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The future of video in e-learning: Demystifying the selfie video and more

Within training, video can be an effective platform for displaying critical information, making it easy to digest whilst commanding your learner’s attention. However, despite its clear benefits many L&D professionals still hesitate to use video as there’s fear of high costs, excessive planning or need for new technologies. That’s no longer the case chances are your smartphone can shoot a pretty decent HD video! So, it’s time L&D overcome these barriers and leverage the potential of this impactful outlet.

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Return-on-investment vs return-on-expectation: Analysing the true value of your training [PART 1]

If you’re responsible for delivering any training in your organisation, you are probably already aware of the concept of measuring the return-on-investment (ROI) of your learning. It’s commonly sought post-implementation to measure the value and cost-impact of training, but what about return-on-expectation? Have you ever considered managing and measuring any level of return-on-expectation (ROE) from your learning? You should if you aren’t already.

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Mind Click shortlisted for two Learning Technologies 2016 awards: Learning Technologies Supplier of the Year and Best Learning Game

Mind Click today are shortlisted for the esteemed Learning Technologies Supplier of the Year Award category at the Learning Technologies Awards 2016. They are also shortlisted in the Best Learning Game category with leading retailers Boots UK, who created a learning game which increased user reach by 200%.

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National Express transforms a learning culture, engaging remote employees across the UK with a multi-device Totara LMS

The UK’s largest coach travel network, National Express, teamed up with Totara LMS Platinum partner, Mind Click, to implement their first learning management system, supporting dispersed learners across the nation. Their new Totara LMS supports bring your own device (BYOD), modernising the organisation’s training delivery and transforming their traditional learning culture.

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Learning Pool expands, acquiring UK e-learning company Mind Click

Following our fantastic growth over the past two years, we are delighted to annouce this acquisition.  It continues Learning Pool’s exceptional growth story and provides a compelling e-learning offering to companies who need a range of low cost online learning solutions to improve organisational performance.  Learning Pool is now the largest provider of Totara learning management systems (LMS) in the global network and has significantly expanded its product portfolio and capacity to deliver to public sector organisations and private companies throughout the United Kingdom and internationally.

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PokéGONE – A lesson in the attention span of humans

If, like me, you had rather mixed feelings about Pokémon Go but couldn’t escape the buzz that surrounded the game’s release, you may have noticed that buzz is already gone. It has died a sudden and silent death. The game is still making money, it’s still being played heavily and it’s bolstered Nintendo’s shares by over 25%. So why have we all stopped talking about it so swiftly? There’s a pedagogical lesson about the evolution (or more accurately, devolution) of the human attention span here, and I want to talk about it.

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Compliance training, the biggest challenges we face

When it comes to compliance training, we're faced with a complex set of challenges that range from securing budget to the way our learners see mandatory training. Clearly, delivering quality training to a diverse workforce has never been more difficult. So what can we do? Well, we think identifying and acknowledging the problems early on is one of the best places to start. Here we share some of the most commonly mentioned compliance based challenged L&D departments face in 2016, and also show you some key ways you can start to overcome them.

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How to find your flow in e-learning– Smart ways to increase learner engagement

We all want our e-learning to be successful and deliver results, and in order for that to happen you must capture the hearts and minds of your employees too. Today we’re going to explore some of the key components of e-learning design that will grasp your learners’ full attention by helping them find their flow. A state of flow will foster an optimum emotional state where they are able to truly connect with your training, generating full focus and an immersive, engaging learning experience.

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