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5 Learning Tech Trends to Watch in the Next 5 Years

Posted by on February 4th, 2016 0 comments

Because we’re all about training, we try to keep up with what professionals in the areas of learning, training, and technologies are saying. This week,in the Learning Technologies Blog from ATD (Association for Talent Development), Karl M. Kapp identified “a list of five trends learning professionals should consider when mapping out strategies for the next… Read More »

Posted in: Adult Learning Principles, Instructional Design, Teaching Technologies, Training Tips



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An entertaining and helpful slide show re: presentation tips

Posted by on September 7th, 2015 0 comments

Here’s the direct URL to the presentation by Ian Trimble: http://www.slideshare.net/itrimble/death-by-powerpoint-51110764

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2015 Horizon Report – Library Edition

Posted by on September 4th, 2015 0 comments

If you are interested in the trends accelerating technology adoption in academic and research libraries, challenges impeding technology adoption in academic and research libraries, and important developments in technology for academic and research libraries, check out the 2015 Library edition of the Horizon Report. The report seeks to answer questions such as: What is on… Read More »

Posted in: Instructional Design, Teaching Technologies, Training Tips



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Running a Webinar or Online Meeting? Here’s a Checklist

Posted by on April 20th, 2015 0 comments

We’ve all attended good online meetings and bad online meetings. What qualities make for a good online meeting? Here is a short list of suggestions on how to run a successful online session. Use a slide to let people know they’re in the right place Acknowledge that people have arrived Open up a “question of the… Read More »

Posted in: Online Classes, Training Tips



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Why Tell Stories

Posted by on March 25th, 2015 0 comments

Take a minute and think of a story that inspired you. Maybe it changed your mind about something, spurred you to action, or just made you think. Don’t you hope your classes do the same for students? We often hear about the importance of using stories to in classes to engage students and improve understanding, but… Read More »

Posted in: Instructional Design, Training Tips

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