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. Safety and compliance training is all about completion 90% of the time.
Can compliance training actually be fun?
JANUARY 17, 2017
No one EVER looks forward to compliance training sessions. The reason people attend compliance training sessions is same as the reason six-year-olds brush their teeth every morning. Compliance trainings are somewhat tricky to administer because they are not about sharing information or teaching a new skill. Instead, compliance training is usually about influencing employees to alter their behaviour favourably. Let’s face it.
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.
Fun Compliance Training – A Real Phrase
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
Fun Compliance Training – A Real Phrase. In life, there are few certainties, one in particular which you will be exposed and subjected to is compliance training. Compliance training as we know it is meant to be a boring and highly regimented experience.
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.
Compliance, LMS and Content – Boring You Bet, Then again.
APRIL 7, 2015
I’m going on a limb here, but I suspect that either at some point this year or latter of last year, many of you had to complete some compliance training. In the past two weeks, I have talked to folks who when asked upon or discuss a LMS, let me know that it was created for compliance and regulatory. It wasn’t about compliance or meeting regulations it was about training – let me repeat that – training. The Standards of Compliance Features.
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.” The best compliance training will connect these two extremes.
Online Compliance Training: 4 Best Practices
JULY 5, 2016
It is well known that abiding by the various compliance rules and regulations is mandatory for employees of any organization. Also, the emphasis laid by organizations now-a-days on compliance training is evident. But often, employees dislike taking the lengthy, dry compliance training.
3 Ideas to Make Your Online Compliance Training Program Engaging
DECEMBER 7, 2016
So, organizations are leaving no stone unturned to deliver compliance training. But often, these compliance training programs end up being lengthy and dry; so employees dislike taking them. Game-based Learning Approach. This busts the myth that games are only for kids.
Creating a Blended Learning Solution for Effective Compliance Training
AUGUST 25, 2016
Many organizations use the self-paced technology-enabled learning format to deliver compliance training. According to a report published by the E-learning Magazine , nearly 65% of training content delivered online is compliance related. How do you impart compliance training?
10 Commandments to Make Online Compliance Training Engaging
NOVEMBER 30, 2016
Let’s admit it, ‘interesting’ and ‘exciting’ will not be the first words that come to employees’ minds when they think of online compliance training – so infamous they are for being boring and dry. Training Solutions Compliance Training
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. Plus, they’ve changed the game with Rapid Course where you “Buy the Course, Get the Source.”
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. You need game content – even at your first prototype.
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.
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. Has he violated any compliance norms? Here are some ways immersive learning helps ethics and compliance training programs. Uses simulation games.
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.
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. 2015 was the year of the webinar for us.
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. How to revolutionise your compliance training.
Catalog Courses are Passe: Switch to Adaptive Courses for Compliance Training!
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
Want to see how these adaptive courses help your employees receive relevant compliance training? Ability to have content specific to your organization’s compliance needs. By adopting adaptive compliance courses, you not only save their business time but also your training dollar.
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.
Corporate Training: Four Fab Practices for Online Compliance Training
DECEMBER 5, 2016
What is the reaction of an employee who is taking a typical online compliance training course? Unfortunately, there is no escaping compliance training as it is a mandatory part of corporate training. So how do you create a compliance training course that is engaging?
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. Leading thinker on games in learning, Professor Karl M.
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? Games collaboration competition elearning games games
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.
How To Create Engaging Compliance Courses Using Gamification And Microlearning
AUGUST 23, 2016
When you think of compliance courses, possibly the first word that comes to mind is boring. In this article, you will see how you can create engaging compliance courses using gamification and microlearning approaches. Background: At EI Design , our compliance practice is 14 years old.
Microlearning Activities – 4 Reasons They are Ideal for Compliance Training
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
You can deliver product training, sales skills training, process training, software training, or compliance training in the form of micro e-learning modules. Microlearning modules can be developed in various formats such as videos, infographics, quick play games, quizzes, or reference tools.
Gamification: How It Supports Compliance Online Training for Employees
JULY 25, 2016
Some employees find compliance training so daunting they would rather sit in a traffic jam, wash a pile of dishes, or even get a root canal. Compliance training can be so dull, boring and tedious that the trainers and trainees alike want to avoid it like the plague.
How to Gamify Compliance Training
OCTOBER 14, 2016
How to Gamify Compliance Training. This is easiest to achieve in processes that are difficult to comprehend or that are a little more obscure than a straightforward and rigid compliance training course. Historically, compliance training is not meant to be fun.
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. Why not use a role playing game to give learners situational practice?
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.
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!
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. The Benefits of Serious Games.
Webinar: Customizing An eLearning Trivia Game for Adobe Captivate
OCTOBER 31, 2016
This past Thursday I conducted a webinar in which I took one of our most popular eLearning trivia game and customized it according to a style guide. One question that was asked about our templates was about 508 compliance.
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.