Posts Tagged: E-Learning

How the Federal Highway Administration Flipped Its Learning Model

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), part of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), faced two training issues that are all too common in government: a dispersed, time-crunched workforce; and budgetary restraints. Despite using a mixed approach to training that included in-person classroom instruction and online webinar courses, they still were dealing with several challenges inRead… Read more »

Is Your Learning Platform Teaching Learners or Deterring Them?

We all remember what it was like — sitting in a classroom all day, learning algebra we all swore we would never really need. But it turns out that the need for learning never really ends; and an effective learning management system can help your organization get the education it needs to complete its goalsRead… Read more »

GovLoop’s Gov Learning Projects in 2015

I don’t know how else to say it: we crushed it in 2015! What started out as a response to 30,000 people attending GovLoop online trainings and OPM asking us to convert a classroom-based course in 2013 has become an award-winning learning development division at GovLoop. First, some quick statistics just to give you aRead… Read more »

What Does it Take to Build an Online Course?

It’s fair to assume that most of us have taken part in an online training or course recently. Maybe you completed your company’s security training online or got a little curious about HTML coding and signed up for a free online course. Just yesterday I clicked through an on-demand webinar about online optimization tactics. AsRead… Read more »

Your Recipe to Make a Great Online Course

It’s almost Thanksgiving and if you’re like me, you’ve been busy gathering recipes to make a mouth-watering holiday feast. Turkey – check. Mashed potatoes – check. Stuffing – check. Green bean casserole – check. And don’t forget the gravy! But Thanksgiving dishes aren’t the only things with fulfilling recipes! We’ve perfected our recipe for onlineRead… Read more »

Starting with the Basics: Making the Perfect E-learning Experience

When it boils down to it, a good e-learning experience is actually all about the user experience. User experience is shaped by two variables: target audience and agency goal. Before you start designing a training, consider who your target audience is and what your learning objectives are. The answers to these questions will provide theRead… Read more »