Storytelling as a Learning Device

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.

Talking Games and Gamification (for Learning) with Karl Kapp

“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.

Technical Presentations

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

Adobe Connect Trainer’s Guide

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!