The Learning + Training Podcast

The Learning + Training Podcast

Did you know that e-learning requires up to 60% less employee time than traditional classroom training? Or that 42% of companies say that e-learning has led to an increase of revenue? The world of learning and development is changing faster than ever before. Blended learning and remote training is the new standard and we are speaking to experts in the L&D industry to help us stay up-to-date on the newest training trends, ways to innovate your learning process, and employee learning and training ideas. We will dive into e-learning, distance education, remote training, AR/VR training, knowledge management, and more. Welcome to the Learning + Training podcast.

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January 7, 2022 20 min

Tools for getting ahead of the spread…

We are not out of the pandemic yet and the variant Omicron is a good example of why we need the EHSdesk Virus Tracker to track the spread, collect the data, and contribute to national efforts to have a clear view of the progression of the virus. Our podcast with Janeece Tanaka and Betsy Cottle highlights how EHSdesk Virus Tracker gives companies the edge they need to be on top of the latest va...

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This podcast is the last of our three-part series on Bridging the Gap – Seamless workplace productivity across generations.  In today’s session we talk about how COVID impacted our training programs in 2020 and how differences in generations really are beneficial to how we work.  The synergy of the workplace and how employees work together creates the success we hope to achieve.  Ken Blanchard recommends we focus on this thought wh...

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Welcome to Part 2 of our three-part series on Bridging the Gap – Seamless workplace productivity across generations.  In this second part we will explore how various generations view their career paths, the differences, and the similarities.  We’ll explore how each generation’s career perspective impacts the learning programs of our business or organization.  Karen Medsker says today’s learning is about “No more sitting through fiv...

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Today’s podcast showcases some of our best thought leaders from every generation in the workplace to discuss how generations connect.  Joining us today is Ken and Margie Blanchard, Karen Medsker, Eric Kaufmann, Anthony Garcia, and Jasmine Doctolero.  Part 1 of our 3-part series introduces you to each of the generations currently represented in the workplace and how the diversity impacts all of us.  Ken Blanchard states it simply fr...

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In today’s podcast, we will listen to Shannon Tipton discuss training and development’s newest trend — Microlearning. Defined as short bursts of focused, right-sized content to help people achieve a specific outcome, Shannon shares her years of experience in the learning and development industry and the impact that microlearning is making in our post-pandemic work environment. 

Host – Steven Maggi:  2020 was that kind of year. It a...

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Even before the pandemic, EHS regulations and compliance have continually evolved. Having a tool that manages compliance throughout the company is essential to maintaining a company culture of safety. Today we speak with Betsy Cottle for a look into a robust EHS compliance software – EHSdesk.

Host – Steven Maggi: Environmental compliance is essential in today’s world – no question about it – but the big question is “How do you do i...

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“If you think about how technology has aided education, what do we have? We have the LMS, which is very good at knowledge transfer and knowledge learning. It’s very good at knowledge assessment as well; you can build exams and if the exams are well built, the LMS can deliver them and dissect the data and all those kinds of things. And on the skill side we have simulations that are very good at teaching skills. We have emerging AR a...

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September 3, 2020 15 min

“We would take large groups of students and divide them into three groups: a web-based group, a face-to-face group, and a blended group; and we would look at outcomes. When we looked at the data, the group that did the least well was the group with face-to-face. The group that did by far the best was the blended group. So, after one round of experimentation, this got super interesting to us. All of a sudden, we could add this kind ...

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August 25, 2020 18 min

From on boarding and compliance training to safety and job-specific education, employee training is a universal necessity. While compliance and on boarding training courses are widely available, companies often have to make a bigger investment into industry specific training – but what if those custom trainings could be turned into a revenue stream? Troy Gorostiza, CEO and President of Knowledge Stream, Inc. specializes in helping ...

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Traditional teaching often postures the instructor as the ‘all-knowing person in power’. But in the words of John Wooden, “It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” In this episode, we explore the concept of a ‘knowledge economy’ and breaking the mold of the traditional roles of the teacher and student with Janette Williams IMBA, PhD, Senior Consultant at Maven Consulting LLC.

Janette has over twenty-nine years of exp...

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