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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
I’m a fan of the notion “learning experience design.” (I’m not so sure about platforms; I need to investigate them more.) The idea of integrating effective education and engaging...
Friday, October 25, 2019
     What is the difference between teaching children in school and training adults on the job? It is a big question. Many speakers talk about this in day long seminars. Many professors...
Friday, October 18, 2019
We can improve how we arrange text in learning materials. I’ll use a screen as our medium for arrangement, but you can apply these ideas to computer or handheld screens, slide projections,...
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
In the late 1890s, Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov discovered that ringing a bell each time a dog was fed caused the animal to salivate when the bell was rung, even without the presence of...
Friday, September 6, 2019
We’ve all seen it happen. A competent team analyzes a crucial performance problem, talks management into funding their solution, and creates a crisply written learning program to teach...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Recently I spoke at the ATD 2019 International Conference & Exposition and shared the story of an infamous swim coach. Self-trained in the art of teaching kids, his first lesson consisted...
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Technology buffs and old-school management gurus go back and forth on the role machines should play in our new world of distributed, digitized work—especially when it comes to employee...
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Friday, July 5, 2019
The growth of the learning professional role - be it specialist, consultant, trainer, or coordinator is an incredibly large growth curve with a multitude of extraneous variables that...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
There's tremendous interest in applying neuroscience to create more effective and efficient learning and development initiatives—and for good reason. According to ATD Research, more than 80...
Thursday, May 30, 2019
By 2030, as many as 375 million workers’ jobs—approximately 14 percent of the global workforce—will change because of digital transformation, automation, and advancements in artificial...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Nearly everything we thought we knew about the human brain changed when we started putting live subjects into functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging machines (fMRIs) about 15 years ago. You...
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Companies globally invest millions of dollars in training programs each year, yet during crisis situations corporate training is one of the first things leaders cut. But if everyone truly...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
There’s a lot of hype about microlearning right now. It seems everyone is going micro or wants to be going micro. But any time there is a lot of hype about any new educational approach,...
Thursday, April 25, 2019
What if employee trainings were so engaging, so impactful, and so transformative that employees demanded to enroll in them? What if prospective employees were attracted to your organization...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
In a recent post we looked at the neuroscience behind “aha” moments in the classroom—specifically, putting some space and time between yourself and the challenge you’re trying to solve;...
Thursday, April 11, 2019
How do we prepare and provide a great learning experience for a diverse audience every time? For years, I’ve wrestled with this question and set out to identify the most important...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
“The software can do this? Why was I so afraid to try it? I can create e-learning on my own; it’s not as complicated as I thought!” Doesn’t it feel great when we have those “aha”...
Thursday, April 4, 2019
How much information do you think your brain receives during a typical day? A study conducted by researchers at the University of California–San Diego, led by Roger Bon, determined that...
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