While the brain is complex and we don’t know everything about it, we do know some things about memory. We know enough to increase the chances of learners’ retaining information if they consume information in the best way.
Humor isn’t a requirement for becoming a trainer, but it is a valuable skill if you want to be effective. In fact, humor is a missing skill that can help you in nearly all capacities of your work, not just in training.
For employees to change their behavior, your training needs to make it past the brain’s gatekeeper – working memory – and into long-term memory. Instructional designers must craft a course in which all elements work together to manage learners'...
Leadership development is one of the biggest segments in the training market, which makes sense, considering that a pipeline of talented, skilled leaders can be one of the most important factors in an organization’s success.
Modern e-learning is more visual than the text-heavy modules of the past. Designers are keen to highlight the visual and interactive aspects of their courses, but what does successful visual training look like?
Modern technology makes it easy to extend the learning, keep people accountable, sustain motivation and create behavioral change. One tool you can use to sustain learning and create behavioral change is the post-training webinar.
Happy New Year! Let me suggest a difficult New Year’s resolution: At least half the learners in your leadership development programs will change their behaviors.
Effective leadership skills can increase organizational performance – but only if the new leadership skills are put into practice. Traditional approaches to leadership development have a poor track record when it comes to transferring new skills.
Studies show that the use of virtual reality in training can significantly increase retention and improve empathy.
Microlearning is a buzzword most L&D professionals have heard of by now. But is it just a buzzword, or can microlearning increase retention, learning adoption and overall learning effectiveness?