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504 The War Against Isolation: Engaging Your Remote Team Members with Learning

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Thursday, April 13

Tracks: Management & Strategy

With the rapid expansion of remote work since the COVID pandemic, remote team members have shown to have increased feelings of isolation and loneliness. We all want to belong and feel part of the organization, so it’s our responsibility to engage all of our team members, especially those working remotely part- or full-time. Engaging our remote workforce can be tricky but loneliness and isolation can be reduced using social learning, flipped classrooms, microlearning, and knowledge tracks.

In this session you’ll define and identify isolation and loneliness behaviors. You’ll explore and strategize learning tactics to combat against remote worker isolation and loneliness. We’ll discuss the top five learning tactics to engage our remote team members utilizing social learning, social coaching, flipped classrooms, microlearning, and knowledge tracks.

In this session you will learn:

  • How to identify isolated and lonely team members
  • How to define measures of success to show learning engagement
  • How to use a variety of learning initiatives to help fight against isolation
  • Strategies on using social learning and coaching to fight against isolation
  • Strategies on how to use learning to include remote workers

Technology discussed:

Learning management systems, eLearning development technologies, video magazines, communication plan, learning plan structure, social learning

Greggory Wright

Manager, Experiential and Digital Learning

Mr. Cooper

Dr. Greggory (Gregg) Wright has over 14 years experience in learning development, strategy, and implementation. He has worked in various industries, such as healthcare, insurance, consumer goods, consulting, and finance.