Story-Based Training and Scenario-Based Training: An Interview with Anna Sabramowicz

Today’s an exciting day because we got superstar-rock star eLearning developer Anna Sabramowicz of eLearner Engaged to sit and talk with us about using storytelling and scenarios to create more engaging, inspiring, motivating learning events. Many of you already know that Anna is famous for creating the Broken Coworker eLearning course and winning an Articulate […]

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Using Scenario-based Training for Workforce Learning & Development

If you read current literature on training, one of the things you’ll read about a lot is scenario-based training. This goes by other names, too, including immersive learning and problem-based learning. For this article, we’re going to stick with scenario-based training. No matter what you call it, there’s a reason why people talk about it a lot. Because […]

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New Simulation Course Released: High-Voltage Electrical Switching \Simulator

We’re excited to be able to offer a new supplement to our existing online training courses for electrical transmission & distribution–a new 3D-animated High-Voltage Switching simulation. Check out the short highlight video below and contact us if you’d like to learn more. This simulator allows workers to practice this dangerous, high-risk task safely, an excellent […]

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Project Management Basics: Project Management, Program(s), Portfolio(s), and Operations Management

In our continuing look at some of the basics of project management, we’re going to consider some related, similar-but-different terms used in project management: projects, programs, and portfolios. And we’re going to discuss operations management as well. This material is based on materials from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), […]

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6 Easy Steps to Better Industrial Employee Training Programs

Providing effective training that helps industrial employees quickly develop necessary job skills is an important part of success for industrial companies. Yet not all industrial employers are familiar with reliable methods of creating and delivering effective training materials and programs that truly help employees acquire necessary job knowledge and (more importantly) acquire needed job skills […]

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Workforce Tests That Match Your Learning Objectives: The Issue of Fidelity

An important part of designing, creating, and delivering job training materials is creating learning assessments–the test at the end of the training activity to determine if workers can perform the skill or skills required by the learning objective. That test can come in many different forms, including performance demonstrations and, often in the world of […]

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An Introduction to Learning Assessments & Multiple-Choice Questions with Dr. Patti Shank

In this recorded discussion, we talk with learning researcher and instructional designer Dr. Patti Shank about learning assessments in general and, in particular, multiple-choice questions. In the discussion, Dr. Shank talks about the relationship between learning objectives and learning assessments; how learning activities are influenced by leaning objectives and lead to learning assessments; the purpose […]

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Best Practices for Moving Instructor-Led Training to Webinars and Virtual Classrooms (Live Online Learning)

Because of COVID-19, lots of companies are rushing to get at least some of their instructor-led training materials into an online format. Our friend Michelle Ockers has called in an impressive team of learning experts to discuss issues like this in her Learning Uncut Disruption series of podcasts. We enjoyed the series so much, we’ve […]

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Best Practices for Creating eLearning Courses Quickly During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In a recent article, we gave an introduction to putting instructor-led training, classroom-style training online–primarily in the of a blended learning solution of virtual classrooms, elearning courses, and additional materials that can be distributed online. In addition to that article, we’ve created more focused, detail articles about that dig deeper into creating virtual classrooms and […]

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