Deutsche Bahn

"Catching" Trainees with Complex Serious Games

Jörg ProhaszkaKarlsruhe (GER)/Augsburg (GER), December 2019 - Jörg Prohaszka is convinced that learning should be fun. Prohaszka is Head of Digital Qualification at the Augsburg based Training Centre of the DB Bahnbau Gruppe, the German Railways Construction Group subsidiary. One of the Centre’s projects, "Serious Games in the Building Trade - Apprentices Turn Into Avatars", strives to stimulate the trainees’ drive to learn through the use of well-known avatars. On 30 January 2020 at 11.30, he will report on the results of this learning project at the LEARNTEC Congress.

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Learning Culture

Work Hacks for Change at BASF

Patricia OhnhausKarlsruhe (GER)/Berlin (GER), December 2019 - "We have set out to introduce a new logic into our company based on openness, cooperation, and interaction. Innovative ideas, a new self-image of togetherness and new markets are to emerge in a network. In the future, it will not only be specialists who generate the ideas. Instead, new ideas will sprout from the lively exchange among people". This is how Patricia Ohnhaus from Personnel Development at BASF Services Europe in Berlin describes the topic of her presentation at the LEARNTEC Congress. The session is on 30 January at 11:30.

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The "Fire Brigade Learning Bar"

Everything is possible - nothing is required!

Michael BräuerKarlsruhe (GER)/Würzburg (GER), December 2019 - Michael Bräuer is the Chief Fire Officer and deputy head of the Würzburg branch of the federal state of Bavaria’s Fire Brigade School. The "Fire Brigade Learning Bar", which the school developed, was launched in 2018 and bundles all the State Fire Brigade Schools’ digital media. The central component is a lexicon that provides technical terms and related information in a structured, visualised form and is state certified. Michael Bräuer will present this learning project at the LEARNTEC Congress on 28 January at 17.15.

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Optimization Models

Panel Presentation: Data and Analytics

Nicole MüllerSalzburg (A), October 2019 – Everyone is talking about data and analytics in learning, but who is actually doing anything and why does it matter? This session demonstrates what can be done with analytics and data to guide your learning implementations. Nicole Müller from Geislinger GmbH, Austria, will speak about "Industry 4.0: Implementation and Management of a Skills-Based Production Planning System" on Thursday, 28 November, from 14.30 to 15.45. Nicole Müller is Training Manager at Geislinger, a global market leader for torsional vibration dampers for large engines.

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Professional Dependability

IMC's Sarah Pitzius on Standard eLearning Content

Sarah PitziusSaarbrücken (GER) / Graz (A), July 2019 - IMC provides eLearning content on a wide range of job training topics. IMC's Sales Manager, Sarah Pitzius, recently elucidated her thoughts on how to create the best content.

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Visions

Development Makes Strides, Both Technically and Exponential

Christian BöhlerIngolstadt / Essen (GER), December 2018 - "Corporate Learning 2025 - Are we making ourselves superfluous as trainers?" With this provocative question, Christian Böhler from innogy Se and Tobias Pickl from Audi will take the stage at LEARNTEC on 29 January 2019 at 16:30. This year, 2018, several representatives of large companies got together to reflect on how their situation as trainers in large corporations might look in 2025. They came up with several hypotheses that would appear to have predictive authority for corporate learning in 2025.

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Enormous Potential

Positive Hands-on Experience Boosts the Use of AR

Jens HofmannDresden (GER), December 2018 - Jens Hofmann is a trainer and project manager at SBG Dresden, one of eastern Germany’s largest corporate training providers for the chemistry and pharmaceutical industries. Jens is responsible for the design and testing of new teaching and learning methods in basic and advanced vocational training. He will talk about his experience with augmented reality at the LEARNTEC Congress on 30 January 2019 at 16:15 in the session "Ready for ARBT? - Teaching and Learning Scenarios for Augmented Reality Based Training in the Field of Vocational Education".

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Building Relationships

Learning through Reflection upon Experience

Torsten HardießKönigswinter (GER), December 2018 - Torsten Hardieß has investigated the issue of how "Alexa, chatbots, and similar tools individualize learning and improve transfer". The psychologist and his team are undertaking research into how human-machine interactions can be used successfully in the development of personnel and their individual personalities. He will speak at the LEARNTEC Congress, 31 January 2019 at 10:45.

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Future Skills

The Amdocs Lifelong Learning MOOC

Michal MaromTel Aviv (IL) / Chesterfield, Missouri (USA), November 2018 - How can we design learning materials for the way people actually learn? In this session, "Tricks for Better Learning Design", on  Thursday, 06 December from 16:30 to 17:30, you can hear from practitioners who have done exactly that. They have demonstrated that there are practical approaches that can make a huge difference to the uptake of learning opportunities, the way people engage with them, and the ongoing impact they have in the organisation. Michal Marom will speak about "Amdoc’s Lifelong Learning Corporate MOOC: Why, What and How".

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GDPR

A Simple Principle: Privacy is Key

Rens van der VorstEindhoven (NL), November 2018 – "Balancing Data Collection and Data Protection" is the topic of the session on Thursday, 06 December from 12:15 to 13:30. Speakers on this panel will discuss their journeys so far into data protection and privacy. They have built GDPR compliance into their systems and tools for higher education and invite you to learn from their tests and triumphs. Legal insights will be offered, too, including a review of the past six months since the new data protection regulation has been enforced, as well as advice on what to expect and how to prepare for 2019. Rens van der Vorst will speak about "The Quantified Student Project".

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Deeper Learning

What Works to Get the Best Results

Patti ShankSanta Rosa, CA (USA), November 2018 - As a learning designer, analyst, author, and president of Learning Peaks, USA, Patti Shank is internationally recognized. She works with organizations to analyze and find solutions for organizational performance needs and is regularly asked to speak at conferences and to train trainers, instructors, designers, and experts. At OEB Global 2019, you can hear her in two sessions: in the Debate Plenary on Thursday evening and in "Managing Memory for Deeper Learning" on Friday, 07 December from 11:45 to 13:00.

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Curating Content

The Right Choice Is Half the Battle

Uwe Hofschröer
(c) IMC AG

Saarbrücken (GER), October 2018 - Training staff in large organisations often question why they should develop learning content for employees themselves. This is a valid question; there is a lot of external training content available either free or under license that is not only current, but also well presented and researched. When it comes to imparting knowledge on basic skills quickly and easily, curated content may seem a sensible alternative to more complex and expensive in-house production. However, it is important to be careful when selecting, compiling, and recommending learning content, as it requires a certain level of practice and instinct.

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Digital Learning Strategy

New Skills Wanted!

Kirsten WessendorfSaarbrücken (GER), May 2018 - Nothing is as constant as change in the context of today's learning and working environments. The necessity of being better, more forward thinking, and quicker is ever present. And in achieving this, continuous learning nearly always has a role to play. Many companies have already understood how important it is to rethink or restructure learning architectures within their businesses.

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On LNTV

Digital Transformation at Fashion Retailer River Island

London (UK), April 2018 - April's Learning Now tv includes interviews with River Island's Head of Talent, Nebel Crowhurst, and UX designer, Mike Collins, on the high street retailer's digital transformation journey; Eon's Teresa Rose outlines the huge benefits the energy giant has found by using data in L&D; and Martin Couzins reviews Deloitte's Global Human Capital Trends Report.

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Virtual Learning

Digital Education Solutions for Healthcare Professionals

Nick SpielkampSaarbruecken (GER), April 2018 - In this interview, Nick Spielkamp, digital learning expert at IMC, explores the special requirements that exist for digital learning solutions in the highly regulated medical and pharmaceutical sector and how virtual reality applications are finding their way into operating theatres.

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