5 Must Reads for Modern Learning Pros

04/25/2018 JD

Learning professionals come from any and all backgrounds. I don’t know about you, but I didn’t go to school saying “I want to be an L&D person when I grow up.” It just kinda … happened (Thanks, Disney!). This diversity

Where ELSE should you be looking for learning needs?

04/13/2018 JD

The majority of L&D’s workload comes through the front door. By that I mean we are almost always handed our assignments. It could be a direct request for training. It could be a stakeholder who has identified a performance gap

L&D in 2018

12/31/2017 JD

It’s the end of the year. That means it’s time for “thought leaders” to grab a few clicks by predicting the future of their industries – well, at least the next 12-months worth of future. L&D is no different. For

My Modern Professional Learning Toolkit

11/27/2017 JD

Jane Hart – the bastion of all things modern workplace learning – recently distilled the latest results of her annual Top Tools for Learning list into a categorized framework. She has also invited other pros to write up their own

Microlearning summarized

11/01/2017 JD

Last week, I delivered a session on microlearning as part of the eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference in Las Vegas. You can check out the full presentation at the bottom of this post. The overall thesis is that “microlearning” isn’t a real thing.

How to build microlearning

09/03/2017 JD

I simply define “microlearning” as learning that fits. I explored the WHYS behind microlearning in this post. Now I’d like to share my experience with the HOWs. In my session “More Than Micro – Designing Learning That Fits,” I break

How to beat a multiple choice test

08/24/2017 JD

I have a dare for all workplace learning professionals … I DARE YOU to share this post with employees who regularly complete your multiple choice assessments. How to beat your next multiple choice test! Don’t bother reading the questions. There’s

The 5 Magic Words of Modern Learning

08/03/2017 JD

Microlearning. Mobile. Content. Social. SCORM. Blended. Training. Facilitator. eLearning. Adaptive. xAPI. Motivation. Assessment. Personalized. Augmented. Learning. We throw A LOT of words around as workplace learning professionals nowadays! There’s nothing wrong with having plenty of fun words to describe what

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