Tag: sustained learning

What We'll Learn in 2014

A New Year has arrived, and it’s time for predictions. I’ll make one and add some suggestions to help deal with a change I see on the horizon relating to learning investments. My prediction is that organizations will increasingly look at learning effectiveness as opposed to learning delivery with a more careful, thoughtful approach

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Learning Las Vegas

What do you get when you mix Sin City, three coworkers 2000 miles from their desks, and a giant training and learning conference?  Before you answer this question, we should tell you that the aforementioned co-workers make up ELI’s Product Development team, and as such, live and breathe the Prescriptive

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Engaged and Committed: Who is Responsible?

Last week I overheard a conversation between my two teenagers.  My son told his sister that he was an A-student in Spanish these days.  “Having a great teacher makes all the difference,” he explained.  Preparing to insert myself into their conversation to point out that he had a great teacher

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Can Ethical Behavior Be Taught?

Recently, I’ve found myself speaking to several professional groups about whether and how ethics and professionalism can be taught. The good news is that yes, these subjects can be — e.g., the content can be delivered to students through instruction.  But, there’s more to consider than simply teaching these concepts.

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When Class Matters

Just as technology has changed how we read newspapers, listen to music, and watch TV shows, movies, and other content-rich events, it’s also altered the academic and workplace classroom and how we deliver learning. We’ve already seen an evolution, which has moved learning from in- person classrooms to online “pre-recorded”

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Sustaining What We Learn; Changing What We Do

How much of what we learn do we remember? And, how do we make sure that what we learn has an enduring impact on our behavior?  These are the riddles which organizations must solve as they try to measure the value of their investments in learning and the impact it

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Training, Framing, Retaining, Sustaining

How is it that some learning initiatives work delivering messages which participants absorb and apply while others fail without generating business results wasting time and money in the process? Read learning publications and you’ll find that measuring return on investment [ROI] in terms of behavioral and cultural change is a

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My German Shepherd, Memphis, and Sustaining What We Learn

As I sit here writing this blog, it’s occurred to me that everything I need to know about creating sustained learning I can learn from Memphis. That’s my five-year-old German Shepherd, who is resting by my chair as she does every morning. Our morning routine is well-established now. Every morning,

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