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How can I get a content overview of a learnig journey?
If you want to see where you are in a learning journey, you can open the table of contents. You will then see all the steps. The green check marks will tell you which parts you have already completed and where you left off. In this menu you can also sneak a peek at what's ahead or look back at what you've already done.
How does a learning journey work?
You take a learning journey online, when and wherever you want. You also get tasks to do, and the idea is that you do these in the real world. So, make sure you leave the computer screen as often as you can, to let the tasks sink in and to practice them before you continue.
How is a learning journey structured?
A learning journey consists of several steps and chapters, and we use different learning elements:
What's the level of the learning journeys?
The learning journeys are for all levels. Learning new skills does not require complicated theory, but practice. That is the same for everybody. We learn skills by doing. And so we can stay close to reality as much as we can, we use speaking language, keeping it easy and informal.
What is Self-learning time and Completion time exactly?
Self-learning time relates to the total time you spend in front of your computer working on a learning journey, and Completion time relates to the total time it takes you to finish an entire learning journey. It includes both self-learning time and the time you spend practicing away from your computer.
What do I do if I really do not feel comfortable performing a certain task?
It is possible that a certain task really does not suit you; for example, inviting a supporter or recording yourself on video. We offer these possibilities to create the ideal learning environment, but you are free to skip any of the tasks. Just choose those you feel you will benefit from the most. We award a certificate only if you've completed an entire learning journey.
What is the background of the master behind a learning journey?
Most of our Masters has a background in behavioral sciences, and also several years of experience as a trainer or coach. In addition, all trainers are extensively trained and regularly re-trained together with Schouten & Nelissen. An overview of all masters you can find here.
Does the master get to see the learning journey?
No. The master is the brain behind the learning journey
What is a supporter?
The unique thing about New Heroes is that you work with a supporter. This is a person you choose, who you trust, and who you invite to accompany you during your learning journey. Depending on the topic of the learning journey, this can be your best friend, a family member, even a coworker or your manager. After all, things are going to change and that can be difficult sometimers to go at it alone. A supporter can also 'hold up a mirror in front of you' and give you feedback on the things you do well, but also on those you still need to work on. It will surprise you to see what others notice in you. Do you want more than one perspective? Then go ahead and invite several supporters.
How do I work with a supporter?
At various times during a learning journey, you will be asked to share your answers or videos with a supporter. You can invite supporters when you've finished a given task. You can invite as many supporters as you like, and customize your invitation to each supporter. The supporter then receives an e-mail with the invitation to help you. Once you've invited a supporter, you can just continue with your learning journey. We will notify you when your supporter has sent you a reply.
What is a bookmarker and how does this work?
Find something fun or interesting during a learning journey? We make it easy for you to return to it whenever you want. Just select the learning element as a 'bookmark' and it'll appear on your dashboard.
What are Hero Points?
To make your progress more visible for you, New Heroes works with 'levels' and 'points'. We give Hero Points to reward your personal growth. The more you grow, the more points you get, and the more levels you reach.
When do I get Hero Points?
You earn points with every section and learning journey you complete. You also earn points for the goals you reach and for activating a supporter. As you collect points, you get access to increasingly higher levels. And what those will bring you, you'll soon discover for yourself!
What's the use of Hero Points?
You've started with New Heroes because you want to work on improving things about yourself. You want to develop and grow. You've set your sights on a certain goal, and you want to move closer to it. You want progress. And thanks to New Heroes, every step you take becomes more visible to you.
What are notifications?
A notification is a message you receive during a learning journey as an additional reminder or extra motivation.
How do I get a certificae and what can I do with it?
After completing our medium-length and long learning journeys you receive a certificate that you can download and print. But you can also share it on your LinkedIn profile, so that everyone will see that you've developed new skills.
Why are learning goals important?
By taking a course you embark on a develoment path. And the better you have in mind what it is you want to learn, the better the process of learning will go. Whenever you think about your learning goals, surely all those things you're good - and also those you're not so good at - will come to mind. The more self-aware you are, the better the learning porcess will be. And besides, by defining your own learning goals, you are also taking responsibility for your own learning process. Afterwards, you can always evaluate whether or not you were sucessful.
How do I set a goal?
If you want to develop in a certain direction, then it is important to set a goal. But how do you do that?
Where can I find my active, favorite (with a heart) or completed learning journeys?
In the top righthand corner of the page, in the dropdown by your name, you find the section 'My Favorite Learning Journeys' You have the choice of three sections:
Attention: After a selection, the page needs a moment to re-load, before the right learning journeys can be displayed.
Can I change the e-mail address where I receive notifications?
You can always change your e-mail address, in the profile page.
What happens with the answers and videos I upload?
Everthing you do on Newheroes.com is saved for you, so you can go back to it later. All the answers you provide, videos you make and files you upload are inaccesible to others. And neither does New Heroes use them in any way. Your answers are always safe with us.
With one exception of course: the supporters you invite, but they can only see the task you specifically invited them for.
What are the General Terms and Conditions and Payment Terms and Conditions?
You can find the General Terms and Conditions and Payment Terms and Conditions here.
How can I terminate my account?
You can terminate your account at any time. Log on to our website, open the drop-down menu in the upper righthand corner next to your name. Select 'My Profile'. At the bottom of this
Is my account then immediately terminated?
You can terminate at any time, even in the first month. If you have joined on the 15th of September, your account runs through the 15th of October, and you can continue to use our platform until then, even if you terminated your account of the 21st of September.
What happens with my information if I terminate my account?
Your information will be saved and you can access every task you ever did. This is how we enable life-long learning. Are you ready to pick up again? Then just activate your account once more.
First I had a personal account, but now I have an account through my employer. How does it work with payment?
You have to stop
First I had an account
Absolutely! Just message New Heroes to link your accounts.
First I had an account
If you log in with your 'old' information, you will be asked if you would like to continue your account yourself. After
I receive an alert asking me for permission to access my camera and microphone
For the video tasks and the video response training you need the camera. This is why we need to access your webcam. The first time you arrive at such a task, you automatically and just once, are asked this question. So, it's important to grant permission.
My webcam/camera is not working.
Quite possibly, you need to grant permission. You can do this in your browser settings. Click here to see how to do that per browser.
What files can I upload (for example: to send to my supporter)?
You can upload the following types of files: jpg, jpeg, png, gif, pdf.
What are the system requirements for the New Heroes platform?
See here the minimum requirements for your Internet browser and type of device.
I have a good idea, now what?
On the right side of every
I still have unanswered questions. Who can I contact?
On the right side of every
Can I get a grant or reimbursement?
Often this is possible. Almost all education costs are tax deductible. And sometimes you may be eligible for certain grants or subsidies. Unfortunately, New Heroes cannot request these for you. You are responsible for doing this yourself.
I would like more information about the offering for businesses. Where do I go?
Go to this page.
What is an administrator?
The administrator is the person in your organization, who manages the business account. You decide who that will be.
What can the administrator modify
You can manage users, modify company information and look at
Can I access information regarding the progress of my co-workers?
Yes, that is possible, in our learning analytics. But to protect the privacy of your co-workers, you are not able to see who does or has done which learning journey. What you do get to see
How do I give people access to New Heroes?
You can add new users
Can I get a subscription for a shorter period?
We believe that co-workers who develop themselves are happier and more productive. But real behavioral change cannot be achieved in just one month. For this
Can I get a subscription for a longer period?
Yes, we also offer 2 and
Do you also work with 'price break'?
Yes. The more employees an
Do you also
Absolutely! We are happy to advise on those learning journeys that will give your organization the best results. Do you want to deepen your understanding of online learning, implementing your LMS system or motivating co-workers? Our learning & development expert, learning journey developer
Do you have tips on how I can motivate my co-workers to learn?
We will gladly help you activate and motivate your co-workers. For example, we could hold an inspiring kick-off session at your offices.
Do you also offer packages directed specifically toward particular themes, such as sustainable input, stress
Users have unlimited access to all our learning journeys and are able to learn whatever they want. But, of course, we can help to address certain themes within your organization.
What does a New Heroes company subscription entail?
You can get a yearly subscription for your company. Your co-workers get access to learning behavioral skills, online, where and whenever they want, for that entire year.
For how many co-workers can I get a company subscription?
Can I, as an independent contractor or freelancer, get a business subscription as well?
Yes, that is possible. Just contact us for personal advice. We will be happy to help with what is most convenient for you.
How does payment work?
You pay a company subscription per year, and we bill you before the subscription starts.
Do I get my own contact person?
You get your own account manager and customer support agent, who will always be ready to help.
How can I ask questions?
You can reach us during business hours (time offset: UTC +1) at +31(0)73 84 49 910, or via e-mail at email@example.com.
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