Safety and Compliance Training: Should it Be a Game?
JULY 16, 2014
The problem is that safety training has a much bigger impact beyond simply “remaining in compliance.” The problem with safety and compliance training is that it is often, by nature, rather dry material. It is critical that safety and compliance training both engage employees while also helping them retain the key information for application on the job.
e-Learning and Compliance Training: Strategies for impactful course design
OCTOBER 14, 2014
Compliance trainings feature prominently in most organizational training calendars. So, while the technology platform is compatible with compliance trainings, there are certain design strategies that also need to be kept in mind when creating a compliance online learning course. Interactivities: Compliance courses are often long and data-heavy. Videos or Animation?:
3 Simple Ways to Improve Compliance Training
AUGUST 17, 2013
Compliance training does NOT have to be a chore. wish I could tell you about one “magic bullet” method that will meet all of your compliance-driven needs. Every workplace is different, and the people taking your compliance courses have different job roles, backgrounds and personalities. This is why generic, out-of-the-box compliance solutions often miss the mark.
7 Steps to 508 Compliance: Why It’s Important and Where You Can Start
JUNE 22, 2013
Any instructional designer wanting to work on a government contract needs to be well versed in 508 compliance, and has wrestled with the challenges involved on more than one occasion. But for those who don’t work work on government contracts as often (or at all), 508 compliance may still be a foggy concept. When designing with 508 compliance in mind, avoid Flash. 7.
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
15% Games. what they need, and by the annual repetition of tick-the-box compliance exercises.8. but the rules of the game are changing! In-Focus. Report. February 2016 Authored by Charles Jennings, Laura Overton & Dr Genny Dixon. Supported by. www.towardsmaturity.org/in-focus/2016/702010. 70+20+10=100. The Evidence Behind. the Numbers In-Focus: 70+20+10=100. 2016 Page | 2.
Affordable Care Act: Training for Compliance
JUNE 4, 2013
In a recent post, we talked about compliance training … and the importance of making it memorable. We showed case studies of various approaches to compliance training for topics like avoiding bloodborne pathogens , evacuating a building and washing hands properly. Regulatory compliance recently got even more important for healthcare providers. Obstetrical Adverse Events.
How to Increase Learner Retention from Compliance Training… and Reduce Boredom
MARCH 12, 2014
No one wants to take compliance training, yet a huge percentage of corporate learning is centered around compliance. Help learners acquire compliance-related information they must know “cold.” ” Help learners find and locate relevant compliance information as needed. Make compliance training as engaging and effective as possible within a limited budget.
How to Ensure Compliance Training is Not Merely a “Check-the-box” Activity
JULY 7, 2016
Often, organizations have a misconception that compliance training is an event, not an activity that needs to be taken forward. You cannot train your employees on compliance by merely showing a slideshow or assigning an E-learning course that allows them to click Next. Why is it important for organizations to offer effective compliance training? . It is a mere waste of time.
Information on E-Learning and WCAG 2.0 Compliance in Australia
JULY 27, 2013
Level A compliance by 31 December 2012, and are now required ensure all externally and internally web-based content achieves Level AA compliance by 31 December 2014. However, good practice suggests those organisations with capacity achieve WCAG compliance should do so. compliance? compliance mean for e-learning design and development? compliance. compliant?
Why data protection reform needs a revolution in compliance training
AUGUST 13, 2015
With so much at stake, data protection is likely to become a top training priority, but meeting this new standard will require a shake-up in compliance training. of data protection compliance. Compliance training of any kind has a reputational problem and data protection is no exception. How to revolutionise your compliance training. analysts. greater level. Wider reach.
How Game-based Learning Can Assist Various Compliance Programs
JULY 10, 2016
Compliance training is a huge mountain for Chief Compliance Officers to conquer, an unfamiliar, hostile terrain. Be it employee disinterest or the lack-luster compliance programs themselves; you can’t deny the fact compliance training least bothers the workforce. Why not whip it up a bit by blending it with game-based learning? Safety Compliance.
eLearning Example – Make Compliance Courses Engaging
AUGUST 27, 2015
Here’s a link to a snippet from the course: Two key takeaways for engaging & interactive compliance courses. For the most part, compliance courses are what give eLearning a bad name. Yukon was bold in selecting a compliance course as an example and kudos to them for showing us a better approach. Recently, my friend Brooke Schepker from Yukon Learning shared a sample course.
6 Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Learning Game Design at #ASTDTK14
JANUARY 20, 2014
Bottom-Line Performance has done simulation and learning game design for table-top/live events for many years. However, our foray into digital game design has only been happening for the past three years. When we started, we found lots of books and articles on game design – but not much on learning game design. You cannot do this with a game. Learn more. 2.
The Role of E-learning in Assessing Compliance Risks Effectively [Infographic]
JUNE 21, 2016
If compliance training is keeping your organization safe from legal penalties, it is thanks to Risk Assessment, the key without which your compliance training would fail. Therefore, assessing compliance risks is necessary. So, how can we overcome these limitations and make compliance risk assessment interesting and engaging? Well, with eLearning. Wondering how?
Compliance is such an ugly word
Clive on Learning
APRIL 12, 2013
Towards Maturity has just launched a new benchmark study looking at compliance training, particularly the ways in which learning technologies are used to support this. If you''re in any way involved in compliance training, I''d urge you to take part. Which has got me thinking again about the whole nature of compliance training and what an ugly word ''compliance'' is. With all these inferences, it is hardly surprising that compliance training is generally hated. And that''s a whole different ball game So, first step is to change our terminology.
Compliance or competence? Choose your target
OCTOBER 16, 2014
The game became beating the system – passing the test with the least possible effort. What they got was compliance, i.e. people who could pass a quiz. Compliance training is carried out in order to meet a regulatory requirement or to reduce a risk of legal liability. Compliance training is designed to be as efficient as possible – that means cheap, quick and non-disruptive.
Our Top 5 Training & Development Webinars from 2015
DECEMBER 2, 2015
Serious Games + Smart Implementation = Win! It explores how serious games can be linked to learning science to increase retention of product knowledge, policies, procedures, basic facts, and more. Then, it examines four case studies from organizations that successfully implemented a serious game that drove business results. 2015 was the year of the webinar for us.
How elearning games tap into the Minecraft factor
OCTOBER 19, 2015
Games are a credible way to tackle major business problems and their value goes far beyond novelty and entertainment. This post explores why elearning games can help organisations meet some of the biggest challenges they face. It’s part of the Cyber Security Challenge UK , which aims to find potential employees through the use of games.
6 types of elearning games for workplace training
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
Elearning games come in all shapes and sizes and they can deliver different benefits in terms of learning and skills development. But what are the different types of elearning games and how do they fit into workplace training? Defining elearning games is proving tricky for the Learning and Development (L&D) world. Games collaboration competition elearning games games
The Future of Game-based Learning
MARCH 17, 2016
Technology is shooting ahead faster than we can keep up with it and the world of learning games is no exception. The future of game-based learning is right on our doorstep and if you’re wondering how you’re going to stay on the cutting edge, preparation is half the battle. Game-based learning has been a subject of research since the early 20th century. ”*. Perrotta, C.,
5 Business Cases that Call for Serious Games
OCTOBER 29, 2013
Serious games are worth a look when you want to improve performance in an organization, but one size does not fit all. In a recent blog post on GamaSutra, Andrzej Marcewski points out that “serious games” is too broad of a term to actually be useful. Once again, a serious game focused on the memorization of facts can help ease this challenge.
What’s More Effective: Gamification or Game-based Learning?
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
It’s not about robust reporting or compliance (although they’re also pretty important) – if you want your learning programme to deliver great results, you need to focus on the people taking the learning content – the learners themselves. Enter our friends gamification and game-based learning! What’s so good about Game-based Learning? Learner engagement is everything.
The 12 Corporate Learning Content Areas… and Where Games Fit
JANUARY 7, 2014
When it comes to game-based learning, 2014 is the year of theory moving into practice. An increasing number of organizations are planning initiatives to include games in their learning solutions. But if you’ve never designed a game before, or tried to include a game in your training, where do you begin? Why not try a tabletop board game?
Why video game mechanics work, and how they’re used to engage online learners
JULY 1, 2016
An estimated two billion people play video games, and the global video game market will generate just shy of $100 billion in 2016, according to the latest research published by Newzoo. large factor in the meteoric success of video games lies in their ability to engage players in ways that most other media could only dream of. Most games will include collectibles of some kind.
How Do Serious Games Work in a Large Enterprise?
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
Organizations of all sizes are turning to game-based learning , serious games , and gamification to solve a range of learning and development challenges. Serious games can be a part of the solution to increasing engagement and retention. Focusing on those needs first before selecting a type of solution (such as serious games) will lead to optimum results. Link ).
The Fab 5 – Use Them to Chalk Out an Effective Compliance Training Plan
JUNE 29, 2016
Although organizations are mandating compliance training for every employee, there still has been a rise in various compliance breaches in the past year. No matter the reasons for compliance training programs not being effective enough, you can always incorporate a few factors in your training plan. Risk analysis is the first and foremost step of any compliance training plan.
Gamification vs Game-Based eLearning: Do You know the Difference?
MAY 19, 2016
However, the term gamification is often mixed up with another term known as game-based learning. A lot of industry professionals use these terms interchangeably without realizing how different they are in terms of their meanings and functions. Gamification is not a game and does not imply that learners will be playing video games and learn through it. are unlocked for you.
Immersive Learning and Online Ethics and Compliance Training – The Perfect Fit
JULY 13, 2016
The objective of a compliance and ethics training program is to educate employees on rules, regulations, and ethical behavior. Topics such as kickbacks and bribery, accepting gifts, insider trading, safeguarding a company’s assets are just a few examples of what are generally covered under the compliance and ethics training program. Has he violated any compliance norms?
5 Tips To Make Your Online Compliance Courses Exciting and Engaging!
JUNE 15, 2016
Compliance courses are famous for being the necessary evils your employees need to bear every year. Is there any way to remove the sting of compliance courses? Let us look at 5 tips which when considered can make your online compliance courses engage and appeal better to your employees. Your employees need to be given an illusion of choice when it comes to compliance training.
Rethinking Compliance Training in eLearning: Part 2
DECEMBER 17, 2015
In the first part of this post , we looked at some of the problems associated with a lot of compliance training. Games and simulations can help, as can a slightly lighter approach, provided it’s not out of keeping with the subject matter. There was an emphasis on competence, not compliance – on what to do, not what to follow or accept. eLearning compliance trainin
Why your health and safety training deserves more love
MARCH 31, 2016
To go beyond ‘tick box’ compliance and create a health and safety culture, you need to keep learners engaged and motivated. Here’s how giving your health and safety training more love can bridge the gap between engagement and compliance. Gamification: Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust Games work best when there are real risks and consequences. Is this vision overkill?
Is this compliance story too close to home?
From the Coleface
AUGUST 4, 2014
Learners are used to compliance e-learning. Anyone in a big company is used to having several mandatory modules a year to complete so the game becomes “how can I do this as quickly as I can and get my tick in the box?” Pros: Showing people that non-compliance has consequences is way more powerful than talking hypothetically – real life stories have impact!
Ally, Bottom-Line Performance Win Brandon Hall Excellence Award for Knowledge Guru Game
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
The winning submission won a Bronze in Best Use of Games or Simulations for Learning. The game was created and implemented with the Knowledge Guru game-based learning platform. Knowledge Guru customers use the platform to help employees learn and retain things like product knowledge, policies, procedures and compliance information. News award brandon hall award news
A panel podcast on compliance training
Good To Great
MARCH 10, 2011
→ A panel podcast on compliance training Posted on March 10, 2011 by Stephanie Dedhar | 1 Comment Yesterday I was invited to join a small panel podcast hosted by Craig Taylor to discuss compliance training – what’s wrong with it, what’s right with it and what we need to do to make it even better. Image: ?????Salvatore Bookmark the permalink. See you again soon!
Technology-enabled Learning to Avoid OSHA Penalties
JULY 8, 2016
Game-based Learning. Game-based learning as the name suggests,involves the usage of games or game-like elements to impart knowledge. Imagine your employees taking a safety compliance course and they get a few points or badges or titles such as“Fast grasper”, Mr. Safe, etc. Training Solutions Compliance TrainingVideo-based Learning. Scenario-based Learning.
Ian Bogost, #DevLearn “The Real Power of Games for Learning”
OCTOBER 23, 2013
Author of: Persuasive Games: The Expressive Power of Games. Working to expand the application of games in the world…trying to force games to do things we’re not used to them doing – games outside of traditional uses, outside of entertainment. We associate games with childrens’ culture – with sloth – “isn’t there something better you should be doing with your time?”. Using game design in new applications (what Bogost is looking at) vs. gamification…. As a designer…Bogost things gamification doesn’t have much in common with game design.
BLP Wins Best Game-Based Solution at 2013 DevLearn DemoFest
NOVEMBER 11, 2013
Bottom-Line Performance (BLP) is the proud recipient of “Best Immersive/Simulation/Game-Based Solution” for Avoid the BBPs , a game-based eLearning course we developed for Roche Diagnostics. The game-based course was part of a revamp to Roche’s annual Bloodborne Pathogens Training, which must be delivered annually for compliance purposes. BLP News
What is shared between Compliance eLearning and Captain America and Anime Comics?
JULY 27, 2011
Compliance Course on Bullying Manager This is an example of a situation showing a bullying manager. Another objection is the perception that caricatures are too much fun and game-like and that leaders often frown on the suggestion that learners are having too much fun (dah!). games elearning instructional isd addie Interactivity rapid elearning eLearning authoring
Motivation is More Important Than Information
MARCH 9, 2016
In cases like these, introducing awards and recognition programs, or even consequences for non-compliance, can be more effective than a webinar or self-paced course. Gamification and game-based learning both take motivation into account. I inherited a “blackboard” poster from a friend. I can write on it with chalk, erase it, and use it again. But I don’t. Doing It. Include a deadline.