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Four Levels for Evaluating Training

January 26th, 2015 Marsha Weisleder

Ode to Donald Kirkpatrick – Father of the Four Levels of Evaluation...
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Top 10 Housekeeping Rules for Classroom Training

January 19th, 2015 Paul Sitter

The old saying, “One man’s ‘Duh’ is another man’s ‘Huh?’” comes to mind when considering general housekeeping rules for classroom training....
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How to Use Video to Improve Your Presentation Skills

January 12th, 2015 Lynne Koltookian

Why is it that people take “selfies” everywhere, but when you want to take a video of them training in a class, they freak out?!...
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3 Tips to Make the Virtual Classroom More Interactive

January 5th, 2015 Jim Leligdon

Today, the virtual classroom addresses the issue of distraction by becoming more interactive. I’d like to share three examples of how Langevin incorporates interaction into our virtual classroom sessions....
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How to Open Your Training with the Important Trio

December 29th, 2014 Jeff Welch

The trio I’m referring to is the objective, benefits, and overview. They are the opening act of any effective training program....
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Instructional Techniques to Promote Learner Participation

December 22nd, 2014 José Rego

For me a larger size group makes it easier to encourage learners to participate....
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3 Tips for Working with Subject-Matter Experts

December 15th, 2014 Steve Flanagan

When it comes to the instructional design of training, I’m a big believer in using expert resources to help get the job done....
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4 Ways to Use Polling in Virtual Classroom Training

December 8th, 2014 Alan Magnan

After reviewing many virtual classroom sessions, I’ve noticed that polls are one of the most underused features available. ...
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6 Simple Steps to Deal with Difficult Participants

December 1st, 2014 Marsha Weisleder

Of course, it’s how to deal with difficult participants. No fear, my fellow trainers. Here are six simple steps to deal with any difficult participant or behavior....
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6 Reasons to Love a Training Needs Analysis

November 24th, 2014 Paul Sitter

A training needs analysis (TNA) is an often misunderstood and underused tool of a training department....
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