I believe learning, above all else, is what makes work fun. It has been thrilling to learn new products, new skills, and especially new people. This month has been particularly exciting, as I taught two employee learning programs on communication. Despite the fact we use this art form every day in business and in life, […]
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“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?’ […]
There’s no telling how many times I’ve said, “You learn something new every day.” The old adage usually comes into play when a coworker has offered up a tip or trick to make the task at hand a little easier. There’s an underlying desire to learn, especially on topics that strike a particular interest. For […]
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 recently had the opportunity to travel to Doha in Qatar, Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE, and Singapore as part of our research on workplace health and safety management needs in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. I was joined on the trip by my colleague Janardhanan Chandrasekar (JC), UL’s Business Development Director […]
“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 […]
Safety is one of our core values at Crowley. Ensuring that our employees have access to quality safety training is not only important to us – it’s a top priority. Over the years, we’ve found eLearning courses provide an effective and efficient way to provide some of that training. With that being said, no […]
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 […]