Spotlight: Coronavirus Lockdown—Week 3 Digest

Spotlight: Coronavirus Lockdown—Week 3 Digest
Summary: Each week the digest of Spotlight: Coronavirus Lockdown is bringing you the latest submissions about this issue. Let's review together everything that happened last week.

Stepping Up Our Game

This pandemic is slowly becoming a regular daily challenge. We feel that the members of our amazing community have realized that this situation, no matter how harsh it may seem, is something that they have under control. This is how L&D professionals continue their daily fight and support each other during Week 3 of Spotlight: Coronavirus Lockdown.

From Analogue To Digital: School Goes Online: Part 1

Mary debuts this week with the first of two articles on how COVID-19 is moving formal schooling online. Her first article focuses on education in the United States and the digital divide. Mary Burns works across the globe as an online instructor, curriculum development specialist, Instructional Designer, evaluator, and researcher on effective eLearning programs for teachers and students.

Digital Transformation And The Remote Work Revolution

According to George, digital transformation is not an option. It is a necessity since COVID-19 has changed the way business is conducted daily, in every possible way. George Elfond is the CEO of Rallyware, a technology company that reinvents corporate training by connecting company-specific learning activities with operational and performance data with the help of proprietary machine learning algorithms.

How To Secure Remote Workers During The COVID-19 Outbreak

Remote working is a new area for many. This has attracted various cybercriminals who try to take advantage of the situation. David shares some insights into the vectors of cybercrime targeting remote workers, and the ways to prevent these raids. David Balaban is a computer security researcher with over 15 years of experience in malware analysis and antivirus software evaluation.

4 Steps To Quality Training In Times Of Urgency

With COVID-19 forcing more and more training online, Tami explains how L&D departments are inundated with urgent requests for training. Trying to meet these demands with what might seem to be suddenly inadequate resources, it is difficult to maintain a high-quality output. This article will help you balance quality and urgency. Tami Zacharias is a digital learning manager and leadership development associate with the international charity Operation Mobilisation (OM). She loves developing and empowering others through training.

(The Right) Learning Modalities To Deliver Digital Learning: Part 2

In the second installment of Patti's series on learning modalities, she describes the importance of content and social interactions using asynchronous (self-paced) and synchronous (live learning) tools. Her article offers an evidence-informed analysis of the main benefits and limitations of asynchronous and synchronous eLearning for better blending. Patti Shank Ph.D. is listed as one of the top 10 most influential people in eLearning internationally. She has written numerous books and her articles are found all over the internet.

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