As the fog of 2020 burns off and a slightly clearer picture of what 2021 could have in store for us takes shape, Donald Taylor offers some insights from innovators and early adopters across industries to offer some insights on what trends learning professionals should be keeping an eye on.
Whether you’re using Zoom or any other platform, technical difficulties are bound to happen. Will you know how to respond?
Apparently, it’s a thing for people to feel ok to drop off a virtual session if you put them into breakout rooms. It doesn’t mean we shouldn’t use them.
In today’s podcast, Lorri Freifeld, Editor-in-Chief of Training magazine, offers some advice on how to spot a true trend from a shiny object, and how to get the biggest bang for your own professional development buck.
If they’re well-crafted, stories can be one of the most powerful learning devices in a trainer’s toolbelt.
In today’s podcast, Rance Greene offers some insights on how to craft a well-designed story for maximum impact in your next training session.
If you’ve seen one tool, you’ve seen them all, right? We were surprised to learn that Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is a little different.
If you’re using it, we’d love to hear your experience.
“Games” and “gamification” are different, but both can be very powerful elements when it comes to effective and engaging learning design. Oh, and according to Karl Kapp, the main object of a learning game or gamified learning experiences isn’t to make a training program “fun”.
If you have 20 minutes or so, this conversation with Karl Kapp could change the way you design learning programs.
We are pleased to release the Trainer’s Guide to GoToMeeting. GoToMeeting is probably a platform that you have found yourself in already for meetings. But is it a platform that you have considered conducting a training session in? The Trainer’s Guide to GoToMeeting will show you how you can easily conduct your next training session … Continue reading Trainer’s Guide to GoToMeeting
If you follow TED talks on instructional design, you likely have watched or heard Melissa Marshall’s TED talk “Talk Nerdy to Me.” During her compelling talk (with over 2.6 million views!), she discusses making technical presentations accessible to anyone in the audience without compromising the integrity or talking down to the more technical audience members. … Continue reading Technical Presentations
If Adobe Connect is your organization’s platform of choice, (or perhaps you’ve been considering it for yourself) you’re in luck. The Trainer’s Guide to Adobe Connect is ready to help!