Training Lessons from TED Talks

The brilliant people at TED are talking about Training. Here are five TED talks, on topics ranging from post-industrial economics to dancing tango, with valuable eLearning takeaways. Ken Robinson: Do Schools Kill Creativity? “Math is very important, but so is dance.” Ken Robinson is calling for a revolution in education. For the past hundred-and-fifty years,…

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While yes, our world is one of endless information right at our fingertips; it doesn’t mean that employees need less training because of it. On-the-job training—and remedial training, for that matter—is needed now more than ever. Research shows that writing is one area white-collar businesses are spending billions on every single year. In this post,…

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Within the world of manufacturing, training has long been an important piece of the equation for success. But what’s surprising is that even workers on the office side of this environment feel a need for increased training and guidance. Researchers studied engineers at manufacturing companies to look at how training was perceived by both new…

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Welcome to the completion of week nine as we progress through our 12-week service course, Instructional Design Service Course: Gain Experience For Good. We are entering into the final stages of this course, and at this point, have entered into the Evaluate phase of their design process. Evaluation Phase Last week we developed a prototype so we…

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As a lifelong Training & Development professional, and the owner of a progressive training and eLearning company, I’d love to think that all training is meaningful. Unfortunately, this altruistic vision is unrealistic. Over the years I’ve learned a few things in terms of our role when it comes to working with clients: -I owe it…

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Welcome to the completion of week seven as we progress through our 12-week service course, Instructional Design Service Course: Gain Experience For Good. In this module, we are developing a prototype of our lesson materials based on our Design Proposal. After completing the prototype in this module, the prototype will be part of a round of…

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