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Designing Learning for “when things go wrong”

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12 tips for working with Subject Matter Experts

The power of social collaboration in practice!  These tips came from a wiki I facilitated while teaching  an introductory  Technical Communication Class at Cal State Dominguez Hills. Contact me if you want the full list of 76 challenges and solutions. … Continue reading

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Building a Better Boss- A Localized, Competency Based Approach

This weekend’s New York Times article Google’s Quest To Build a Better Boss describes how Google used performance reviews, feedback surveys and award nominations to come up with a list of  directives, in order of importance, to make engineers better … Continue reading

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Learning Byte Video: Selecting the right words for Performance Objectives

Here is the link to my Learning Byte presentation for ASTD of Los Angeles. http://www.facebook.com/TrainingLA

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“How to Train Your Dragon” can also teach training folk

“How to Train your Dragon” was one of the top performing movies of 2010. I finally got to view this movie on DVD with my children. It was a great movie-going experience AND included some key learning points for Learning … Continue reading

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Repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell – Behavioral Training plays a key role

The word “Training” has rocked the press this week with the repeal of the military don’t ask, don’t tell law. We are looking at a major organizational change effort, in which training will play a key role. Secretary of Defense … Continue reading

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Designing Competency Based Training with Bloom’s Taxonomy

Today I delivered a workshop on using Bloom’s taxonomy to deliver competency based training. It was an excellent learning experience. I learned more about Bloom’s taxonomy by creating the presentation (using knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, evaluation) I also learned from … Continue reading

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