Diverse Characters In Learning Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

In response to my post on Name Generators for Learning Scenarios , someone asked, “Does it really matter if we choose John instead of Bob?” “For example does the name have to be of a certain neutrality or a certain ethnicity?

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Can You Teach Diversity and Inclusion?

CLO Magazine

Training alone is rarely enough. Not when the subject matter is complex, controversial or comes packaged with a load of historically negative baggage, which diversity and inclusion does. What exactly is diversity and inclusion training?

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Diversity Training Should Focus on Acceptance, Not Shaming

CLO Magazine

Former Google employee James Damore’s 3,000-word assertion that women land fewer tech jobs because of biological differences rather than skills sparked a lot of conversation, particularly about the state of diversity training. The Current State of Diversity Training.

Diversity and Inclusion: A Partner for Learning

CLO Magazine

Homepage - Video Talent Management diversity inclusion Kellye Whitney learning partnership Steve Pemberton talent management WalgreensTags: diversity , inclusion , Kellye Whitney , learning , partnership , Steve Pemberton , talent management , Walgreens.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-Shelf Course Success. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. Secret 1: Align with the Organization. the performance needs of the organization, which will help learners see that these courses.

How to keep a diverse workforce engaged?

Origin Learning

Learning needs, pace, moods…. The command and control economy era is over. Clearly, learning too is undergoing fundamental shifts – a metamorphosis of sorts. Traditional learning methods have either gotten a makeover or have become obsolete. Learning is a liberated.

Diversity or conformity?

Learning with e's

''You can have it in any colour you like, so long as it''s black'' - Henry Ford on the Model T Ford Motorcar. His batch processed, large scale industrial model rationalised resources, maximised the labour of his work force and minimised errors and guesswork. We live in a diverse world.

Managing Diversity through Community Management

ID Reflections

On the positive front, I have been doing a lot of reading—mostly around organizational behavior, organizational development, culture and diversity, motivation and communication, and how these relate to social business and knowledge management. What did I learn during the last fortnight?

4 Amazing Benefits of Using Videos in Diversity Training [Infographic]

CommLab India

Diversity training helps create a proactive work environment by educating employees on how to respect and include people of diverse backgrounds. You can promote teamwork and prevent potential civil rights violations in your organization, with proper diversity training.

Culture and Language Diversity in Online Learning Environment

TalentLMS

If there is one dimension that needs careful planning when designing an online learning program or a course, this is the culture and language diversity. While they all may speak the commonly spoken English language, they may decipher certain phrases and concepts differently. While immigrants living in the English speaking countries may not have these content perception issues, those living in non-English speaking countries may not adopt the content as desired.

Multicultural Organizations Why Diversity Training is Important for the Workplace

Training Industry

Cross-cultural diversity in the workplace is inevitable with the demands of increasing globalization. As part of a growing worldwide economy, organizations are recognizing the need to adapt to a multicultural work environment and the benefits of workplace diversity. Employees with diverse backgrounds have different ways of interpreting signs, languages and other formalities. However, diversity encompasses a more broad perspective.

Why We Need To Expand The Definition of Workplace Diversity

eLearningMind

A 2014 study by SAP had some interesting findings about workplace diversity: When polled about the biggest concerns being faced by HR managers surrounding diversity at work, 60 percent cited employees’ lack of interest in assimilating workplace values, 50 percent were worried about conflicting generational values, and 47 percent said that they were concerned about the so-called “unrealistic expectations of millennial employees.”. New Diversity Inclusions.

Videos to Improve the Effectiveness of Diversity Training

CommLab India

Is your organization embroiled in a lawsuit, despite rolling out diversity training? A Harvard study showed that diversity training has no positive effects on the average workforce, due to various reasons. Somewhere the effectiveness is being diluted.

How To Enhance Employee Engagement In Compliance Online Training

Growth Engineering

Are employees nodding off during compliance online presentations? Is boredom becoming an obstacle for corporate eLearning success? In this article, I’ll share 9 tips to enhance employee engagement in compliance online training.

Why Diversity Training Doesn’t Work And How to Fix it

eLearningMind

Ah, mandatory diversity training. There has to be a better way to think about diversity at work though, right? If you have a diversity project you want to make relevant for 2016 learners reach out to our team here. . In today’s global marketplace, if you have to make learning about diversity mandatory, there’s most likely already something deeply wrong with your workplace culture. So what’s the big problem with diversity training?

7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training

Obsidian Learning

New post 7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training on Obsidian Learning. From increasing knowledge retention to filling performance gaps in a fraction of the time, microlearning offers a variety of different benefits. How To Apply Microlearning In Online Training.

Talent Development & Diversity are Priceless at MasterCard

dVinci Interactive

Everyone knows MasterCard as a leading credit card brand but today the company is a leading technology company enabling commerce all over the globe. As MasterCard evolves, it has aligned a talent, diversity and inclusion strategy with its corporate strategy.

Benefits and Potential Drawbacks of Internal eLearning

Your Training Edge

Internal development of eLearning brings both benefits and a few potential drawbacks to learning and development as well as the organization as a whole. As with any business decision, your job is to determine if and when the benefits will outweigh the drawbacks.

Custom E-learning: The Key to Address Diverse Training Needs

CommLab India

Find out how customized online courses can be used to meet the diverse training needs of companies. eLearning Design Custom eLearning

Increasing Diversity with Equitable Training

dVinci Interactive

Research shows that training investments are much greater at the executive levels of an organization. According to Melissa Walker’s research, this imbalanced distribution of training resources can perpetuate a lack of diversity at higher levels of the organization.

Diversity as a Learning Imperative

CLO Magazine

Innovation is more likely when organizations use diverse perspectives to find solutions to common problems. It is widely accepted that diversity is valuable to an organization, but it is worth examining why this is the case, especially when it comes to learning. To begin, let’s explore why diversity, and more subtly inclusion, have become rallying cries for corporate leaders. Related to our limited mobility was the threat of the unknown.

Personalize Online Training Courses: 5 Tips to Know! [Infograpghic]

CommLab India

Addressing learning needs with standardized curriculum e-learning courses is an old approach. It no longer works in the present time. People now seek personalization, whether it is an e-mail, browser, desktop or even e-learning. eLearning Design Online training

How To Improve Memory Retention In Online Training

Growth Engineering

Are your employees really absorbing the information? Or is the forgetting curve putting a strain on workplace productivity and company profits? In this article, I’ll share 9 sure-fire ways to improve memory retention in your online training program.

Videos in eLearning: A Snack Sized Solution

Association eLearning

According to the website fortunelords.com, YouTube is the 3 rd most visited website in the world. Additionally, the total number of hours of video watched on YouTube each month is 3.25 Make it realistic and the learner will better relate.

The Lack of Diversity in Stock Images Hurts Your eLearning—and What to Do About It by Trina Rimmer

Learning Solutions Magazine

Most of us don’t have the luxury of dismissing stock images from our design repertoire. But lack of diversity in stock. We need to help people think differently, and one of the biggest. that is to change the visuals we’re using so they better reflect the diverse lives we live. Design Strategies Graphic Design Instructional Design Learning Mediaphotography is part of a larger cultural problem.

Not Your Grandfather's Diversity Training

CLO Magazine

When the state of Michigan learned that the minorities who worked for the agency did not feel their opinions mattered, leaders created nontraditional diversity training programs to promote more effective ways to communicate. While roughly half of Michigan’s population is composed of minorities, just 14 percent of the employees in the state’s Department of Technology, Management and Budget in 2006 were from these groups.

The Power Of Learner Curiosity In Online Training

LearnUpon

As Walt Disney so aptly put it: “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths” Curiosity is what drives us to explore new ideas and learn about ourselves and the world around us.

Apple Leads in Tech, But Microsoft Dominates in Diversity

eLearningMind

In fact, when you think about revolutionary companies, Google and Apple have become the gold standard, with Microsoft bringing up the rear with an old-school image and sometimes lackluster software offerings. But there is one area in which Microsoft has a surprising jump on the competition and a forward-thinking mission operative. With the tagline “Come as you are. Proactively Encouraging Diversity in Tech Outside the Office. Adopting Diversity.

Give Your Service Technicians An Edge With Online Training Formats

CommLab India

The market for consumer electronics is growing at a rapid rate. Competition is intense with companies vying with each other to sell the best products to consumers. However, training technicians on a continual basis can be a challenge. Micro-learning.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. And below the fold, the long version, broken into the five stages popularized by Gartner: Innovation Trigger.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future. Now that my disclaimers are in place, let me explain the premise of the post title and what I intend to discuss in this post. This brings me back to the point I started my post with.

11 Differences between a MOOC and an Online Course

ID Reflections

I love this definition of MOOCs by Ignatia Inge deWaard in her e-book, MOOC Yourself: “A MOOC is a non-defined pedagogical format to organize learning /teaching/training on a specific topic in an informal, online, and collaborative way.” This captures the key essence of a MOOC highlighting the key differentiators between a MOOC and an online course. Hence, it is essential to identify the key aspects of what makes a MOOC a MOOC.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 5: Skills Learners Need Today

Learnnovators

While the title of the post specifies MOOCs, the skills and mindsets I have explored in the post are, IMHO, required by all to survive and thrive in the digital and connected world. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC.

Association eLearning vs Free Online Courses

WBT Systems

There are a multitude of blogs and articles outlining the benefits of taking free online courses for professional development to advance your career, but do these courses actually deliver the value and opportunity they profess to provide to adult learners?

Franchise Custom Elearning Development

Learnkit

One of the biggest challenges for Training & Development and People Departments today is how to translate in-person training to online learning. Many industries still struggle with adopting a digital approach for their staff training.

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

QUOTE: “ The future belongs to those who not only have the courage to shout, “The emperor has no clothes!” but also the wisdom to channel the forces that actually bring about genuine change. INTRODUCTION: We are in the age of learning revolution or innovation.

3 Reasons Unconscious Bias Training Doesn’t Work

CLO Magazine

If a training program doesn’t work, most learning leaders will scrap it or at least redesign it so that it provides organizational value. But that’s not the case with unconscious bias training. They just see it as training,” Lieberman explained.

Why Custom eLearning to Address Diverse Training Needs [Infographic]

CommLab India

Check the infographic to know why custom courses score over catalog courses. eLearning Design Custom eLearning

Practical eLearning Experience for Universities

B Online Learning

One of the great aspects of our Master eLearning Course is that it brings together people from a diverse range of industries and backgrounds and many are brand new to the eLearning space.