Featured Article: Take-It-With-You Training
By Donald Berbary and Alan Malinchak
In Take-it-With-You Training, Donald Berbary and Alan Malinchak outline the many opportunities that new mobile and online learning technologies give to government workers. Berbary and Malinchak summarize many aspects of online training, discussing:
- Learning Surges With Online Tools
- Learning Choices at the Commerce Department
- Just-What-I-Need-Learning Without Limits.
Excerpt Taken Directly From Take-It-With-You Training by Donald Berbary and Alan Malinchak
Government employees can now skip class, or at least the classroom, to train. With technology, lessons may be as mobile as the jet-setting executive.
Technology gives employees latitude in determining what, how, when, and from whom they learn. Online and mobile learning programs allow users to increase their choices and degree of control over learning and professional development.
Learning Surges with Online Tools
The availability of online courses greatly expands the array of learning opportunities that any given employee may tap into. These courses also expand the flexibility to study when its most convenient. In addition, many online courses foster rich communication among learners and between learners and instructor.