Tag: Innovative Learning Group

Planning a Training “Party”

Tips on How to Plan Training Projects Everyone loves a party, right? Well, for the introverts out there, you might enjoy the behind-the-scenes planning more than the event itself, while the extroverts might shrug off the details and just want to jump right into the fun. Regardless, I say “Party?” you say, “Yes!” But what […]

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Brand on the Run…

The Importance of Brand Guidelines At Innovative Learning Group, my days are filled with creating the “look” for the custom learning solutions we create for a wide array of clients (and industries). It keeps the mundane at bay and makes my job more fulfilling. It can be thrilling to jump from one client to the […]

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Sound Off

Using Sound Effects to Wow Your Learners Steve Austin, astronaut: a man barely alive. Gentlemen we can rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to make the world’s first bionic man. Steve Austin will be that man. Better than he was before…Better, Stronger, Faster. Opening narration from The Six Million Dollar Man, […]

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Interactive PDFs — An Underused Learning Solution

Not Quite E-Learning But More Than a Job Aid One of my first learning industry projects was in the late ‘90s, when printed PowerPoint facilitator guides and corresponding participant guides were all the rage. Within 10 years, e-learning had replaced many instructor-led training (ILT) sessions, which makes sense when you think about it, and why […]

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Gestalt Principles for E-Learning

Applying Meaning to Design Our brains seek to understand the big picture. We look for pattern relationships and meaning, and we can use this knowledge to help design better training. Understanding and applying Gestalt principles can help the learner absorb and enjoy the material. Gestalt means ‘the whole’ or ‘form’ and provides a theory on […]

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