One of the leading online training programs in the federal
sector has an interesting idea to improve the completion rate and overall
quality of its online courses. The USDA’s AgLearn
program has plans to install social media and “Facebook-style” aspects to
their training program in order to provide a more traditional classroom structure
to the emerging world of online training.
Some of these aspects include blogs, wikis, groups, and comment/user
OhMyGov recently spoke with Stanley Gray, the USDA’s
director of e-training, about this new idea and how it is coming along.