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October 29, 2011
This photo was published in the September-October 1957 issue of the
Journal of the American Society of Training Directors.
The Communimeter, created to demonstrate the basic problems of
communication, contained a series of electronically-connected ...
The goal of corporate learning is to get the greatest number of
people consciously competent in their roles as quickly as
Great training is essential. And its effectiveness can
be amplified by providing learners with access to performance
October 28, 2011
In an increasingly competitive world, every business process must
add value. The true measure of training effectiveness
is whether or not it improves on-the-job performance.
That’s the real finish line for learning, not the last
day of class or the final...
October 27, 2011
In the June 1959 issue of Training Directors Journal, H.H.
McKelvey wrote an article on the value of visual aids. Using these
drawings in the article, McKelvey wrote that visual aids for a
technical subject in a classroom full of students of different
(From Education Week) Los Angeles 1st grader Lena Barrett clicks
through a series of icons and logs on to a laptop under the
fluorescent lights of her classroom. Before long, a cartoon version
of a game-show announcer appears.
“It’s time to show what you...
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