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March 7, 2016

KCA: A Simplified Training Strategy For Learning And Development

Do you have a small training team? Is that team comprised of former Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) without adult learning background? How can you get them to apply adult learning concepts without having any formal education in the subject? Knowledge, Context and Application (KCA) is a simplified training strategy for Learning and Development that helps develop Subject Matter Experts into effective trainers.
by Alexander Salas, CPLP
March 4, 2016

Balancing Mentorship And eLearning In A Digital Age

Have you ever started a new job and felt like you were just thrown into the deep end to either sink or swim? If so, you aren’t alone. Here, we’ll take a look at the problems facing those in the process of acclimating, before examining one of the best ways to help these newcomers: Balancing mentorship and eLearning.
by Adrienne Erin
March 3, 2016

Using Elements Of Improv Theater For Virtual Onboarding: An Interesting And Effective Learning Tool

Face-to-face meetings, meeting in time-displaced blended settings like blogs, or meeting in virtual real-time like through video chat, or immersive 3D environments, all have their advantages and challenges. In virtual environments the non-verbal elements are limited. Whenever you don’t meet in real person, the lack of personal face-to-face communication is a gap that has to be overcome in all other virtual variations of get-togethers. So, organizations are now facing new challenges to virtual onboarding where it is essential to emphasize the interpersonal dynamics of virtual collaboration and establish practices for team building. This can be achieved by adopting some elements from Improv Theater.
by Arunima Majumdar
March 1, 2016

How To Reduce Scrap Learning In Training: Take It From Librarians, We Know Scrap When We See It

When it comes to our collections, great public librarians are like great Instructional Designers: We keep them current, relevant, appealing, and responsive to our communities. Keeping our collections useful and looking good means we have to get rid of things though. That’s right: Public libraries throw books away. Here is how to reduce scrap learning in your training.
by Emily Schaber
February 27, 2016

6 Tips To Develop Competency-Based Online Training

Increasing proficiency and productivity is the primary goal of a competency-based online training initiative. But how can you integrate this approach into your online training strategy without completing overhauling your current online training program? In this article, I'll highlight 6 tips to develop a competency-based online training course.
by Christopher Pappas