Is your organization embroiled in a lawsuit, despite rolling out diversity training? A Harvard study showed that diversity training has no positive effects on the average workforce, due to various reasons. This doesn’t mean all diversity training programs are a waste of money and time for organizations. Somewhere the effectiveness is being diluted. How can you bring THAT zing back to your diversity training? Video-based learning (VBL) can make your diversity training effective and impactful.
The Learning industry is talking a lot about HTML5 these days. Its compatibility with multiple devices, augmenting mobile learning, has made it the hot favorite of L&D circles. However, HTML5 has cons along with its much talked about pros. As learning experts, we can use even the cons of HTML5 to benefit e-learning.
According to the 2015 Training Industry report, the year saw a slight increase in the average expenditure for training outsourcing: $306,683, up from $303,833 in 2014. The level of outsourcing was expected to stay relatively steady in 2016 – around 84% organizations said they expected to stay the same in the outsourcing area.
According to a joint study by the University of Texas and the New Mexico State University, delivering safety training through mobiles has shown positive results. As part of the study, safety training was delivered to 330 workers in remote dairy farms, across Texas and New Mexico, using mobile devices, for 10 months. Mobile learning courses were delivered in English and Spanish to help workers understand safety concepts in their native language.
“The greatest achievements come when people work together.”
― Joseph Rain
According to Brandon Hall’s 2014 Social and Collaborative Learning study, 85% companies had started experimenting with social learning and organizations were expected to increase their focus on social and collaborative learning by 2015.
According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates, each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases.
Being an open-source Learning Management System (LMS), Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment (MOODLE) has become popular and stands out amidst other learning management systems. It has a wide-ranging directory of free plugins, and add-ons to make trainers’ and users’ lives easy. These quick-to-install and easy-to-use add-ons and plugins deliver joyful learning experiences to employees. Here are 10 popular MOODLE plugins, based on user likes and preferences.
Organizations spend their efforts, time, and finances on training employees. However, do they really know the outcome of their training initiatives? In an organization’s context, learning effectiveness is measuring how learning translates into work and productivity, and thereby, growth in the business. Assessments are one of the best ways to measure the learning outcomes of online training and ILT sessions.
A ‘teachable moment’ is a brief period, when your learners are most receptive to learning. For example, when someone reads about a fatal car accident, he becomes receptive to learning how a seat belt can save his life.
If safety is ‘common sense’ then we need no trainers, training programs, safety officers, inductions or safety legislation. – Rob Long, Social Psychology Expert