Sexual Harassment Prevention Starts With Leadership

CLO Magazine

Eighty-five percent of women have reported some form of sexual harassment at work, and seemingly even more than that have experienced it, as evidenced by the #MeToo movement sweeping social media. But analysts say the traditional mandatory sexual harassment training is not enough to prevent harassment ; rather it’s up to the leaders of an organization to promote an inclusive culture with a zero-tolerance policy against any type of harassment.

How to Curb Workplace Harassment with Online Anti-harassment Training

KnowledgeAnywhere

Workplace harassment is a major issue today. Harassment creates a toxic environment for a business and can harm your reputation. Dealing with issues such as workplace bullying, sexual harassment, and other types of harassment is always challenging. It’s far preferable to prevent these incidents than to deal with them after the fact. Why You Need to Take Workplace Harassment Seriously. However, the problem goes far beyond the movie industry.

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How to Recognize Workplace Conditions that Contribute to Sexual Harassment

KnowledgeCity

Americans have seen vast changes in how we handle conversations about sexual harassment. With the #MeToo movement grabbing the world by storm in the past couple of years, American workplaces have had to take critical looks at their sexual harassment policies.

The Dos and Don’ts of Preventing Sexual Harassment in Your New York Workplace

KnowledgeCity

If you ever find yourself worrying that your workplace may not be up to speed on sexual harassment policies, you are probably right to do so. What Exactly is Sexual Harassment? According to the U.S. Sexual harassment also includes derogatory remarks about a person’s gender.

Diversity Is Learning’s Business

CLO Magazine

This is particularly true in the workplace. In 2017, the #MeToo movement went viral, laying bare the scale of sexual harassment and abuse across the country, especially in the workplace. This mistrust is one of the reasons why diversity and inclusion has taken a new air of importance at work, yet many corporate learning and development functions have traditionally steered clear of the topic, leaving it to HR or a dedicated diversity function.

Google Walkouts Over Women’s Rights

KnowledgeCity

The Google walkouts follow a turbulent week for the Internet giant after The New York Times reported late this past week that Google actively protected three executives against valid sexual misconduct allegations. A publicly disclosed sexual harassment transparency report.”

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. It Is the Law.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Training managers have a lot to do. Well, there is the law.

A Simple Model for Converting ILT to Engaging eLearning

eLearning Brothers

If you’re an e-learning designer, chances are you’re often asked to take existing instructor-led (classroom) training and put it online. If you’re still struggling to find a simple way to make this shift, I’ve compiled a model that represents the most efficient way I have been able to complete this task over the years. For the purposes of illustrating our model, let’s use an example from a classroom course I used to teach on Sexual Harassment (in the US).

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International Women’s Day 2020: An Investment in Training is an Investment in Your People

Litmos

Now, two years after the #MeToo movement and the ripple effect of “that tweet,” we look at the cultural shifts emerging in workplaces across the globe. Are high-profile, celebrity stories making it easier or more difficult for us to see the difference between right and wrong? But the reality is, this is a very complex decision. Let’s look at the facts, when it comes to sexual harassment in the workplace. The workplace by numbers.

How to Avoid Alienating Learners in your Online Course

LearnDash

Learners will have better outcomes with the right kind of support from their instructors. One of the biggest struggles online educators have in growing a successful online business lies in engaging and retaining the learners who have already signed up for their course. Online learners frequently feel out of touch and disconnected , and these feelings can be enhanced by unintentional communication mistakes from the educators themselves.

3 Things to Include in Any Workplace Violence eLearning Course

eLearning Brothers

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in 2014 that 15,980 people had experienced traumas related to workplace violence, and of the 4,679 workplace deaths that same year, about 12% were the result of homicide. Though these may be small numbers relative to the number of total people in the workforce, workplace violence is sadly not uncommon. People come from a myriad of different backgrounds, learning many different philosophies and sharing many different ideas.

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Humanizing the eLearning World

OpenSesame

Have you ever taken an online course where you speed through the material, take the quizzes and get it out of the way? Have you sat through a class lecture drifting off into your own world because of the teacher’s boring material and monotone voice? Finding a balance between in-person and online learning is an ongoing challenge to many businesses and universities. A key factor to elearning is the way it’s being taught.

How to Animate Your Lesson Videos with eLearning Video Creator Kim Merritt

LifterLMS

Learn how to animate your lesson videos with eLearning video Creator Kim Merritt of the TheUrlDr.com. Kim is an expert in online marketing who works in the eLearning development space. Chris Badgett from LifterLMS has a great conversation with Kim in this episode about effective marketing for online course sites. With course creation and marketing, there are a lot of technical aspects that can appear daunting when looking in from the outside.

Jobs, Training, Rapid eLearning, Inhibitory Skills, & Learning

Big Dog, Little Dog

Twenty-three percent of workers are dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with training and learning opportunities provided by their current employers. Training isn't a luxury -- it's a necessity - The Wichita Eagle. What is the TRUE cost Rapid eLearning?

How Compliance Training Can Keep Your Teams Happy

Interactive Services

Let’s face it: Your employees groan at a new round of compliance training. The typical corporate training is notoriously boring and, in the eyes of busy teams, less important than daily work. Training doesn’t have to be something you force your staff to endure. When done right, compliance training can actually increase employee engagement and retention. Most people want to do the right thing.

Company culture will never be the same: 5 ways to start rebuilding now

CLO Magazine

We all know that building the foundation for a positive and open workplace culture isn’t as easy as flipping a switch. There is one thing I can say with certainty — no matter how great your culture was before the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s not going to be the same after. Here are five things business leaders should do now to start rebuilding and reshaping post-pandemic workplace cultures. What was working the best? Give Employees a Real Voice.

Workplace Ethics Training

Interactive Services

A company’s ethical standards are a major part of its identity, and one of the factors upon which customers will base buying decisions. A company that does not give proper priority to its ethical stance on important matters will suffer in the marketplace, so selecting the best type of ethics and compliance training may be one of the most important decisions a company can make. Importance of Training. Ethical Standards.

Love is in the air! How to Manage Office Romances

OpenSesame

Which means romance is everywhere—even in the workplace. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, 43% of HR professionals have reported office romances. Office relationships are a necessary part of any thriving business. When they turn romantic, however, these relationships can affect more than just the employees directly involved. How can employers support their employees, while protecing their business, in such situations? Training.

Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown

Chronus

She is a passionate social equality advocate committed to helping leaders foster healthier and therefore more productive workplaces, ultimately driving innovation and business results. What is the cost of not focusing on this topic? It’s called Reversing the Generation Equation.

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. Are you a Learning Dispatch newsletter subscriber? A favorite newsletter feature is “This Month in Learning.” Learning Experiences (16). Learning Management Systems (4). Learning Experiences.

The Ultimate Guide to Easily Make Instructional Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

What do you do when you need to learn something new? Or what if you need to learn how to use a new software or service? Regardless of your industry, instructional videos are the best delivery method if you’re serious about teaching others, growing your business, or building an online course. 7 out of 10 millennials are likely to watch a company video when shopping online. Learning and educational content are viewed over a billion times a day on YouTube.

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Women in Ed-Tech: Technically Proficient

CLO Magazine

public schools are women, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. In learning and development, data from the Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board found that women make up 60 percent of training and development managers.

WARNING, social netWORK AHEAD

Learning Cafe

I’ve been reading with interest recent articles and blog posts proclaiming that social practices won’t work in the enterprise. Posts such as ‘ You ready to fail at social networking ’ and the excellent post from Jeevan Joshi ’4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work ‘, have really made me think and reflect on the hype surrounding social business and more specifically the rise of social networks / communities within the work environment.

From EDUPUNK to ds106. 10Q: Jim Groom

Learning with 'e's

Recently on this blog I featured an interview with Martin Weller , one of the keynote speakers for EDEN 2015. I was also privileged to conduct an interview another of our EDEN keynote speakers, Jim Groom , adjunct professor at Mary Washington University in Virginia, the transcript is reproduced below: 1) What is Bavatuesdays, and why are you known as the Reverend? bavatuesdays (the b is lowercase!) The rest is the underground history of the web.

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What Uber’s CEO Can Teach Us About Leadership

CLO Magazine

First, a customer backlash exploded in January when the popular ride-sharing service appeared to undermine a short work stoppage from New York City taxi drivers protesting President Donald Trump’s initial travel ban. Then last month, a former engineer accused the company of permitting sexism and sexual harassment , which Uber’s CEO Travis Kalanick quickly condemned before ordering an investigation led by former U.S. Uber says it is investigating the claims.

Best LMS? 2016 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards

Talented Learning

It is not easy choosing the best LMS for 2016. That’s because the learning management systems market has never been stronger or more diverse. LMS specialists of every size, shape and focus continue to enter the space with impressive new capabilities. Buyers see exciting ways to rethink their learning infrastructure, while incumbents are being challenged to up their game. In years past, the same dozen or so vendors competed for all the LMS market share.