We’ve all been there—days spent away from our jobs completing required training programs that ultimately left us disappointed, confused, marginalized and with no new learning assets. Certainly, employee development plays a pivotal role in every successful enterprise today. But the most successful learning and development teams also understand how to measure the success of each […]
“Use our training because the courses are instructionally sound.” How many times have I said these words when speaking to a prospective client or written these words when crafting a sales pitch? They have become commonplace in differentiating good training from bad. However, what does it take for an eLearning course to be ‘instructionally sound?’ […]
What, you may ask, is rapid eLearning? Rapid eLearning is a process and methodology that enables you to produce training quickly and cheaply and is primed for rapidly changing information and quick deployments. The last decade has seen a vast proliferation of rapid eLearning tools that support training development by providing basic page layouts, pre-made […]
Are you ready for mLearning? The first part of this blog series should have given you some food for thought about whether and how your company might use mLearning. If you think it’s the right tool for you, let’s look at how you might design a program.
What is the most powerful learning tool that most of your employees carry every day? Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets have become ubiquitous and incredibly powerful. Think about how you already use your device to get information. What have you learned with your mobile device?
“I am curious if anyone has an opinion about online safety training versus classroom training?” This question, posted in an online health and safety discussion forum, generated a flurry of responses. Last time I checked, there were nearly 400 comments, many of them making compelling arguments on behalf of training methods on each side of […]
A client of ours recently asked how many hours of safety training employees should receive each year. The answer, much like other things in life, is “it depends.” Training requirements are influenced by a number of factors including industry type, the regulatory environment, employee tenure and senior management commitment. For example, new employees tend to […]
Whether you work in a large organization or a small-to-medium size business, there are advantages associated with offering online safety training to your employees.
People learn, understand and retain information best if it is taught to them in their native language.