Lifelong learning

E-Learning for the Workplace: Creating Canada's Lifelong Learners – Bank of Montreal (2001)

The Bank of Montreal (BMO) has been using e-learning since the early 1990s. Today, BMO’s e-learning strategy integrates web-based learning technologies with organizational performance.

BMO’s approach to e-learning grew out of organizational change; the advent and use of new technologies; and an evolution in the company’s thinking around learning and employee development.

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2013-08-01

E-Learning for the Workplace: Creating Canada's Lifelong Learners – TELUS (2001)

E-learning helps telecommunications company TELUS provide training to employees in diverse geographic locations.

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2013-07-31

The Gift of Learning [Video – 0:42] (2013)

Prepared by ABC Life Literacy Canada, this brief promotional video encourages people to take the first step towards improving their literacy skills.

It features young adults talking about the changes in their lives and the confidence they have gained since making the decision to start learning again. One woman says that her reading improved by four levels in one year.

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2013-07-29

Informal Learning and the Older Professional Worker: Learning Practices, Challenges and Supports (2010)

This document outlines a study designed to examine the informal learning practices of older professional workers, defined as those aged 50 and older.

Using interviews and a questionnaire, researchers focused specifically on Certified Management Accountants (CMAs), who are required to update their education continually, and who increasingly tend to work past the age of 65.

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2013-07-24

E-Learning for the Workplace: Creating Canada's Lifelong Learners - Aliant (2001)

E-learning has changed the way communications company Aliant goes about training its employees.

With a workforce of approximately 10,000 people located around the world, delivering learning programs via the classroom was a timely and costly undertaking for Aliant. But e-learning has given Aliant a way to maintain its commitment to professional development in a cost-effective manner.

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2013-07-24

E-Learning for the Workplace: Creating Canada's Lifelong Learners - Air Canada (2001)

Air Canada is using e-learning to deliver timely, relevant training to those who need it, when they need it.

Employees on the ramp at the airport are critical to aircraft maintenance, passenger safety, and baggage handling. Through e-learning and online knowledge management systems, employees at Air Canada’s Halifax operations have the opportunity to learn and to access workplace knowledge on an as-needed basis.

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2013-07-23

Computer Use: An Essential Skill [Video – 1:54] (2013)

This brief animated video uses a lighthearted approach to illustrate both the importance of computer skills and the fact that no-one is ever too old to learn.

The viewer sees a hand using a felt-tipped marker to produce sketches that appear on a white screen. They show an older man reading the job ads in a newspaper, then looking rather nervously at an elaborate computer.

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2013-07-23

E-Learning for the Workplace: Creating Canada's Lifelong Learners - Cisco Systems (2001)

Cisco Systems, a world market leader in networking technology, uses its own Internet networking solutions to train and develop its employees.

Cisco designs, develops, tests, markets and releases many new products each year. Relying solely on traditional classroom training to get employees up to speed on new products would be ineffective and inefficient.

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2013-07-22

Learning in the Workplace: A literature review (2012)

The primary purpose of this report is to summarize the literature on workplace learning in provincial, national, and international contexts, and to provide a set of recommendations about what New Brunswick employers could do to transform their workplaces into learning organizations.

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2013-07-19

Document Use: An Essential Skill [Video – 1:53] (2013)

This short animated video, prepared by Literacy Alberta, uses eye-catching sketches to convey a message about the importance of Essential Skills and lifelong learning in everyday life.

The sketches, which appear quickly on a white screen, show a family sitting around a table while a narrator discusses situations in which they will need strong document use skills.

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2013-07-16

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