Dig deep into action mapping and activity design with my new book, and find out the lessons I learned while writing it. Learn more.
Author: Cathy Moore (page 3)
How to respond to “Make one course for everyone”
Your client wants “one course for everyone.” You know this means “one generic info dump that everyone will forget.” How can you steer the project in the right direction? Learn more.
How to really involve learners
Create a stream of self-contained activities, let people pull information as they need it, slowly increase the challenge with scaffolding, and be a hero. All in one blog post. Learn more.
What’s the real cost of eye candy?
“We need eye candy!” But at what cost? If we spend too much time on images, we don’t have time to create challenging activities. Will people really reject a text-only activity? Learn more.
5 ways to become an L&D hero
“I vow to become a hero to my learners and clients. I’ll save the world from boring training!” How can we achieve this resolution? Here are five steps you can take now. Learn more.
7 ways to make dialog sound natural in your training scenario
Do your scenario characters sound like robots? Try these 7 powerful tips to write natural dialog and give your characters some character. Learn more.
Elearning scenario example: Chainsaw training!
Your new client wants you to design training for chainsaw users. But what does he really need? And could I possibly be serious about this scenario? Learn more.
Scenario mistakes to avoid #2: “Eat! Eat! You need to eat!”
Do we really need to force-feed people information before they can try a scenario? Learn more.
Scenario mistakes to avoid #1: Eager-beaver feedback
When is feedback helpful in a scenario, and when is it annoying? Should we immediately tell people what they’ve done wrong and what they should do to fix it? Learn more.
Let me tell you everything you need to know! Or not.
You’re going to work in Gorkonia! How would you like to prepare for the cultural differences? Do you want me to tell you everything and then quiz you? No? What’s the alternative? Learn more.