Emtrain Blog

Compliance Comes Front and Center

Posted by Janine Yancey

May 6, 2013

David Wentworth from Brandon Hall hits the mark with his summary of the changing dynamics of organizational compliance. Compliance is moving from a transactional training experience to an important element of corporate culture. Read the article here:

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Topics: Compliance, Training

ASTD's TechKnowledge Conference

Posted by Janine Yancey

February 6, 2013

I spent several days last week at ASTD's TechKnowledge Conference in San Jose to learn about the newest trends in corporate training. After talking with many instructional designers, eLearning developers and other trainers, we all seem to agree that learning is in a paradigm shift. People generally have shorter attention spans and expect the learning program to do more work than was expected in the past.  For example, whereas it used to be commonplace to memorize significant amounts of information and then work at understanding how the information was relevant to a particular situation, learners now expect to be "spoon-fed" snippets of information that are directly related to their personal experience.  

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Topics: Training, eLearning