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Creating Training That Appeals to Teens

We just read an interesting article in a silicon valley newspaper about a food service company that staffs boardwalk concessions stands all over the US (20  in total). The company, Whitings Foods, employs 250 young people (ages 16 - 21) in the summer months. Training is conducted...

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Musings on Informal Learning

Recently, we were updating a course we teach for ASTD called Essentials of Adult Learning. It is a 3-session, online, course and the last session is actually about anything BUT adult learning. The last session is called Outside the Boundaries of Adult Learning.  One of...

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And the winner is…

The Training Doctor, LLC, offers a $500 scholarship twice per year  - for the spring and fall semester.  To apply you must be a working professional who is pursuing an advanced degree in Training or Organization Development. Our winner for the December 2010 award is...

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An adult learning rant (short)

The nice thing about blogs is that you can vent to people who care about the same thing(s) you do. So here is a short rant on adult learning principles: We are currently reviewing a handout from an adult learning "guru" (who will remain un-named, obviously).  The...

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We’re losing $$!

Front cover of Training Magazine Nov / Dec declares: Trainers fight for dollars as average salaries plunge $2,334 and budgets are cut. We haven't read the article yet - have you?...

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