• 06/14/2018 3:36 PM | Shaun Krietemeyer

    Tim Slade is an author, speaker, and award-winning designer. He is well-known for his Articulate knowledge and has spoken on many occassions on how to best utilize Storyline to its fullest potential. Tim has a blog which he posts quite frequently toward, and recently shared his favorite instructional design books for new eLearning designers. eLearing is a common instructional design modality, used for assessing knowledge gaps, introducing skillsets, and providing a self-paced environment for the learner. Take a look at what Tim has to share about improving your eLearning skills.

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  • 06/14/2018 9:43 AM | Shaun Krietemeyer

    The ATD National site has a blog where visitors can learn about learning technologies. It gives on insight on what techniques/resources are popular and what techniques are tried-and-true. This article discusses gamification and how it is improving the learning experience.

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  • 05/24/2018 5:11 PM | Shaun Krietemeyer

    Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline? Which is the tool for you? Both tools have great features and raving fans. Both tools also have “quirks” and critics. So how do you decide? In this session, you'll watch the same three slides built in both authoring tools so you can see for yourself how they compare.

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  • 05/21/2018 8:26 AM | Shaun Krietemeyer

    There are so many modalities for delivering training. Often we find one, two, or even three methods that we gravitate toward and use frequently, maybe to a fault. This article provides an overview of a variety of these training deliveries from in-person to computer-based.

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  • 05/15/2018 1:48 PM | Shaun Krietemeyer

    Managing learning programs is a focus for us at ATDVOS this month. To kick things off in that direction, we are highlighting the ATD Certificate Program of the same name. The Managing Learning Programs Certificate is a three-day program that provides the critical leadership necessary to develop the learning function and have a meaningful impact on the overall strategy in your organization.

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  • 05/15/2018 12:23 PM | Shaun Krietemeyer

    Preparing New Leaders for Frontline 

    There's a lot of hoopla right now about the strengths and weaknesses of the Millennial generation as they continue their steady entrance into the workforce. But one thing is clear: as Baby Boomer retirements continue (19,000 a day for the next decade), our firstline leaders and team managers likely will be drawn from the Millennial ranks.

    Organizations that have not developed retention plans for their Millennial workforce are already experiencing the cost of churn as these workers leave their first jobs. Seeking continuous learning, as well as the opportunity to lead meaningful projects that make an impact in the world, Millennials intend to go where thier skills are valued and developed. It can cost $25,000 to replace a Millennial employee, but the retention solution is right in front of any forward-thinking organization; develop the skills of your emerging leaders now and prepare them for increasing responsibility in their first management roles.

    Join Cynthia Clay as we explore the path to leadership for our next generation of leaders.

    After this one-hour webinar, you'll be able to:

    • Describe the leadershio skills prized by emerging leaders
    • Ensure that your organization attracts and retains Millennial talent
    • Develop emerging leadership skills in Self-Development, Performance Management, Team Performance, and Organizational Impact
    • Bring NetSpeed Leadership to your organization

    Who Should Attend

    • Leaders in Talent Management and Leadership Development
    • Directors in Human Resources, Training & Development, and Organizational Management
    • Anyone who is responsible for attracting, retaining, and developing the skills of emerging leaders
  • 05/08/2018 12:03 PM | Shaun Krietemeyer
    It's already difficult creating effective learning for your audience. Throw in the mix that you need to understand your who your audience is too and that takes the difficulty to another level. Kimberly Devlin discusses andragogy - the art and science of teaching adults - and gives 6 characteristics of adult learners that you can use to improve your learning delivery.

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  • 04/30/2018 10:54 AM | Shaun Krietemeyer

    As you most likely know, technology is at the forefront of instructional design. Being aware of trends and best practices is crucial to your success in the design process. Bernard Marr explores the Articificial Intelligence (A.I.) courses that designers should know about in 2018.

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  • 04/30/2018 10:01 AM | Shaun Krietemeyer

    Not able to attend the sessions for the second part of our 3 part virtual series on using science to select, develop and coach your team members.? Below is a link for the recorded session of Part 2 that introduced how understanding preferred behavioral styles, motivations, and natural strengths or talents combine to create greater self-awareness and authenticity resulting in improved performance.   There is still room to register for Part 3, sessions scheduled for 5/15 from 11am - 1:30pm and 5/21 from 6:30pm - 8pm.  Go to ATD VOS Events page to register.

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  • 04/23/2018 4:44 PM | Shaun Krietemeyer

    Having the right people in the right roles is something every business strives for. Ram Ramesh discusses through his experience how employee engagement drove his businesses to improve talent management and make sure the right people were in the right roles.

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