Book Review: Millennials, Goldfish & Other Training Misconceptions

Experiencing eLearning

Clark Quinn’s book Millennials, Goldfish & Other Training Misconceptions: Debunking Learning Myths and Superstitions lines up a bunch of learning myths and then knocks them down, one by one. Believing these myths can reduce how effective training is and waste time and resources.

Book Review: Performance-Focused Smile Sheets

Experiencing eLearning

Will Thalheimer’s book Performance-Focused Smile Sheets changes that by giving guidelines and example questions for effective evaluations. I’ve always used them too, but Thalheimer shows in the book how we can do much better.

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The Purpose Effect – Book Review & Interview With Dan Pontefract

Learnnovators

We, at Learnnovators, are privileged to review Dan Pontefract ‘s second book, “ The Purpose Effect ” that is scheduled to release on May 10, 2016. Below is our review of the book and an insightful interview with Dan… THE PURPOSE EFFECT – REVIEW. In his book, The Purpose Effect , Dan Pontefract brilliantly distils the malady that pervades many corporations today. What inspired you to write this book?

Book Review: Visual Design Solutions

Experiencing eLearning

Connie Malamed’s new book Visual Design Solutions: Principles and Creative Inspiration for Learning Professionals is written specifically for learning professionals. Each chapter is relatively short and filled with examples (as a visual design book should be).

Leading Successful Change to Remote Training

Speaker: Dr. Britt Andreatta, PhD, CEO, 7th Mind, Inc.

This month, unprecedented numbers of workers have set up offices in their homes, in an attempt to flatten the curve of COVID-19. Meetings that were previously being held in conference rooms have been moved to conference calls and online meetings. Whether you’re managing the impromptu digital transformation of your company, or training new employees at a distance, make time to join Dr. Britt Andreatta former Chief Learning Officer at Lynda.com and author of several books on the brain science of success, as she covers how YOU can train remotely, and effectively, while supporting the flow of work.

THE PURPOSE EFFECT – BOOK REVIEW & INTERVIEW WITH DAN PONTEFRACT

Learnnovators

The post THE PURPOSE EFFECTBOOK REVIEW & INTERVIEW WITH DAN PONTEFRACT appeared first on Learnnovators. Interviews crystal balling Crystal Balling with Learnnovators Dan Pontefract Goodhart’s Law Learnnovators Organizational Culture Peter Drucker The Purpose Effect

20+ More Books for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

In response to my list of 12+ Books for Instructional Designers , I received a lot of great suggestions for further reading. Here are 20+ more books suggested by others. This book was positively reviewed in Educa tion Review. Other Books.

Book Writing Tips

Kapp Notes

Recently a number of great folks I know in the L&D field have indicated they are working on a book. Writing a book is a great experience. For a variety of reasons, I think everyone should write a least one professional book.

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Using Your E-book to Create an Online Course

LearnDash

If you have created an e-book then you are well on your way to an online course (and more profit)! Do you have an e-book? The next logical step involves converting your e-book into an online course. Step 5 – Connect the e-book and the Online Course.

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Top 20 Books for Learning & Development Professionals

Your Training Edge

Books can be a good alternative. Most likely, you have heard that if you read 500 books about your professional activities, you will become the number one expert. Here you will find 20 perfect books for L&D professionals to improve your knowledge and boost productivity.

Announcing the Brain Matters Coloring Book

Learningtogo

I’m so excited about my new book, The Brain Matters Coloring Book ! This entailed filling in the black and white illustrations in the book with any colors you wanted. You may already own a coloring book. You’ve almost certainly noticed these “adult” coloring books in the store or online. In fact, the New York Times recently recognized a growing trend for coloring books to appear on their bestseller list. Get the book and explore for yourself!

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40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books

Experiencing eLearning

This is a compilation and update of my book list and book review posts. Design For How People Le arn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. Training Design Basics by Saul Carliner is a perfect book for people just getting started in the field.

6 Design Tips for Building Effective Learning Games

LearnDash

We all know that gamification is an effective, enjoyable, engaging learning tool. Looking back, it’s a perfect example of effective gamification in e-learning. Reading a book—enjoyable as it might be—is not a game.

Book Review: Design Thinking for Training and Development

Mike Taylor

If you’re only vaguely familiar, or you’ve been wanting to dive in and learn more about how it can benefit the work that you do, “ Design Thinking for Training & Development ” by Sharon Boller and Laura Fletcher is the book for you. Book Review Design Thinking

6 Must-Read Learning Game Design Books

Knowledge Guru

Here are six learning game design books that are on our must-read list: Play to Learn: Everything You Need to Know About Designing Effective Learning Games. As a trainer interested in game design, you know that games are more effective than lectures.

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Book Review: Don't Hire the Best

ID Reflections

The most recent book I completed is Abhijit Bhaduri’s ( @AbhijitBhaduri ) Don’t Hire the Best. Intrigued by the title, I approached the book with some amount of curiosity. The subtitle of the book is: An Essential Guide to Picking the Right Team. book_review HR L&D

Book Review: Design for How People Learn

Experiencing eLearning

Julie Dirksen’s Design for How People Learn is a great book for instructional designers because it actually is written using the principles taught. Some instructional design books use a “do as I say, not as I do” kind of approach: they talk about chunking content into manageable amounts, using effective visuals, and motivating learners, but they are filled with long, unbroken blocks of dry text.

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Seven musts for creating effective elearning

Challenge to Learn

This article contains seven tips that will help you to create more engaging and effective eLearning modules. The problem is that you will get content heavy “PowerPoint like” courses that are not engaging or effective.

9 Essential Components of Effective Teams

Your Training Edge

Every team of effective professionals will not work just for the money. Besides a strong sense of purpose, an effective team will have a roadmap to success. 5. Effective Communication. Every team member needs to be able to communicate effectively with the other members.

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Book review: Leaving ADDIE for SAM: will agile eLearning development become mainstream?

Challenge to Learn

I have read the book from Michael Allen ( and Richard Sites) with a lot of interest and it is a book that I can recommend to read, it does explain the why and the how of the approach and it contains a lot of practical stuff like examples and check list that will help you get started.

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5 More Great Books for Your Learning & Development Bookshelf

Mike Taylor

In case you missed it, Connie Malamed and JD Dillon both recently recommended 5 good books for Learning & Development pros. Five New L&D Books To Check Out by Connie Malamed ( @elearningcoach ). This book is a logical next step from Mager’s.

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40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books

Experiencing eLearning

If your New Year’s Resolution is to read more books, you’ve found the right post. This is a compilation and update of my previous book list and review posts. Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field.

Book Review: Design for How People Learn

Experiencing eLearning

Julie Dirksen’s Design for How People Learn is a great book for instructional designers because it actually is written using the principles taught. Julie says , “I recently heard the advice for authors that you should write the book you want to read but can’t find.

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Michael Allen's new eLearning Books

eFront

Michael told me about two new eLearning books that he was writing at the moment. Recently Michael told me that he just published his two news books. What I really like about Michael is that he offers free chapters from these books.

Book Review: Curate This! by Steve Rosenbaum

David Kelly

While there are a number of great sources that can be used to learn about curation ( some of which I’ve curated here ), one of the first books I read that really got me excited about the concept was Curation Nation by Steve Rosenbaum. That’s where this book comes in.

Effective Communication for Online Learning

Rapid eLearning

Effective Communication Involves Common Understanding. Experience and Skill Level Impact Effective Communication. Personal Motivation Impacts Effective Communication. This elearning 101 series and the free e-books will help.

47 books sales teams should have on their shelves

TalentLMS

The books on this list are exactly where you need to begin. We scoured the internet, followed up on Amazon and Goodreads, and collected the most often mentioned, highly-rated, and most popular books on sales. Classic books for salespeople. Sales training books.

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Play to Learn! (Book Tour Stop)

Learning Visions

In fact, one of my favorite ID-books back in 2007 was Karl Kapp's "Gadgets, Games, and Gizmos for Learning." So, if gaming is on your dance card these days and you're looking for some tips on how to get started and what to do, be sure to add this book to your required reading list!

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6 eLearning and Online Training Books You Should Read

Mindflash

For anyone who wants to be as great as they can be in a chosen field, reading books on the subject is critical to one’s development. Whenever I see a blog or article listing important books, I read the article. And more often than not, I read one or more of the books from the list.

Five New L&D Books To Check Out

The eLearning Coach

As our industry transforms to meet the needs of the 21st century workplace, one of the best ways to stay informed is through the latest books relevant to our field. You will probably find at least one book from this list that will improve your understanding and increase your chances of being effective at work. Book Reviews

A Conversation about New “Agile Courseware” Book

Kapp Notes

I received a notice in my in-box the other day about a new self-published book that discussed the idea of something called Lean-Agile Courseware by Raytheon. Kapp: You’ve just released an eBook called Lean-Agile Courseware, what is the book about?

How To Watch And Learn Effectively?

Origin Learning

Cryptic text-book approach to focused, tracked, and immersive way of learning. The post How To Watch And Learn Effectively? General Video Learning Effective learning learning methods methods of learning video learningLearning has no boundaries.

Learn How to Build Effective E-Learning with this Free E-Book

Rapid eLearning

The first edition of the free e-book was released in 2007, and as you can imagine a lot has changed in our industry. What’s New in the Free E-Book? When I wrote the first e-book I wanted to help people who were just transitioning to the elearning industry.

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3 Keys to Building Effective Online Training

Rapid eLearning

The key is figuring out how to convert a lot of this content into an effective e-learning course. Effective Online Training Has Clear Objectives. Effective Online Training Has Actionable Objectives. Effective Online Training Has Measurable Objectives.

One More Book – Visual Design Solutions

Usable Learning

Hey folks, I’ve got another book to share. Even if you are fortunate enough to work with a graphic designer, having a good visual sense allows you to communicate design needs much more effectively.