November 15, 2012
A major issue in corporate training―especially in technical industries―is the lack of understanding around the basic models of teaching and training. What are they, how do they work, and when are they best utilized? There are two fundamental models: pedagogy and andrago...
November 01, 2012
Are your participants distracted? Do their minds seem to be wandering? Don’t worry—they likely have enough brainpower to remember your information too.
April 19, 2012
A big thanks to everyone who participated in the interactive ASTD Links article, “Are You Having Fun Yet?” Here's what we learned about your use of training games.
May 25, 2011
No matter what the topic, format, or circumstances, many people in
the room simply are not on board when a facilitator walks through
the door. Every facilitator has witnessed eye rolls, inattention,
negative remarks, and body language that signals disinterest. Some
March 25, 2011
In Latin educare to educate means to draw out. But it seems as
if education and training are often more focused on a top-down
teaching approach, where information is disseminated, than a true
drawing-out process in which participants discover the learning
through a proc...
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