Design better blended learning by understanding affordances

Have you been asked to “blend” learning? In its rushed form, this process involves deciding which parts of an existing classroom course will fall into an “elearning bucket”, and which portions remain in the “classroom bucket”. It is a process, sometimes led by assumptions, that may yield a less-than-ideal split.…

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4 L&D Wishes for 2015

My wish list for corporate learning 2015. Just four, all of them L&D maturity indicators. 1. “Blended” fades No, we don’t stop blending. But we stopped talking about it because slowly but surely everything became more or less blended. At design time, all options are considered equally, without having to…

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5 Virtual Training Mistakes – Webinar Tips

Here’s a collection of things I’d rather avoid when delivering virtual training, either observed while attending sessions, or experienced through my own sessions and learned the hard way, turned into 5 webinar tips. Enabling the webcam After very interesting discussions with many L&D consultants and instructional designers, I concluded that…

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