In the past year one in four organizations predicted an increase to their learning and development budgets. As 2018 comes to a close, it’s a great time for organizations to think about ways to best optimize those investments and consider how to further enhance their L&D programs for 2019.
While technology has had an impact on almost every aspect of our daily lives, the modern classroom has surprisingly been left almost unchanged over the last few decades (or centuries, for that matter). In most classrooms, the teacher still covers the materials, typically out of a textbook. The learners study the materials and are tested on them. This type of passive learning has undergone little change.
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Today's learning landscape continues to change. Learners are demanding a better experience that is personalized to their needs, delivered on-demand, and in a flexible format. BenchPrep works with the world’s leading education and training organizations across all industries, providing solutions to improve the learner experience.
Chicago International Charter School (CICS) Irving Park students needed help. One teacher reported that 25 to 30% of her students were struggling academically. Another teacher said she spent hours each night trying to plan lessons that would appeal to all of her seventh grade students, attempting to split the middle between students who had adequate knowledge to pass the course and others who would be left behind.
A poor learning management system can affect your business in multiple ways. It could be costing you money, top talent, and potential ROI. It’s important to understand the different ways your LMS provider can be bringing your company down. Explore these three ways your current LMS could be holding your learners back.
Each year, millions of students worldwide prepare to take one of the biggest tests of their lives: a higher education admissions exam. Depending on the country and university, an admissions exam can be a prerequisite for attending college, graduating from high school, or receiving academic scholarships. Traditionally, students have spent hours poring over prep books or cramming with a tutor – but now admissions prep is going digital.