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What is adaptive learning?

Adaptive learning is the concept of using technology to create personalized learning experiences in an online environment. Although it has been a topic of discussion in learning and development for some time, it has been finding greater success in the corporate training environment recently as...

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What is a Learning Assessment?

A lot of time and development goes into a great corporate training course, but the assessment phase is often one of the most neglected areas of the process. Learning consists of action and reflection, and assessment is an important part of the guided reflection that is needed for optimal...

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What Is Crowdsourced Learning?

Crowdsourced learning is learning content requested, developed, and delivered by a group of individuals not normally tasked with creating learning content. 

 

Crowdsourced learning need not be sourced from a specific set of designated learning and development professionals or instructional...

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What Is a Learning Objective?

A learning objective describes what learners should know or be able to do at the end of the course that they couldn't do before.

 

A learning objective should clearly define the expected outcome of a course in terms of demonstrable skills or knowledge that will be acquired by the learner as a...

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What is Mobile Learning?

Mobile learning, or m-learning, is the delivery of learning content via any endpoint of the user's choosing. Mobile learning is convenient, as it is available anytime, anywhere: courses can be accessed via smartphone, tablet, laptop, or any other device.

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What is Instructional Design Software?

If we can build slideshows in PowerPoint and record videos on YouTube, why do we need separate software to create training?

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