In the ever-changing world, one constant is the need to learn. With the ongoing developments of technology to facilitate learning, your association should be poised to take advantage of online learning opportunities. Ensure your association can facilitate member learning to allow them to remain viable in the new workplace. Further, ensure your association can plan and execute online training efficiently, effectively and at an executable scale.
In Sue Tinnish’s recent webinar, Changing Ho-Hum Online Training into an Exciting Learning Experience, she discussed a number of different strategies and ideas to help engage your members and help your learners retain the information. Check out some of her tips and view the full webinar on-demand here.
First things first, research your audience. What performance gaps do they need to work on? What goals are they trying to achieve? You can ensure you are on target by using surveys, monitoring comments, providing eLearning assessments, and conducting interviews. Then, incorporating responses into your online training curriculum.
Your audience is also probably going to want to know what’s in it for them:
Once you’ve researched your audience, the next step is to design your online learning to be more interactive and engaging. Here were a few of Sue’s suggestions to do just that:
In conclusion, the big challenge that online learners often face is that they don’t have a connection with other learners. However, connection is central to adult learning. It fosters engagement and commitment by providing participants with opportunities to advance their knowledge through practice and discussion with peers. Want to learn more? Watch the full webinar here.