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Subject matter experts (SMEs) play a valuable role in any learning program, but working with them is not always easy. In “Secrets to Successful SME Projects,” Sarah Wakefield and Patty Murdock explain how training developers can cultivate a productive relationship with their SMEs.
Looking for a fresh way to design your next learning program? Design thinking may be what you need. This issue of TD at Work, “Design Thinking Meets ADDIE,” shows how design thinking transformed one company’s ADDIE-based approach to instructional design.
An executive dashboard can be a valuable way to demonstrate the value of your learning and development initiatives. In this TD at Work issue, Preethi Anand shows you how to create a dashboard that will win over the C-suite.
In “Building Compliance Training That Actually Matters,” Travis Waugh explains how you can work with subject matter experts (SMEs) to make mandated courses more useful and interesting, while ensuring that compliance requirements are met efficiently and effectively.
Microlearning—training delivered in short bursts—can provide the just-in-time learning employees need to stay engaged and empowered at work. This TD at Work issue, “Microlearning to Boost the Employee Experience,” explains how to build a microlearning library to promote effective workplace training.
Research has shown that 75 percent of major change initiatives fail. “Breaking the Cycle of Failed Change Management” helps you ensure that your change effort is one of the 25 percent that succeed. This TD at Work offers tips and techniques for getting your staff ready for change, communicating clearly about the change, and making the work meaningful to the entire team.
Action learning enables employees to think differently as they seek to solve problems. Find out how action learning could help your organization in this issue of TD at Work, “Breakthrough Solutions With Action Learning.”
The TD at Work, “5 Questions for Great Presentation Visuals,” will show you how to connect with your audience by adding powerful images and visuals to your materials.
The revised “Basic Training for Trainers” includes an updated list of training competencies and looks at how the current understanding of neuroscience is influencing the profession.
The updated issue of “Teaching SMEs to Train” addresses the skills and traits trainers should look for in the SMEs they wish to collaborate with—including less tangible assets such as enthusiasm—trainer competencies to consider if the SME will be conducting the training session, and training delivery methods and their advantages and disadvantages.
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