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  • Embracing Variability to Enhance Learning

    There is no such thing as an average learner. Every person has a unique mix of strengths and weaknesses, or what we refer to as variability, and the sooner we embrace it, the quicker we can change the way we...

    Curated by Katie Novak
  • Get BrandED!

    For years, business has used brand power for selling. In education, we call it BrandED. An educational brand positions schools in their best light, using strategies that communicate the school’s achievements beyond the view of test results or...

    Curated by Trish Rubin
  • Get Educated on Education Marketing

    Marketing and communications for education is a unique challenge. With a wide range of audiences and a vast swath of generational personas, education marketers in both Higher Ed and Independent Schools need to be informed on the latest opportunities to...

    Curated by Bart Caylor
  • Launching Your e-Learning Program

    It's easy to buy an LMS, but it takes a good strategy to successfully launch e-learning for your users. These resources will help take you from an empty platform to a well-developed and engaging online learning program.

    Curated by Julia Huprich
  • Learning Better, Faster

    Being successful at work is incumbent on learning new things. But there are so many new things to learn! How do we as individuals learn as fast as we need to and, more importantly, actually retain that information? This path...

    Curated by Julia Huprich
  • Learning How to Learn

    In a world of constant change, the ability to acquire new skills and knowledge quickly and continually is critical to your success. This short path, which was inspired by the popular Coursera course "Learning How to Learn", can help you...

    Curated by Julia Huprich
  • Open Educational Resources in the K-12 Classroom

    Open educational resources (OER) are educational materials made available for sharing, accessing and reusing through a public or open license; these materials have been used in the K-12 and higher education environments for years with much success....

    Curated by Julia Huprich
  • Passion Lead Success

    When developing a career plan, setting goals is a common success tool. Typically these goals are based on financial gain, but what if each professional goal spoke instead to your personal passions. Too often we have to decide between being...

    Curated by Laetitia Samuel
  • Tips and Resources for Instructor-Led Training

    Before you can help others learn, it's important to keep a few things in mind: the ways that adults learn, the climate in which adults learn best, the methods of instruction that are the most effective, and the importance of...

    Curated by Julia Huprich
  • Understanding and Implementing Microlearning

    42 percent of Millennials say they're likely to leave their current organization because they're not learning fast enough. How can you address this issue and deliver training to your learners at their point of need in a format they'll actua...

    Curated by Julia Huprich
  • A Skills-Based Resume May (or May Not) Be Best

    Most of us only know the most common, basic format for a resume. We are all aware a resume typically includes your work history presented in chronological order, and any additional effort given to it usually involves word choice and...

    Curated by Laetitia Samuel
  • Networking at Conferences

    Professional conferences provide inspiration on the keynote stage, education in the breakout sessions, and (for many of us) perspiration during networking breaks. Wherever you fall on the continuum of introverts and extroverts, you can use conferences...

    Curated by Amy C. Waninger
  • Activating Dynamic Discourse

    Let’s talk! It is true that anyone can begin a class conversation, but not all conversations are fruitful. It is not enough to simply open the floor for discussion. If you really want to initiate juicy and impactful discourse in...

  • How To Conduct User Experience Research

    The What, Why, and How of user experience research. This is for people who don't know what UX research is and want to know more. This provides the foundation of what it is as well as how to go about...

    Curated by Emery Cook
  • Developing Measurable Learning Objectives

    Can you remember sitting in a training or class and the instructor is all over the place? Conversely, can you imagine leading a training or class and you have no sense of direction, helplessly hoping something sticks? Enter Learning Objectives....

    Curated by Nia Grant
  • Political Campaign Skills

    You're working on a campaign and now you need the skills to do the best work you can. In this path you'll learn some of the basic skills you'll need to work on a campaign such as how to write...

    Curated by Emery Cook
  • Fostering a Positive Learning Environment

    As a trainer, fostering a positive learning environment is one of the most important aspects of your job, and also the hardest. Creating a space where individuals feel welcome, valued and cared for is every trainer’s goal but it takes...

    Curated by Janelle Cox
  • Working With Subject Matter Experts

    This learning path will guide you through the process of engaging a SME, preparing for the interview, actively listening to their questions and responses, and providing feedback throughout the process and at the end of the project.

    Curated by Nia Grant
  • Recognizing High-Potential Employees

    "Organizations with stronger leaders can show twice the revenue and twice the profit growth." according to SHL Talent Measurement. Your employees are valuable resources and assets for your organization. As such, they are one of the main determining factors for...

    Curated by Mi-na Park
  • Essentials of Instructional Design

    Trainers should deliver content that has a clear message, is impactful and actionable, and most of all, is useful and relevant to your learners. Also, you have to consider all of your tools and methods to engage your audience.

    Curated by Emma Chiappetta
  • Training and Budgeting: Managing L&D Costs

    Hiring new employees is costly, developing your learners is also costly. (Not having a well-trained staff is a disaster!) So, when you coordinate essential training and development endeavors...it's priceless! The reality is you can't afford NOT to train your employees....

    Curated by Mi-na Park
  • The Importance of STEM In Our World

    Believe it or not, everyone needs to recognize that STEM is vital component to success. It is not only used in our schools, it is needed in corporate America. Here you will see many reasons for implementing it. What is...

    Curated by Aaron Smith
  • Understanding Course Effectiveness

    Instructors of all kinds have to create and deliver courses. Whether you are a teacher or a trainer delivering information to children or adults, you will have to employ techniques to address the needs of your unique group of learners....

    Curated by Laetitia Samuel
  • Jump in the Driver's Seat and Start Designing!

    This learning path is for anyone who is interested in designing engaging and effective training. It is meant to give you a high-level overview of the instructional design process. Newbies and pro's alike will be able to benefit from these...

    Curated by Yolanda Fraction
  • Conducting a Training Gap Analysis

    The fun part about conducting a training gap analysis is that they provide you and your organization with so much needed information that you can repeat the process as many times as you need. Gap analysis can help you ensure...

    Curated by Mi-na Park
  • Measuring Instructional Effectiveness

    Employee training is integral to the overall success of a business. Whether you are on-boarding new employees or enhancing the skills of existing ones, they need the tools to become aligned with your company culture and learn their new (or...

    Curated by Nia Grant
  • Designing for Today's Learner

    In order to create meaningful opportunities for learners to make choices and become self-directed in their learning, educators have to move away from being lesson planners and embrace their role as designers of learning opportunities and educational spaces. Learning designers...

    Curated by Joni Degner