NIIT - Future of Training Deisgn

This blog is dedicated to advancing the state of the art in instructional design. In it we will share and discuss ideas that excite us: some proven, some speculative, some completely off the wall. The idea is to help connect people and ideas in a way that leads to future innovation–and to have some fun while we’re at it. Please join us!

NIIT - Future of Training Deisgn ranking

This blog does not rank in our Top E-Learning Blogs yet.

Copy and paste this code into any part of your blog to get a dynamic badge that automatically updates your rank every day.

Posts by NIIT - Future of Training Deisgn

Failure-driven Learning versus “Success-driven learning”

The heart of our pedagogical approach is the theory of “failure-driven learning,” which says, in a nutshell, that learning happens only when the world does something different […]

Reading John Dewey

John Dewey is arguably the greatest philosopher of education the world has seen. Unfortunately, for most of us, his stilted, formal prose causes unpleasant flashbacks […]

Unfair Tests and Natural Learning

A recent New York Times Magazine article (“Why Flunking Exams is Actually a Good Thing,” Sep. 4, 2014) describes a fascinating line of research by […]

Compulsion Loops and Addictive Training Games

These days, in learning, it’s cool to be gamey.  So, not surprisingly, there’s a lot of hype. And a lot of bad educational games. To get past […]

Protected: Compulsion Loops and Addictive Training Games

This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: Compulsion Loops and Addictive Training Games appeared first […]

The Best Training Session You’ll Ever See

I took my first tennis lesson 40 years ago, and I still remember it vividly. What was remarkable about it was that at no time during […]

Back in My Day, Games were Hard

Gregg Collins recently posted about How Games Drive Learning. He also linked to “Does Easy Do It? Children, Games, and Learning,” an article by Seymour […]

XFinity UX – Too Many Clicks

At home I have the new Xfinity cable/DVR boxes. They just updated their User Interface. One of the things they did, which I felt was […]

Social Learning: Beware the Hype Machine

“Social Learning” is something I hear a lot about from our clients and elsewhere. But what it is exactly is tough to say. Everyone has […]

Harvard Prof Stops Lecturing, Embraces Peer-to-peer

Eric Mazur is a physics professor at Harvard whose energetic, charismatic style has made him a popular teacher for decades.  A few years ago, Mazur suddenly renounced his typical […]

Killing the Next Button: Navigating eLearning Courses by Scrolling

You know the drill: open an eLearning course, interact with a screen’s worth of content, and then click Next. But is horizontal navigation really the […]

Osmo: truly blended training

This looks very interesting and promising. While positioned as an educational toy for children, it’s relatively easy to imagine applications in a corporate world (e.g., […]

We are updating our Privacy Policy, so please make sure you take a minute to review it. As of May 25, 2018 your continued use of our services will be subject to this new Privacy Policy.
Review Privacy Policy OK