• Maximize training results by prioritising content

    People’s time is valuable – ensure that any training is designed to improve results by focusing in on the things that truly matter.

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    Focus on the most important areas

    Identify areas of application: participants learning should be based on activities they do, and problems they must solve

    Identify areas of necessary high proficiency
    Create learning activities [...]

  • Provide fully and partially worked examples to support problem solving

    Owing to the limitations of working memory, understanding new concepts and applying those concepts to solve a problem requires structured support.
    Support learning in your organisation – whether with training interventions, resources, or coaching – by ensuring problem solving using new concepts is mastered through a gradual switch from worked examples to full problems.

    Step by step…

    To [...]

  • Content Basics: LIMBIC Learning

    I’ve just been reading an article on rapid e-learning (more of that in my next blog post), but it got my thinking - which is always a good thing.  There are some things I see time and time again in terms of material presented for ‘conversion’ to
    e-learning (well, courseware actually if I’m being specific). A lot of [...]

  • How not to use PowerPoint

    We happened across this hilarious clip while trawling YouTube. It may well be a few years old and have over one million hits altogether – but from what we see out in the real world the lessons are still being learnt.
    Although its focus is PowerPoint, its relevance to e-learning is a no brainer! Enjoy.
    This video [...]