Category: Mobile Learning

Why Managers Should Get Mobile

Managers are often dynamic in their outlook and forward-thinking, but any new investment, in particular, with training systems that may cost much but do not bring in financial revenue, there is a need for proven practicality.

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How Can Social Media Support E-Learning?

Today we are going to ask the simple question: how can we use social media tools effectively to support learning? Jane Bozarth, a speaker, author, and e-learning coordinator for the state of North Carlonia has a few answers.

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Training in the EHS Field: Job Trends

Workplace safety is important, and there are many opportunities for trainers seeking to educate organizations and their employees on the subject. Today, guest columnist Clare Condon takes a peek at what jobs look like for environment, health, and safety (EHS) professionals interested in training. Here’s a hint: Bone up on technology and social media!

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Is Your Ethics and Compliance Training Reaching the Right People?

According to a recent survey, many organizations are falling short when it comes to training executives and board members on ethics and compliance issues. This is a huge oversight, as these are possibly the people in your company who need this training the most! Is your company overlooking these key stakeholders?

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What Can Trainers Do to Ensure Success with Mobile Learning?

Some organizations think they are “doing mobile learning” simply if their employees can access training on a mobile device, says Scott McCormick, cofounder of Float Mobile Learning. Instead of focusing on the device, however, “the focus should be on content and how it can help the target audience.” While traditional e-learning is “a very linear […]

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How to Make mLearning Work for Workforce Training

“We believe that mobile technology can become an engine of business learning in the same way the World Wide Web became the backbone of learning during the previous technological revolution,” says Alex Heiphetz, PhD., author of “mLearning: A Practical Approach to Mobile Technology for Workforce Training,” a policy paper from The McGraw-Hill Research Foundation. Heiphetz […]

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Surveys Say: Time Constraints and Technical Knowledge Drive Training Solutions

Training in ‘bite-sized pieces’ CEOs are more concerned about offering succinct training than they are about content, delivery format, and cost, according to a recent Skillsoft (www.skillsoft.com) survey conducted by U.K. research company OpinionMatters. “This research shows that business leaders increasingly appreciate the value of learning,” said Kevin Young, managing director, Skillsoft EMEA. “However, while […]

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5 Recommendations for Implementing Successful mLearning Programs

“We believe that mobile technology can become an engine of business learning in the same way the World Wide Web became the backbone of learning during the previous technological revolution,” says Alex Heiphetz, Ph.D., author of “mLearning: A Practical Approach to Mobile Technology for Workforce Training,” a policy paper from The McGraw-Hill Research Foundation.  Heiphetz […]

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