Technology & Learning


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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Training for the 140 Character Attention Span: How Learning Professionals Can Keep Up

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Attention span is defined as the length of time a person can concentrate on a task, activity or idea without becoming distracted or having the mind wander off. This is a consideration that learning professionals must constantly be aware of when designing a training course for their audience. How long do we have to get […]

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Mobile Divorces Flash…And What It Means For Training

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It’s no secret that HTML5 has taken over when it comes to digital content development for mobile devices. In November of 2011, Adobe announced that it would no longer continue to develop their Flash Player for mobile device browsers. What does this mean for training professionals? It means that anyone developing eLearning content intended for […]

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Standardized Variation – The Key to Multilingual Training

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While “Standardized Variation” may sound like an oxymoron, it may also hold the key to effective multilingual training. The topic has emerged as an important consideration for trainers when  developing a standardized course master that ensures consistency across the entire training population, while also accommodating the appropriate cultural variations of local audiences. Too much standardization […]

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