Monthly Archives: March 2012

Why Blended Learning Is Really Just Blended Training

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Blended learning is a hot phrase in the training world, and it usually refers to a mixing of traditional face-to-face classroom facilitation with computer-based modules — usually self-paced online training. Proponents of blended learning point to several benefits of the approach, including: 1. Blended learning extends training beyond a single “event.” 2. Blended learning allows …

How Training Can Help Overcome the Manufacturing Skills Gap

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The following article was written by Derek Singleton of The original can be seen here. Article republished with permission. Three Ways to Overcome the Manufacturing Skills Gap A recent Deloitte report estimated that as many as 600,000 jobs U.S. manufacturing jobs are unfilled. Why? There’s a skills mismatch in the manufacturing industry. With unemployment sitting at 8.3 …