One Thing Employees Need (But Rarely Get)

See on Scoop.it – Workplace Performance If you want to be considered a great employer–and you certainly should–providing your employees with higher pay, better benefits, extensive training, and greater opportunities are definite factors. The problem is you might not have the resources to do all that. That’s okay. You can still be a great employer,… Continue reading One Thing Employees Need (But Rarely Get)

I Know What Learners Need

Last Saturday, I was talking with a past colleague and good friend Virginie, an instructional designer working in the field for 10 years now. We talked about some of the struggles we go through in this profession. We tried to pin point what was the one character quality that all instructional designers should have. We both agreed… Continue reading I Know What Learners Need

A Reflection on Eight Years of Moodling

I’ve been more engaged in corporate e-learning as of late and away from the academic side of e-Learning. But recently I have been exploring options for blended learning activities, more specifically a hybrid mix of instructor-led online programs. It got me going back to one of my previous areas of expertise: Moodle. I logged into… Continue reading A Reflection on Eight Years of Moodling

2011 Resolution Reality Check

As I gleaned my Google Reader for interesting things to report to the Workplace Learning Today readers, I noticed a few predictable patterns in early January posts. I found could classify about 50% of the blog posts I surveyed into 3 categories: the past year in review, predictions for the new year and of course,… Continue reading 2011 Resolution Reality Check

Rules and Incentives are not a Substitute for Practical Wisdom

In a recently posted Talk on Ted, Barry Schwartz shares his reflections and finding on the power of virtue, or what Aristotle called practical wisdom, and how it is the key element required for real change and the betterment of our society. Through poignant examples, he demonstrates how in today’s society, the change agents must… Continue reading Rules and Incentives are not a Substitute for Practical Wisdom