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January 18, 2019
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Keep Adult Learners Engaged Through Scenario-Based Learning

December 17, 2018
An English Major’s Guide to Learning Design

An English Major’s Guide to Learning Design

Some learning designers are one-man or woman bands. They write the content, enter it into a rapid authoring tool (lovingly known as a RAT), and choose or create the images, audio, video, and everything else that goes into making a course dynamic
November 2, 2018
A Novice’s Guide to Instructional Design: Part 1

A Novice’s Guide to Instructional Design: Part 1

Having spent just four years in the learning field, I sometimes feel like a complete novice in this industry. But I’ve learned a LOT in the four years that I’ve been a part of ansrsource. […]
July 23, 2018
Are Virtual Teams (VTs) the Key to Increased Productivity?

Are Virtual Teams (VTs) the Key to Increased Productivity?

As our work environment evolves to meet the complexities of business, the presence of VTs adds an extra layer to how we engage employees. We feel the impact of VTs in company culture, systems and […]
May 2, 2018
Using visuals to tell a story

Using visuals to tell a story

The human brain can comprehend visual content much faster than text-based content, so choosing visual elements to illustrate a concept is just as important as using high-quality words to explain it. Vivid imagery has the […]
February 14, 2018
Millennials and Microlearning

Millennials and Microlearning

Learning, in some cases, has become less about retention and more about immediate application. As organizations strive to reduce the time between learning and applying, microlearning has become a popular technique to use. It allows […]
November 15, 2017
eLearning Demystified

eLearning Demystified

What do adaptive technology, competency-based education, personalized learning, microlearning and the flipped classroom all have in common? They are all terms being used in eLearning today to describe different teaching strategies. At times they can […]
October 20, 2017
Critical Thinking Is Vitally Important. But What Is It, Anyway?

Critical Thinking Is Vitally Important. But What Is It, Anyway?

A recent Wall Street Journal article reported a seemingly paradoxical situation: Employers generally agree that critical thinking is an essential skill for success in organizations, but there is no generally-accepted definition of the term. In […]
September 15, 2017
Test Critical Thinking? Yes, You Can

Test Critical Thinking? Yes, You Can

If you made a list of the crucial abilities you would want your colleagues to have, critical thinking skills would be near the top of that list. After all, while the knowledge that is required […]