Learning/training center

Welcome to our learning/training center! Read insightful articles about the basics of learning. What is the definition of learning? What conditions make an enjoyable learning experience? How much influence do you have as an instructor? Read, learn, and use the tips and tricks provided!

  • What is learning? From theory to practice

    Learning is a part of our lives. Every day we acquire new knowledge, skills, understanding, values, and preferences. It can happen implicitly and repeatedly, for example, while watching the news or talking with a colleague. But we also consciously choose to learn new things, like a new language, sport, or software program. Learning is an elusive thing. Why are some people good at it and others not? And why do we all have our learning preferences? Let's dive into the theory of learning so that you can bring your training to the next level! 

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  • Synchronous vs. asynchronous learning

    In the digital era that we live in, we are overwhelmed by new learning technologies. All these new technologies have one thing in common; they support asynchronous learning. But wait, what is asynchronous learning? And how does it compare to synchronous learning? Let's start with an explanation of the old-fashioned way, synchronous learning.

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  • What is gamified learning?

    Gamified learning integrates game mechanics into the process of learning. Examples of game mechanics are (high) scores, levels, achievements, immediate feedback loops and time pressure. These elements are what makes a game a game, and if applied correctly they make it fun to play the game. Our current technology enables educators to implement game dyanmics in their work. For example creating a history battle between students or a training quiz for professionals.

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  • What is self-paced learning?

    What do you prefer: learning at your own pace or a pace that someone sets for you? We guess your choice wasn’t difficult. That’s probably why self-paced online training is booming. But how can you apply it to your organization? We share our tips and tricks, and give you the definition of this concept.

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  • What are flipped classrooms

    What are flipped classrooms? In the traditional model the teacher stands between the students and the knowledge. With the flipped classroom, students have direct access to the knowledge and the teacher serves as a coach and mentor. With the flipped classroom model, students have to prepare their contact moments. During contact moments teachers are able to zoom in on the application and deeper processing of the learning material. Now you know the definition and meaning of flipped classrooms, let's take a look why you should flip the classroom.

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  • Flipped learning: the advantages and disadvantages

    Your employees’ time and motivation can be big roadblocks to a successful employee training program, but a new approach called flipped learning can help overcome these challenges. Although it had its start in education, the flexible, learner-centered, and personalized nature of flipped learning can save your employees time and get them more engaged. Let’s explore how flipped learning can aid employee training.

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  • Flipped classroom vs traditional classroom

    A 180 degree shift in education. But what does that say? This article will describe the meaning of the flipped classroom and traditional education. At the end, it gives a conclusion of the differences :-)

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  • Flipped classroom vs blended learning

    What's the difference between blended learning and flipped classrooms? Are there any differences? You will find out in this article. :-)

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