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Wednesday, December 6, 2017
I started a meaters degree program in Training and HRD. I have thinking about what to do for my research project. Are there any ideas for me?
ATD Elements
What does it mean to learn something? New content is truly learned when it is encoded, but can also be retrieved and used to complete a task. There are various mental and psychological...
ATD Elements
As a learning and development professional, your primary objective is to transfer knowledge and skills to participants. However, for the skills and knowledge to be useful, the participants...
ATD Elements
Understanding is at the core of what training and development professionals do. Understanding makes knowledge easier to remember and apply on the job. Adult learning theory, cognitive...
ATD Elements
Robert Gagné, an educational psychologist, identified nine events of instruction that align with people’s psychological processes of learning. Explore these events and learn how you can use...
Insights
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Educators and researchers have long been curious about how people learn. Although extensive research has been done on the topic, much is still unknown. However, what is clear is that...
TD Magazine
Friday, December 1, 2017
Counteract the forgetting curve with these practical solutions. Talent development professionals know the challenges of educating thousands of employees on a new product or skill set. But...
Insights
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
One of the most important topics covered in the Designing Learning Certificate Program that I teach for ATD is the cognitive science of how humans learn. Thanks to breakthroughs in medical...
TD Magazine
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
There are three strategies trainers can use to leverage the nature of the brain for its most productive learning. As a training manager, I’ve often felt frustrated by my success rate; that...
Insights
Friday, October 20, 2017
The human brain is one of the most wonderful and sophisticated devices in the world. It serves as a hard drive, RAM, and processor all at the same time. It has the capability to obtain new...
Webcast
Friday, December 1, 2017
The industrial revolution and the labor-intensive economy it spawned have been replaced by a mind-intensive knowledge economy that’s driven by technology, automation, artificial...
Insights
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The science of learning is an interdisciplinary field of study that provides evidence of a significant reciprocal relationship between neurological dominance and why people learn, think,...
Webcast
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Join two personality type experts for a lively, interactive discussion of the impact personality type can have on burnout, agile learning, and team dynamics. Three case illustrations will...
Insights
Friday, August 25, 2017
Many apps and online courses claim that “brain training” can make you more mentally agile, but there’s usually little scientific evidence to back up those claims. In fact, research finds...
Insights
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Trainers tend to project absolute confidence in their training methods, their ability to deliver, and the learning outcomes for their clients. However, internally many of us experience an...
Insights
Friday, August 4, 2017
If you recognize the name B.F. Skinner, you probably associate him with behaviorism, a school of psychology that claims to explain all human behavior as a response to stimuli from the...
TD Magazine
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Use the psychological principles of behavioral economics to improve training programs. Defined by Google as "a method of economic analysis that applies psychological insights into human...
Insights
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
One of the things I have learned from my study of learning science research is that using intuition to select the best learning solutions frequently fails. For example, learning styles...
Insights
Thursday, July 20, 2017
A few people have recently asked me if I would tackle the issue of making learning easy and fun. The problem I have with the word fun is that it means different things to different people....
Webcast
Friday, July 14, 2017
High-performing teams provide companies with an undeniable competitive advantage. However, teams rarely perform at their full capacity because they are focused on tasks, and ignore the...
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