November 20, 2010
"All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work." - Calvin Coolidge It is a well-known bit of wisdom that we remember what we do. Yet all too often instructional designers seem to ignore this ...
November 15, 2010
The learning environment is changing fast. Business operations are expanding globally, learners are emerging from increasingly diverse backgrounds and cultures, and technological advancements are constantly changing how learning occurs. Instructional systems design (ISD...
Despite the uncertain economic conditions that recently plagued both the private and public sectors, the 2010 State of the Industry Report demonstrates a continued dedication to workplace learning and development in a variety of organizations worldwide. Although organiz...
October 20, 2010
Organizations increasingly turn to game play in an attempt to motivate trainees to learn and improve their work-related knowledge and skills, but many companies are also asking the question, "Are games really effective?" The answer appears to be yes. But it depends on t...
August 20, 2010
Erin Sappington, Jessi Nokes
When you think about effective training courses, what comes to mind? If you're like most learning professionals, well-researched lessons and impeccably worded test questions are most likely essential for a successful presentation. Other factors such as syllabi, particip...
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