Boston, MA, April 28, 2020 – Qstream, makers of mobile microlearning software that educates and reinforces knowledge to improve proficiency and performance, today announced that its employees achieved a 38% proficiency gain about topics related to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The COVID-19 Know the Facts Microlearning Program, written by Qstream Co-Founder, Dr. Price Kerfoot, is based on available information from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and WHO (World Health Organization). With employees from its Boston, Massachusetts, and Dublin, Ireland offices transitioning to remote learning, Qstream’s HR and leadership teams used Dr. Kerfoot’s microlearning course to engage, communicate, and inform employees with accessible and critical information about the pandemic.
Qstream works by pushing short, easy to understand, contextual learning content through a mobile microlearning application. Information is delivered in the flow of people’s day, making it easier to engage, learn, and remember. This is done using scientifically proven spaced learning and repetition methods, allowing learners to recall the information over time. Then, learning is activated by applying scenario-based Q&A challenges to allow learners to build situational awareness and critical thinking skills, resulting in long-term knowledge retention and behavior change.
The goal of this microlearning program was to educate Qstream employees on time-sensitive information related to COVID-19 in a timely manner while boosting employee knowledge and prevention awareness during the outbreak. The Qstream microlearning program provided 12 questions that were broken up into four main categories: travel, symptoms, transmission, and prevention. “Over the course of the four-week microlearning program, our goal was to keep Qstream employees up to date on the most important information regarding COVID-19 and keep them safe and healthy,” said Ali McGinley, Director of Human Resources at Qstream.
“I’m proud that Qstream is helping our own employees and customers improve their knowledge and reinforce the important policies and critical information related to the pandemic which is vital to their health and safety during this time,” added Rich Lanchantin, Chief Executive Officer of Qstream.
Before the Qstream COVID-19 Know the Facts Microlearning Program, the success metrics were to have at least 90% engagement, 80% completion, and 16% proficiency increase. Following the program, Qstream surpassed all of these goals and achieved:
The COVID-19 Know the Facts Microlearning Program was shared with all Qstream customers to deploy to their distributed workforce. This microlearning course gives us and our customers a way to educate and reinforce this important, time-sensitive, and fast-changing information.
Qstream is a leading enterprise microlearning solution proven by science and in practice to boost learner performance at scale through knowledge reinforcement, engagement, and analytics. Since 2008, Qstream has been on a mission to make people in the workplace better at what they do. Today, over 600 global organizations rely on Qstream to build high-performance teams by delivering a precision microlearning experience that reinforces job-critical knowledge and skills in minutes a day. Resulting in 93% average learner engagement levels and 17% average proficiency improvements, Qstream gives companies the tools they need to get a real-time view of performance readiness and take action where it is needed most. Qstream has offices in Boston, United States and Dublin, Ireland servicing a customer base across the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Asia, and Australia. To learn more, follow us on Qstream.com | Twitter | LinkedIn | G2.
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