Unlocked: the OpenSesame eLearning Blog

With OpenSesame Course Lists, it's never been easier to create and maintain curated lists of courses for yourself or your employees. You’ll be able to quickly and easily add courses to a list from OpenSesame Search and course pages, as well as group items within a list such as by job role, department, employee level, etc.   Ready to start developing your learning plan within the OpenSesame platform?   Quickly and easily add courses to your list from the search results page:   1. Select course(s) using the checkboxes on the course cards.      2. ... [more]

Do you need to know: Who took courses? When courses were completed? How much time was logged by a specific learner in a course? Where to obtain completion certificates? You can easily access all of this and more via your OpenSesame dashboard. These activity reports provide you a detailed view of your training utilization on OpenSesame. They can be viewed directly within your dashboard or exported to a .csv format for easy review in a spreadsheet (e.g. ... [more]

As learning professionals, we are typically very good at looking back and reflecting on what has and hasn’t worked, drawing on past successes and – hopefully – avoiding repeating mistakes. We are also forward thinking, and we are increasingly quick to react to technological developments and innovations in other industries and elds. But how good are we at accurately predicting developments in learning and development? How aligned are we as learning professionals, globally? ... [more]

According to a recent study, 7 of 10 employers believe that recent college graduates are unprepared in written and oral communication. As companies like yours take matters into your own hands by delivering training programs that address these critical 21st century skills, you are challenged with finding engaging, high quality digital content that can teach, assess, remediate, and measure learning outcomes such as simulations and games.  In fact, market research reports predict 22.4% growth in simulations and games over the next five years. ... [more]

So it might have been a flash in the pan, but you were either living under a rock or on the moon if you didn’t hear about 2016’s sweeping phenomenon known as Pokemon Go. Its popularity and pervasiveness has obviously diminished, but it had explosive adoption around July 2016. The app used augmented reality (AR) to help users seek out, fight, and catch virtual Pokemon creatures in their nearby environments. ... [more]