As 2022 comes to an end, we bring to you some of our most popular eLearning blogs that captivated our readers’ minds this year. We covered a variety of topics — from on-boarding to cognitive overload to deeper learning design process. Let’s go ahead and dive in. Enjoy our top-viewed content from 2022!
I accepted a new position as a Director. Upon arrival my first day, I was informed that “Corporate” did not approve my position and though it would not affect my pay, my title was going to be “Nurse Manager.” It made no sense. After breaking the news to me I was led to my office and then my new boss left stating, “Get settled in.”
“The world has nearly ended. The only two humans left are battling huge waves at a place that was once a desert. Their only hope is to configure and activate a device that will beam an SOS to the nearest inhabited asteroid. Tom, the older of the two, has been through many catastrophes and survived, but now he is done. He knows he has only moments left.
Modern Times, the 1936 Charlie Chaplin classic, opens with a flock of sheep jostling along. Fade to a crowd of factory workers emerging from a subway moving the same way as the sheep. The workers enter a factory where they look tiny before a gigantic machine and are herded to man assembly lines.
How would you like someone like Jill Price in your team? One look at a manual or one peep at a demonstration and they never forget.
Scientists say that the brain needs to forget if we are to stay sane. Learning experts say a little forgetting before you retrieve something from memory makes it stay longer.
My mother is a wonderful storyteller! One of the first stories she told us was that of ‘The Boy Who Cried Wolf’ emphasizing the value of speaking the truth, and the consequence of telling a lie, even if it was a prank. The lesson learned is lifelong.
In an attempt to enable L&D professionals to stay ahead and go beyond the ordinary, Upside Learning launched the L&D Go Beyond Podcast in August of 2021, and what a ride it has been! We explored a diverse range of topics that matter to the L&D community in more ways than one.
In the Serious eLearning Manifesto, we (the other three authors and I) stipulated that the eLearning industry needs a focus on performance. What does that mean, and what does it imply for deeper learning design? Here’s what a performance focus means, in practice.