Unlocked: the OpenSesame eLearning Blog

With more than 20,000 courses in the OpenSesame catalog, we have made it even easier for you to find the courses you need. On March 6, we released an update that included improvements to OpenSesame search. Here are some quick tips to get the most of out of OpenSesame search:       Different ways to search Under Courses in the main navigation on the OpenSesame website, click on Browse all Courses in the upper right to search the entire catalog. ... [more]

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In a recent webinar and white paper, Donald Taylor, Chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute, challenged learning and development (L&D) professionals to rethink how they approached corporate training. ... [more]

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The benefits of a strong safety culture include lower injury rates, higher ROI, and increased ability to retain existing staff and attract new staff. Dedication to safety and health is not only important in high hazard potential industries such as construction. Large companies such as Coca-Cola recognize that its success in the long run relies on ensuring the safety of its workers. Safety-related expenses should be deemed investments, not costs. Creating a strong, health and safety culture takes months. ... [more]

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Think about it: the Internet offers you a chance to learn anything. You want to learn about the relations between France and Vietnam in the 17th century? No problem; you can easily find high-quality websites that give you the information you need. If you’re really interested in learning, however, you’ll need to take things further: online courses. These programs are structured like university courses. ... [more]

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Learning may seem intimidating later in life, particularly if you are not an expert at using computers, tablets, or the Internet in general. However, there are many benefits to learning in your senior years, particularly if you are still in work, thinking about returning to work or are considering starting your own business.   Learning Improves Brain Function   A study showed that 60 to 90 year olds had improved cognitive abilities when learning challenging tasks so, the more you learn, the more effective you will become at picking up other new things. ... [more]