Nuts and Bolts: Bootstrapping – by Jane Bozarth


Since the onset of COVID-19 organizations hurrying to move training that was F2F to formats have been seen by us. In a current eLearning Guild survey, 86 percent of respondents said at least some”live” content has been changed to another means of delivery. A challenge is to operate fast yet when potential do more than simply create screens of text or provide hours of lecture, with little else, at a assembly format that is virtual. In some cases you will find , perhaps better, options that are less-traditional which can be created and deployed quickly.
Messaging may work in lieu of a much more typical strategy. We see examples of the with organizations offering content in bites of up to approximately five minutes per week, together with messages delivered throughout the span of months or a few days. Brian Dusablon of Learning Ninjas recently built a sample route for the Arist competition on accessibility and inclusion (you can enroll in the class for free here). Learners choose the time of day and can subscribe to email or texts content will arrive. Figures 1-3 show a day’s content.

Figure 1: Introduction to text-based lesson accessibility

Figure 2: Part 2 (of 3) of lesson

As with the example that is text-format previously, learning experiences can provide spaced learning and nudges preserve habits and to promote behavior change. Email is ubiquitous, familiar, and comfortable for learners, and is already embedded in the workflow. In her Learning Solutions article on this issue, ways learning may be used for topics like compliance and Immunology are discussed by Sarah Mercier. She brought the subject to The eLearning Guild’s current.

Figure 4: Example of an learning snack for a workplace safety course
Learning campaigns
The email and text cases above illustrate the idea of learning A set of learning activities provided across time: campaigns, and often including mediums, designed to provide nudges that support behavior change. The example below offers behavior prompts–simple to harder–rather than lots of content. The goal of this effort. Campaigns can be provided via various formats to messaging or LMS notifications to text.

New alliances
Medtronic medical device maker and COVID patients — and Allego sales readiness platform teamed up to make a solution with effect on today’s hospital workers. Hospitals are taking whatever they can get, including products with. This can be coupled with a scenario where respiratory therapists and ventilator manufacturer reps are in short supply. This involved an effort from both partners; equally to convince producers to share proprietary data in an open way and also to provide translations for workers in non-English speaking countries. The app is available to any health care practitioner for free. Watch this Allego website for more information.

Figure 6: The Ventilator Training Alliance app Offers ventilator instruction from all Significant ventilator manufacturers to healthcare workers
Looking past traditional approaches to tools that are familiar and innovative collaborations can help provide effective learning experiences. Try to look past talking-head virtual meetings and content that is next-button for approaches that can improve your offerings, even if working beneath constraints.


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