When it comes to effective learning and development, the power to be compelling is paramount. With each lesson, a certain amount of persuasion exists. Essentially, teaching and selling live on similar paths. You need to sell your audience on the importance of a specific idea or lesson in order to ensure retention. Without a compelling […]
At the end of each year, Towards Maturity, an organization dedicated to the promotion of a whole new approach to workplace learning, releases its annual report full of valuable insights. So what did TM find this past year? Well, according to their 2015 report, 56% of organizations cite a lack of Learning and Development skills […]
Browse the newsfeed of Facebook on any given day and you’re bound to see quotes that say things like the harder you work, the more you’ll reap and to realize your dreams you’ve got to take appropriate steps toward them. Listen to any motivational speaker and the advice that comes out loud and clear is […]
When I tell people that I am a college professor, they usually ask me what I teach. When I tell them that I teach instructional design and e-learning development, I often get a puzzled look from them.
eLearning can be intimidating to many because it requires us to adapt and change to a new way of teaching and learning. Change is tough. We want progress, but not change. eLearning requires us to change. Change often arrives before growth. While eLearning may be regarded as a positive change, others may dispute that. What […]