How long does it take to learn a programming language? Obviously it depends, but estimates range from three to six months. How, then, do Area9 programmers become productive in as little as two to four weeks? The secret, as we’ve often said, is personalization.
Can Learning Outcomes Be Improved While Lowering Costs?
It is fairly easy to lower learning costs: create and deliver fewer courses, and/or move classroom courses online. Maybe even dump formal training altogether and switch to “user generated content.” But is it possible to lower costs without negatively impacting learning and business outcomes—and perhaps even improving them? As COVID-19 continues to escalate in the U.S., this question is more important than ever. In this blog, I’ll discuss how corporate learning and development (L&D) can answer the CFO’s call to “do more with less.”
Retraining Will Be Crucial in Aviation’s ‘New Normal’
As the global airline industry comes back from the pandemic, staffing could become a challenge—particularly if the ramp-up in flight capacity happens quickly. The goal across every airline will be to align rehiring with the pace of the rebound, so as people are rehired, they are also retrained quickly. Reassigning and reskilling, as well as training in new safety and operational protocols, will require adaptive learning to get people up to speed efficiently and effectively.
Kaspersky has unveiled its new Kaspersky Adaptive Online Training, developed in partnership with Area9 Lyceum. The solution generates a security awareness curriculum that is tailored to each individual user’s learning needs, as a personal tutor would do for their students. The content for this new enterprise-grade solution is based on Kaspersky’s cybersecurity expertise and delivered in accordance with modern learning techniques.
Partners with Author & Educator Esther Wojcicki on ‘Successful People’ Series
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., May 19, 2020 — Area9 Lyceum is partnering with educator Esther Wojcicki, author of the best-selling How to Raise Successful People, to develop learning modules based on Wojcicki’s “TRICK” principles of Trust, Respect, Independence, Collaboration, and Kindness. The first module on “Kindness” will be offered for free, starting this week, on the Area9 website.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the business landscape, with lasting changes in the ways in which people work and learn. As Microsoft President Brad Smith said in a recent CNBC interview, “I think there is a greater acceptance of almost remote everything.” Hand-in-hand with widespread remote working is the need for more effective remote learning.
Kaspersky, a global cybersecurity vendor that protects over 400 million users worldwide, has partnered with Area9 Lyceum on Rhapsode™, the world’s first four-dimensional adaptive learning platform, to bring you a free 30-minute adaptive learning course: “Stay safe, Stay secure”.
SUMMARY – Pandemics aside, there are clearly exciting times ahead for learning and development (L&D) as evidenced by this year’s update to the Donald H. Taylor 2020 L&D Global Sentiment Survey. Top priorities in the survey are learning analytics and personalized/adaptive delivery. Together, they showcase the vital importance of L&D delivering the kind of learning that will advance business and talent strategies within organizations. Although the survey and the analysis in this blog date to before the COVID-19 outbreak, the topics discussed are even more relevant now that remote learning has become imperative for all organizations.
A shortage of experienced, skilled nurses in Denmark is impacting quality care delivery, resulting in negative consequences for patients. To address this problem, Area9 Lyceum and its partner, Thieme, a global supplier of high-quality content and information for medical professionals, are helping to launch NURSEED, a four-year program to implement 21st century nursing education to improve skills and knowledge retention.
Area9 Lyceum is pleased to announce it has successfully attained JOSCAR—(Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register) accreditation, used by the aerospace, defense and security industry to prequalify suppliers.
The outbreak of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has sent shockwaves around the globe in terms of how people live, work, travel, and learn. Amid such disruption, there is a great need to learn about—and from—this disease. In response, we developed a COVID-19 education module, which we are releasing free of charge to any organization that wishes to use it. The purpose is to educate, separate facts from misconceptions, and help organizations keep people safe.
Click here to access the course.
Adaptive Learning Course Now Available at No Cost to Health Professionals
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., March 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Area9 Lyceum has released an adaptive learning module on COVID-19, using AACC Learning Lab for Laboratory Medicine on NEJM Knowledge+.