eLearning paves the way for improved Overall Equipment Effectiveness

Medical device manufacturing is a complex industry, primarily because of the amount of regulation it’s subjected to, on both a federal and state level. The bulk of these regulations stem from FDA guidelines and this has a major impact on everything from how equipment is operated to employee productivity.

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Make it meaningful: Tips to evoke emotion in corporate eLearning

Are your training attempts falling flat? If you feel like your employees aren’t engaged, aren’t able to retain information and simply aren’t getting the most from your organization’s training and eLearning, there may be one big culprit: a lack of emotion.

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A Guide to Navigation Styles and How They Impact Your eLearning

Navigation is an important component of eLearning, because it serves as a framework and guide as to how the information will be presented to the learner. It really directs the learner through the entire process of what they’re learning, lets them know how they’re progressing, and gives them essentially a status report of what they’ve done, and what’s to come.

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Want your eLearning to work? Follow these 8 essential writing tips

If you’re in the manufacturing industry, or really any industry requiring your employees to undergo intensive training and development, eLearning is your best tool for achieving your goals.

eLearning provides opportunities to improve efficiency, overcome traditional barriers to the training process, and present material in a way that’s going to improve overall retention and comprehension.

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Comcast Nightmare Highlights the Importance of Quality Customer Service Training

A professional writer recently recorded his conversation with a Comcast customer service representative that could be described as nothing short of a nightmare.

During the exchange, which the customer says he didn’t start recording until about 10 minutes in, the customer service rep essentially refuses to let him cancel his service.

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Mobile Learning: Make It Mobile With These Tips

With eLearning, it’s all about convenience, efficiency and tailoring customized learning that will help your employees be more effectively trained, and continually educated.

One of the ways to accomplish all of these goals is through the use of mobile eLearning, in addition to traditional desktop eLearning.

When eLearning also includes mobile components, employees can easily access information in an on-demand, as-needed basis.

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The Value of Effective Safety Training and How to Implement It

Just the phrase “safety training” is enough to strike dread in the hearts of an organization’s leadership team, and the employees alike.

Why?

Safety training tends to be incredibly boring and highly technical, which tends to spell disaster in terms of how well employees retain the information. Despite the pitfalls of safety training, this doesn’t negate its importance in the workplace, and in particular manufacturing and production-based industries.

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Get Lean: eLearning for Manufacturing Automation and Lean Training

If you’re in any way associated with the manufacturing industry, you’ve likely heard the term “lean,” repeated over and over again in a professional context.

While “lean” itself may seem like a buzzword, it does have a lot of important implications for the industry. Namely, manufacturing organizations strive to remain lean in order to become more efficient, keep prices low for customers, and simultaneously deliver a more high quality product.

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In Or Out: Should You Outsource the Development of Your eLearning Content?

When does it make sense to outsource elearning content development?

When does it make sense to outsource elearning content development?

If you’ve made the decision to introduce eLearning content into your corporation or organization you’re on the right path, but the next question becomes, “who’s going to develop the content?”

Innovative eLearning platforms have made it significantly simpler to do your eLearning development in-house from a technical standpoint, but there are also advantages to outsourcing the creation of that content.

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The Why’s and How’s of Including Videos in eLearning and Training Materials

If you’re creating eLearning or organizational training materials and you’re on the fence about whether or not to include videos, the evidence is strongly in favor of doing so.

Videos become tricky for some employers and creators of eLearning materials —they’re unsure of whether they’re necessary, if they’re worth the time it takes to create them, and how to make them meaningful and effective.

It’s important to understand just how significant a role videos can play in the effectiveness of eLearning and training. Continue reading