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    The VARK guide to learning styles

    The VARK model is often used to determine trainees learning styles. But what exactly is VARK and why is it important to know your learning preference? Are you visual, auditory, reading/writing or kinesthetic learner? Or are you multi-modal?

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    Benefits of 'chunking' - Part 2

    Benefits of 'chunking' - Part 2 Earlier this week, we posted about one of the benefits of ‘chunking’ - breaking down elearning into bitesize pieces. But of…

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    Benefits of 'chunking' - Part 1

    Benefits of 'chunking' - Part 1 Following our seminar at Learning Technologies last month, we've had quite a few people asking us about ‘chunking’ -…

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    All around the world learning

    For global companies, replicating the same training throughout every location can seem near impossible. Ensuring content is localised, is contextually relevant and culturally correct seems like a mountainous challenge. However, learning experts hold the key to international success

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    Visit Sponge at the CIPD L&D Show

    Visit Sponge at the CIPD L&D Show Leading elearning company, Sponge will be exhibiting at the CIPD L&D Show at Kensington Olympia this spring. The show, which…

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    The Future is Mobile

    Mobile technology has revolutionised the way we search for information, the way we make decisions and now, it’s shaping the way that we learn.

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    5 Best Practices for Knowledge Retention

    The majority of the challenges we face – whether these are at work or within education – are based around gaps in skills, knowledge retention and training. But how do we store, interpret and use information?

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    How to optimise web sites for mobile browsing?

    Web traffic analytics show that on average over 20% of our customers web traffic is generated from mobile devices. This shows that optimising a website for mobile usage is crucial. Here are some aspects you should consider when making your site mobile friendly.

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    EU Cookie Laws - Latest update

    From May 26th, cookies can only be placed on machines where the user or subscriber has explicitly given their consent. It’s no longer enough to simply state that your site uses cookies as part of a privacy statement - your users must now consent to the use of cookies. In addition to this, the consent must be ‘informed consent’, meaning that the user should be given information on the type of cookies being used and what they are used for.

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    Cookies EU regulations update

    Hot on the heels of the newsletter we sent you last week detailing the imminent introduction of the new EU cookie laws, the UK government and the Information Commissioner's Office have revised the regulations.

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    New EU cookie laws

    New legislation is related to a change in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations and is being introduced to limit the way in which websites collect data about their visitors.