As the learning industry evolves, so has the role of the instructional designer. Listen to renowned learning experience designer, author and coach Connie Malamed as she discusses the shift from Instructional Design to Learning Experience Design and the value it brings to the learner.
In this episode, learn from Dr. Janet Lockhart-Jones, a Leadership Strategist, Speaker, Executive Coach, and Corporate Trainer, as she shares best practices for creating successful virtual training events. Dr. Lockhart-Jones offers the dos and don’ts for hosting your next VILT session with Powered by Learning Host Susan Cort and co-host Jenny Fedullo.
Whether you are developing an instructor-led curriculum or an eLearning course, performance scenarios can help your audience climb Bloom’s Taxonomy to a higher level of learning. Performance scenarios challenge learners in a safe environment – your training – to cultivate their decision-making abilities. Scenarios support them in assessing situations, formulating their own perceptions, and choosing their response. The best part? You can reveal how their responses may result in different outcomes, creating a holistic learning experience.
In business for 60 years, First Federal Bank of Florida fosters a culture that they believe provides an advantage in the competitive banking market. With 800 employees in 22 community banking branches serving over 70,000 customers, First Federal relies on training to infuse culture and build a better customer experience. As Director of Retail Banking, Stephanie McClendon sees the value training brings to retail sales performance.
Many learning and development leaders did not set out for careers in L&D. Most say they had experiences and a natural talent that attracted them to it. This video highlights a sample of how learning and development leaders ended up in this career.
Special thanks to the learning leaders who shared their passion for L&D:
Briana Washington, MGM Resorts International
A Conversation with Ken Taylor, President, Training Industry
With 28 destinations worldwide, MGM Resorts International includes some of the most famous resorts and casinos in the world. Recognized as one of FORTUNE’s Most Admired Companies, MGM Resorts International has 81,000 employees and purchases all of the products and services necessary to provide quality entertainment, luxurious facilities, and exceptional customer service. As Corporate Training Manager in strategic sourcing, Briana Washington ensures that the purchasing team uses their roles to enable the organization to succeed.
Created in 1970 to be the national passenger rail system, Amtrak today operates 300 trains each day to more than 500 destinations. In order to make the system efficient, safe and reliable, operators must be well trained to identify and solve issues that may inhibit performance. As Amtrak’s lead instructional designer, Trent Bartholomew integrates content, experiential learning and assessments to ensure operators are adapting to the system’s evolving priorities.
Understanding your learning ecosystem is the first step in creating impactful and successful training programs. Your organization’s learning ecosystem is a combination of your organization, learners and need jointly guiding you to the training solution and delivery methods.
Learn more in our online guide created in Rise that I recently presented to peers at ATD.
Navigating the Learning Ecosystem
Learning and development leaders are bombarded with information about new training approaches and technologies. They evaluate these trends considering the mission of their organization and what might have the biggest impact on performance and results. This video highlights a sample of training trends that have captured the attention of learning and development leaders in a variety of organizations.
In July of 2017, Adobe announced plans to “stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020.” At the same time, the company encouraged “content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to … open formats.”
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