Category Archives: Instructional Design
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Beginning this fall, most programs within the College of Professional Studies will switch to a new schedule. Fall and spring semesters will consist of two 8-week sessions, and there will be a one-week break between these sessions. This applies to … Continue reading
In 1997, Elliott Masie included Knowledge Management, or KM, in his annual top ten trends list. He wrote, “In 1998, there will be at least a dozen new buzzwords. One phrase that WILL impact training and learning professionals is Knowledge … Continue reading
The blog is on hiatus until spring semester begins, but, in the meantime, have a good holiday.
So, you have the interview, but what now? Do you have a strategy for selling yourself and showing your capabilities? Staffing firm Proedit has some useful articles about what hiring managers are — and should be — looking for in … Continue reading
Looking for a position in training and development under the drab skies of a Chicago winter can be oppressive. Luckily, there are plenty of jobs in Chicagoland. But even the most resilient and wintered job-seekers might find their best fit … Continue reading
By Kathleen Iverson Sky and Water, by M.C. Escher is a tessellated image of birds changing to fish when they sink below the water line. Depending on whether you see the background or foreground as dominant, you see either fish … Continue reading
By Mike Quinlan I believe in making groups or teams I am working with uncomfortable. I’m not a big proponent of the “Facilitator’s Guide to Group Hugs”. I know, sounds weird, as if I thrive on the misery of … Continue reading
By: Angela T. Moustis It’s true, trainers. You are not as critical to the learning equation as you might think. According to the Center for Creative Leadership’s 70-20-10 Rule, only 10% of learning and development comes from formal training. Formal … Continue reading
Are you set up for success? Here are 11 ways to boost your career prospects in the field of training and development
Returning to school to advance your career may seem daunting, especially if you are working and have family obligations. It can be even more challenging for career-changers like me who are pursuing a master’s degree full-time and not only sacrificing … Continue reading