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Video - Hot Off the Press! New Blended Learning Book From Jennifer Hofmann

Posted by InSync Training on Jan 30, 2019 9:00:00 AM
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Many organizations have discovered that blended learning needs to be a priority in order to maintain employee effectiveness. That's a good thing. Blended learning allows learning and development professionals to address learning objectives authentically and effectively.

However, blended learning programs can be difficult to design properly, and without the proper design, most programs are doomed to fail.

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Modern Blended Learning, Blended Learning Instructional Design

Podcast - Finding Your "Why" With Christine Miles

Posted by InSync Training on Jan 23, 2019 9:00:00 AM

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Christine Miles, Chief Architect of CiSquared, sat down with Phyllis Banner to discuss the power of each individual's "why" motivation, as well as how to make finding and following your purpose a less complicated process and why it is a much more important process than most of us realize.

As Christine Miles says, 

"My core belief is that everyone wants to feel heard. Feeling heard is about really being understood at a core and important level."

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Modern Learning on the Air

Video - Storyboarding: An Instructional Designer's Secret Weapon

Posted by InSync Training on Jan 16, 2019 9:00:00 AM
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Elearning has been part of most instructional designer's toolkits for a while now. Instructional designers have been using tools like GoAnimate and Camtasia to produce exceptional elearning modules quickly and easily. 

However, using these technical tools isn't always as easy as they sound and just having access to them doesn't mean the creation process is always easy.

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Storyboarding, Instructional Design, eLearning

Podcast - Learning Environment Design With Catherine Lombardozzi

Posted by InSync Training on Jan 9, 2019 10:00:00 AM

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Catherine Lombardozzi, author of Learning Environments by Design, sat down with Phyllis Banner to discuss creating the appropriate learning environment.

This technique is a very important step in the modern instructional design process. Without the right learning environment, training programs can fail, and learners won't obtain the knowledge they are seeking.

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Learning Environment Design, Modern Learning on the Air

Video - Donna Designer Shows How to Hone Your Modern Learning Design Superpowers

Posted by InSync Training on Jan 2, 2019 10:00:00 AM
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Impacting individual learners' personal learning paths is one of our most important goals as instructional designers. 

We are tasked with using a multi-layered approach to create effective, engaging training programs. This process involves asking a variety of important questions, including:

  • How do we ensure our training has an impact during both formal and informal moments of learning need?
  • What is an instructional strategy?
  • How are our designs influenced by EdTech?
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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Modern Learning, Instructional Design, Professional Development

Video - Schoolhouse Rock and Blended Learning

Posted by InSync Training on Aug 16, 2018 1:43:40 PM

 

SchoolHouseRock_Graphic-1Do you remember the first time you experienced a non-traditional approach to learning? For most of us, we didn’t learn important life-lessons inside a classroom. For Jennifer Hofmann, classic Saturday morning programming introduced her to self-paced learning, and the rest, as they say, was history.

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Topics: Blended learning, Podcasts and Videos, Modern Blended Learning, Blended Learning Instructional Design

Video - Exploring Blended Learning Course Maps

Posted by InSync Training on Feb 21, 2018 2:43:08 PM

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Blended learning’s flexible, adaptable design possibilities make it an excellent option for corporate learning. Learners have the opportunity to engage with resources in all their moments of learning need, and instructional designers have the ability to address each learning objective authentically.

Comprehensive programs quickly become complex. How do we expect learners to navigate the experience thoughtfully and completely? We have to provide them with a map – a course map!

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Topics: Blended learning, Podcasts and Videos, Modern Blended Learning, Blended Learning Instructional Design, Course Maps

Podcast - The Future of Learning: A Conversation With Jennifer Hofmann

Posted by InSync Training on Jan 4, 2018 2:46:48 PM

New year, new vision!

Training and Development is facing a fantastic future, thanks to the globalization, socialization, and mobilization of modern learners. Add to this ever-evolving EdTech and the growing expectations on training to improve performance, and it's a recipe for a complex and complicated landscape.

Taking all this into consideration, many of us find ourselves asking, "How do we prepare for this new reality?"

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Modern Learning, Modern Learners

Video - Teach Us One Thing - Myra Travin and Mark Sheppard

Posted by InSync Training on Oct 1, 2016 1:48:47 PM

46817670_s.jpgInSync Training’s interview series “Teach Us One Thing” provides learning industry experts with a platform to share the one idea they believe training professionals need to know. Conducted virtually and onsite at industry conferences, the series will regularly update with new top-tier advice.

“Slack is a tool not specific to learning and development, but with all of the features and functionality it offers, it’s perfectly positioned to support L&D.”

Myra Travin, Educational Futurist, UNIVentures, Inc. and Mark Sheppard, Senior Learning & Development Practitioner, Slack EduRooms

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Topics: Social Learning, Podcasts and Videos

Video - Teach Us One Thing - Mike Parkinson

Posted by InSync Training on Oct 1, 2016 1:30:47 PM

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“[To improve your learning materials] definitely use graphics. Visuals are scientifically proven to increase recognition, recollection, and adoption.”

Mike Parkinson, Principal, Billion Dollar Graphics

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos