1. Learning and Performance (L&P) departments will become profit centers. Learning and Performance managers plan to pump up corporate profits by creating, marketing and managing for-profit MOOCs. Training managers in medium and large companies tell us transitioning from a cost center to a profit center is a main focus for their departments.
Continuing and professional education leaders are quite accustomed to rapid change and agile adaptation. This is necessary when one’s work involves contributing to workforce development, often within a volatile self-supported environment.
1 - As an educator, it’s all about practicing what you preach. Whenever we create lessons, assignments or activities, putting ourselves in the learners’ shoes is one of the most powerful things we can do. If we want our students to thoughtfully read information presented to them, we must do the same in our own professional development.
From absorbents and apparel to eye, foot, hand, fall protection and more, ASSE Safety 2015 attendees reviewed innovative products and services June 7-9 at ISHN's booth in Dallas's Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. The votes have been counted and the winners are below...
One of the compelling conversations at NSC Monday was about how to better engage workers and speaker Aaron Walsh, who came up with an initiative called Immersive Education, suggested failure as an option.
American Trainco, the industry leader in public seminar maintenance training, is now TPC Trainco; the rebranding reflects the company’s status as part of the TPC Training Systems brand family of industrial training solutions. TPC Training Systems acquired American Trainco in July 2014.
A learning style is the method of educating particular to an individual that is presumed to allow that individual to learn best. The idea of learning styles is a somewhat unfounded deduction of the observation that most people favor particular types of interactions when it comes to learning.
Home Depot USA Inc. has been cited for six, including two repeat, one willful and three serious safety violations, at its home improvement store on North Kimball Avenue in Chicago. The repeat and willful violations involved lack of training and maintenance for powered industrial vehicles.