Understanding and being open to change, in order to generate a new outlook or new ways of doing things, is the main aim of learning. Yet a 2016 study by the Harvard Business Review showed that many training sessions serve (...)
Learning is all about searching for new meanings and connections. Like all explorers, learners need to accept – and indeed recognise – the risk of losing their way and coming up against a deadend. For their part, training designers should (...)
Designing a training and learning course involves giving participants the opportunity to activate a range of motivational drivers, so content must be selected and structured with the utmost care. It also means putting participants in problem-solving situations and creating experiences (...)
If we think back to our time as young learners, we all remember a teacher who explained things well and helped us to understand. But what does it mean to ‘understand’? And how can understanding be made easy? What (...)
Since virtual classrooms became technically feasible and were rolled out in the mid-2000s, they have quickly become a leading professional development methodology.