Interviewing for a New Position

Often at this time of the year, we reflect on change and the possibilities of looking for a new job. There are many reasons why we consider other positions, but once we have decided to do so, then our preparation begins, and step one is getting ready for the interview.

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Adult Learning Principles: Incorporating them into the Virtual Classroom

Part 2 of a Two-Part Series – The Virtual Classroom

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.

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Adult Learning Principles: Incorporating them into the Traditional Classroom

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 adult learning principles in the traditional classroom.
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Using Distance Coaching to Develop Untethered Workers

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.

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Four Stages of Learning and Retention Factors

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 stages.

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How to Grab and Hold a Learners’ Attention!

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. This article talks about how to grab and hold learners’ attention!

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Putting the Systematic Learning Process to Work

Three Phases of Systematic Learning Process

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.

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