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Creative Spotlight: Using Visual Representation to Help Your Learners

The saying “A picture is worth a thousand words” is so well-known, it has become a cliché. But that doesn’t negate how true it often is. Photographs, paintings, animations, and all kinds of art can evoke an emotional response from a viewer more quickly and powerfully than words alone. When designed with intent, images can communicate the indescribable, imbue feeling, make confusing information digestible, reveal hidden or double meanings, and entertain or dazzle us.

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How to Improve Organizational Culture Through Staff Learning

Employees are your most valuable asset, regardless of the size of your business. That’s why it’s crucial to maintain a strong organizational culture. Effective learning and development strategies for staff are powerful ways to enhance your organizational culture.

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Careers at Extension Engine: Focusing on Transparency

We’ve talked about the importance of authenticity in the workplace for creating a healthy work environment. However, workplace culture is built on more than just the ability of employees to show up as their true selves at their jobs. There also has to be transparency in leadership, including during the interviewing and recruitment phases. 

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Finding Your Learning Experience Platform: Which Bells, Which Whistles?

As discussed in our previous post about the steps involved in choosing a learning experience platform or learning management system (LMS), the marketplace offers many off-the-shelf LMS options. This makes it seem as if the best option will be apparent once you and your organization have determined your needs. But it’s usually not quite so straightforward. An LMS that seems perfectly fine initially may not help you reach all of your goals, and it’s helpful to take a look at why that could happen.

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How to Rank Learning Experience Platforms: A Rubric

If you’ve read our previous post explaining learning experience platforms — also known as learning management systems (LMSs) — and how to choose one, you already know that there are numerous systems and that they differ in major ways. You also know the pitfalls you might find as you navigate various systems, as well as the advantages they may offer.

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