One of the common objections I hear to using storytelling in training is that “stories don’t work for all kinds of training.” Those who are skeptical of storytelling often claim it doesn’t help software training. However, I think stories can have a place in some software training.
When someone mentions scenario-based learning, do you automatically think of complex branching scenarios? While that’s
Chances are, your training evaluations aren’t very helpful. How much useful information do you really get from those forms? Will Thalheimer’s book Performance-Focused Smile Sheets changes that by giving guidelines and example questions for effective evaluations.
Saul Carliner’s second edition of Training Design Basics is written for people who are brand new to the field and are creating their first training program. This is a great book for those who are just getting started with training. People switching careers into training or instructional design from another field would also find a wealth of information. Training managers who don’t come from a training background but want to understand it better would benefit, as would project managers who are looking for what to include in their task lists and how to estimate time and cost.
In response to my post on Name Generators for Learning Scenarios, someone asked, “Does it
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I am still very much a novice in mobile learning. I’ve known for quite a
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These are my live blogged notes from Janet Clarey’s LearnTrends session on Microlearning. My side
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