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    What Do Modern Learners Actually Want From Your eLearning Courses?

    Consumers of corporate training and eLearning (aka. your employees) are changing – fast. Their priorities, training needs, preferences, and learning patterns are diverging from the well-beaten paths we've mapped out in the past. So, as you're probably wondering from the title, what do today's employee learners want from workplace learning? Well, we're glad you asked...



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