Revolutionsing role-play training with interactive video

Revolutionsing role-play training with interactive video

Learning and development professionals who recognise the value of role-play training are turning their sights towards interactive video. Interactive video is changing online content making it more immersive and engaging. At the same time, it allows for greater standardisation and better feedback. Data-driven insights indicate that interactive video is better at increasing engagement than standard linear video or traditional classroom training. For larger organisations, where responsive decision making is valued, there is huge potential for interactive video to improve learning and deliver efficiency savings. Already we have seen projects from emergency response organisations, NGOs and others that are beginning to tap into the value interactive video can bring. What is […]

New immersive e-learning platform for aid workers in Syria

New immersive e-learning platform for aid workers in Syria

Frontline Humanitarian Toolbox (FHT)  is the latest Near-Life™ interactive, online training platform from DTS. Designed in partnership with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), Spirit and Sida,  Frontline Humanitarian Toolbox delivers humanitarian elearning in Syria to help aid workers there deliver life-saving programmes.

Hostile environment training online

Hostile environment training online

HostileWorld is an interactive training platform that delivers hostile environment training online for aid workers, journalists, contractors and volunteers deploying to hostile and challenging environments.  It is ideal for those who either do not have access to traditional face-to-face hostile environment awareness training or have previously completed a HEAT course and need a refresher. 

8 tips to improve employee engagement

8 tips to improve employee engagement

Improving Employee Engagement – 8 Simple Tips Employee engagement is seen as an internal state of being- physical, mental and emotional- that brings together earlier concepts of work effort, organisation commitment, job satisfaction and flow. In simpler terms, employee engagement is about waking up in the morning and not just going to work for work’s sake but feeling that your organisation is fulfilling its purpose and you are working on a common goal to achieve your business’s objectives.

Interactive Video and the Changing Face of Training

Interactive Video and the Changing Face of Training

In 1923 radio was first introduced as an educational tool. It was a landmark step in using new technology in learning. A mere 10 years later the relationship between technology and education had developed so quickly that 52% of schools had already incorporated silent film as a teaching tool. Fast forward to today and we have the seemingly unstoppable rise of e-Learning. The rapid changes in computer technology have changed the face of education and have revolutionised the professional training industry. Interactive video in e-Learning The term ‘e-Learning’ was first coined in 1999. Since then the market has grown exponentially, more than doubling in size in the last five years. […]