How Can A Learning Management System Help With Compliance And Regulatory Training?

Posted by Jennifer Simpkins on Nov 12, 2018 1:56:39 PM

 

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Tags: eLearning, LMS Features, eLearning Best Practices

Successful Employee Development Using an LMS

Posted by Jennifer Simpkins on Oct 9, 2018 11:00:10 AM

Employees are your organizations greatest asset and successful employees are happy employees. A good training and development plan will help energize your company and facilitate greater employee development.  The benefits of a good employee training and development plan include; greater productivity, better employee engagement and the enhancement of employee talent. An LMS can enable you to facilitate professional and successful employee development through learning automation, social learning, mentoring, tracking and reporting, and natural mobility, here’s how.

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Tags: Blended Learning, eLearning, LMS Features

Instructor Led Training and Your LMS

Posted by Jennifer Simpkins on Aug 22, 2018 4:37:32 PM

In today’s technology driven world, Instructor Led Training (ILT) or classroom training can play a very important role in your training program because of the many benefits it can bring to the table. ILT provides social interaction, collaborative learning, focus to learning, makes it simpler to teach complex topics, and it is adaptable. Whether you are strictly training in the classroom or combining your ILT with eLearning for a blended learning environment an LMS can be the key to achieving your training goals.  So, what are the benefits of Instructor Led Training and how can ILT be integrated into your existing LMS? Let’s find out…

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Tags: Blended Learning, eLearning

On-The-Job Training

Posted by Jennifer Simpkins on Jul 16, 2018 11:46:48 AM

On-the-job training (OJT) is a very effective and necessary technique for the teaching of new skills that require in-person demonstrations and feedback. For some hands-on skills, there is no substitute to this type of one-on-one live experience. Beyond being a good teaching technique, it also allows the learner to demonstrate competence and may be the only real way you can properly evaluate a learner’s mastery of the skills/techniques being taught.

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Tags: eLearning, Corporate Training, LMS Features

Compliance Training for a Safe Working Environment

Posted by Jennifer Simpkins on Jun 11, 2018 5:05:08 PM

Harassment and discrimination within the workplace is an issue that is still unfortunately prevalent today. Workplace bullying due to the one’s gender, race, religion, and/or sexual orientation is an unacceptable behavior that can cost a business it’s productivity, reputation, employees, and money; in fact, business lose billions annually due to internal bullying. This is in addition to payouts from harassment and discrimination lawsuits, which is in the millions. Therefore, it is important that business take measures to ensure that this type of behavior is eliminated so the negative effects can be guarded against, effective compliance training is one of the most effective ways that an organization can do this.

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Tags: Blended Learning, Corporate Training, eLearning Best Practices

xAPI - Look Before You Leap

Posted by Jennifer Simpkins on Apr 5, 2018 4:53:18 PM

Unless you have been living under a rock in the training and development world you have heard someone utter the words xAPI, TinCan API, or Experience API – though xAPI is by far its most common name. Like many individuals that are vetting an LMS, xAPI may be piquing your curiosity, however without any real knowledge of why xAPI is a desirable feature or what it truly means in the world of eLearning how do you know exactly what you are looking for?

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Tags: eLearning

Overcoming employee resistance to change: Transitioning from traditional classroom training to eLearning 

Posted by Jennifer Simpkins on Mar 2, 2018 11:32:51 AM

Whether you are transitioning from traditional classroom training to eLearning or adopting new LMS technology, or both, you must deal with the psychological aspects of change. Resistance to change is a normal and valid concern within the workplace, especially with the rapid emergence of technological innovations.  Understanding why employees resist new technology and how to guide them through these changes can be the key to the successful implementation of your new training program and the productivity of your company.

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Tags: Blended Learning, eLearning, eLearning Best Practices

Modern Workplace Learning - eLearning and Traditional Training

Posted by Jennifer Simpkins on Jan 16, 2018 11:17:43 AM

Employee education and development is an integral part of an organization’s growth and wellbeing; providing successful learning experiences is essential to this. Technological advancement has dramatically enhanced the way employees learn in the modern workplace, however, there are still many situations where traditional training methods are best. While the goal is the same with both traditional training and eLearning, they each exhibit their own unique qualities. Let’s look at what makes eLearning different from traditional classroom training.

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Tags: Blended Learning, eLearning

What’s in your Learning Ecosystem?

Posted by Ed Gipple on Oct 30, 2017 4:42:47 PM

The task of developing the perfect adult learning or professional learning initiative for your organization can be a complex and complicated task. Adult learning is not one size fits all, there is a lot to consider when creating a successful learning platform such as; learning content, adult psychology and applicable technologies.   

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Tags: eLearning

Simplifying your Compliance Training

Posted by Miles Feldman on Jun 6, 2017 1:32:25 PM

 Delivering compliance training with a learning management system can help take the pressure off your team.

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Tags: Blended Learning, eLearning