microparting messages.  

Top 10 Takeaways From ATD 2016 Conference & Expo

Top 10 Takeaways From ATD 2016 Conference & Expo

Each year, when we attend the ATD Conference and Exposition, we have a fuzzy feeling inside, proof of our passion for the training and development industry. Each year, the show is bigger and better. After three incredible days in the ATD buzz, we’ve come back to our desks filled with inspiration.

The Role of the Trainer in the Connected 21st Century

The Role of the Trainer in the Connected 21st Century

 
This year’s Training Industry report, prepared in partnership with Citrix GoToTraining, focuses on the biggest changes in online training and how online tools are changing the role of the trainer. Sue Brett, learningonline.xyz’s CEO, reviews the report based on her own insights over the last decade.

12 Online Acronyms You Need To Know

12 Online Acronyms You Need To Know

INTRODUCTION: The EdTech universe is filled with words and acronyms that are highly technical and field specific. Just this week I received an email from a colleague with the subject line “xAPI and LRS for mLMS” which made perfect sense to me but not to someone who is not familiar with the jargon which we are so used to working on eLearning projects. Here I share 12 online...

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