Should We Do More Apprenticeships?

Pract.us

Most companies don’t do long training programs like apprenticeships. industries offer them and most companies complain of a skills gap in the workforce, enterprising businesses could use these programs to jump ahead of the curve and gain a competitive advantage.

Technology Options for Developing and Leveraging Staff Knowledge and Skills

Connect Thinking

This comment reminded me of my 2005 Learning Technologies and a Learning Continuum which illustrates the application of learning technology (e-learning) based upon staff skill level at a point in time.

How to Learn a Language

Ed App

It can sometimes be difficult to do this, which is where microlearning saves the day. This closes any potential gaps in learning as people can share their areas of strength whilst improving their areas of weakness. Know your motivation. Why Should You Do It?

Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI

Obsidian Learning

But because short term priorities always seem to take precedence, it is typically something we plan to do better in the next course, or maybe next month, or even next year. When BCR is greater than one, the benefits outweigh the costs and the program is considered a success.

Learning on the Line

CLO Magazine

When John Palmer finished his bachelor’s program in 1999 at Baylor University with a degree in communications, he didn’t know where his career would take him. The program costs about $7,000. It’s not just an HR program,” Palmer explained.

The Future of the Corporate University

CLO Magazine

This one by Kevin Wheeler and Eileen Clegg from 2005 exemplifies how the definition is evolving: “A true corporate university (CU) has moved beyond training and education and into the daily challenge of getting results. At Northwell Health, they do both virtual and in-house training.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

Learning Visions

1) Learning Styles, ha, ha, ha Jay Cross December 2005 The comment thread is really great. Theories do not help us to expand our awareness and understanding of learning; they serve to reduce and confine it. I can see how theorists might argue that reading text aloud to the learner addresses multiple "learning styles," but the real-world experience is one of frustration: you want to read ahead but you cant because the narrator reads more slowly than you do.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

Everyone who has graduated from college since 2005 has a FaceBook account. Another was a story from 2005, when 38% of SL users were women. If its true that the percentage of women has decreased, maybe it has something to do with the other results from my search term. But the overall look of the place is still loaded, fairly or not, with cultural messages, and anyone who spends time online knows about SLs larger culture. But dont you think we have to be doing both?

Escape from Compliance Training Jail - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The purpose of the course is not to learn, but instead to demonstrate what we already know. Like the healthcare industry, there are many industries that require annual refresher or certification testing that has little to do with learning. Needless to say, they have many certification and annual refresher training programs. If you do a lot of regulatory training, now might be a good time to rethink your elearning strategy. And we do L&D a disservice, too.