Gaming in Corporate Training: Asset or Liability for Employees?

TOPYX LMS

The question is, “Is engaging in serious games at work an asset or a liability for employees?” The post Gaming in Corporate Training: Asset or Liability for Employees? Gaming is a practice that has been around for a few decades.

Using Bass Ackward Design for Performer Support

Living in Learning

This distinction becomes a liability when we treat performer support as an add-on to training or as an after-the-fact development cycle rather than including it as part of our core design discipline. Knowing what to do…and being equipped [supported] to effectively do what needs done. are the equivalent of comparing great training to the effective application of learning. We train the former.and we support the performer on the latter.

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Astonishing New Adobe Technology Enables Knowledge Sharing for Everyone

Adobe Captivate

Losing knowledge because people change jobs, move on or leave is a very expensive liability [.]. There’s an astonishing new technology in the newly released Adobe Presenter 8. Now anyone can easily create compelling personalized videos from the comfort of their own desk. Check out this video to get a sense of what I’m talking about. Adobe Presenter Community eLearning Suite eLearning this week How do I.

Experiential Learning: ‘What’, ‘Why’, and ‘How’ for Corporate Trainers

Bottom-Line Performance

Instead of putting someone in the operating room, out on the factory floor, or in a mining environment, operating a $2 million piece of equipment, organizations can design a virtual or simulated experience and provide meaningful practice without the liability.

Learning Myths From Our Day and Age

eLearning Brothers

Failing to keep up with new technology and relying on outdated operational methods and techniques is often a much bigger liability, one that no business can afford to take lightly.

Tips for Starting to Freelance

Experiencing eLearning

Professional Liability Insurance. One thing I didn’t initially realize I needed is professional liability and errors and omissions (E&O) insurance. In August, I quit my job as a long-term contractor at Cisco to officially make the leap to freelancing. I did some side projects earlier in the year, but not enough to replace my full-time income.

Bullying at Work: EEOC Won’t Take It Anymore

ej4 eLearning

Most training over the past 30 years has not worked as a prevention tool—it’s been too much about avoiding legal liability. The term “workplace harassment” often conjures images of 1950s-style gender-based pestering where men made women feel uncomfortable and powerless through comments and touch that would not fly in today’s workplace – “Mad Men” style. The issue has become much wider than just gender though, and is recognized by the U.S. Supreme Court.

eLearning Course or Job Aid: Which do your Learners Need?

Bottom-Line Performance

Tasks that put the company at greater risk of liability, loss of money, and mistakes are also important areas to focus on in training. Most L&D departments are shifting from “just sit down and take this course” to “just-in-time learning.”

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e-Learning and Compliance Training: Strategies for impactful course design

G-Cube

Failing this, an organization is open to a lot of undesirable liability – both in terms of money and credibility. Compliance trainings feature prominently in most organizational training calendars. The technology-aided platform works very well with these mandatory trainings.

Six Ways to Turn Subject Matter Experts into Leaders

CLO Magazine

In fact, subject matter expertise can be a liability. By Deb Hordon. I recently coached a talented high-tech executive who received startling feedback that he was ineffective on the senior leadership team because he didn’t communicate well or influence his cross-functional peers.

Lessons Learnt While Developing An e-Course On ‘Corporate Social Responsibility: A Design Perspective’

G-Cube

Failing this, an organization is exposed to a lot of undesirable liability – both in terms of money and credibility.

Why localized content matters, and how to get started

Visual Lounge

It can help give your company a competitive edge, expand your market, avoid liability, and establish a great brand worldwide. You probably already know you need localized content. And you may already be taking steps toward creating content on a global scale.

This is What Perfect Onboarding Looks Like

eLearningMind

New employees become valuable team members instead of liabilities. Real talk: Most onboarding is bad. Really, really bad. And we get it since good onboarding takes a significant time investment that frankly, not all organizations have at their disposal.

Five Things to Include in Your E-Learning Scenarios

E-learning Uncovered

In real life, the consequences of bad decisions can result in the loss of sales, legal liability, or injury. E-Learning scenarios are a great way to challenge your learners with real-life situations and to make your courses more interactive.

Play to Learn: Where Games and Learning Meet

David Kelly

In truth, my interest in games was both an asset and a liability socially as a child. I’ve been interested in games and learning long before I became aware of and fascinated by the concept of “games and learning”.

Gamification: How It Supports Compliance Online Training for Employees

Designing Digitally

This will reduce potential liability for the company. 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.

Bring your own

Learning with e's

Concerns have also been voiced about liability and the potential loss, theft or damage of devices while children are inside the boundaries of the school. Mobile learning is on the rise. It was inevitable that the mobile phone would be brought into the classroom, with or without 'permission'.

Is Learning a Real Profession?

CLO Magazine

You will recognize these as revenue (or income), expense (or cost), assets and liabilities. One of the hallmarks of a profession is a standard language, an agreed-upon framework for measures and common processes.

How to Design Unobtrusive Test Questions

Vignettes Learning

Interactive Question: ”Should John go and check his personal liability and that of the company in relation to this policy?” Have you experienced turbulence during your most recent air travel?

Challenging the myths surrounding informal learning

Jay Cross

a liability” = no risk, no reward. being in business creates potential liabilities. Jane Hart just alerted me to this post on Blackboard Blog, 5 Myths About Informal Learning. My comment is awaiting moderation, so I’ll repost it here: Right on. I’ve found that optimists view these five things as benefits where pessimists see only red flags. I’m in the optimist camp.

The Link Between BYOD and Increased Productivity

TOPYX LMS

As is the case with any policy, there are pros and cons to BYOD, but many companies find that its assets far outweigh its liabilities. Of all the trends in technology today, BYOD, short for “bring your own device,” is among the most popular.

How To Use E-Learning For Compliance Training

eFront

Compliance training also covers most liability of the employer; since the employee was trained on these responsibilities, it is part of his or her job to comply.

Starting up on e-learning for your startup

eFront

If, for example, you wait until after you grow to put some proper development practices in place, you might end up in a huge mess of a codebase that could be a liability by then. There are only few things in business more challenging and rewarding than running your own startup.

Are you Incurring Training Debt?

Spark Your Interest

Ignoring legislative or regulatory requirements – You might also risk an employee doing a task wrong, which could have dire circumstances for your customers, your company or even create personal liability. I recently read this post about “ HR Debt “, which I strongly encourage you to read. Most startup founders are familiar with the idea of technical debt , whereby poor system design or coding builds problems over time and makes it hard to improve a piece of software.

Workplace learning in 10 years

E-Learning Provocateur

Single-point sensitive gurus are a liability; everyone has the obligation to share their knowledge with everyone else.

Book Review: Curate This! by Steve Rosenbaum

David Kelly

The book covers a lot of ground, which can be both an asset and a liability. Curation is a field I am extremely passionate about.

Effectiveness of E-trainings for Compliance in the Pharma Industry

CommLab India

On top of this, the liability to adhere to multiple regulations keeps them on their toes.

4 Reasons Why eLearning Is a Low-Risk Corporate Training Tool

TOPYX LMS

Let’s take a moment to focus in on the benefits and liabilities of eLearning. Training is vital in the workforce today. Zig Ziglar made a great point when he said, “ What’s worse than training your workers and losing them? Not training them and keeping them.”

Freelance Instructional Design: More Tips from the Trenches

Experiencing eLearning

Like liability insurance, it’s easily missed until it’s too late. I’ve gotten some great tips from others working as independent consultants or freelance instructional designers in comments on my Getting Started as a Freelance Instructional Designer and Tips for Starting to Freelance posts. I love having so many brilliant and generous people in my network who freely share the wealth of their knowledge. Networking.

Designing a Learning Budget You Can Defend

CLO Magazine

Draft a risk assessment statement that details the knowledge and skills gaps that will persist if the training doesn’t take place and the ensuing liabilities and business challenges that will result from inaction.

3 Employee Training Challenges Solved with Technology (and how to figure out more)

WalkMe Training Station

From the moment recruitment begins till the time when they are independently functioning in their role, new hires remain a financial liability.

6 Industries that can benefit from Virtual Reality Training

eFront

This also translates into lower liability insurance costs and fewer cases of malpractice and negligence. Virtual Reality headsets are a dream come true for global gamers, but eLearning professionals should also be excited about this futuristic tech.

Root and Branch - Part 2

Mark Oehlert

Simple, they''re liabilities. What''s amazing is that in the face of such widespread reaction to and recognition of things like a "talent war" and trying to recruit and retain the best and brightest - at the very base level of finances, we still regard and treat people as liabilities.