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September 16, 2020

From my experience, instructional designers are more likely to work from home than the average employee. But still, I would estimate that about 50% of my ID peers worked remotely pre-coronavirus, while 50% were in the office.

So, for many, the switch to working remotely...

August 5, 2020

Several years ago we were approached by a large outsourced call center company. They had tens of thousands of agents in call centers on five continents, and they didn’t have a unified company culture. Leadership had determined that is was due in part to the fact that t...

June 24, 2020

How do you make your classroom training more memorable? If you’re like most instructors, you’ll incorporate audio and video and even some physical activities. Adding these elements is great, but they engage only three of the five senses of your learners: sight, hearing...

June 3, 2020

If you’ve studied education, you might be familiar with the concept of "spacing." It suggests that to spread teaching or reinforcement activities over time increases retention and performance better than teaching the material all at once and move on.

One example is...

April 1, 2020

Training needs to be developed, delivered and maintained. If you have a plan to create it and deliver it, but no plan to keep it updated, it’s a two-legged stool and will topple over sooner or later.

When you are thinking about keeping training up-to-date, consider:

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June 20, 2017

When developing an online learning program, one of the most important decisions you’ll make is whether to include narration. It adds expense and complexity but makes for a more professional, engaging and effective learning experience. We’re strong proponents of profess...

June 13, 2017

The narration script is an important component in developing an elearning program. Writing the script usually comes after creating learning objectives and outlining content, and before storyboarding and designing screens. The storyboard and the on-screen text, images,...

June 6, 2017

How do you make your classroom training more memorable? If you’re like most instructors, you’ll incorporate audio and video and even some physical activities. Adding these elements is great, but they engage only three of the five senses of your learners: sight, hearing...

May 30, 2017

A few weeks ago I wrote about online training’s dirty little secret: abandonment. Now it’s time to take on the proud tradition of instructor-led training. ILT is the foundation upon which all instruction rests. We’ve been putting teachers in front of classes for centur...

May 23, 2017

A hot topic these days is understanding how to design a course that’s more exciting and interactive for learners, so that they hold onto their newly gained knowledge and skills much longer. That’s because we’re fighting our learners’ (as well as our own) reduced attent...

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