K-12 education methodology has been changing over the past five years from the traditional classroom model to ‘flipped learning.” “In a flipped educational setting, teachers are seen more as a “guide on the side” – students learn material on their own outside of class, often through videos or other media, and work on problems, activities,… Continue Reading
Corporate Training and Development Articles
Read the latest on training and development in the corporate world from the thought leaders of Dashe & Thomson.
Corporate training is a huge industry in this country, and in many ways corporations are embracing employee development like never before. According to the most recent numbers from the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), American companies spent over $150 billion on training in 2011 alone. With a national workforce that hovers somewhere around… Continue Reading
I was asked by Wendy Kirkpatrick to remove the copyrighted Kirkpatrick diagrammatic model from my original blog post, How to Evaluate Learning: Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century. This revised post includes a step-by-step table as a replacement for that diagram. I think the table actually makes the process easier to understand. Even though many… Continue Reading
Implementing an ERP system – whether it’s SAP, Oracle eBusiness Suite, Microsoft Dynamics AX – is a big, hairy deal. Ensuring that end users learn the new system, embrace it as part of their daily work routine, and use it effectively is a daunting task. In a recent blog post Using Storytelling to Add the… Continue Reading
In my last post I examined several characteristics that make for hi-quality learning videos – http://www.dashe.com/blog/uncategorized/effective-video-training-breaking-it-down In this post, I take a look at some of the latest tools available to Instructional Designers to make their video efforts come to life. Captivate 6 from Adobe - www.adobe.com/products/captivate.html - makes producing and distributing video easier than ever. IDs… Continue Reading