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4 Tips for Using Simple Language in Training Materials

July 27th, 2015 Jeff Welch

However, when writing training-related documents such as job aids, manuals, or multimedia slides, I try my best to keep things plain and simple....
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Training vs. Performance Consulting

July 20th, 2015 Melissa Grey Satterfield

What ensued was a quick, down-and-dirty, five-minute explanation of the performance consultant role, and how it’s both different and similar to a traditional training role. ...
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5 Instructional Techniques for Managing Instructional Time

July 13th, 2015 Steve Flanagan

Instructors are often required to deliver a whole lot of content in a very short period of time. ...
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4 Instructional Techniques to End a Course with Impact

July 6th, 2015 Alan Magnan

Here are four instructional techniques (each in the form of a summary or review) that can make a bigger impact and increase the chances that people actually use the skills they learned....
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10 Tips on How to Study

June 29th, 2015 Marsha Weisleder

Learning how to drive all over again with the help of Langevin’s How Adults Learn workshop…...
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6 Tips to Help Trainers Handle the Small Stuff

June 22nd, 2015 Paul Sitter

A classroom instructor is constantly aware of the group dynamics of his or her participants....
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3 Cues to Watch for in Training

June 15th, 2015 Lynne Koltookian

I was thinking about social media the other day and how sites like Facebook and Twitter give people the opportunity to share every detail of their lives with friends and family....
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Ground Rules or Housekeeping?

June 8th, 2015 Linda Carole Pierce

As trainers, it is important to communicate the expected behaviors we would like to see from our learners during the training program. ...
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3 Ways to Overcome Technophobia

June 1st, 2015 Jeff Welch

Technophobia is defined as the fear or dislike of advanced technology or complex devices, especially computers....
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5 Benefits of Professional Trainer Certification

May 25th, 2015 Melissa Grey Satterfield

I’m referring to the question I’m asked frequently by my clients on whether they should get certified, or not....
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