Volume 11 - Issue 9
June 2013

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Video in eLearning

By Anne McCourt and Val Blokowski

When you need to relay crucial information to staff or business associates in a short amount of time, typical eLearning methods may not be sufficient. Integrating video into your eLearning can solve this problem. Video helps distill essential information and distribute it quickly and effectively. With high-definition video, you're not just telling learners what they need to know – you're showing them. Effective videos increase learner engagement. And increased engagement has a positive effect on learning retention and learner satisfaction.

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Vubiz Named Finalist in The Best of Elearning! 2013 Awards

Vubiz has once again been selected as a finalist for The Best of Elearning! 2013 Awards. Vubiz was recognized in the Compliance Elearning category for the second year in a row.

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Second Cup partners with Vubiz

By Vubiz Partner, Open Sesame

As the premium coffee landscape becomes more competitive, Second Cup® continues to focus on delivering a consistent guest experience at over 360 locations across Canada, and high quality employee training is an integral component. As the Coffee Company that Cares, Second Cup is committed to keeping the promise it has made to its guests. Care and Quality are the values that separate Second Cup from the competition. To offer their employees the best training, Second Cup partnered with Vubiz to launch an updated eLearning platform and onboarding program for all new sales associates.

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Vubiz Supports United Way

United Way Oakville (UWO) is introducing their second workplace campaign-training module this year with the continued support of Vubiz. The module provides online training for United Way Oakville’s work-place campaign coordinators under a more flexible workshop delivery.

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Creating Big Lessons By Using Small Data

By Ray Jimenez, PhD and founder of Vignettes Learning.

Synthesis. Rapid learning is achieved by putting lessons in micro-scenarios. Instead of serving the ‘whole pie of knowledge’ all at once, serving slices to elearners is also effective. Micro-scenarios prevents information overload and gives learners more capacity to focus and accumulate information.

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Deadline for Hazard Communication Standard 2012 for Workers approaching

Vubiz is excited to announce the new Hazard Communication Standard 2012 online course in compliance with the GHS (Global Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals). This new global standard will improve safety through more effective and streamlined communication on chemical hazards. The U.S. Department of Labor just adopted GHS into law, meaning all employers in the US will be legally required to train their workers on the understanding of labels and Safety Data Sheets for every chemical entering the workplace. Employers have until December 1, 2013 to comply.

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Blow Your Mind with eLearning

Interesting Statistics

Learning On The Job…77% of American Corporations use online learning. Move up in your company by becoming eLearning savvy.

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