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  • Overview of the learning pyramid for training providers

    Melanie Hall - 21/07/2022

    What is The Learning Pyramid? The Learning Pyramid was first created by education specialist Edgar Dale in the 1940s. In his book “Audio-Visual Methods in Teaching”, Dale referred to it as the “Cone of Experience”. It was later further developed and re-named “The Learning Pyramid” by National Training Laboratories Institute. The learning pyramid is an […]

  • The best WordPress course plugin for training providers

    Melanie Hall - 09/06/2022

     A powerful WordPress course plugin like Arlo can make it easy for training providers to sell courses on their existing website without the need for costly custom development. Easy to install, they offer a ton of functionality beyond course registration to help streamline and scale your business. If you have an existing WordPress website, plugins […]

  • Is micro learning the top training industry trend in 2022?

    Melanie Hall - 12/05/2022

    Since the onset of COVID in early 2020, we have been witnessing rapid changes in the way learners want to learn. ​And there is no sign of that slowing down. ​In fact, there is even more pressure now for training providers to deliver truly effective and accessible training that meets the needs of modern learners. […]

  • Is hybrid learning the future of the training industry?

    Melanie Hall - 05/05/2022

    Historically, the training industry has focused on production over customization. With a one-size-fits all approach (usually a traditional classroom-based course) in order to maintain profitability. But in a world full of customization, learners are demanding more. Could hybrid learning be the answer? In this article we’ll explore production v customization, the rise of online, self-paced […]

  • How to unlock revenue with post-course remarketing

    Clint Griffin - 28/04/2022

    By using Arlo’s internal custom mail, you can implement a Retention Strategy in a few simple steps. This will assist you to keep existing customers, reduce churn and the need for prospecting. This thinking can be applied to any of your retention strategies and automations.

  • How to combat Zoom fatigue in your virtual training course

    Melanie Hall - 29/11/2021

    Zoom fatigue, online fatigue, digital fatigue. Whatever you call it, the phenomenon is real. And it’s one of the many challenges of teaching in a virtual environment. From technical difficulties, to distractions, to lack of engagement and social connection, online fatigue is another one to add to the list. But as we mature in this […]

  • Top 8 whiteboard apps for training providers

    Melanie Hall - 17/11/2021

    Whiteboard apps are an essential tool in a virtual classroom. Helping to overcome some of the biggest challenges of live online training, they enable students and teachers to collaborate remotely, in real time. Improving engagement, social interaction, and learning outcomes, the investment is a no-brainer. But with dozens of whiteboard apps available, which one will […]

  • Virtual instructor led training benefits and tips for success

    Melanie Hall - 06/10/2021

    Virtual instructor led training and traditional face-to-face training have one thing in common: they both require an instructor to deliver a training session live to a group of participants. But the ideal session length, methods of engagement, software and technology needed to ensure the course is a success differs vastly between the two.  Virtual instructor […]

  • Blended learning examples from real training providers

    Melanie Hall - 22/09/2021

    Three training providers share blended learning examples from their most successful courses. From face-to-face courses with complementary eLearning modules. To an equal combination of both. To an eLearning-based course composed of podcasts, surveys, quizzes and online evaluations, complemented by a short webinar session. A rise in learning through technology – from Google, to YouTube and […]

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