Learning Technology & Trends

A new year means it’s time for industry predictions. I like this guy’s take, and I like that they attached trends to the Hype Cycle. Definitely agree that #mobile is in the ‘slope of enlightenment.’ It will be interesting to see how adoption of xAPI evolves over this year — still lots of talk but […]

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

“Why are we creating this course?” Most L&D professionals have probably asked themselves this before—whether you’re an instructional designer or a learning leader. The answer, of course, should be, “To achieve a business goal.”  After all, that’s why we, in organizational learning, do what we do. Too often though, instructional designers don’t do enough to tie […]

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 […]

The Business of Learning - learning ecosystems

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 […]

eLearning

There are many great TED Talks available, and here’s a nice curated list of TED Talks applicable to eLearning.  And, of course, much of the information goes beyond eLearning and really speaks to the future of learning as well. 10 Ted Talks That Will Help You to Make ELearning Meet Modern Learners’ Needs

The Business of Learning - learning ecosystems

I found this article in the Harvard Business Review and I thought it provided some good food for thought.  We can produce great training “about” a topic, but once the learner is back on the job and trying to apply what they’ve learned, how will they know if they’re doing it well? The nature of many “knowledge worker” jobs […]