Interview with Learning Expert: Will Thalheimer

Measuring Learning Results T/D: You've written a research in practice report called Measuring Learning Results which is an understanding of learning and focusing on measurement.  Can you tell us more about that? Thalheimer: Over the years I've been immersed in learning and looking at the research on...

Read More

Online Collaboration MUST be Designed

One of the most wonderful things about the online classroom is the ability to bring learners together who may otherwise be geographically separated. If one individual in New York and one individual in Arizona need the same training, the virtual classroom not only allows them...

Read More

The “Problem” With Virtual Learning

We recently read this blog posting  which really started our blood to boil! In a nutshell, the writer, a college professor, finds himself stranded at the airport and decides his situation should not impede his regularly scheduled class; he can simply use the virtual technology his college supplies,...

Read More

Powerpoint Slides are not Participant Guides

The content and design of a participant guide is critical to its effective use by the learner. Too often, reproductions of PowerPoint slides are considered participant guides. There is absolutely no point in providing participants a reproduction of what they are already looking at. A slide...

Read More

Interview with Learning Expert: Dr. Spencer Kagan

Total Engagement Made Easy Through Simple Proven Brain-Based Strategies T/D: You say that participants enjoy our presentations more and we find presenting easier and more joyful when we align how we present with how brains best learn.  Are there a couple of simple, interactive instructional...

Read More

5 General Rules for Workplace Tests Part-5

Rule #5 Ordering Questions You may wish to group evaluation questions by topic or you may mix them up. Back on the job, the work people encounter won't show up in any kind of logical sequence – so mixing questions up has its merits. On the other...

Read More

5 General Rules for Workplace Tests Part-4

Rule #4 Use Key Words Key words assist the test-taker in figuring out the answer. Who triggers the respondent to look for a person or position What triggers the test taker to look for a thing or a process Where triggers them to look for a place or location When...

Read More

Archives