Well-Rounded Programs: The Key to eLearning Success - Infographic

There is no singular "right answer" when it comes to creating a successful eLearning program. Much as a strategic marketer would incorporate a number of different elements into his marketing mix, a well-rounded eLearning initiative includes varied components that may include traditional distance learning concepts combined with newer tools such as gamification, mobile learning, and online simulations. As every individual learns differently and there are advantages to each method, it’s wise to develop a well-rounded eLearning strategy in order to maximize the program’s return on investment.

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The Benefits of Gamification and Simulations as Part of the eLearning Mix

An effective training program is critical when quickly disseminating information across an organization is necessary to ensure regulatory compliance and operational efficiency. That’s why creating eLearning content that is both engaging and specific to your team’s unique learning needs is so important. In order to maximize these meaningful learning opportunities, consider implementing advanced technologies — like gamification, simulations and mobile — as part of your eLearning mix.

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Ten Ways eLearning Can Enhance Your Program Rollout

Training and compliance are important factors to the success of any healthcare organization. But when changes are happening fast, what is the best way to disseminate the required information to get your team up to speed quickly? For your next program or software rollout consider implementing a comprehensive eLearning training program. eLearning presents many advantages over of face-to-face or computer lab learning sessions, resulting in lasting benefits for the employee and the organization’s bottom line.

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White Paper: eLearning Buy vs. Build – It’s Not Either/Or Anymore

When rolling out a new program, for example, new compliance guidelines, organizational development and project management offices understand that online training is critical to a major project’s success. ELearning has evolved to provide advanced options such as simulators and gamification to make education more engaging, less expensive and even less intrusive than traditional face-to-face training methods. In the healthcare space, there are a variety of off-the-shelf eLearning options available in the marketplace. However, in some situations, prebuilt courseware is not available or cannot fully meet the educational needs of the project at hand. How do you decide whether eLearning solutions that are custom built, off-the-shelf or some combination of the two are most appropriate for your needs?

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Deployment of Supplemental and Educational Apps in the Enterprise

The previous blog post focused on launching a mobile, browser-based learning solution from a Learning Management System (LMS). This post will discuss how the mobile app acts as both a tool for education and as a delivery method for simulators and supplementary resources. The team at OpenSketch has built and deployed these mobile apps for thousands of customers. Though there are pros and cons to this approach, deployment is one of the most important considerations.

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Lessons Learned from 6 Million Completions on Custom Mobile Learning Format

Just over three years ago the OpenSketch team began working with Precyse University™ and HealthStream® to launch a new, mobile-ready lesson format. This collaboration began in an effort to accommodate several strategic clients who wanted the ease of viewing courses on mobile tablets. At the time, a big transformation was beginning to happen in healthcare - the transition to the new ICD-10 coding classification.

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Not Ready for Tin-Can, Why Not Try SCORM-Can?

Whether you are launching a new mobile learning (mLearning) or a standard web-based training application from your Learning Management System (LMS), there are advantages to Rustici Software’s new standard Experience API or xAPI (we still call it Tin-Can because we have been working with it for so long, we all know, it’s hard to rewire those pathways).

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