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The Strategic Thinker's Guide to Managing Training Requests

How do you know whether your employees want training? (Chances are, they do.)And how do you know whether the training they're requesting is worth your and your team's time to develop it?

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What Is Gamification?

Gamification is the use of game thinking and game mechanics, often in non-game contexts, to engage users in solving problems. It's essentially the concept of applying game-design thinking to non-game applications.Game elements can include rounds, stages or levels, simulations, the collection of...

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What Is eLearning?

Elearning is the delivery of training or education through digital methods. Both the content and delivery are digital, generally accessed via devices or platforms of the learner's choosing. 

 

With today's global and remote workforces, elearning is often the only training option available, as...

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What Is a Subject Matter Expert?

A subject matter expert (SME) is a person who has special skills or knowledge on a particular topic.

 

In the L&D space, an SME usually refers to an employee who possesses expertise that is crucial for the development of learning experiences from which other employees can benefit.

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What Is ADDIE?

ADDIE is an instructional systems design framework that many instructional designers and training developers use to develop courses.

 

The five phases of ADDIE—Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation—together represent a dynamic, flexible guideline for building effective...

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What Is SCORM?

SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model) is a collection of standards and specifications for web-based eLearning products.

 

SCORM provides the communication method and data models that allow eLearning content and an LMS to be able to work together. It tells programmers how to write code...

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