Accessibility and Liability

Aptara

Accessibility and Liability. First, we’ll focus on the liability aspect of the digital accessibility landscape, before diving into the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other legal requirements, and finally delving into specific techniques for improving digital accessibility. .

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?” When eLearning is delivered via a learning management system (LMS), employees can get many of the same benefits of gaming listed earlier including stronger engagement and increased content retention – but without the liabilities. The post Gaming in Corporate Training: Asset or Liability for Employees? Gaming is a practice that has been around for a few decades.

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Accessibility and Liability - By: Brian McNeilly

Aptara

Accessibility and Liability - By: Brian McNeilly. While the jury remains out on this case, many other cases all point to the same conclusion, third-party developed content exposes schools of various types to potential ADA liability.

Training Is Critical To Implementing Successful Safety Response Plans

Dan Keckan

That bridge can make the difference between effective behavior change and a nice idea that doesn’t go anywhere, or worse, is implemented badly and results in injury and increased liability. Training and communication form the bridge between a company’s safety plan and its execution.

To Train, or Not to Train?

Overnite Software

It’s clear that the benefits of employee training far outweigh the downsides, but for the sake of Shakespearean drama, let’s consider a few opposing factors that, if avoided, will help fend off a tragedy: Safety Risk Incompliance Legal Liability Decreased Productivity Disorganization.

Copyright And Intellectual Property In Instructional Design

Dan Keckan

Make sure your company/clients are protected from liability by carefully respecting copyright and intellectual property laws. You loved that picture of a grumpy cat. But are you allowed to use it? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Instructional Design Copyright eLearning Instructional Design Challenges Instructional Design Tips Intellectual Property Rights

POINT-of-WORK: Strategic Transformational Change VS. Tactical Redeployment

Living in Learning

From a strategic point of view, Point-of-Work should not be viewed as a tactical destination for learning solutions; rather, Point-of-Work should be embraced as a"tipping point for Value Generation"…generation of sustainable workforce performance…generation of business value…or scrutinized as a place where value generation is compromised by deficient performance…or restrained productivity…or tangible loss…or business liability…all of which have the potential to directly impact the bottom-line.

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POINT-of-WORK ASSESSMENT:   People & Capability

Living in Learning

Sorry if that’s too harsh, but a more believable Truth, and even harsher…though it is either ignored or not even on the radar…reads something like this: “People Are Our Greatest Asset, and We Will Train Them to the Point of Being Our Greatest Liability”. I’ve often read corporate vision statements and have even been part of organizations that boast “People Are Our Greatest Asset”. That’s great, and it should be a Truth that is practiced not just spewed.

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.

Why L&D Managers Need To Transform From "Facilitators" To Business Enablers

Dan Keckan

L&D managers are somewhat thought of as a liability in corporate organizations, particularly because they are sometimes unable to provide quantifiable results. But what if it's not the L&D managers but their approach is the actual problem? This article investigates exactly that. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Training ROI Corporate eLearning Best Practices Corporate Learning And Development Corporate Training

4 Tips For Protecting Your Business Finances

Your Training Edge

Whether it is insurance against the impact of natural disasters or general liability insurance to protect your business should someone be injured on your premises, insurance is a valuable tool to have.

Stop, Drop & Roll – The Moment of Apply

Living in Learning

We all experience hair on fire moments every single day and our ability to execute a quick action like Stop, Drop & Roll effectively and efficiently translates into effective loss prevention; saved accounts; business liability averted; employee churn prevented; redundant effort and rework minimized, competitive sales closed, material waste minimized…and…and…and.

Simulation Practice Makes a Banker Perfect

HCMguru

Imagine you are bank which needs to train its employees about how to handle sensitive customer data without causing any real-life impact. How will you train them and assess whether the training has been successful or not? Online simulation.

Cyber Security – Online Training Course and Certification Program

Swift eLearning Services

Implementing effective security measures will not only offer liability protection, but, it also increase efficiency and productivity. Welcome to the world of virtual reality wherein every organization is responsible for ensuring Cyber Security. The ability to protect an organizations information system from impairment or theft is essential.

Copyright In eLearning: Intellectual Property And License Problems

Dan Keckan

Even though you may envision your course being much better if you could use a certain piece of media, you need to keep in mind that you can face liability issues if you don’t obtain proper legal permissions to include them in your eLearning program.

4 Reasons Why Learning and Development Should Play an Essential Role in Any Organization

Your Training Edge

If they don’t know about tax breaks or the rules regarding the financial records of an LLC, it could cost you money in the form of higher taxes or greater legal liability. It stands for Limited Liability Company. They say that knowing is half the battle.

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How Competency-based Learning Help To Boost Your Business Results

Wizcabin

6- Reduces Liabilities And Errors. Another way competency-based learning can help to boost business results is by reducing the often faced liability in the organization.

3 Best Practices of Designing E-learning Assessments

CommLab India

Are its liabilities. Here the second option is not appropriate as liabilities are the opposite of assets. Good assessments play a key role in the making of an effective e-learning course. They go a long way in evaluating the learner’s ability to transfer the knowledge gained to the workplace. So, how can you evaluate your online learners effectively? What does it take to design a good e-learning assessment? Well, you need to focus on 3 important aspects.

The Need for Employees Refresher Training

Your Training Edge

Thus, the provision of discrimination and harassment training will lead to reduced liabilities by ensuring that the employees are aware of what is ethical. Such training will keep the workers informed of the existing guidelines and at the same time save the company from any liabilities. In other words, employee training is an effective strategy for keeping the working environment free from conflicts and operational issues while minimizing related liabilities.

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.

Training Isn't the Answer

The Performance Improvement Blog

Most companies have been offering training since the 1990s, primarily in order to manage their risk of liability. A ruling by the Supreme Court in 1998 lent support to the widely held belief that offering training to educate employees about sexual harassment and providing a grievance procedure would shield companies from liability. Every day, it seems, another high profile case of sexual harassment comes to light.

Effectively Using eLearning for Compliance Training

cogentys

While compliance training is important – a company certainly doesn’t want to set itself up for liability issues by failing to provide such courses – it’s also among the most boring subjects for employees and management. Using eLearning for Compliance Training. Then there’s the question of efficiency, and that’s where standard compliance training models fall flat.

Things to Consider When Choosing a Commercial Roofing Company

Fort Hill Company

As you know, insurance is quite important as it protects you from cost and liability. There is a need to choose the best commercial roofing contractor if you want your roofing project to be completed successfully. Remember that your roofing can be quite complicated and large.

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.

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Prevent Workplace Harassment With This 3-Pronged Strategy

Absorb LMS

The training, often conducted annually, is designed to protect companies from liability and foster a more postiive work environment. Millions of employees at all levels of companies and organizations, large and small, are required to take training to prevent workplace harassment. But does it work?

Keep Learning Online to Upskill Your Knowledge In New Ways Amidst The COVID-19

Coggno

Companies can better assess where to invest their safety resources and the ROI in terms of reduced worker injury and company liability. The spread of a deadly pandemic would seem like the perfect reason to hunker down and avoid frivolous excess.

QuoDeck - Untitled Article

QuoDeck

In terms of lower salary, efforts put on a daily basis, leading fund raising efforts, ability to do multiple roles and above all promoter responsibilities including being responsible for statutory risks like being legally accountable for things like permissions and liabilities. What is the right Equity sharing for a startup ? If anything, it is low. The key promoter should typically be holding 60-70% prior to external equity infusion.

The Improvisation Method: A New Way to Reinvent Compliance Training - Workshop Tip #221

Vignettes Learning

Moreso, it is a safety net from issues like safety, risks, liabilities, etc. Mention the words “Attend the compliance training” to your workers and you can literally see the feeling of dread in their faces. Most employees, if not all, do not care about it.

Sexual Harassment: What’s Next?

Interactive Services

When the initiatives are ineffective and sexual misconduct persists, companies are vulnerable to liability, libel, and possible litigation, not to mention damage to their brand’s reputation. Sexual harassment training has been a training staple in corporate America since the 1990s, much of it focused on the rules and regulations and what not to do—with the primary goal of limiting corporate liability and preventing lawsuits. Recent sexual assault scandals have rocked the U.S.

Creating Award-winning Digital Learning: A Tale from the Frontline with Fosway Group and Commercial Express

Litmos

In a year where companies learned that almost nothing is certain or predictable, Commercial Express was able to empower their workforce and drive value from digital learning during 2020.

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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.

On Talent Development Reporting principles

Matrix

L&D principles were borrowed from accounting, which has four types of measures—revenue, expense, assets, and liabilities—and three standard statements—income or profit & loss, balance sheet, and cash flow. Have you learned anything new today?

Take Advantage of Mobile Technology to Maximize Agent and Broker Performance

Inkling

Minimize risk and liability. The risks of misinformation extend beyond confused or lost customers: “If the broker was responsible for the misrepresentations, the broker may face liability to the insured,” according the the American Bar Association.

Keep Learning Online to Upskill Your Knowledge In New Ways Amidst The COVID-19

Coggno

Companies can better assess where to invest their safety resources and the ROI in terms of reduced worker injury and company liability. The spread of a deadly pandemic would seem like the perfect reason to hunker down and avoid frivolous excess.

Benefits of Using a Learning Management System for Your Ongoing and Recurring Training

SkyPrep

You run the risk of having poor-performing employees and face liabilities if you do not offer consistent ongoing and recurring training. Ongoing and recurring training are vital types of training that contributes to the success of the business.

Do You Really Need That New Elearning Consultant? If So…

Spark Your Interest

Also, if you need professional liability insurance (as many Government and larger companies do) check that the freelancer has the necessary coverages. . While the benefits of online learning have been clear for years, it’s only recently that online learning has gone mainstream.

Elearning & Online Accessibility Tools for Training & HR Leaders

The Learning Dispatch

Don’t Forget The Documents: Minimizing ADA Accessibility Liability In Online PDFs. How to engage all your learners when faced with moving training online? Training Managers have a lot to do – especially as you have team members moving to working remote, that were in-office last week.