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Toni Becker

21st July 2017
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The Science of Learning

Many traditional training programmes waste resources, time, and money. This is because the millennial generation has adapted a new learning style. Today’s employees and learners have a short attention span and are easily distracted. So, how can we make training more efficient?

The Forgetting Curve

As far back as 1885, Hermann Ebbinghaus, a German psychologist, developed the “forg [...]
19th July 2017
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Digital Citizenship and South Africa

By Annemie Willemse Recent press releases saw various countries campaigning for research and programmes to be launched on Digital Citizenship. In South Africa, Media Monitoring Africa (MMA), together with Google SA, the Film and Publications Board (FPB) and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services, recently launched Web Rangers a programme aimed to encourage young peopl [...]
18th July 2017
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Developing a Blended Learning Course

Blended learning is a combination of classroom and online learning. So, how do you create and implement a successful blended learning experience that is interactive, engaging, and effective? Below are a few top tips to help you develop learning courses that seamlessly combine these two learning approaches.

Define your Learning Objectives

As with all learning strategies, you need to beg [...]
12th July 2017
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How to Ensure Productive Meetings

Let’s be honest – meetings can be boring. How many of you have wanted to fall asleep in the boardroom? It has been estimated that employees spend around 31 hours in meetings that are unproductive. So, how do you ensure a productive meeting? Below are a few top tips to guarantee your meetings are not wasting time.

Know the Objective

Don’t ever go into your meeting with a va [...]