Digital literacy is no longer a nice to have but an essential life skill. Computers have been commonplace for 30 years and the Internet for 20 years. They are used in all areas of life from business to leisure and I'm betting they're here to stay.
A lot can be said about using PowerPoint as a teaching tool. Click on the links below to read more.
In a recent eLearning Guild research paper, ‘Informal Learning Takes Off’, 53.9% of respondents indicated ‘video’ as the top 'informal learning activity with L&D intervention'.
I recently attended a webinar where Dr Carmen Simon (www.reximedia.com) discussed how you could 'apply brain science’ to control the 10% of what audiences remember of presentations (they will forget 90% of what you present).
When most people think about training it’s with something akin to dread, that or the stoic acceptance that it’s one of life’s necessary evils. Some of us associate training with sitting in a stuffy meeting room while someone drones on and attendees sit with blank uncomprehending faces, wondering how painful their evening commute is going to be. Others might think about swanky offsite training venues with post-training canapés, free booze and a whole lot of work to come back to at the office the next morning.