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Video - How Can We Think Bigger as Instructional Designers?

Posted by InSync Training on Jul 3, 2019 1:18:38 PM
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Ready to design more effective, engaging blended learning? You need Perpetual Learning Design, an approach that combines activities, resources, and lessons into a personal learning pathway.

We're not just designing courses anymore. We're designing experiences that support learners all of their formal and informal moments of learning need. This means recognizing that each learner has a unique path to follow and supporting them along the journey every step of the way. That's what InSync's Perpetual Learning Design Model is all about.

This modern approach to blended learning design meets the needs of learners no matter what their learning environment.

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Instructional Design

Podcast - A Coaching Conversation with Ginny Palmieri

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 12, 2019 9:30:00 AM

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Find your voice and live an authentic life using the advice expert Ginny Palmieri shares on this episode of Modern Learning on the Air.

Discover the underlying importance of networking to your career, the value of your village, the process of building a trusted board of advisors, and how to effectively manage change in work and life. 

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Modern Learning on the Air

Video - Expert Tips: How to Create Learning Videos

Posted by InSync Training on Apr 17, 2019 11:57:07 AM
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Learning videos have become an important part of the blended learning mix. If you're new to video, creating one might seem daunting.

So what is the best way to shoot videos for your modern blended learning program?

Phyllis Banner, learning experience architect, shares her proven tips and tricks in this informative video. 

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Instructional Design, Learning Videos

Podcast - Learn to Think Like a Dirty Marketer With Daniel Foster

Posted by InSync Training on Apr 10, 2019 10:00:00 AM

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Daniel Foster, the strategy lead for the Snagit application at TechSmith, believes the best learning professionals think like dirty marketers.

But what does that mean exactly? It requires us to apply concepts from the best marketing campaigns to our training programs, to prove the value of the experience to our learners. Listen in as Daniel shares a six-step framework for achieving this goal.

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Modern Learning on the Air

Podcast - The Guide to Blended Learning With ATD Author Jennifer Hofmann

Posted by InSync Training on Mar 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM

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Listen as Jennifer Hofmann, President of InSync Training, talks about her new book "Blended Learning," published by ATD Press. Discover how this approach relies on traditional instructional design, supports modern learners, and addresses business needs.

Connecting the dots for learners and our businesses is what blended learning is all about. But how can we know our content provides information necessary for those learners to improve our business results?

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Modern Learning on the Air

Podcast - How to Be in Three Places at Once: Tips From Myra Travin

Posted by InSync Training on Mar 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM

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Myra Travin, Educational Futurist and Learning Design Innovator, sat down with Phyllis Banner to discuss how learning and development practitioners can keep up with the speed of change in the industry.

The modern learning landscape seems to get more complicated with each passing day. How can anyone possibly keep up?

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Modern Learning on the Air

Video - Donna Designer Explores Gamification and Game-Based Learning

Posted by InSync Training on Feb 27, 2019 9:00:00 AM
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Gamification and game-based learning have become commonplace in modern learning instructional design. 

The flexibility and adaptability of gamification and game-based learning has made it useful for instructional designers working on many different programs, including new hire orientation, compliance training, and technical skill building.

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Gamification, Instructional Design, Game-Based Learning

Podcast - Storytelling and Microlearning Transform Training Experiences

Posted by InSync Training on Feb 20, 2019 9:01:00 AM

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Laura Goodrich, Global Workforce Innovator at GWT Next, sat down with Phyllis Banner to discuss combining storytelling and short bursts of learning to create what she terms cinematic microlearning.

Research has shown that listening to stories helps us make better connections with material and that we retain information better when we receive it via short bursts of learning (commonly called microlearning).

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Microlearning, Storytelling, Modern Learning on the Air

Video - Formal VS Informal Microlearning: What's the Difference?

Posted by InSync Training on Feb 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM
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Microlearning is very useful in instructional design as you can create different types to support almost any moment of learning need.  You can use microlearning to address a critical topic in a formal, in-person learning event. But you can also use microlearning to help learners teach themselves whatever they need to know at a critical moment back on the job. 

Need more proof? Watch Phylise Banner’s helpful explanation of formal versus informal microlearning. In under four minutes, you’ll discover that understanding the difference between microlearning that supports formal programs and informal learning moments can be as simple as choosing between riding your bike or hopping on a bus.

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Microlearning

Podcast - The Missing Piece of Great eLearning with Marie Hoffman

Posted by InSync Training on Feb 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM

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Professional voice talent Marie Hoffman sat down with Phyllis Banner to discuss why it's so important to use professional voice talent to bring eLearning projects to life.

When designing eLearning or video elements for blended learning, usually it starts with design, the technical component, the content, etc. Rarely do we worry about adding narration. Someone in the learning department has a great voice that we can use, right?

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design, Podcasts and Videos, eLearning, Modern Blended Learning, Modern Learning on the Air