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  • In part 1 of this blog we identified how we define an “effective design” and introduced our Learning Evaluation form and discussed how it can be used with the designers’ clients to confirm they have a clear understanding of their clients’ expectations for their learning programs. Part 1 also described the first step in the … The post Assessing the Design of a Learning Program: Part 2 appeared firs...

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  • As an instructional designer why would you want to assess the design of a learning program? It could be as straight forward as wanting to know if you have done a good job on the program design you just completed. It could be more complex. For example, you might want to identify which of the … The post Assessing the Design of a Learning Program: Part 1 appeared first on Friesen, Kaye and Associates...

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  • It is a fact that organizations are spending billions of dollars annually on their learning and development (L&D) activities. Paired with this fact, is the belief that no more 20% of this investment results in the transfer of the new skills and knowledge back to the job. Current research in neuroscience (Neuroscience Part 1: What … The post Maximizing Learning Transfer appeared first on Friesen, K...

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  • FKA is the recognized leader in Trainer Certification. We have helped over 80,000 learning and performance professionals attain meaningful certification in their industry. You can earn these premier credentials in several ways. FKA Certification FKA offers six Professional Development Certification tracks: Professional Designer, Professional e-Designer, Professional Facilitator, Professional e-Fac...

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  • Part 2 of a Two-Part Series In the first blog of this series we talked about incorporating adult learning principles in the traditional classroom. This second blog focuses on how to adapt these principles for the virtual classroom. Adult Learning Principles are the actions and conditions that support, enhance and promote learning for adults. FKA … The post Adult Learning Principles: Incorporating ...

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  • Part 1 of a 2-Part Series Adult Learning Principles are the actions and conditions that support, enhance and promote learning for adults. FKA has identified ten adult learning principles specific to instructors/facilitators that ensure learning happens. In this blog we will focus on how to incorporate these principles in the traditional classroom. 1. Adults must … The post Adult Learning Principle...

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  • Using scenario-based questions (SBQs) to draw learners in and deepen their learning. Monday morning, 9:00 am You have been through all your emails and responded to the ones that needed immediate action. You need to get started on your current project ASAP! You know it is going to be a long week because you have … The post Tell Them a Story appeared first on Friesen, Kaye and Associates.

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  • In 2014, Bersin by Deloitte published their infographic, Meet the Modern Learner. In it they reported that companies are finding it harder to reach and develop their “untethered” workers. This is a significant problem because at the time 30% of full-time employees did most of their work remotely. It appears that this trend is only … The post Using Distance Coaching to Develop Untethered Workers ap...

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  • Effective facilitators and instructional designers, support the stages of learning by helping learners appreciate where they are in the model and then guide them through the subsequent stages. Let’s quickly review the Four Stages of Learning and then identify some retention factors that increase the probability of moving information into the long-term memory, through those … The post Four Stages o...

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  • For learners to learn, they must pay attention. It is our job as instructional designers and facilitators to ensure learners will be motivated to focus on the content throughout the lesson. Motivation has two stages: 1. Initial 2. Ongoing Initial Motivation Initial motivation hooks the learners by identifying the value and relevance of the content. … The post How to Grab and Hold Learners’ Attenti...

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  • As a leader in workplace learning and performance, FKA has developed a simple formula to guide design and delivery of learning programs that maximizes learning. Regardless of whether learning happens in a classroom, online, or in the workplace, effective learning uses the Systematic Learning Process. Three Phases, Five Components The Systematic Learning Process identifies three … The post Putting ...

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  • Part 5 – Project Plan This is the fifth and final part of our blog, Scoping a Learning Solution – Art or Science?. If you haven’t read the earlier parts, please do so: Part 1 – Estimating Duration Part 2 – Selecting Instructional Strategies Part 3 – Assigning Development Ratios Part 4 – Media Requirements … The post Scoping a Learning Solution – Art or Science? Part 5 appeared first on Friesen, K...

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  • Part 4 – Media Requirements & Evaluation Plan This is the fourth part of our blog ‘Scoping a Learning Solution – Art or Science?’ If you have not read the previous posts, please do so: Part 1 – Estimating Duration Part 2 – Selecting Instructional Strategies Part 3 – Assigning Development Ratios By the end … The post Scoping a Learning Solution – Art or Science? Part 4 appeared first on Friesen, K...

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  • Part 3 – Assigning Development Ratios* *Development Ratios also include the effort required for all the Design activities. This is the third part of our blog, Scoping a Learning Solution – Art or Science? If you have not read the previous posts, please do so: Part 1 – Estimating Duration Part 2 – Selecting Instructional … The post Scoping a Learning Solution – Art or Science? Part 3 appeared first...

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  • Part 2 – Instructional Strategy This is the second part of our blog, Scoping a Learning Solution – Art or Science?. If you have not read “Part 1 – Estimating Duration” yet, please do so before reading this blog. Part 1 provides an overview of the entire scoping process. Choose Instructional Strategies The second step … The post Scoping a Learning Solution – Art or Science? Part 2 appeared first on...

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  • Estimating Duration Scoping a learning solution…is it an art or is there some science involved? After 50+ years of scoping a wide range of learning solutions, FKA can say, “Yes.” There is an ‘art’, or at least a skill, to scoping a solution but we have developed a structured approach that provides a scientific framework … The post Scoping a Learning Solution – Art or Science? appeared first on Fri...

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  • For those of you who have made the move to facilitating in the virtual world…. Congratulations! It was simple and easy, right? Or was it? Even though you had a course that was already developed (for the physical classroom); and had learning objectives that were specific, measurable and learner-centered; the smooth move to the virtual … The post Making the Transition from Classroom Trainer to Virtu...

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  • For learning and performance initiatives to be successful, Learning and Development (L&D) professionals must understand who the “real” client is and what sort of help they desire to meet their performance and business needs. In any given client situation, the L&D professional may find a variety of individuals who initially appear to be clients, but … The post Identifying MAD Clients: What L&D Prof...

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  • Michael Nolan1 Abstract: Focus groups are widely accepted as a critical data-gathering method that produces key results at a reasonable cost. The method is particularly important when the goal is to gather perceptions, opinions, suggestions, attitudes or feelings about a specific topic. Focus groups are also used to get insight into why these beliefs or … The post Conducting Successful Focus Group...

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  • All of us have experienced meetings that start late, run long, go off topic, and have no structure to encourage productivity. This leads to a waste of valuable time, money and resources, and needs to stop!   As meeting specialists, Friesen, Kaye and Associates, has been sharing some Key Actions that are critical to facilitating … The post Running Effective Meetings: Getting the Most Out of Your Me...

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  • In the first three blogs in this series about running effective meetings focused on the Organizational Skills: Getting Started Part 1 Getting Started Part 2 Keeping Moving Running Effective Meetings: Encouraging Constructive Participation As we continue our discussion from previous blogs on facilitating effective meetings, we now move from the Organizational Skills of Getting Started, … The post R...

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  • In the first two blogs in this series about running effective meetings we identified the first phase, Getting Started, and the 7 Key Actions that should take place, prior to the working part of the meeting: Define the purpose and desired outcome. Determine if a group meeting is necessary. Identify who should attend. Define when … The post Running Effective Meetings: Keeping Moving (Part 3) appeare...

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  • In the first blog in this series , Running Effective Meetings: Getting Started (Part 1) we identified the first phase, Getting Started, and the first 4 Key Actions that should take place, prior to the meeting: Define the purpose and desired outcome. Determine if a group meeting is necessary. Identify who should attend. Define when … The post Running Effective Meetings: Getting Started (Part 2) app...

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  • In last week’s blog we identified several reasons why meetings are often a waste of time. FKA’s Facilitation Skills: Running Effective Meetings program identifies key actions that allow the meeting facilitator and organizers to effectively plan and establish a clear framework for governing their meetings. The framework identifies crucial actions around three key phases: 1. … The post Running Effec...

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  • Have you ever doodled or day dreamed during a meeting, or made “To Do” lists while someone goes on and on about who knows what? Well join the crowd. According to a study by MCI Conferencing, most people who meet on a regular basis admit to daydreaming (91%) or bringing other work to meetings (73%). … The post Stop Wasting My Time: The Expense of Ineffective Meetings appeared first on Friesen, Kaye...

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  • 3. Develop the Storyboard The third step in developing an online game is to represent the game concept in terms the programmer can interpret. This is achieved by preparing a storyboard of the game. The game storyboard is similar to the storyboard prepared for any e-learning development project. In this case you: Write the ‘story’ … The post eLearning Game Development Workflow Part 3 appeared first...

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  • 2. Design the Game Concept The second step in the game development workflow is to complete the conceptual design of your game. This is where you describe keys aspects of the games design. There are six things that need to be specified in the concept: Alignment (Align game to learning need) Purpose (to deliver and/apply … The post eLearning Game Development Workflow Part 2 appeared first on Friesen...

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  • Why do we Need a Game Development Workflow? As the use of games as a method of instruction increases the need for a clear development workflow increases. A game development workflow is an extension of the instructional systems design (ISD) workflow. Using FKA’s ISD methodology as the framework the decision to include a game as … The post eLearning Game Development Workflow Part 1 appeared first on...

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