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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Most of us have no idea what’s really going on inside our heads. Yet brain scientists have uncovered details every business leader, parent, and teacher should know—like the need for...
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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Although there have been extensive studies on how people learn, much is still unknown. ATD is dedicated to finding the latest research and evidence-based practices on adult learning and...
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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
When I first started teaching Harvard medical students, I became despondent over how little of my teaching the students actually retained in the months following my course. I should not...
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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
List, define, describe, explain; I see lots of e-learning courses that start with objectives using these words. For example: Most likely, the safety team, the lawyers, and the CEO aren’t...
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Friday, September 14, 2018
Immersive learning technologies are growing, and one sector embracing them is healthcare training. Immersive learning tools uniquely engage learning systems in the brain that are highly...
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Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Designing for memory requires removing unnecessary demands on working memory. Doing this frees limited working memory for processing information and building schemas. The following...
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Friday, September 7, 2018
Learning through experience and collaborative problem solving fosters individual, organizational, community, and societal growth. Given my passion for human development and experiential...
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Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Make learning fun. Those are some words of advice Robert Lucas offered in the ATD Links article, “ Eight Tactics for Gaining and Holding Attention.” As talent development professionals,...
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Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Careful structuring of training sessions, captivating content, and attention to adult learning principles—taken together, those elements should result in superior training. But despite the...
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Tuesday, August 7, 2018
One of the consistent pleasures of reading Clark Quinn’s books is that they are witty, well-researched, and pull no punches in confronting what talent development professionals need to be...
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Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Writing good test questions is both an art and a science. Just because people have taken tests, doesn’t make them a good test-item writer. Yet, writing good test items is a critical skill...
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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
What happens when employees walk out of a training program? Do they retain information and knowledge? Does their behavior back on the job change? Unfortunately, too frequently the answer to...
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Thursday, June 21, 2018
Our mode of thinking changes at different times of the day and follows a 24-hour pattern. That’s according to new findings from a University of Bristol study published in PLOS ONE....
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Thursday, June 7, 2018
Virtual reality (VR) technology is revolutionizing the way companies provide employees with engaging learning experiences that help them acquire knowledge and skills, achieve performance...
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Wednesday, June 6, 2018
I’m a big fan of Twitter. I use it to curate content and pay attention to people whose opinions I care about and business trends. I believe in hashtags (#GBL, #gamification, #UX, #ATD)...
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Thursday, April 26, 2018
Background: Learning-based companies, such as steelmaking, need to adapt to transformation and to adopt learning as a competitive strategy in the era of globalization. Assessing the...
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