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February 28, 2019 | Sponsored

Check Your Work: Designing Next Level Learning

Reviews are an essential part of the Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (ADDIE) model. You can use peer and Subject Matter Expert (SME) reviews for analysis documents, design storyboards, narration scripts, and drafts of your eLearning courses. Then use final test reviews upon implementation and provide a survey for learner reviews for evaluation.
February 27, 2019 | Sponsored

Influencing Without Authority In Instructional Design

As Instructional Designers, we are tasked with creating engaging, effective learning materials using our Instructional Design training to do so. Meanwhile, we rely heavily on our Subject Matter Experts so that our content is sound. Often, SMEs are colleagues from other departments or contacts from other organizations, and usually they do not report to us. This working relationship can pose a challenge, because most times SMEs aren’t held accountable to our same deadlines and goals.
December 8, 2018 | Sponsored

How To Create A Purpose-Driven Organization: The Disney Example

Walt Disney was not your typical CEO. He didn’t attend business school and had no use for highfalutin’ management theories. He certainly didn’t know anything about the now-common practice of developing organizational vision and mission statements. If he had known, he would likely have refused to engage in the practice, given his disdain for bureaucracy. Freed of management theory, Walt aimed not for logic but for emotion. For that, he needed something different… something we will, for clarity, call purpose.
December 3, 2018 | Sponsored

How To Deal With Misguided Training Requests: 6 Questions To Ask

Do you find that, too often, you are working as an order-taker? By that I mean that a manager contacts the talent development (TD) department with a request for a specific learning solution with the clear expectation that this request will be acted upon. In this article, you’ll learn 6 different ways to handle training requests.