Posts Tagged: online training

Inspiring Engagement Through Learning

Getting an audience—whether it’s citizens or colleagues—to engage with information and act upon it is often a difficult task. But it can be done. At GovDelivery’s most recent event in the Digital Engagement Breakfast series, Inspiring Employee & Citizen Engagement Through Learning Experiences, industry and government employees gathered to learn more about how to engageRead… 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 »

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 »

Too Long, Too Boring and Other Reasons Your Trainings Suck

If you’re a government trainer, you’ve probably heard a million and one excuses why people aren’t starting or completing your training courses. And while you can’t force everyone to do what you want (unless it’s required training), there could be several aspects of your course that are deterring the masses. Luckily, you can make yourRead… Read more »

How Do You Train 28 Million People at Once?

If you’re a teacher, you know that keeping the attention of even one student can be a difficult task. But what about if you have to train a community of over 28 million — and you have to do it virtually? That was the question recently facing the Small Business Administration (SBA). As the agency thatRead… Read more »

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GovLoop Academy: Learn It All Online!

The world of online trainings is shifting quickly for government employees. The days of in-person events, conferences, and travel are disappearing. The Office of Personnel Management has been curtailing budgets for trainings, meaning that trainings will need to be moved online – saving the government money and time. Virtual training has the potential to rockRead… Read more »

Training Comes In All Forms

The following is an interview with Matt Schneider, Operations Director, U.S. Public Sector Collaboration, Cisco. To learn more about how your agency can excel with virtual training, be sure to check out our guide: The Virtual Training Playbook for Government. In the past 40 years training has undergone a complete transformation. No longer do employeesRead… Read more »

ASDFJ??? Do You Know What You Need To Learn?

I have some bad news. There is no such thing as paint-by-numbers training. In fact, trainings come in all sizes and shapes. But there are some basic tenets that make an effective online experience. In GovLoop’s new guide, Your Virtual Training Playbook, we talk about how each type of training still starts at the sameRead… Read more »