Engaging the Brain
Since the 1990s self-paced (asynchronous) online learning has seemed like Camelot for corporate training departments: It is the mythical, low-cost, low-interference way of training employees to increase productivity or comply with regulations. Although 90% of companies now use some form of online training, self-paced elearning lags behind other forms of online learning. Why? Quite frankly, …Read More
How Interactive Are You?
Which do you prefer: to sit in a room and listen to a speaker talk for four hours straight or to hear a few concepts and then figure out how you can use it for your own purposes? Most people will tell you that they prefer the latter. In general, adult learners prefer to learn …Read More
The Three-way Battle: Entertainment, Information, Education
Despite the record number of deaths, the devastation to the economy, and the social isolation, the dark cloud of COVID-19 has had some silver linings. Nature rebounded, technology advanced, and the amount of online content soared. So much free content is available that many do not want to pay for professional development anymore. But the …Read More
CLS Wins Award!
Every year, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) (a member of the World Bank Group), awards its Knowbel Prize to recognize IFC project and non-operations teams who deliver high-impact knowledge-sharing services to clients. This year, IFC’s GrowLearnConnect (GLC) platform, which Comprehensive Learning Solutions supports, won an award for its COVID-19 Response Webinar Series.
COVID-19 impacted businesses around …Read More
Thinking Inside the Box
“Thinking outside the box” means to think creatively for a new solution to an old problem. It was a creative metaphor when it first emerged in common use in the late 1960s. Fifty years later, the expression has become a cliché.
When it comes to converting training for the online environment, webinars are quickly becoming the …Read More
CLS Expands Its Global Reach
On April 29, Karen Feeley, President of Comprehensive Learning Solutions, was the featured speaker for the Ask the CEO webcast series, sponsored by the National University of Science and Technology’s Professional Development Center in Pakistan.
Even before 2020, workplace learning had been making the shift from classroom-based training to a blended approach using more digital learning experiences. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated …Read More
In a World Without Classrooms
One year ago, the world shut down. Or, it would have shut down had technology not come to the rescue. From Amazon to Zoom, web-enabled technology kept the world’s economy moving during the worst of the shelter-in-place orders. One area that came to a screeching halt for the first month or two after the orders …Read More
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