The Business of Learning

When I heard Learning and Performance Ecosystems would be the topic for May’s Fredrickson Roundtable for Learning Leaders, my curiosity was piqued. I’ve been reading about this concept since I first came across it a few years ago, and just recently I have seen much more discussion about it. I’m looking forward to the opportunity […]

How a large healthcare company rolled out new call center training under tight deadline

“If all of this [learning how to read critically] sounds like hard work, you’re right. Most people won’t do it. That’s what sets you apart.” Farnam Streets’ post: How to Read a Book. For awhile now, one of the Twitter hashtags I’ve been curious about and semi-following is #lrnchat. This is a group that gets together on […]

Learning Technology & Trends

Recently, a few of us at Fredrickson Learning were talking about trends — who, in Learning and Development, seems to focus on them, and also when and why we do. This being the beginning of the year, there’s a lot of focus given to trends in many different areas. I recently encountered this little tidbit […]

How a large healthcare company rolled out new call center training under tight deadline

In following @Learning2015 this week (the week of Elliot Maisie’s conference: 2015 Learning), I was intrigued by a tweet that proclaimed “Learning styles are NOT effective for learning design.” The tweet directed me to this article, which provides evidence for the claim. Learning Styles are NOT an Effective Guide for Learning Design In the paragraph […]

Learning Technology & Trends

Continuing on the theme of recent posts about the role of gamification in learning design, this article provides some relevant insights not only about what’s wrong, but how to do it right. My favorite pairing of why it’s broken/how to fix it? “Displacement of rewards. It’s been demonstrated that offering any kind of reward on behaviors […]

The Business of Learning

When working with our clients, we often ask about the impact of a planned change on the organization. We’ve also been observing a trend where many companies are employing change managers within the organization – either as a specific role or as a capability. I’ve also noticed a great increase in the number of individuals […]