Communication skills for remote learners

Use These 3 Communication Skills To Build Rapport In Your Virtual Training

It’s easy to get close to people sitting in the room with you. You can look at their face, hear the sounds they make, shake their hand—do all the normal communication skills you use when you build a relationship with another human being. Rapport-building skills are a little less obvious when you and your learners …

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Use These 10 Tips to Make Your Online Training, Meetings, and Programs Successful

An online format for connecting with your staff is now the new norm. Agencies have spent the past year adapting traditional professional development and in-person meetings to online training and meetings when plans can still be uncertain. [Read more: How to Create an Annual Training Plan for Your Program] True, face-to-face training can make it …

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10 Training Metrics to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Remote Training Program

Many times, ongoing reports are a requirement for organizations that receive grant funding. If this is your case, you’re in luck: Most learning management systems (LMSs) make it easy to put training metrics together for progress reports in a few simple clicks. And depending on your setup, your LMS may even gather the data automatically …

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This Is the Best Method for Evaluating Your Training Program

When it comes to training your healthcare team, the meaning of “success” isn’t always the same. Budget cuts, changes in workforce and differing work environments can mean that a format that worked in the past may not work now.

That’s why a regular evaluation of a community health worker training program is a smart move. Scheduled assessments mean your organization stands to earn the highest return on investment. Plus, paying attention to how well people are learning will boost your staff’s involvement in the overall educational program. For many health departments and health systems, the biggest question when it comes to evaluating a professional development program is when does it make sense to move to online training.

Try these 5 tips to help your team set and achieve goals

Congratulations if you’re thinking about setting goals for your team. Bonus points if you’re thinking about a better way to set them. After a year like 2020 (and a not-exactly-normal 2021), too many managers and supervisors decided to ignore team goals because it was a crazy year. This is understandable, especially if you’re busy with …

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