Unlocked: the OpenSesame eLearning Blog

If you’ve ever been in a classroom, you’ve likely been asked about your preferred “learning style.” In general, there are three main types of “learners”: the visual learner, the auditory learner, and the tactile-kinesthetic learner. In a normal classroom setting, it’s almost impossible to cater to all three learning styles; however, in an elearning setting, it’s completely achievable. The Visual Learner A visual learner is an individual who, in general, can remember an impressive 75% of what they read or see. Graphs, charts, and other visual models are useful for the visual learner. ... [more]

I’m an Arizona girl who made the move to the Pacific Northwest, so I’ve been counting down the days until I can put away my jackets and raincoats and pull out the sandals and sunscreen....I think it’s finally that time here in Portland! I’ve also been looking forward to Summer because it’s a great time to break away from routine and learn something new. I have been bookmarking interesting new courses from OpenSesame and made my own “Summer Learning Playlist.” I thought it would be fun to share a few of those courses with you: Artist: ej4 Track: S.M.A.R.T. ... [more]

Whatever position they may hold, these daily interactions with your co-workers are valuable opportunities to develop strong relationships. Here are three benefits you get from coworker relationships. ... [more]

Instagram can be a great way to create a following for your company on social media. Instagram is a platform for aesthetically pleasing, jaw-dropping, and ever-intriguing images and captions. With that being said, there are many ways to hurt your Instagram opportunities by improperly using Instagram. Here are three Instagram tactics to steer clear of: ... [more]

You walk into a meeting only to be immediately received by a pack of angered faces. You look at the time, you’re a minute late. What’s the big deal? You ask yourself. It’s only sixty seconds. This is the type of mindset that puts many employees in a bad place. The fact of the matter is, it doesn’t matter if you’re a minute late or twenty minutes late. Late is late, and being late tells a lot about your character. ... [more]