Showing 4 ideas for tag "distance learning"

Department of Commerce

Learning & Training Collaboration

Here is my idea. The Learning and Training Community in the Federal Government is composed of all, or mostly all, Federal agencies. Each Federal agency provides and delivers the required supervisory training, leadership training, and technical training courses. However, each agency purchases many of these commonly delivered courses separately. The interagency Chief Learning Officer Council has started a trend to share... more »

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Federal Communications Commission

Stop sending staff to SXSW Conference in Austin TX

sxsw.com - Check it out, every March there is a cool conference in Austin where web 2.0 staff can learn about gov 2.0, and listen to the music festival and watch some cool films.

We do not need to send federal staff to this event. They can learn about web 2.0 or gov 2.0 in other ways - but sending federal employees to these types of events where you learn a bit but really its all about the social media hype and the... more »

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Department of Energy

Training via Distance Learning

Arrange for all National Training Center (NTC) courses and other courses of interest to DOE employees and contractors such as those offered by universities, national labs, DOE sites, etc. to be available through distance learning. That will save travel costs and ensure that employees still have access to the training they need to perform their jobs safely, effectively, and efficiently.

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Department of Defense

Increase use of Distance Learning

Under no circumstance, should a servicemember or government employee be sent across the country or overseas to watch power point presentations and hear a lecture. There is a huge opportunity for cost savings in this area. Class room instruction should be done at a distance when feasible. Heavy justification should be needed to send personnel to training. Travel costs will be saved.

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