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Veterans Health Administration: Meeting the Learning Challenge

Roxy Torres | January 18, 2017 | Article

Jim Warner, chief learning officer for the Veterans Health Administration, talks about what it takes to maintain and deliver learning on a massive scale.

Writing Better Learning Objectives Job Aid

Patti Shank | December 01, 2016 | Job Aid

Well-written learning objectives get training off to a beneficial start because they tell us what content, activities, and assessments are needed. The more precisely learning objectives are written, the easier it is to write focused instruction. This job aid will help you write better, more focused learning objectives for you next training program.

The Science of Learning E-Book

Patti Shank | October 19, 2016 | Book Chapter

Exclusive for ATD members: This compilation of Patti Shank's work covers a variety of science of learning topics, from foundational concepts to the changing nature of work.

Job Aid: How Cognitive Load Creates Better Instruction

Patti Shank | September 20, 2016 | Job Aid

Don’t waste learners’ time on unnecessary information! This job aid gives instructional designers a quick overview of cognitive load and provides quick principles to help eliminate extraneous cognitive load.

Exploring Cognitive Load

Justin Brusino, Patti Shank | August 02, 2016 | Podcast

Justin Brusino and Patti Shank explore the topic of cognitive load and learning. Patti explains different types of cognitive load and what learning professionals can do to utilize this concept to improve their learning solutions.

Building Expertise

Justin Brusino, Patti Shank | June 21, 2016 | Podcast

Justin Brusino, community manager for the Science of Learning, talks with researcher and analyst Patti Shank about some myths around growing expertise and how L&D can improve expertise in their learners.

Neuroscience vs. Cognitive Science

Justin Brusino, Patti Shank | April 28, 2016 | Podcast

Justin Brusino, community manager for the Science of Learning, talks with researcher and analyst Patti Shank about the differences neuroscience and cognitive science and what is means for L&D professionals.

OPM Looks to the Future

Michele Rhoades | October 30, 2015 | Video

On September 10, 2015 Beth Cobert, acting director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management addressed the Government Workforce Learning Innovations Conference about the challenges faced by today's government managers and employees and the future of the federal workforce.  

Science of Learning 101: Are We Doing the Right Things?

Patti Shank | June 15, 2015 | Article

continuous learningCurrently, corporate learning and development (L&D) is still skewed heavily toward building courses and content, but this approach is not really in sync with the exponential rate of knowledge change and today’s knowledge-heavy work processes—or the instructional piece work L&D provides.  Consequently, L&D is dangerously close to becoming irrelevant in many organizations.  

Smart Data Analytics—How Learning Execs Can Move from Reports to Predictions

Mike Hawkins | June 11, 2015 | Article

data predictionsLearning and development organizations can benefit from advanced uses of data. Data analytics is helping to dynamically enable smart personalization of content to individual learner needs and channel preferences. Analytics are helping identify learning content that could become sources of revenue. Enterprise data is being integrated into learning applications to provide context rich learning environments. In countless ways, data has the capacity to add intelligence to the traditionally subjective nature of talent development.

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