“It’s not just about ensuring employees complete the course and check the box, but how did that actually improve the mission?”
Posts Tagged: virtual learning
Using digital tools, agencies can emphasize the “human” in “human capital” no matter where their employees are working to create engaging content.
Two CIOs from state and local government will discuss and compare challenges at the State and Local Virtual Summit on Wednesday, 9/19.
Khan Academy is changing how kids (and even adults!) are learning across the globe. With over 2,400 courses from arithmetic to physics and 100,000+ exercises, millions of people across the globe are learning from the world’s top experts at Khan. At the same time as this revolutionary change is taking place, it’s worth looking atRead… Read more »
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 »
Last week, I had the opportunity to attend Elliott Masie’s Learning 2014 Conference in Disney World. In addition to hanging out with Mickey and an Abba cover band (I’m serious), it was an awesome four days of jam-packed learning. From personalized training and gamification to improving the on-boarding process, the conference pretty much covered it all. ThereRead… Read more »
What do you do as a government employee when you have a question on the job? You likely have four options: You “Google” it. You ask a colleague. You look for a relevant document on your desk, desktop computer or shared drive. You try to see if there’s an upcoming training that can help you.Read… Read more »
In the midst of sequestration cuts and strained budgets, virtual events are emerging as a creative solution for delivering professional training in government at a low cost. Planning and organizing these virtual events and training, however, is a new experience for many agency professionals. Hoping to glean some tips on how to make the transitionRead… Read more »
Last week, GovLoop and ON24 hosted a virtual event on how government agencies can transition traditional in-person trainings and conferences to the virtual environment. This movement has the power to drastically cut costs, time, and emissions, while delivering an interactive and engaging experience to participants. The presentations were crammed with great tips on how toRead… Read more »
Have you ever witnessed a colleague falling asleep at their computer? I have and that person had keyboard imprints on his face because he was disinterested and bored while trying to complete a mandatory online training for his job. While I certainly poked fun at him, I also sympathized with him. Dry, boring and monotonousRead… Read more »