Using xAPI to Collect Data on Learning Programs

Have you ever wished you could get more data from your elearning than just who logged in, who completed a course and whether someone passed […]

Training and Professional Development is a Social Mission

I’ve worked in the nonprofit space for much of my career. Years ago when I wanted to make a transition into the world of corporate […]

Updating Training Materials That Seem Good Enough

Recently, a client asked me to review an existing training program and see what we might be able to do to improve it. When I […]

Matching Training Media and Delivery Format to Organizational Need

Last week I talked a bit about the importance of determining the intent of your learning needs (ie: do you just need to make people […]

Setting Bloom’s Taxonomy Aside

For decades, Bloom’s Taxonomy has been a go-to framework that has helped educators and training professionals think through goals and objectives for their programs. A […]

Got Training Writer’s Block? Maybe the solution is to do nothing.

Sometimes that need we all feel to be creative in designing our next training program, yet the ideas don’t seem to be flowing, can lead […]

Lessons from TechLearn 2022

Training Magazine’s TechLearn conference took place several weeks ago in Austin, TX. Different from a typical training and technology conference, this one was smaller (with […]

From Teachers to eLearning Designers

Two of my colleagues, Hannah Radant and Lindsay Garcia, have made the transition from k-12 classroom teacher to elearning developer with striking success. They recently […]

Advice for Starting Your Own Training Consultancy

Jason Meucci and Eric Girard both left the comfort and stability of working inside of larger companies in order to start their own training consultancies. […]

Quiet Quitting for Training Professionals

Yes, I shamelessly jumped on board the “quiet quitting” bandwagon this week with a podcast around how training professionals can adopt some sort of boundaries […]

An Easy Form of Low-cost, Immediately Applicable Team Development

A few weeks ago, a former colleague emailed me this note: Today I introduced your book to my ID team at work and will be […]

Leaders Assemble! Leadership in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

What kinds of serious organizational leadership concepts can be learned by watching movies from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)? Authors Sy Islam and Gordon Schmidt […]

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