How to motivate learners in career development

9 Strategies to Motivate Learners in Your Career Development Program

One of the biggest challenges of remote learning and professional development is the directors’ or instructors’ ability to motivate learners and retain their attention. After all, staff training comes on top of job responsibilities, which can feel forced and be met with resistance. Not to mention that some learners may feel intimidated by online learning …

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How to write a request for proposal

How to Write a Request for Proposal for Remote Training (with Examples)

Whether you’re looking for a remote training agency to create a brand new course or convert one from a different format, you could need to issue a request for proposal, or RFP. Most agencies, especially healthcare organizations or projects, don’t have the capacity to do everything internally. They don’t have the instructional design development team …

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Foster a positive attitude for online training

5 Ways To Foster A Positive Attitude About Online Training

Don’t let negative thinking about e-learning derail your health worker training project. Use these strategies to change your attitudes.

Do your staff and trainers have a dark outlook toward your e-learning project?

Not to worry. Your online training plans need not be a disaster. In fact, the online training you provide to naysayers can become one of your best benefits if you follow these simple strategies.

Provide extra support.

Fear is often the seed of negative feelings. And technology, warranted or not, is often the seed of fear. Many people worry about technology: will they be able to log in? Will they understand how to use the course? Will they fall behind and not be able to catch up? It’s understandable, especially since CHWs value their time connecting with individuals.

Provide extra support, comfort and guidance when you start a new online training program. By making sure your learners understand that they’ll receive just as much help as they need, you’ll quiet many of their fears.