Unless you’ve recently arrived on planet Earth or have awoken from a long slumber, Rip Van Winkle style, you’ve heard of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For the aliens and sleepers among us, the GDPR, a boring-sounding acronym, is a digital privacy regulation that was introduced on 25 May 2018. It standardizes a wide range of privacy legislation across the European Union (EU) into one set of regulations that will protect all EU citizens.
The modern workplace presents a whole host of demands on your time. Between meetings, phone calls, emails – and the odd metaphorical fire to put out – it can feel like a tall order to find the time to complete those occasional – but vital – compliance courses.But it’s not only our time that’s becoming limited – our ability to concentrate is also starting to wane.
Benefits of Implementing Blended Learning in Training It is difficult for one single training medium alone to meet the learning needs of a modern organization, and therefore, blended learning is often the most effective approach. Blended learning is any blend or mix of different learning or training methods. An example is mixing face-to-face learning with eLearning or virtual learning. A blended approach typically involves a mix of both formal and informal learning strategies.
New Hire Success: 4 Effective Onboarding Tips There are several ways to go about doing this but undoubtedly, making a lasting impression on employees from the beginning of their time in your business is essential. In addition to making them feel genuinely welcome in their new roles, implementing an effective onboarding strategy is vital. It should encourage, motivate, excite and equip employees with the knowledge and skills they need to do their jobs well and make a valuable contribution to their organization. The training that new employees receive during onboarding is what sets them up for success.
5 Considerations for Using MOOCs for Corporate Training MOOCs, for those who may not be familiar with the concept, are Massive Open Online Courses. Online access to learners is unlimited and the principle purpose of this type of education is to facilitate open communication between those who are teaching and those are learning. The potential of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) for learning at a corporate level is significant. But developing the right model for implementation and management of these courses is still a work in progress.
Blended Learning 2015: What does it look like? Blended learning has changed. No longer is defined by classroom training with online learning components added to it. As new technologies emerged and learner behaviour and attitudes have evolved, blended learning models have taken new shape and form. In 2014, Interactive Services ran a comprehensive research campaign to gather survey-driven data on the topic of blended learning and what the future of learning looks like.
5 Ways to Make Training Real in the Workplace There is no doubt about it – training is most effective when it reflects what employees experience in their day-to-day jobs. Every training programme should bring learners as close to what they experience in their work environment as possible. In this way, they identify with their training and it transfers knowledge and skills that are both relevant and beneficial to them and the business. In 2014, Interactive Services carried out a research campaign to determine what blended learning would look like in 2015.
Mobile Learning in Corporate Training: Tablet vs. Smartphone The world is obsessed with mobile!We just can’t seem to live without it, right? If we’re not texting family or friends, we’re sharing the latest news updates or checking out the latest app we’ve downloaded – it’s fair to say, we’re on our phones round the clock! Considering our level of mobile usage, it is hardly surprising that mobile Learning has become a popular element in blended training.