Applying The 70:20:10 Model In Online Training: 4 Benefits And 3 Drawbacks

70:20:10 Model: Pros And Cons Of Applying It In Online Training Do the 70:20:10 model benefits outweigh the downsides? In the 1980s, an NGO called the Centre for Creative Leadership created the 70:20:10 model for training. It states that 70% of training is on the job, 20% from peers, and only 10% from formal instruction. … Read more

Why Discussion Forums Are Helpful In Training

Benefits Of Discussion Forums In Training The discussion forum is the heart of online training because learners from different locations can easily interact and learn from each other. Furthermore, discussion forums create collaborative learning that adds more uniqueness to your eLearning course. It is even easier nowadays for eLearning professionals to create discussion forums through … Read more

7 Surprising Drawbacks Of Online Peer-Based Feedback And Tips To Avoid Them

Peer-Based Feedback: How To Avoid 7 Surprising Drawbacks You want your online learners to feel free to share their thoughts and opinions for the betterment of their peers. However, eLearning feedback can sometimes be messy, especially if the giver isn’t aware of the receiver’s emotions, background, and experiences. This is often the case in remote … Read more

Workforce Development: Reflection (Learning By Doing, Learning By Thinking)

Think Again: Highlighting And Underlining Change of any kind starts with re-examining how we know things and re-evaluating assumptions. Adam Grant has many examples about questioning how we know things in his latest book, Think Again!. Sometimes thinking again saves lives, other times it saves time or mental effort, as in the case of learning … Read more

How To Leverage Social Learning To Support Remote Learning Programs

What Are The Challenges With Existing Workplace Learning Programs? The current “new normal” mobility-restricted work environment has created an evolving dynamic for remote workplace learning. (Although, prior to this, we were already witnessing changes as technological advances have enabled workers to change how they work.) In many organizations, work cycles have moved beyond the traditional … Read more

How social distancing affects social development

In recent months, rising COVID-19 cases and overwhelmed health services in the UK triggered further school closures and the imposition of strict social distancing measures. For adolescents, this means being deprived of opportunities to spend time with their peers during a period that is essential for their social development. Reports published at the end of … Read more

What makes us human?

If we want to help children succeed and thrive so that they can reach their full potential, we need to understand their mental, biological, and emotional needs. Join Sean Sanders, Director and Senior Editor for Custom Publishing at Science, as he interviews outstanding researchers in a broad range of fields whose work either directly involves … Read more

Caring for children: Meeting basic needs is not enough

Scientists have identified two ways in which caregivers can support healthy development in children: by providing cognitive and emotional input. Cognitive input, such as exposure to words, music and puzzles, promotes the ability to learn. Emotional input, like hugs and praise, fosters a nurturing and supportive relationship between child and caregiver. If one type of … Read more