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Jan 10, 2014

Secrets of Simulation Design

As mentioned in our last blog posting, I had the pleasure of co-authoring the recent book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook, contributing several chapters on simulation. I’ve been working with simulations and experiential learning for almost my entire career, over 25 years. I became involved with simulation because, like a lot of people in the learning & development field, I was frustrated. I looked at a lot of the learning initiatives that organizations did and I wondered: Is any of this really making a difference? We’re making people smarter, but are we really changing the way they behave? Is there any real impact on the business? I became fascinated...

As mentioned in our last blog posting, I had the pleasure of co-authoring the recent book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction...

Dec 20, 2013

The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook

Welcome to the next stop on the blog tour! I’ve enjoyed reading Karl Kapp’s books so much over the years and I’m...

Welcome to the next stop on the blog tour! I’ve enjoyed reading Karl Kapp’s books so much over the years and I’m...

Dec 19, 2013

Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA) Implementation

The United States Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the Department of Health and Human Services defines a CIA as follows: A...

The United States Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the Department of Health and Human Services defines a CIA as follows: A...

Nov 18, 2013

Tips for Great Performance Support

Like everything in training & performance, Performance Support is a technique, not the oTips for great performance supportne answer to all of...

Like everything in training & performance, Performance Support is a technique, not the oTips for great performance supportne answer to all of...

Nov 6, 2013

Global Learning Archetypes in Action

I’ve seen lot of “big ideas” come and go over the years. While “Global Archetypes” may sound like a catchphrase, our experience...

I’ve seen lot of “big ideas” come and go over the years. While “Global Archetypes” may sound like a catchphrase, our experience...

Oct 31, 2013

Using Process to Fight Fear on Learning Initiatives

It’s Halloween, so it seems like a good day to talk about fear. One of my clients shared with me that she...

It’s Halloween, so it seems like a good day to talk about fear. One of my clients shared with me that she...

Oct 22, 2013

Global Learning Doesn’t Need to Be So Hard

Think about it: why does designing learning for a global audience need to be any harder than designing for a local audience?...

Think about it: why does designing learning for a global audience need to be any harder than designing for a local audience?...

May 29, 2013

What CEOs want (and it’s not what you think)

Way back in April of 2010, I wrote this post about taking learning to business, where I basically posted that business doesn’t...

Way back in April of 2010, I wrote this post about taking learning to business, where I basically posted that business doesn’t...

Feb 1, 2013

Becoming Proficient: From Onboarding to Performing

Part 1: Teaching New Hires How to DO Their Jobs The goal of any new hire program is to get new team...

Part 1: Teaching New Hires How to DO Their Jobs The goal of any new hire program is to get new team...

Jul 30, 2012

The iPad Eats the Smartphone and Mobile Learning Becomes Real

I’ve been following the so-called Mobile Learning revolution for some time now. The reality is, Mobile Learning was something that a lot...

I’ve been following the so-called Mobile Learning revolution for some time now. The reality is, Mobile Learning was something that a lot...

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