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How can we learn to learn?

How can we learn to learn?

Several articles on the internet claim that Learnability is one of the most desirable traits in the modern workplace. With technology morphing every imaginable industry, an employee’s ability to learn, unlearn and relearn critical skills can determine how fast she grows on the job. But when, where and how does learning occur? Neuroscientists, biologists, and… Read more »

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Machines as Curators

In a recent OpenSesame webinar David Wentworth, Principal Learning Analyst at Brandon Hall Group, and Diane Haines, VP of Marketing for OpenSesame, revealed best practices on how to get started with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to curate courses for your learners. The biggest challenge with curation is that it is still an overwhelming… Read more »

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The Learning Experience: How to Level Up Your Employee Training

7 Ideas to Build an Engaging and Powerful Learning Experience An engaging and long-lasting learning experience is critical to the success of your organization. Today’s businesses demand rapid development and even faster deployment. Competition is fierce in nearly every sector and the low-unemployment economy has created a war for talent. The demand for training programs… Read more »

Optimize your elearning program with improved Lists – part 2

To create compelling elearning programs and meet the needs of a diverse workforce, you work with hundreds, if not thousands, of OpenSesame courses. Keeping them organized, sharing with the key stakeholders in your organization, and collecting feedback becomes increasingly important as your organization grows—and as you manage more courses. Lists are a great way to… Read more »

Organize and share training easily with enhanced Lists

To create compelling training programs and meet the needs of a diverse workforce, you work with hundreds, if not thousands, of OpenSesame elearning courses. Keeping them organized, sharing with the key stakeholders in your organization, and collecting feedback becomes increasingly important as your organization grows—and as you manage more courses. Lists are a great way… Read more »

Phasing out Flash

In the early 2000s, Flash became the dominant platform for online videos, interactive sites, and games. If you’ve watched anything on YouTube or any other video streaming provider, it’s guaranteed that you’ve used Flash to view it. The Adobe honeymoon period started to end in 2010 when Apple famously refused to allow Flash on iPhones… Read more »

The GDPR is coming — are you ready?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was approved by the European Union (EU) Parliament and will be effective 25 May 2018, at which time those organizations in non-compliance will face heavy fines. What is the GDPR and why is it important? GDPR is designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, protect and empower all… Read more »

State-specific sexual harassment training requirements (United States)

Update: Read our new blog post with 2019 US state-specific sexual harassment prevention training requirement updates.  Sexual harassment affects more than just the employees involved—it affects your entire organization. Besides causing emotional duress and decreased performance, lawsuits resulting from sexual harassment are stressful and expensive. Sexual harassment prevention training can help build awareness as well… Read more »

Tackling the employee engagement crisis

We are experiencing an employee engagement crisis: only 13 percent of employees globally are engaged at work, while the rest are either neutral or, worse, actively disengaged. Despite an overall increase in budget toward improving this, many organizations are still having limited success in increasing employee engagement. With a troubling overall lack of engagement and… Read more »

Investing in cyber security prevention

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, as of July 2017, over 700 companies were breached, nearly matching the total of all breaches in 2016. Cybercrimes are happening more often than ever. A data breach has occurred when an individual’s name plus Social Security Number (SSN), driver’s license number, medical record, or a financial record/credit/debit… Read more »

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3 Powerful Learning Mediums Reimagined

Just about anyone can create an e-Learning course on a soft skills topic. You gather up the right information and some relevant and clever animated images or pictures. You follow the established instructional design protocol of ADDIE (analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation) and then present your content to the learner and ta-da! you have… Read more »

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Connecting Training to Long-Term Performance

How many Learning Management Systems (LMS) are used at your organization? As company size grows, learning is increasingly planned at the department level and the number of LMS increases–some companies use up to 30 LMS! Two-thirds of industry leaders admit that decentralized learning strategies hurt employee development, tenure and engagement. In a recent webinar sponsored… Read more »

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Why Mobile eLearning is on the Rise

Every week, 25 million Americans work more than the standard 40-hour work week. With how busy working professionals are during the standard nine-to-five, you probably find yourself cramming in tasks in any free time you can find during your week. If you’re one of the 9.6 million currently furthering your education, then non-working hours are… Read more »

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Microsoft Excel: Easier to Learn Than Ever Before

Fluency in Microsoft Excel is one of the most valuable soft-skills in any professional’s life. Excel’s broad applicability and user-friendly interface make it so it can be utilized by the masses for a vast number of tasks, from simple data entry to complex data analysis and querying. No matter where you fall or plan to… Read more »