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/Catherine Sellars Who’s on your L&D Team?
L&D teams are changing. New roles require new structures and every business seems to adopt a different approach. These are just some L&D team roles. Who’s on your L&D team?Read More
/Catherine Sellars Course Evaluations That Make A Difference
Practitioners in teaching and learning are self-critical by nature. Most L&D departments will reflect on the success of their training programmes, engaging in course evaluations and a self-assessment process but only the best departments can effectively make use of this reflection to create a quality improvement strategy.Read More
/Catherine Sellars Making MOOCs Marvellous
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) make learning accessible to a mass audience. That can never be a bad thing. Business L&D departments are following academia’s lead, beginning to see the potential marketing and PR benefits of sharing their staff training with the world.Read More
/Catherine Sellars Should you insist that your staff are qualified?
How did you get to where you are today? Some professions have a clear career path, requiring specific qualifications and membership of professional associations but a surprising number do not. eLearning design and L&D are two prime examples, with practitioners coming in to the profession from a range of backgrounds from human resource management to media production. So, how important is a clearly defined career path and how do you support those members of staff who have taken a more circuitous route?Read More
/Catherine Sellars The Anatomy of an L&D Professional
Have you got what it takes for a career in L&D? This infographic, The Anatomy of an L&D Professional, illustrates some of the skills you will need to succeed in learning and development.Read More
/Catherine Sellars Will Apprenticeships Mend Our Fractured Economy?
This week saw the publication of the Adonis Review, ‘Mending the Fractured Economy’. The review identified skills shortages as a significant barrier to growth and made recommendations for addressing that shortage.Read More
/Catherine Sellars Make Cascading Work
The knowledge cascade is seen as one of the most cost effective methods of training. You invest in a few members of staff in the hope that they will pass on their new skills to colleagues. A great idea in theory but you can end up with sink holes of knowledge. The learning travels so far, then hits a dead end. This infographic provides some tips on making cascading work.Read More
/Catherine Sellars Making Learning Lossless
The techies out there will have come across the terms ‘lossy’ and ‘lossless’ for saving data. If you save a photo in a lossless format, you won't lose any of the important detail in the image. This week, while attending an edtech conference, I heard the term applied to learning.Read More
/Catherine Sellars The World Cup and the Workplace
How much of an impact does the FIFA World Cup have on the economy? How does it affect the well-being of your staff? This infographic illustrates the World Cup effect.Read More