Dr. J. A. Anderson, Sr
BUS405005VA016-1134-001 Labor Relations
May 5th, 2013
ResCare is a human services company that provides residential, therapeutic, job training and educational supports to people with developmental and other disabilities, to seniors who need in-home assistance, to youth with special needs and to adults who are experiencing barriers to employment. The company is based in Louisville, Kentucky. ResCare offers residential and support services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and provides education, vocational training and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels and seniors who need in-home assistance. They also have many other assistance programs so that all who are in need have resources for their care. There are many types of training that companies can use today. Many are chosen within each company to allow a variety of opportunities for all to learn. Induction training is important as it enables a new recruit to become productive as quickly as possible. It can avoid costly mistakes by recruits not knowing the procedures or techniques of their new jobs. The length of induction training will vary from job to job and will depend on the complexity of the job, the size of the business and the level or position of the job within the business. With on the job training, employees receive training whilst remaining in the workplace. Off-the-job training occurs when employees are taken away from their place of work to be trained. Common methods of off-the-job training include: Day release (where an employee takes time off work to attend a local college or training center), Distance learning / evening classes, Block release courses - which may involve several weeks at a local college, Sandwich courses (where the employee spends a longer period of time at college (e.g. six months) before returning to work), Sponsored courses in higher education, and Self-study, computer-based training. E-learning refers to the use of various kinds of electronic media and information and communication technologies (ICT) in education. E-learning is an inclusive terminology for all forms of educational technology that electronically or technologically support learning and teaching, and may, depending on an emphasis on a particular aspect or component or delivery method, sometimes be termed technology-enhanced learning (TEL), computer-based training (CBT), internet-based training (IBT), web-based training (WBT), virtual education, or digital educational collaboration. E-learning includes numerous types of media that deliver text, audio, images, animation, and streaming video and includes technology applications and processes such as audio or video tape, satellite TV, CD-ROM, and computer-based learning, as well as local intranet/extranet and web-based learning. Information and communication systems, whether free-standing or based on either local networks or the Internet in networked learning, underly many e-learning processes.
E-learning can occur in or out of the classroom. It can be self-paced, asynchronous