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Wednesday, November 27, 2019
A couple of posts ago I wrote about the difference between the primary instructional goal of educating versus training, the former focused on acquiring information and the latter on...
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Friday, November 22, 2019
In their new book, Microlearning: Short and Sweet, authors and learning experts Karl M. Kapp and Robyn A. Defelice offer straightforward learning theories and research behind microlearning....
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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Dear Tim, I’ve been working in the world of L&D for a few years, focused mostly on designing and facilitating new employee onboarding and training for entry-level employees. However, I’ve...
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Which do you think promotes behavior change? A. A highly qualified expert clearly lecturing how to work through a complex process.B. A peer explaining what she is thinking as she feels her...
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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...
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Wednesday, September 4, 2019
“Those who can’t do, teach.” This cliché isn’t universal. Scores of people have turned successful athletic careers into teaching careers, because over the course of many years they have...
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Wednesday, August 7, 2019
“Adaptive learning” is a popular buzzword in today’s discussion around education and training. But what does it really mean? What can it do? What are its limitations? Let’s explore the...
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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...
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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...
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Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Imagine your organization’s learning and development function is tasked with maintaining a large and growing library of e-learning modules. That responsibility is made harder by regular...
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Monday, April 8, 2019
You have completed the training needs analysis. You have documented the results and confirmed with the business unit manager that training is indeed warranted, because you have confirmed a...
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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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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
While the exact number varies by study, research consistently shows that less than 30 percent of learning is applied on the job. Put differently, 70 percent of learning is likely waste or...
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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
To professionals not working in learning and development (whether that is a senior leader, learner, or frontline manager), creating and delivering training often looks as simple as putting...
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Friday, January 11, 2019
The world of healthcare is ever-changing, and L&D professionals are continually on the lookout for the latest strategies and technologies to implement within their healthcare organization....
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Thursday, November 29, 2018
In October of 2015, I published a blog on this same topic, boldly criticizing what appeared to be strong and unguided adherence to the so-called 70-20-10 rule of learning and development....
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Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Trainers, coaches, teachers, mentors—all those who facilitate development and growth—need to apply emotional intelligence as a core component of the learning process. It is not just an end...
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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
The persona is part of the design thinking methods toolkit and originated in the work associated with the user-centered experience. The persona tool provides an opportunity for a diverse...
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