Decision-making scenarios aren’t just for elearning. Here are 12 ideas for other ways you can use branched scenarios to help people practice solving problems. Learn more.
Do haunted castles or wise wizards really make learning “fun?” Research suggests that developing mastery is what’s really fun. Learn more.
A popular commercial for shaving products gives us three ideas we can use to make training memorable and motivating. Learn more.
Here’s a short video that shows how we can break our addiction to the course and move training closer to the job. It shows how we can use an instructional reference to help people learn by doing at work. Read more
We’re wasting our time talking about appealing to learning styles when research has identified far more powerful techniques. This post summarizes two meta-analyses about learning styles and readers sound off in more than 70 comments. Read more
You’re a US Army sergeant in Afghanistan. Can you help a young lieutenant make a good impression on a Pashtun leader? That’s the challenge behind “Connect with Haji Kamal,” a thought-provoking branching scenario. Try the activity and learn how it was designed. Read more
Here are two clever tools that could give you ideas for ways to support your learners. 1. What’s that bird? We’re out in the woods and hear a bird. “Red-legged wrangler?” I say. “I don’t think so,” you say. “Maybe a sharp-eared snipper.” I pull out my iFlyer scanning wand and field guide. I scan […]