How can Online Learning Help Field Teams?

A helping hand

Online learning resources are perhaps not the first thing that employers consider when they want to train field-based teams working in dynamic environments.  So why look to eLearning for employees based in the field? Think about it this way; field-based employees are experts in making. They need the right tools to help them grow into … Read more

Training with “Design Thinking”

From the icy polar regions to the tropical expanses of the Indian Ocean, I have helped to develop and implement expedition training programs usually far outside the response scope of an ambulance, helicopter, or rescue vessel.    As a trainer and educator, I worked with expedition guides and small vessel captains who facilitate field operations … Read more

Connecting the Dots: Learning Experience Design and Expedition Training

In the expedition realm we tend to talk about ‘safety’ and ‘competency’ in guiding using broad and impersonal tones. These things come across as clear cut necessities. They are states of being required to keep an industry, or a company, afloat and on a course for expansion.  Yet, if I stop to consider these terms … Read more