Features This Issue
Mobile is ubiquitous. People use mobile devices, both tablets and smartphones, to access information, stay connected, play games or learn something new. But you don't often see people working or learning something job-related on their mobile devices.
Most of us send text messages on a daily, if not an hourly, basis in our personal lives - and have for many years. Increasingly, many professional organizations are utilizing instant messaging applications at the office as well.
As virtual classrooms become more and more prevalent, the need for a standard set of practices and procedures for training delivery has become increasingly apparent. The virtual classroom is a different learning environment from the conventional classroom.
In 1776, artistic consultant Pierre Eugene du Simitiere suggested the adoption of the U.S. motto "E Pluribus Unum" ("Out of Many, One"). The original meaning of the phrase was that out of many colonies rose a great nation.
The terrain of corporate training today still includes the typical delivery options prevalent within the last decade - virtual, on-demand, mobile and traditional classroom - but there appears to be no clear plan of integration, operation and ability to
To what degree is my organization addressing the entire journey performers make from the beginning stages of learning through the full range of challenges that can occur at the moment of apply, when learners are called upon to actually perform?
30 Jan 2018
Have you ever spent hours developing an e-learning course, finished it, and thought, "Learners are going to love this course! They are going to love it so much, they will be motivated to take it."
Across all industries, there is a growing awareness that diversity matters and is a competitive differentiator. As organizations realize the value of a diverse workforce, they begin implementing a variety of diversity initiatives.
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Perspectives and expertise for the learning leader.
Thought Leaders This Issue
This edition of Training Industry Magazine challenges us to think broadly about program design, and to consider using all of the tools at our disposal to revolutionize the classroom experience.
What does it take to successfully onboard a leader? Onboarding a leader is different than onboarding staff who will not directly contribute to the strategic direction, mission, values and goals of the organization.
Classroom education emerged in a world of information paucity. A minority of people could read. Knowledge was held by the few and education was deeply entwined in the oral tradition.
Mobile technology is transforming how we find and share information. Gone are the days of waiting to find the answer to a question.
I vividly remember the job interview for my first corporate training position. As my potential employer was talking about the responsibilities of the position, she took me to the training room of which she was extremely proud.
Around the turn of the century, training business process outsourcing (BPO) became a commonly offered service that training suppliers began marketing. Many learning leaders viewed the concept of outsourcing as a bad idea;
When our company's vice president of applied learning, Vicki Halsey, asked a group of learning professionals to answer the question, What do you do?, she got answers such as, “We design classes” and “We deliver training.”
Some materials are inherently harder to learn. For example, take a minute, and try to memorize the following letters: CI AOS HAUF OHR DMV.
Info Exchanges This Issue
Globalization and technological advancements are transforming the traditional classroom environment. Organizations are doing away with the hour-long talking-head training sessions and the evolution of the classroom has become a hybrid of sorts.
Somewhere on a small island located in the Pacific Ocean, a group of 10 employees are settling down in the training room of their call center. The organization has recently been awarded a contract for an aviation firm based in the Middle East.
A workplace learning practitioner's primary role is to promote learning but to also be learners themselves. This is not meant to be an ideological statement but rather a practical one.
At the end of 2015, Training Industry, Inc. CEO Doug Harward predicted a paradigm shift to the design and delivery of training. As training managers focus increasingly on neuroscience and the application of science to learning, he said, we will be better a