Area9 Lyceum Blog

When Your Sales Training Results Are All Over the Map, You Need Adaptive Learning

Posted by Area9 on Jun 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Sales and sales management training have the double hurdle of having to train many people over a vast territory (for example, employees in satellite offices or travelling sales reps) and with varied experience levels ranging from novice to expert.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, Sales Training

How to Convince Sales Leaders that They Need Adaptive Learning

Posted by Area9 on Jun 13, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Traditional corporate sales training has three components that often leave sales reps dissatisfied:

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, Sales Training

The Cost of Training Programs for Employees: Adaptive Learning's ROI

Posted by Area9 on Jun 4, 2018 9:00:00 AM

A good company looks ahead to anticipate opportunities before they arrive, and spends resources preparing their workforce to meet those opportunities. Online e-learning, as a way of accomplishing this, is an obvious plus for most companies as it easily reduces cost of training programs for employees. But companies used to traditional classroom learning will wonder if the reduced cost means sacrificing training quality.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning

The Difference Between Adaptive Learning and a Recommendation Engine

Posted by Area9 on Apr 30, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Because every brain is different, Adaptive Learning changes its curriculum to meet every learner’s need. This is similar to what a recommendation engine does, but not quite the same thing.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning

Are Bots Beneficial for Blended Learning Models?

Posted by Area9 on Apr 23, 2018 9:00:00 AM

While we’re living in an increasingly digital world, classroom training and blended learning - a combination of online and classroom learning - still hold an important place for the learning function. Blended learning, especially, allows employees and businesses to get the best of both: the scale of online learning with the personal leadership of classroom facilitation.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning

The Best Thing Adaptive Learning Can Do for Corporate Sales Training

Posted by Area9 on Apr 18, 2018 9:00:00 AM

For corporate sales training to provide maximum business impact in the form of a productive sales team and increased revenue through sales numbers, the training must meet three key criteria.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning

How to Prove That Adaptive Learning Is an Effective Training Program

Posted by Area9 on Apr 9, 2018 9:00:00 AM

If you want to make a change in learning and development, it won’t matter if you’ve convinced yourself Adaptive Learning is the key to an effective training program: you’ve still got to convince the stakeholders. And to do that you have to convince them that Adaptive Learning will positively affect your bottom line.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning

How Adaptive Technology Is Disrupting Corporate Learning

Posted by Area9 on Apr 4, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Each brain is unique, and so traditional one-size-fits-all corporate training actually fits none. Personalized training is a better option, but how can you possibly offer personalized learning to 5000 or more employees? Adaptive Learning, that’s how.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning

What Makes Good Training? Microlearning vs. Adaptive Learning

Posted by Area9 on Mar 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM

What makes good training in the corporate learning world? There are many forms of corporate learning and e-learning, and many options are a good thing, but sometimes that much choice can be overwhelming and tricky. For starters, let’s identify two differing strategies and see what comes out. This time we’ll explore microlearning versus Adaptive Learning.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning

How to Avoid Wasted Learning, or “Scrap Learning”

Posted by Area9 on Mar 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Scrap learning” refers to any corporate learning and training that doesn’t end up applied to work. In the training and work education worlds, there is a ton of scrap learning. You’ve most likely experienced scrap learning yourself.

Unfortunately, everyone has.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning

Interactive Content Provides Facilitator Learning at E-Learning Cost

Posted by Area9 on Mar 2, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Which is better: e-learning or classroom instruction? It’s a question Learning and Development (L&D) has been asking since e-learning first came on the scene two decades ago. We’re ready for an answer. So let’s break down both options.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning

How the Future of E-Learning Looks Like Online Shopping

Posted by Area9 on Feb 28, 2018 9:00:00 AM

When you log on to an online retailer, like Amazon, one of the first things you’ll see are recommendations for future purchases. If you purchased a certain brand of stroller, Amazon might suggest you take a look at the brand’s car seats, as well. Online retailers keep track of what you bought so that they know what you might like in the future, providing a more personalized shopping experience in the process. And no surprise - customers love this feature because it shortens the time it takes them to shop, and helps them shop more effectively.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning