Unlocked: the OpenSesame eLearning Blog

In a recent OpenSesame survey, 55% of respondents cited building a culture of learning as their biggest L&D issue while 45% were most challenged with meeting the needs of a diverse workforce. In this month’s ATD Watch & Learn Webcast, our very own Brittany McClain discussed why content selection is your best weapon when facing these challenges and shared tips and tricks on how to increase consumption of learning content. As L&D professionals, you strive to achieve a measurable organizational goal while simultaneously creating a positive experience for your learners. ... [more]

Leadership and Development leaders viewing online learning

There are Master Chefs among us, yes, but some of us didn’t always know how to cook, or how to cook properly. Fortunately, two elements have made excellence in cooking something that is accessible and achievable for all of us. One element lies in the fact the best cooks all around the world have made their recipes and cooking approaches so available to all of us through accessible, online content. ... [more]

OpenSesame course search on mobile phone

In a recent OpenSesame webinar, Cushing Anderson, IDC’s IT Education and Certification Research Program Vice President, shared his research of the characteristics and practices of 250 organizations and their use of elearning. Anderson outlines that having the right amount of courses and implementing an elearning program is not a guarantee of success. ... [more]

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Why did people assume an Asian woman in the BBC news video was the nanny?   By now, most of the Internet seems to have seen the video of a BBC interview being interrupted by two small children. International Relations Professor Robert Kelly’s interview about South Korea was briefly interrupted when his two small children walked in. ... [more]

BBC News interview Robert Kelly and children via BBC News