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Infographic - Learner Attention Is up for Grabs

Posted by InSync Training on May 9, 2017 11:48:06 AM

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How do you capture your audience’s attention when so many factors provide distractions?

Recently, guest BYTE speaker Mark Harter answered this question and provided pro-tips accumulated from years of practical experience.

When faced with limited time and a myriad of distractions, we need a purposeful approach for designing and marketing engaging learning experiences.

This infographic, based on Mark Harter's BYTE session, Grabbing Learner Attention, can help you to understand how to capture your audience's attention, even in the midst of a myriad of distractions.

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Topics: Engagement, Modern Learning

Recording - Grabbing Learner Attention

Posted by InSync Training on May 4, 2017 3:36:59 PM

April 25, 2017

Instructor: Mark Harter

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Traditional communication and training methods for engaging and motivating employees are no longer working. Without initial attention, nothing we do really matters. This session will share simple and creative ideas that will grab learner attention and make it more fun. Techniques include both low and high tech examples, focusing on visual design and video. It will also touch on innovation, strategy, and positioning in your line of business. Examples will be shared during the session.

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Topics: Engagement, InSync BYTE Recording, Modern Learning, Recordings

Recording - Learner Engagement in the Modern Classroom

Posted by InSync Training on Oct 19, 2016 4:39:57 PM

October 18, 2016

Instructor: Jennifer Hofmann

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Engaging learners has always been a challenge. Not only has training evolved into a blended learning model, the modern classroom is influenced by multicultural cohorts, a mobile workforce, and social networking tools. Managing these influences and integrating them into a blended program requires planning, training, and understanding from all members of the training delivery team.

It starts with language. Engagement, interaction, collaboration : These terms are often used interchangeably, and with little thought regarding what they actually mean, how they might be measured, and how they influence the learner experience and outcome.

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Topics: Engagement, InSync BYTE Recording, Recordings

Recording - Solving the Case of the Disengaged Learner

Posted by InSync Training on Oct 4, 2016 6:08:54 PM

October 4 , 2016

Instructor: Karl Kapp, Ed.D

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Grabbing and holding the attention of learners is getting harder and harder. In fact, the average person sends or receives more than 150 text messages a day. This means your learner's attention is not always focused on the content you have designed or are delivering to them.

How do you design instruction that engages and motivates the learner? How do you make learning exciting, interesting, and memorable?

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Topics: Engagement, InSync BYTE Recording, Recordings

Infographic - Engaging Modern Learners: When to Push and When to Pull

Posted by InSync Training on May 11, 2016 1:14:27 PM

12042017 engaging modern learners infographic thumbnail.pngParticipant motivation, attitude and active participation don't equal learner engagement in today's classroom. Instead, engagement depends on an emotional, intellectual and environmental response to the training. 

How can you ensure that your instructional designs illicit these responses? Use Push/Pull training!

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design, Design, Engagement, Modern Learning, Infographics and Tools

Recording - How to Engage Modern Learners: When to "Push" and When to "Pull"

Posted by InSync Training on Apr 22, 2016 3:01:29 PM

April 19, 2016

Instructor: Jennifer Hofmann

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Does your personal expectation of learning align with how you learned 10, 20, or even 30 years ago? Of course not. Because you are a modern learner! You have a choice in how you learn, and so do the learners you're developing and designing training content for.

The modern workplace requires us to develop strategies that engage your modern learners, keeping your audience and the anticipated learning environment in mind. Not all learning needs to be formally scheduled or assessed. As a matter of fact, most modern learning takes place in the moment of need. The design of the learning will be influenced by where and when learning is anticipated to occur, and success will be dependent on the technology selection, implementation strategy (stand alone, blended, or micro-learning), and design approach.

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Topics: Engagement, InSync BYTE Recording, Recordings

Recording - Personalized Learning: Overcoming the Learning and Development Engagement Problem

Posted by InSync Training on Apr 5, 2016 8:16:35 PM

April 5, 2016

Instructor: Cheryl Lasse

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Two daunting trends -- the increasing skills gap and the lack of employee engagement -- are affecting the perception of Learning & Development (L&D) in organizations. Employees, managers, and executives are becoming increasingly disengaged from the L&D department and its offerings.

It's time to turn it around! See what happens when you connect competency models to skills and career development with personalized learning. 

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Topics: Engagement, InSync BYTE Recording, Recordings