Storyboarding and prototyping are key parts of the instructional design process that should not be skipped. Starting the overall design process with a storyboard provides a high-level outline of the intended outcomes of the module, and is an effective way to gather ideas in a graphical format before moving on the physical prototype. Interface prototyping then allows instructional designers to map out the navigation of a training module and garner feedback from stakeholders and users early in the design process.
In today’s rapidly expanding mobile learning environment, only clear guidelines and state-of-the-art technologies will stand up to the challenges that lie ahead. Mastering Mobile Learning stands as the most modern, comprehensive resource on the subject of mobile learning.Written by experts in this burgeoning field, Mastering Mobile Learning provides a roadmap for creating the most effective learning content, strategies, and applications possible.
Communication Skills Training offers the crucial tools you’ll need to help your workshop participants master the skills that drive performance. The first book in the ATD Workshop Series offers practical, road-tested strategies and tactics for use at all levels of your organization.
Today’s work challenges often demand the best and brightest to come together, each one offering expertise in her special niche. However, when “leaders of leaders” come together to form a leadership team, challenges often arise. Leaders are used to having the final say, and are often unaccustomed to the collaborative, team-oriented relationships required of leadership teams.
The best learning transfer happens when participants have fun! Safety Training That Transfers offers more than 50 activities dedicated to different aspects of workplace safety. Each activity includes an overview, step-by-step instructions, and debriefing questions that reinforce each lesson.
In the past, your career brand was expressed primarily through a traditional resume. Today, your brand encompasses every way you promote yourself, both in electronic and more traditional formats. “Marketing Your Career Brand” will help you identify needs of your customers—whether they are potential clients, a prospective employer, or your current employer—and how your brand will address those needs.
Change Agents: The Role of Organizational Learning in Change Management is an ASTD and the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) research report that examines training and development’s role in organizational change.
Learn the evidence behind both new and tried-and-true best practices for training. Ruth Clark connects research to practice and offers concrete training guidance in this second edition of Evidence-Based Training Methods. With this book as your guide, you can incorporate evidence and learning psychology into your program design, development, and delivery decisions.
Learner-centered instruction helps build dynamic classrooms in which the student takes ownership of the content and determines ways that it may be useful to him. Such instruction also encourages the student to build the relationships that will allow learning to endure beyond the training event.
Maintaining high employee engagement is key to business success. Research shows that engaged employees feel recognized, encouraged, and supported—they demonstrate enthusiasm, inspiration, and pride in their jobs. Despite work demands and pressure, they successfully achieve their individual and team goals.