What is the most used learning management system (LMS) feature? No, research says it’s not AI-driven recommendations. No, gamification isn’t the most used feature. In fact, the most used feature is one of the least trendy. Research says it's assessment features.
Online learning used to mean only one kind of course — the click-through kind, where every learner has the same lesson experience, then they answer the same questions in the same order.
Over the last year, all eyes have been on digital learning as organizations quickly transitioned their learning and training programs online due to the pandemic. Now, nearly a full year later, program leaders are looking back at the efficacy and results of their eLearning programs to better understand what worked vs. what didn’t.
Workplace training has developed a bad reputation. Many programs involve long sessions focused on compliance and regulations. Employees can dread such sessions and don’t see how it’s applicable for their day-to-day roles. But, you know the importance of your team not only completing their required trainings, but retaining the knowledge. One way to keep learners growing is by making the switch from a training culture to a learning culture.
Continuous, lifelong learning is imperative in keeping skills updated in today’s economy. To support these initiatives, there are several learning sciences you can integrate within your learning programs to ensure success for your learners. Even though many organizations are aware of these learning sciences, many are unsure how to turn these sciences into successful and profitable eLearning products.