Archive for Tag: training

5 Phases of Accelerated Learning

Accelerated Learning (AL) has been shown to speed up the design process for instructional designers, and enhance the learning process for learners. It focuses on total learner involvement, because people retain more and learn better when they actively participate...

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Embracing Risk Is the Secret to Dynamic Instructional Design

Embrace risk to energize your content. Are you eager to try a new instructional technology? Have you researched a fresh strategy to apply to your design? Is there a new approach you’re excited to explore to better engage learners?...

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No Training Without Coaching, No Coaching Without Training

Studies have long shown that adult learners retain approximately 26 percent of what they learn in a workshop if the content isn’t reinforced or deployed within a few weeks of the program.  That means roughly 74 percent of the...

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Does Your Company Need Training or Facilitation?

At first glance, training and facilitation can appear to be the same thing – knowledge sharing. However, there are important differences that can help you decide whether a trainer or a facilitator will best suit your business needs. According...

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Buddha and Instructional Design

Don’t worry, this is not an ethereal post about how meditation will solve your instructional design challenges (although…who knows, it might!). Buddha was actually a down-to-earth, excellent observer of human nature. And 2,500 years ago, he was helping people...

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