What is social learning?

Social learning theory is a theory of learning process and social behavior which suggests that new behaviors can be acquired by observing and imitating others. Developed by Canadian-American psychologist Albert Bandura, social learning theory posits that people learn from one another via observation, imitation, and modeling. The theory has often …

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What is Generative Learning?

Generative learning is a theory that suggests that the learning process is based on the memory that is already stored in our brains. As new data is added to our long term memory, it becomes part of our knowledge base.  The theory of generative learning is based on the assumption …

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The Strategic Thinker’s Guide to Managing Training Requests

How do you know whether your employees want training? (Chances are, they do.) And how do you know whether training requests are worth your and your team’s time to develop? First, a system or mechanism needs to be in place for fielding training requests. This mechanism is essentially finding out …

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What Is Gamification?

Gamification is the use of game thinking and game mechanics, often in non-game contexts, to engage users in solving problems. It’s essentially the concept of applying game-design thinking to non-game applications. Game elements can include rounds, stages or levels, simulations, the collection of items of value, the gaining of points, …

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The 10 Best eLearning Conferences for L&D Leaders

As learning and development leaders, you know that a core part of staying on your game is practicing what you preach and taking the time to learn and develop in your role, and that includes attending the best elearning conferences around. And because they provide such excellent opportunities to learn, it’s no surprise that …

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What Is eLearning?

Elearning is the delivery of training or education through digital methods. Both the content and delivery are digital, generally accessed via devices or platforms of the learner’s choosing.  With today’s global and remote workforces, elearning is often the only training option available, as instructor-led training can be costly and inconvenient. …

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