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The Rise and Fall of MOOCs (and What It Means for Workplace Training)

The Massive Open Online Course (or "MOOC") has arguably been the hottest subject in education over the past two years. The New York Times proclaimed 2012 as "the year of the MOOC." Some particularly massive MOOCs enrolled over 100,000 students across the globe to listen to a single lecture. A slew of "ed-tech" start-ups arose, amassing tens of millions of dollars in venture funding to build MOOC platforms. There were more than a few passionate proclamations that MOOCs would soon change education forever.

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Vital Learning Gets a Brand New Look

Today we are officially releasing our brand new look and website and are bursting with excitement. Our new website is more than just an updated look – it represents the tremendous improvements that will result from the changes in systems and processes that all of us have been relentlessly pursuing over the past year. These changes will enhance the interactions, relationships and impact that we can have with our customers, partners, and colleagues.

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Emerging Neuroscience Discoveries and Vital Learning’s “Behavior Modeling”

The recently emerging field of neuroscience in education (or “neuroeducation”) is beginning to uncover fascinating insights into how to optimize workplace training and development. Until about ten years ago, scientists did not have the necessary technology to truly understand the complex brain interactions that occur when we learn new information. Today, our understanding of the brain and the learning process has grown significantly – and many of these findings have application in workplace training and development.

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Five Tips to Boost the “Stickiness” of Employee Training

What is “stickiness?” In the context of workplace training, stickiness tracks the level of learner engagement and knowledge retention. A “sticky” training course means that lessons taught in the course are well engrained in the learners’ memory and are likely to actually be applied on the job. So the outstanding million-dollar question: how do we make training stickier? There are many ways to make training more engaging and more memorable and Vital Learning’s courses offer plenty of guidance, but here are a few tips to get started:

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