Technology & Learning


Bringing Learning to Work

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We live in an extraordinarily “connected” society. Of the 7.1 billion people on the planet, 6 billion use a mobile phone (2013 UN Study). Even more remarkably, there are more 17 billion devices connected to the Internet. Think of those 17 billion devices as 17 billion employee learning opportunities. Do your organization’s training programs take […]

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Designing the Right Learning Blend for Better Business Results

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We’ve all heard the term “blended learning,” but just how do we apply it effectively in your specific environment? The conventional blended learning program mixes instructor-based classes with Web-Based-Training (WBT), Virtual-Classroom-Training (VCT) and Videos on Demand (VOD) — the most common forms of Web Learning. Many organizations have been very successful combining instructor-led and web-blended […]

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Making 3D Simulations More Affordable

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One of the hottest topics in the training industry today is 3D simulations and gaming.  Beyond their most fundamental benefit of making training “more fun”, immersive learning environments promote a higher “sense of presence” which can improve the learner’s retention by making them a more active participant in their learning experience.  However, despite its many […]

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The First Day, The Top Technology, The Right Skills

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Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. The Wall Street Journal Companies Try to Make the First Day for New Hires More Fun by Rachel Emma Silverman Why is the first day on […]

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2013 Global Trends in TrainingPart 3: Climb Onboard the Mobile Training Bandwagon

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The mobile learning bandwagon will continue to accelerate this year as training organizations overcome their reluctance to climb aboard. The continued introduction of new and advanced mobile devices in the marketplace, especially smart phones and tablets, is often described as both a blessing and a curse for workforce training organizations. While it’s true that, for […]

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2013 Global Trends in Training Part 1: Global Training Delivery

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As international companies cope with cost and competitive pressures, many will embrace new ways to increase efficiency and effectiveness in their workforce training operations this year. Among their challenges is the harnessing of technologies that can develop and deliver fast-changing content to populations that span geographic regions, cultures and languages. A related priority is the […]

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