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Audience Expectations in Virtual Facilitation

How have audience expectations changed following the surge in virtual learning? Building audience expectations in the lead up to a virtual event can determine whether or not that event is ultimately deemed successful or mediocre. 

Mar 16, 2021

Topics: Employee Engagement- Learning & Development- Future of Work

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The Virtual Facilitator versus The Virtual Producer

Are you still using the first 5 minutes of every virtual meeting getting technology set up correctly? “Lisa, Can you hear me? Can you see my screen?” Or perhaps it’s the most common phrase from 2020: “You’re on mute!” 

Mar 16, 2021

Topics: Employee Engagement- Learning & Development- Future of Work

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Psychological Safety for Learning Behaviour & Development

What is one of the most critical factors in a fast-paced and ever-changing workplace? The answer is learning behaviour because it indicates how an employee can make sense of what is happening, learn and adapt, take action and advance the business in its journey. One of the best indicators of learning behaviour is psychological safety.

Nov 24, 2020

Topics: Psychology- Learning & Development- Future of Work

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Maslow’s Hierarchy: 6 Myths

Most Psychologists have a general familiarity with Maslow's hierarchy of needs. I wanted to dig deeper into the model to determine whether it truly has sufficient validity to still be considered useful in today’s business environment.

Aug 12, 2019

Topics: Smarter Thinking- Psychology- Learning & Development

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Top HR Articles, 7 L&D Trends, Employee Engagement 3.0

This post is part of our Learning Round-up series, designed to showcase informative and trending content from the last month or so, mainly revolving around HR, learning & development, productivity, psychology, and decision making.

Nov 21, 2018

Topics: Human Resources- Employee Engagement- Learning & Development

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Praise & Criticism: ADDIE Model


The ADDIE model is virtually synonymous with instructional design or instructional systems design (ISD). Instructional design is the discipline concerned with the design of training programs (both online and classroom).

Mar 1, 2016

Topics: Human Resources- Learning & Development- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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2,500 Years of Learning Theory in 40 Minutes


If you’re curious about what an award-winning e-Learning professional, blogger and TED speaker with 30 years’ experience in the learning game thinks is good, bad and ugly in the history of theory and practice, then grab a bucket of popcorn.

Feb 1, 2016

Topics: Learning & Development- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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In a Nutshell: ADDIE Model


This article is a extension to our 'In a Nutshell' series. Click on the following link to view our original article on 40 Must-Know HR, OD, L&D Models.

Jan 30, 2016

Topics: Learning & Development- Profiling & Assessment Tools- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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