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In Real Life: The Modern Learning Ecosystem Framework

The modern learning ecosystem framework is a simple, consistent method for addressing workplace learning and performance needs. It helps employees …

Learning

Will Design Thinking Replace Instructional Design? No. Here’s Why…

I received a question recently that I’m sure several other people are asking as well, “Is design thinking going to replace instructional …

Design Thinking

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Kate McKinnon Improvises a PowerPoint Presentation | Vanity Fair

Kate McKinnon

Content Exchange

Axonify Content Exchange™<p><b>Say “Goodbye” to ineffective training modules and “Hello” to content built<br>to drive real business results.</b><p>Watch Video<p>Content …

Learning

Northgate Gonzalez Markets sees results from gamified employee training

Workers for the Hispanic grocer can take interactive quizzes on everything from safety training to increasing customer satisfaction and receive …

Trends

The Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016 is announced

It was in 2007 that I compiled the first Top 100 Tools for Learning from the votes of learning professionals worldwide and have done so every year …

Video Editing

Job aids and worksheets for Map It readers

Free downloads<p><b>Action mapping process:</b> This interactive graphic describes the entire action mapping process from goal-setting to development and …

Infographics

Top 10 Reasons Why Mobile Training Fails – Scott McCormick

This post comes from Scott McCormick, Founder of emergent-enterprise.com and Emergent Enterprise Consulting. Scott will also be speaking at the …

Mobile

Retrieval practice with Jeff Karpicke

Our topic today delves into how our brain remembers what we learn, in particular the role that retrieval of memory plays in learning.<p>Jeff Karpicke, a …

Learning

The People v LMS - A Learning Technology Story (ATD Ascend 2017)

The learning management system is under indictment. It has been charged with failing to provide value to our organizations. The evidence seems clear: poor engagement, difficult upgrades, huge price tags. But why? Is the LMS really the guilty party, or is something else within our L&D strategy to …

Learning

In Real Life: Don't Forget About On-the-Job Training

What was your first corporate learning job? I got into L&D as part of a hybrid operations/human resources role with AMC Theatres. I was responsible …

Management

Jeff Johnson: "Designing with the Mind in Mind" | Talks at Google

2017 Top 20 Health and Safety Training Companies List

#OnboardingSOS Part 5: Getting managers involved in onboarding early and often

Frontline managers are the most important people in modern workplace learning. They are the “boots on the ground” who drive employee performance and …

How to build microlearning

Digital Learning: An Interview with David Kelly by Susan Jacobs

Digital learning reflects a fundamental change in the behavior of learners today, and has far-reaching repercussions for training departments.

Learning

Why 'Learning Styles' and Other Education Neuromyths Won't Go Away

« Police Brutality Scandal the Focus of New Curriculum in Chicago | Main<p>Chances are you've heard someone say recently: "We only use 10 percent of our …

Learning

My 2017 Top 10 Learning Tools

It’s my favorite time of year again. School is back in session, the summer heat is giving way to comfortably cool evenings and it’s time to make my …

eLearning

Want to be better in your L&D craft? Get involved outside of your organization.

I have a lot of coffee – both in-person and virtual – with L&D professionals and there’s one question that always comes up: how did you get to where …

Why 1 Meteorologist's Hurricane Irma Coverage Landed Him a "Best Weatherman Ever" Trophy

Hurricane Irma has been tearing across the Atlantic, leaving a trail of devastation in her wake. But during a time when people are frantically turning on the news expecting to hear the worst, many have found solace in Alabama meteorologist Alan Sealls. The 30-year news veteran is being praised for …

Exclusive: US Navy ships in deadly collisions had dismal training records

<b>(CNN) —</b> The two US Navy destroyers involved in deadly collisions in the Pacific this summer both had lengthy records of failure to fulfill key training requirements, according to Government Accountability Office data provided to Congress and obtained by CNN.<p>The USS Fitzgerald had expired training …

Military

Nuts and Bolts: Learner Beliefs About Learning

We spend a lot of time in our business talking about learner “attitudes,” like Vacationer, Learner, Prisoner, and the outcomes we typically get from …

Schools around the US are finally pushing back their start times — and it's working

• <b>Schools in 45 states have pushed their start times back to fall in line with research that looks at the biological clock of adolescents.</b>• <b><br>Administrators have found short-term roadblocks but long-term rewards for students, parents, and teachers.</b>• <b><br>A greater appreciation for the benefits, not the</b> …

Education

5 proven instructional design strategies you should steal from Duolingo

How does Duolingo do this?<p>As mentioned above, language content is broken down into chapters and chunks. But as the lessons progress the older …

Instructional Design

10 Myths about Modern Workplace Learning – Modern Workplace Learning Magazine

Inspired by TeachThought’s 22 myths in modern academic learning, here are 10 misconceptions about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL). More to come in …

L&D Spotlight On… JD Dillon

“Building connections between people, not content.”In February I asked a number of my colleagues in the learning and development field to sum up …

Learning