Why do people continue to believe in debunked learning styles? Let’s look at why the belief is appealing and how we can respond to the believers on our team. Learn more.
Do they want it yesterday? Here are three ways to save a lot of time when you’re designing training. Learn more.
“What tips do you have for giving webinars?” People have asked this a lot lately, so here’s my opinionated answer. Learn more.
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.
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 […]