Design Thinking: Emphasize and Solution Based Approach

Creative Design Thinking

Design Thinking is a methodology or approach that provides a solution-based approach to solving problems. It is focused on addressing the problem in a user or human –centric manner and involves a hands-on approach in prototyping and testing. Design Thinking is based heavily on processes that designers use but it has evolved to be used […]

Conflict Management on Work Productivity and Damage Morale

Conflicts that are allowed to fester and grow will ultimately diminish productivity and damage employee morale. This is why employers seek employees with the skills to manage and diffuse conflict.  Learn how to diffuse conflict with these 5 steps from the American Management Association. Steps in resolving conflict: 1. Identify the source of the conflict.The […]

How To Work Well Under Pressure?

In this fast paced world, being able to handle the stress that accompanies deadlines and crises are crucial. Working well under pressure involves being able to deal with constraints which are often outside of your control. According to Bizfluent.com,c ommon manifestations of pressure include sleeplessness, a short temper and difficulty concentrating. Lack of patience with […]

Time Management – Be Punctual

Time Management

We’ve all heard of the expression “5 minutes early is on time. On time is late. Late is unacceptable.” Whether in the workplace or in your personal life, we all hate the person who is always running late. Let’s dissect the why’s and how’s of punctuality to get a better understanding of how to become […]

The Art of Receiving Feedback

Receiving Feedback

It is inevitable to receive feedback in the workplace. Learning how to effectively receive and act on feedback given to you is an important skill to learn. Here are a seven tips on receiving feedback like a pro. 1. Stop your first reaction It is human nature to react negatively when being told something negative […]

Improving your Time Management Skills

Time is gold, as the age-old saying goes. In today’s fast-paced, technologically driven world, the skill of managing one’s time is as precious as ever. Learn how to improve your time management skills with these techniques. Time management is the ability to plan and control how someone spends the hours in a day to effectively […]

Writing Skills: Communicate with your thoughts

Writing Skills

Written language skills are an important aspect of many roles in almost every industry. Learn how to better communicate your thoughts through written communication with these tips. 1. Know your goals As in anything else, it is important to know your goals or objectives when you are about to communicate in written form. Knowing this […]

What is Mobile Learning?

Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning or M-Learning is definitely a buzzword nowadays. What exactly does it mean? And what are its advantages? Read on to learn more about one of the newest innovations in EdTech.Mobile learning is education or learning done by accessing content using mobile devices such as smartphones, laptops and tablets. Almost everyone nowadays has a […]

The ABC’s of e-learning

ABC of Learning

This articles contains the basic terms and definitions that are related to E-learning. As a learning professional involved in e-learning, you will come across these terms so best to know what they mean! Read on to learn more. 1. API (Application Programming Interface) API is a set of functions and procedures that allow the creation […]

Preparing learners for e-learning

Learners Preparation

There is so much talk about what makes online learning successful, one of the often-forgotten topics is making sure that your learners are also prepared and well-equipped for online learning or e-learning. What is e-learning? According to Learn Upon, e-learning is the delivery of learning and training through digital resources. It is training, learning, or […]

E-learning strategies for right implementation and delivery

Learning Strategies

Organizations come up with numerous plans and strategies to boost their learning initiatives for their employees. Among them, e-learning, become the popular choice to support individual competencies and positively impact individual and organizational performance. What is e-learning? According to Learn Upon, e-learning is the delivery of learning and training through digital resources. It is training, […]

Technology and foreign language learning

Foreign Language

Educational Technology or EdTech can be defined as the theory and practice of design, development, utilization, management and evaluation of processes and resources for learning, according to Seels & Richey. Blended learning, virtual classrooms, and learning management systems are all examples technologies that teachers are now adapting to language learning. Foreign language teachers’ job is […]

The Workplace of tomorrow powered by EdTech Conference [Video Replay]

The Workplace of Tomorrow Powered By EdTech Conference What percentage of today’s jobs could be automated or likely to change significantly in the near future? How the labour market is transforming? What are the challenges and the right paths to get the right skills for emerging jobs? Andwhat should you do today to keep up […]

What is Augmented Reality in Learning?

Augmented Learning

Augmented reality is such a buzzword nowadays.  What exactly is it and how does it fit in the field of adult learning? Read on to learn more about the definition, benefits and examples of augmented reality in learning. According to Live Science, augmented reality is the result of using technology to superimpose information — sounds, […]

What is Virtual learning?

Virtual learning

Computers, the Internet, and the digitalization of almost everything is changing the way learners learn and teachers teach. There is now such a thing as virtual learning? What exactly does that mean? Read on to learn more about the basics of virtual learning. According to Vedamo, Virtual learning is a learning experience that is enhanced […]

The Best Way to Handle Job Interviews

Job Interview Techniques

When you’re interviewing for a job, the little things can make a big difference. Even a small mistake can cost you a job offer. Take the time to prepare so you can make the best possible impression at every job interview you go on. Learn from these tips and ace that job interview. 1. Research […]

What is Educational Technology?

Educational Technology

The definition of Educational Technology has changed through the years as learning processes, as a conceptual framework, as theory and practice and the latest as study and ethical practices of dealing with technological processes and resources. Today Educational Technology or EdTech can be defined as the theory and practice of design, development, utilization, management and […]

Teaching with Technology: What works

Teaching with Technology

The use of technology in learning is no longer a fad, it is the norm. According to the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), the term “technology” refers to advancements in the methods and tools we use to solve problems or achieve a goal. CTL further states “In the classroom, technology can encompass all kinds […]

Using Technology with Classroom Instruction

Technology with Classroom Instruction

Technology is everywhere, and its ability to transform learning is massive.  The model of using technology in learning links teachers to their learners and to professional content, resources, and systems and helps them improve their own instruction and personalize learning. Technology such as computers, mobile devices, internet access, and interactive white boards can be incorporated […]

e-Learning vs. Educational Technology

e-Learning vs. Educational Technology

The digital revolution has paved the way for unprecedented changes as to how content is accessed, consumed, discussed, and shared.  Not immune to these changes is the way learning is viewed, implemented and evaluated.  Buzz words such as e-learning and edTech or educational technology come to mind when talking about the digital revolution and learning.  […]

How to become a team player?

Work Life Balance

Working in a team is inevitable in the workplace. What goes into making a cohesive team and effective team members? Take a look at these attributes of an effective team player to learn how to become a better one. 1. Understand your role An effective team member understands his/her role. If you have a clear […]

How to have a strong Work Ethics?

Work Ethics

Bizfluent defines work ethic as working consistently, purposefully, systematically and in a focused way. Having strong work ethic means intrinsically valuing work and fair rewarding for consistent work. This value shows up in their behaviors as they clock in every day, work dependably and independently and demonstrate solid business results. Employees who have strong work […]

Assessing the Situation: Research Skills

Researching Skills

Employers hire employees that are skilled at assessing situations, are able to seek multiple perspectives, and gather more in-depth, harder-to-locate information. According to Successatschool.org, there are six steps involved in effective research. These are: Preparing: setting goals and making sure you know what you need to get out of the research projects. Ensure that you […]

Process Improvement Expertise

Process Improvement

The number one goal every company has in common is to save money. Optimizing business procedures can save a company time and money. According to Appian.com, Process Improvement is the proactive task of identifying, analyzing and improving upon existing business processes within an organization for optimization and to meet new quotas or standards of quality. […]

Persuasive Skills: An Impact at the Workplace

Persuasive Skills

Being able to influence and persuade others is a skill leaders need in the workplace. Employers especially value persuasive skills because they impact so many aspects of the workplace resulting in increased productivity. According to Cleverism, persuasion skills refer to the talent of changing the attitudes, beliefs, or behaviors of a person or group towards […]

Become a better communicator with your Interpersonal Communication Skills

Interpersonal Communication Skills

Interpersonal Communication is defined as the ability to work in teams, relate to people, and manage conflict is a valuable asset in the workplace. Interpersonal skills are important in the workplace because most jobs require collaboration, interaction and working in teams. According to the Business Communication Quarterly Journal, soft skills, such as people skills are […]

A Better Way to Improve Your Communication Skills

Effective Communication Skills

Good communication skills will take you anywhere in your professional and personal life. Get ahead and learn how to improve your communication skills by identifying barriers, types of communication and tips. Here are some behaviors that may unknowingly negatively affect the way you communicate to others. Take a look at these barriers to effective communication […]

Flexibility and Adaptability Inside the workplace

Flexibility and Adaptability at work

Today’s dynamic workplace is full of changes and ambiguity. It is no wonder that flexibility and adaptability are much sought –after behaviors. What exactly are flexibility and adaptability? How does one acquire and improve these behaviors? Flexibility means the capacity to be bent without breaking while adaptability means the ability to change or be changed […]

Problem Solving Skills: A Universal Trait

Problem Solving Skills

Indeed Career Guide says that problem-solving skills help you determine the source of a problem and find an effective solution. While it is a universal job skill that all employers look for, not everyone is good at it. Let’s dissect the 4 stages of problem solving. 1. Defining the problemThe first step to effective problem […]

Critical Thinking to make better decisions

elearn2grow training

Critical Thinking is a skill that allows you to make logical and informed decisions.  Indeed, critical thinking skills are in high demand for individuals looking for employment and looking to advance in their careers. According to Scheffer and Rubenfeld, there are 7 critical thinking skills Analyzing: Analyzing is separating or breaking a whole into parts […]