Hats Off to Adaptive Learning: Tailoring Corporate Training to Each Learner is a complete, practical guide to using adaptive, or personalized, learning in courses—full of proven, in-depth examples to apply. Adaptive learning and eLearning expert John Cleave is the author.
San Francisco, Calif., January 22, 2020 — Leading custom learning solutions and emerging technologies provider SweetRush has just released an in-depth and practical eBook, Hats Off to Adaptive Learning: Tailoring Corporate Training to Each Learner. Written for Learning and Development (L&D) professionals by eLearning technology expert John Cleave, this free how-to guide demonstrates the real business and performance gains to be made via adaptive, or personalized, learning—without having to invest in expensive artificial intelligence software.
Given the high volume of eLearning programs that instructional designers are tasked with creating these days, applying adaptive learning is the most impactful route they, and organizations can take. All learners are not created equal, and so corporate training for employees should not be one-size-fits-all. Adaptive learning is an incredibly powerful tool for delivering targeted training to each learner’s needs rather than content that might be redundant, irrelevant, or otherwise unnecessary. Applying it, L&D teams can benefit from Learning Management System data that informs how to improve content and make it even more effective—not possible with one-size-fits-all courses. Adaptive learning strategies support L&D professionals in achieving business goals and driving organization competitiveness.
Hats Off to Adaptive Learning: Tailoring Corporate Training to Each Learner features creative, useful examples that will spark ideas and can be immediately applied to L&D programs to great effect. The guide shows readers:
- How adaptive learning works
- How it benefits online training programs
- Easy ways to implement it into courses
- Common myths that prevent organizations from adopting adaptive learning as a strategy
- Appropriate instructional design solutions for several learning scenarios
- Fostering employee engagement with adaptive learning
- How to calculate its ROI versus that of traditional online programs
Author John Cleave, who earned master and Ph.D. degrees at Northwestern University’s prestigious Institute for the Learning Sciences, has been building adaptive learning for corporate clients for over 25 years.
“Adaptive learning is essentially a belief that, in a perfect world, every minute any of us spend in training makes us better. This should be the dream of all Learning and Development professionals, because every minute it doesn’t is a waste of time and money,” says Cleave. “While technology such as AI affords amazing opportunities to deliver it, adaptive learning is not dependent on technology. We believe it isn’t achieved through a clever algorithm so much as through clever L&D professionals.”
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