What can L&D learn from the UK election results?

Unicorn CEO Peter Phillips explores some of the parallels between the recent UK General Election, and themes of engagement, communication and social influence in learning. […]

Moodle: Planning for Student Progress & Engagement Tracking 17-18

Access, retention, attainment and progression in and beyond education are all components of student success. Success in each of these areas depends on the extent […]

Can Tech Close the Employee Engagement Gap?

BYTE Session Recap  Organizations face a serious workforce challenge: many employees feel they lack the skills to perform their daily roles, causing them to disengage […]

Why autonomy is so important at work

Autonomy is a topic I’ve touched on a few times on this blog in the last few years, both in terms of its impact on […]

Avoiding the Summer Slide - Teacher Edition

Parque 2 by Fotoblog Rare is licensed under CC BY 2.0 For many of us, the beginning of June marks the end of another school year. Almost everywhere […]

The Learning Portal – A Simple Idea That Made the World a Better Place

A learning portal is an online gateway to a better version of yourself. Think of it as a magic window that lets you see into […]

Think Like a Marketer and Build Engagement with Your Learning Program

I admit to being a baseball fan and therefore I have seen Field of Dreams many times.  Yet I do not believe that, in learning, […]

App-Style Pop Up Gamification, Email Notifications and Text Messaging: Powerful New Tools for the Online Course Professional

Today I’d like to introduce you to some powerful new features in the free core LifterLMS plugin and a brand new Twilio add-on for text […]

Making meaning with Social Media

When you hear the phrase ‘social media’, probably the first association that springs into your mind is conversing through short-form messages and shared links or […]

The Future of Learning

What’s so great about sci-fi and fantasy? These genres allow us to explore complicated ideas in an intriguing way, and both students and adults love […]

How to Get Maximum Engagement Out of Your eLearning Course

eLearning courses cannot be pieced together over night. They should be drafted, re-drafted, crafted and planned if they’re to be successful and engaging for students […]

8 Ways to Use Apps in Training

Today our mobile apps can do just about everything for us – from adjusting our home thermostat and monitoring our sleep, to providing that emergency moustache…perfect […]