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5 Indicators Your Training Is Aimed At High Schoolers

Whenever you begin the discussion of meaningful training for adults, someone inevitably—and boldly—proclaims, “We must accommodate adult learning theory!” Of course, everyone else murmurs their complete agreement. We simply must!

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5 Things to Do When the Solution Shouldn’t Have Been Training

Let’s be honest, shall we?

If you’ve been in this industry more than eight weeks, you’ve probably been involved in a solution which possibly, maybe, (very, very probably) shouldn’t have been training.

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Mapping the ROI of eLearning in Seven Strategies

1. Expand your definition of “success.” Before you create a plan, you should know what defines success for your organization. One primary question to ask is: “Were bottom-line outcomes achieved?” ‘Hmmm…’ you ponder via internal monologue, ‘What bottom-line objective?’ Good question. 

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eLearning Lessons From the Road with Ethan Edwards

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eLearning Lessons From the Road with Ethan Edwards

Ethan Edwards discusses eLearning Design from the Bronx High Bridge in New York. 

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Integrating Gaming and e-Learning Design Part 3 of 3: Getting Started

You may want to read Part 1 and Part 2 before delving into Part 3.

You might also want to look at pictures of otters holding hands. Your call.

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Integrating Gaming and e-Learning Design

Part 2 of 3: Bright Horizons

Thanks for coming back. If you didn’t read Part 1 of this article, you should. Your life will be better, skin blemishes will vanish, relationships will improve, and this blog post will make a lot more sense.

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Engaging Minds with Mystery

Imagine – you are at a dimly-lit dinner party with four friends and an eccentric host. A flash of lighting briefly brightens the room, then all the lights go out. In the darkness, you hear a scuffle and a shout. When the lights return, the host is on the floor, not moving. All the guests remain seated in their chairs. Someone outside the room begins knocking frantically at the door…

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Integrating Gaming and e-Learning Design Part I of 3: An ID-Based Model

Games Are Trending

“Award badges.”

“Make people really think through decisions.”

“Make it fun, like Angry Birds.”

Instructional designers now hear these gamifying requests from trend-savvy stakeholders who want to harness the power of games. Why badges? They’re not sure. What will an Angry Birds approach accomplish? Don’t know. Maybe more fun?

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GAME NIGHT!

Once every quarter, our Minnesota office becomes Game Night HQ. First and foremost, we plan the snacks and adult beverages. Then, we plan our games. Come take a tour of our Game Night last week, and hear what a few Allenites have to say about why we play.

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