Our industry often downplays appeal, because after all, tricks are for kids. Appeal used with intent isn’t about fun and games, though – it’s a powerful tool for engaging learners of any age. Appeal creates experiences an audience won’t ever...
Once a prototype is in place, the designers can move on to testing the solution. Rigorous testing should be done not just by the designer but by other evaluators to ensure the solution meets the learners’ needs.
There's a disconnect among the people paying to create training, the people doing the creating and the people the training has been built to serve.
When you start to think about designing a new training program, is your first thought something like this? “We have this knowledge about X. Our job is to try to find a way to cram all of it into people’s heads as quickly as possible.”
Trepidation can hinder a team member’s willingness to be fully receptive to your solution, so it’s crucial to take steps to build excitement. Here are four ways you can move toward full employee buy-in for your training program.
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn,” said Benjamin Franklin. I am unconvinced that people within organizations are in a learning mindset at all.
Training reinforcement has become a popular topic among training professionals as it speaks to the fundamental principle that the more we are reminded of something, the greater the probability we will remember it.
Numerous studies have proven that images are a powerful way to tell a persuasive story and improve learning.
Cross-cultural training poses a myriad of challenges for instructional designers and facilitators beyond what they encounter on domestic initiatives. In cross-cultural learning environments, people bring different values and viewpoints based on their