Category Archives: Authoring

Stop Blaming the LMS

There is a fast growing movement in the learning and development industry that has me troubled. Across all channels, I see L&D Professionals, especially those that are not experts in their field, espousing “the LMS (learning management system) is DEAD.” A quick … Continue reading

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How Routine Causes Speakers to Forget Their Audience

I recently sat through a sermon at church where the pastor, a great guy who also teaches at a Bible College as a Missions Professor, taught at a level that far exceeded the capabilities of the audience. His sermon was … Continue reading

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Advice for Those New to Learning and Development

Learning & Development. Training. Talent Development. Staff Development. Human Resource Training Department. People in this line of work fall under many different names. Studies show the vast majority of people in the US that work in the field of training … Continue reading

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Highlights from the Learning Solutions Conference Day 1

This week I’m attending the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions conference in Orlando, Florida. For those of you who follow me on Twitter you’ve no doubt seen significant activity. I’ve been pushing out the key soundbites I’ve heard today and want … Continue reading

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Training and the Editor’s Red Pen

Think about the last time you put a training or development session together. Did you find changes you wished you’d made? Back when I taught High School I was covering the Cold War and put a lesson plan together about … Continue reading

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