The Benefits Gamers Bring to the Workforce

There are a million articles about the pros and cons of online training and gamification to teach new skills, but little thought has been given to the existing skills of gamers. Gamers are people that spend hours a week playing

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Creative Culture = Positive Energy = Benefits for Business

A creative culture improves innovative ideas providing better processes, desired products, and strong teams. Creative leaders forge the way for companies to survive in an unknown, rapidly-changing future through new ideas and solutions. New research has uncovered an additional benefit

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Scenarios Rejuvenate Instructional Design

Scenario-based learning gives instructional designers the ability to present highly-interactive and compelling skill-based training that is fun and relevant. Learners are more engaged as they go about creating solutions based upon their pre-existing knowledge and the discoveries they make while

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8 Ways to Find Problems to Help Generate Creative Ideas

New ideas are essential to company success. Without new ideas, there is no growth or improvements. However, after a while ideas get stale; working on the same problems with the same people can result in the same ideas. Don’t worry,

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5 Phases of Accelerated Learning

Accelerated Learning (AL) has been shown to speed up the design process for instructional designers, and enhance the learning process for learners. It focuses on total learner involvement, because people retain more and learn better when they actively participate with

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Defining Creativity

What is creativity? Defining creativity is like attempting to define happiness or the meaning of life. Each person you ask has a different definition, but there are common themes about uniqueness and originality, imagination, ideas, and usefulness. Click here to

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Embracing Risk Is the Secret to Dynamic Instructional Design

Embrace risk to energize your content. Are you eager to try a new instructional technology? Have you researched a fresh strategy to apply to your design? Is there a new approach you’re excited to explore to better engage learners? Even

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Find More Inputs to Inspire More Ideas

You cannot expect inspiration to strike on your timetable. However, as last week’s post Consistency Is a Key to Creativity mentioned, if you practice creativity you are more likely to generate fresh ideas when you need them. Why do you

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