2011 in Review: 11 Best Learning Design Posts

2011 in Review: 11 Best Learning Design Posts

2011's end provides a great opportunity to review the accomplishments of the year. We'll be reviewing this year's best, most helpful content on this blog.

Today: our 11 best learning design advice posts.

  1. 42 Things Science Fiction Can Teach Us About Learning – The best of our literature opens a window to who we are and what we're capable of. No literary genre is as devoted to the possibilities of humanity as science fiction. And no field is as affected by the possibilities of humanity as training. So what can we learn about learning from science fiction?
  2. How Do You Assess the Effectiveness of Learning Experiences? – When you plan a learning experience, how do you plan to assess the outcomes of that experience? How do you know if it was effective? Here are 4 ideas.
  3. What Does a Trainer Need to Know or Do? – We routinely develop train-the-trainers programs to prepare individuals to facilitate on a variety of topics, and while every program and every individual's needs are a little different, here is an overview of 8 items to consider.
  4. Adult Learning Quick Takes – We ran an extended series looking at five traits of adult learners (based on the mnemonic ADULT) and their impact on best practices in a training situation.