5 Reasons to use virtual classrooms

A fantastic article by Simon Rupniak outlines some of the reasons why you should be using a virtual classroom for your training and development activities. There are many benefits to learners and instructors as well as huge cost and time savings. Visit the link for Simon’s article abut the 5 reasons you need to use …

BYE BYE Helpouts

We received a notice today that Google Help Outs is going to be shutdown on April 20th, 2015. Interesting that it “hasn’t grown at the pace we had expected”. Why is it that this type of one-on-one mentoring or tutoring system didn’t kick off? From the outside it seems to have all the tools needed for …

Make the most out of your Virtual Deliveries with Active Learning

We have mentioned before the importance of following sound instructional design when creating virtual events, or any event for that matter. At Grokworx we feel that it is important to keep learning into bite size chunks that help to keep the student engaged and makes the retention of material easier. When preparing and delivering virtual …

Training Methodologies

We highly recommend the book “Tailored Learning: Designing the Blend That Fits” by Jennifer Hofmann and Nanette Minder. You can find it here https://www.td.org/Publications/Books/Tailored-Learning In this book they outline the various methodologies for training. This is a nice illustration of what can encompass a blended learning approach. It is important when developing virtual learning activities that you still …

Trends in Employee Training

In reading Denise Pirrotti Hummel, article on Oracle’s site (http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/profit/archives/opinion/011813-dhummel-1899120.html) she made some great observations and also included some great facts about online training. Here is a highlight of what she wrote about. Please head over to Oracle’s website to see the article in full. In the corporate world, it is intended to provide a way …

Adopting Virtual Training – Customer Trends

We are writing this post to share some ways that we are seeing our customers benefit from our virtual learning solutions! The training department in many software companies is an important but often times draining role. We have found that many of our customers have had challenges meeting the demands of their customers and partners around …

Free Learning Needs Analysis

We are happy to announce our FREE virtual learning needs analysis. We have created a simple form that asks some questions about what you are currently doing around training and readiness as well as some questions about what you would like to be doing! Our team of learning experts have been at this for many …

Virtual Training Certification – GrokStars™

At Grokworx we have years of experience in developing and delivering virtual learning and readiness solutions. We have built the infrastructure and the processes to manage learning but there is one thing missing. The trainer!   With the increase in virtual learning tools and resources we believe it is time to create a virtual learning training and …

Top 5 Online Learning Skills That A Successful Online Instructor Has

Thank you to Mary Burns of the eLearning Industry website for her excellent article on the Top 5 Online Learning Skills That a Successful Online Instructor Has. Please visit the elearning industry for more great articles on learning and technology.   Top 5 Online Learning Skills That A Successful Online Instructor Has One of the most …

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