Designing Learning for Behavior Change

InSync Training

BYTE session recap - Talk to the Elephant: Design for Behavior Change. Using the metaphor, “Your brain is like a rider with an elephant,” from the book, The Happiness Hypothesis , by Jonathan Haidt, Julie explained the reasons behind common behavior change challenges.

Behavior Research Links

Usable Learning

So, I was just talking to someone interesting in doing user research for behavior change, and I put together a set of links for her. com/Designing-Behavior-Change- Psychology-Behavioral/dp/ 1449367623. Dan Lockton is probably one of my favorite people in behavior change — he’s coming at it from a design point of view: [link]

Changing Behavioral Patterns Through Education


Fun fact: Whenever you perform the same task, or encounter the same situation a couple of times, your brain inevitably begins forming behavioral patterns specific for the situation or the task at hand.

Learning Ethical Behavior in the Workplace

The Peformance Improvement

Ethical behavior in the workplace has never been more important, yet companies continue to act as if a workshop or elearning program during onboarding is all an employee needs in order to behave ethically.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Conduct Behavioral Interviews” and “Design Great Training.” As part of their training, they might take the “Conduct Behavioral Interviews”. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning.

Measure Behavior Change with Repeating Survey Questions


Because survey questions are used to measure behavior change , repeating s urvey questions are a critical part of the reinforcement process. Repeating survey questions provide insight into behavior change over time. Behavior Change

Behavior Change Slides

Usable Learning

These are the slides from my ATD ICE 2015 presentation on the Science of Behavior Change. Brain Stuff Human Behavior Wackiness Instructional Design Interesting Research ATD ICE behavior change behavioral Economics psychologyThanks!

New Camtasia 9 Behaviors Will Add Sizzle to Your Production

eLearning Brothers

Behaviors are a new set of pre-built animations that are easily applied to both text and other media. You can apply behaviors to a video to make it float and sting. You can apply behaviors to a shape to make it rhythmically bounce or pulse.

Effective Training: How to Change Behaviors


Behavior Change Knowledge Retention Actionable IntelligenceThe main focus of any training and development department is to create the most effective training program possible. Training programs should actively engage your participants and should leave a lasting impression, but do they really?

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Is it a knowledge or skills gap, or does a behavior. The Secret to Getting eLearning Results Isn't What You Think 1 Navigating a. rapidly changing.

Our Daily Behavior Drives Micro-Content Growth


With micro-content on the rise there has been greater attention given to the concept and why it resonates with today’s learner. We live in a world of instant answers and not-so-original questions. When we want to know something we generally go to Google or YouTube and ask our question, read or watch the answer, and then get on with our day. This is how we learn. Whether we retain that information is up for debate, but that is where micro-content courses attempt to bridge the gap.

Introduction to Cognitive Behavior


The post Introduction to Cognitive Behavior appeared first on GO1 Learning. Do you or does someone you know suffer from anxiety or depression? Struggling with mental health is more common than you think and it can affect you in your daily life, as well as in your workplace. People can suffer from setbacks in different ways and negative thoughts can manifest differently for everyone. For example, […].

Training Strategy for Changing Behavior


If you need to change the current behavior of an organization through education on new policies and practices, then you need to have a proven training strategy.

Presentation: Designing for Behavior Change

Usable Learning

This presentation for Designing for Behavior Change by Stephen Wendel is pretty fantastic: UXWeek 2015 – Designing for Behavior Change from Stephen Wendel. Behavior Change Behavioral Economics Human Behavior Wackiness Interesting Research Research For Practitioners Designing for Behavior Change Stephen Wendel

From Sales Enablement to Sales Performance: Moving the Needle on the Metrics That Matter

Speaker: Mike Kunkle, Vice President, Sales Transformation Services, Digital Transformation, Inc.

How to perpetuate success with systems thinking, including the 5 Stages of Sales Mastery & Behavior Change More than 8 analyst firms, the Association for Talent Development, and the Sales Enablement Society have all defined “sales enablement” – each slightly differently.

The Behavior Wizard

Spark Your Interest

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#ASTD2014 session report: Designing sustainable behavior change

Challenge to Learn

With learning our goal is to change behavior. Habits drive 80% of our behavior. So if you want to change behavior you have to change habits. Great session. The principle is so simple.

What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Innovative consultants can use an understanding of behavior change to lead the way to success. Myths of behavior change. But cognitive and behavioral science has proven otherwise. That’s why simply demanding new behavior almost never works in the long term.

3 Ways Learning Can Affect Behavioral Change

CLO Magazine

As workplaces rapidly change, it’s up to learning leaders to teach employees the new habits, skills and behaviors they need to thrive personally and professionally. When we practice learning and development, we’re participating in an ancient craft, helping others develop as professionals.

The Behavior Wizard

Spark Your Interest

Via – Organizational Learning and Development. Via

The Secret To Measure Employee Behavior & Performance From Learning Data

Riptide Software

Behavior and performance evaluation is arguably one of the most difficult things to measure from training.

What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Innovative consultants can use an understanding of behavior change to lead the way to success. Myths of behavior change. But cognitive and behavioral science has proven otherwise. That’s why simply demanding new behavior almost never works in the long term.

Essay rubric maker for behavior

E-learning Uncovered

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Using Games and Avatars to Change Learner Behavior

Kapp Notes

This is interesting by itself but when you combine it with the results of other similar studies, it becomes clear that pro-social games can and do influence behavior positively. 2013) Virtual Superheroes: Using Superpowers in Virtual Reality to Encourage Prosocial Behavior.

It's Behavior Change Stupid! Transfer that!

Will at Work Learning

Indeed, learning without sustained behavior change is like feeding a man who's planning to jump off a bridge. The bottom line is that we learning professionals must not only look to the science of learning, but also the science of behavior change. My friend and colleague Julie Dirksen has been thinking about behavior change for years. Here's a recent article she wrote:

Can Fun Help Change Behaviors?

Upside Learning

We advocate inclusion of games & fun interactions to achieve long term learning, and change of behaviors. Tags: Game Based Learning Learning Design eLearning Development Changing Behaviors Fun Learning Learning Games Long Term Learning Yes, we believe it can. Having fun is an experience that stays with you longer than any form of instruction. Learning Games that pull learners to have fun (and learn while they have fun).

True adaptive learning has to measure and deliver knowledge, behaviors and outcomes


True adaptive learning requires ongoing analysis of three pieces of multidimensional data: knowledge, behavior and outcomes. Behavior. What good is knowledge if it isn’t informing behavior? True adaptive learning considers data regarding employee behavior and then weaves it together with data regarding employee knowledge to get an accurate picture of how knowledge is affecting behavior. Knowledge, behaviors and outcomes.

Need to Change Behavior? Just Follow the Wizard

Dashe & Thomson

The challenge of changing human behavior for positive business outcomes is a similarly elusive pursuit. That’s why I was skeptical when I first encoutered BJ Fogg ’s Behavior Wizard. Enhance ability to perform the behavior (make it easier to do).

Training for Behavior Change Can be Harder than It Looks

The Learning Dispatch

Tips for creating and delivering training that influences behavior. It is easy to fall into the trap of thinking training for behavior change should be an easy task. I had forgotten that there is more to changing behavior than simply telling my trainees what they should be doing.

Short Learning Modules: The Secret Sauce for Behavioral Training

CommLab India

This blog gives training managers an insight into the effectiveness of short learning modules in behavioral training. Learning Technology short learning modules

AI: Improving Workflow Through Worker Behaviors

Janet Clarey

The last paragraph of this article by Gigaom offers good advice about AI: look for solution providers that are using AI to help improve workflows based on workers’ behaviors. The first shift listed is the changing behavior and expectations of Millennials and Gen Z employees. In my experience, this often means looking beyond solutions that are ready-made for learning. .

Behavioral Interview Questions and Answers

E-learning Uncovered

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ELC 034: Psychology, Behavior and Design

The eLearning Coach

If we want to facilitate behavior, performance and attitude changes, than we need to spend more time and effort thinking about the psychology of the audience members we are designing for.

Tier 1 Positive Behavior Intervention and

E-learning Uncovered

Theses and Dissertations Available from ProQuest. Full text is available to Purdue University faculty, staff, and students on campus through this site

Can a Workshop Change Behavior?

The Peformance Improvement

What companies don’t know much about is if these one-time workshops truly change behavior significantly. She describes her measures in this way: …this study included pretest quantitative Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i) assessments and qualitative behavioral event interviews. Companies invest billions of dollars on half-day, full-day, and multi-day workshops with the hope that these one-time events will somehow make a difference.

Why Short Learning Modules for Behavioral Training [Infographic]

CommLab India

Check this infographic to know why short learning modules are effective to impart behavioral training. Learning Technology microlearning

PSY 205: Educational Psychology - Behavior Modification

E-learning Uncovered

Behavior modification is based on the principles of operant conditioning, which were developed by American behaviorist. Skinner. In his research, he put a rat in

Game-Based Learning Impacts Youth Behavior/Attitudes

Web Courseworks

When tasked with quantifying the impact of interactive web-based programs on youth behavior and attitudes, CHEC and researchers at the Children’s Hospital have come up with very positive preliminary results.

Designing Sustainable Behavior-Change with Habit Design (Michael Kim) #ASTD2014

Learning Visions

At Kairos Labs they partner with 100+ behavioral scientists. In Switch – Behavioral Economics – motivation and willpower is like riding the elephant. You have to think about where someone is on that wave when you introduce training or behavior change. Habit = unconscious behaviors. How does your brain form unconscious behaviors? It won’t create a behavior change. As we invest in an activity or behavior, we seek to be consistent with past behavior.