Engaging Learners using an Instructional design approach

Engaging learners using Instructional design approach Consider the varied instructional design framework in curriculum design. According to Gustafson & Branch (1997), instructional systems must have five major components; Undertake an analysis of the learner. Design activities and specifications that are relevant to the learner environment. [...]

By |2018-09-02T08:31:53+00:00February 23rd, 2015|Learning theories|0 Comments

Ancient Philosophers and their views

Ancient philosophers and their views I have decided to pen this post on the thoughts and views of one philosopher. Before I share with you who this philosopher is, the values that he wrote and his views on how we should conduct ourselves will interest [...]

By |2018-09-02T08:33:30+00:00October 28th, 2014|Learning theories|Comments Off on Ancient Philosophers and their views

Kirkpatrick model for evaluation – Our results

The Kirkpatrick model for evaluation incorporates 4 levels. Transferring learning into behavior requires HRD practitioners to plan learning and application strategies that will measure at least up to level 3 of the Kirkpatrick model for planned evaluation of the learning outcomes. We use an evaluation [...]

By |2014-08-07T09:27:23+00:00May 26th, 2014|Facilitation, Learning theories|0 Comments

GPRI Team development model

Every individual in an organization contributes his expertise for the collective purpose of seeing the department goals are met. Teams just like the fabrics of society and family, are an intricate eco systems of individuals, behaviours, and unqiue nuances, dictated by organizational culture, office politics [...]

By |2013-10-02T15:23:01+00:00October 1st, 2013|Learning theories|0 Comments

Understanding the 3 Graphs in DISC

The certification process of getting yourself the knowledge to administer DISC personality systems is at best 4 days. In some programs you will be required to sit for an assessment too. What is glaringly inept is that the 4 days of training session will not [...]

By |2015-10-08T18:50:09+00:00June 23rd, 2013|DISC, Learning theories|0 Comments

Team Building Program Design

In the guise of education, not all training providers can effectively quantify the impact and relevance of a training program that was conducted. It becomes even more fuzzy when experiential learning programs are conducted by charlatans, whose only credibility is having attended their tertiary education [...]

By |2015-10-08T18:55:39+00:00January 6th, 2013|Facilitation, Learning theories|0 Comments

Mental models – using them to shape teams

The programs that we run are very much experiential in nature. It usually entails training sessions that will require teams to see perspectives from a different point of view. For instance, we conducted a strategy planning workshop for a group of senior executives recently. The [...]

By |2013-03-20T12:34:00+00:00October 17th, 2012|Facilitation, Learning theories|0 Comments

Belbin – Building Trust in Teams

Building trust with Teams using Belbin is a program that we conduct in Singapore. This program targeting provides the use of a robust team roles profiling tool, Belbin and use of active learning to engage learners.

Engaging your learners

Introduction to gagne 9 events. The use of gagne first event can be impact-full to gain the attention of your learner. This blog will share my thoughts on the practical application of gaining the attention of your learners from Gen Y to an adult. It includes sharing of 1 activity that you can conduct on your own.

By |2015-10-08T21:06:11+00:00March 30th, 2011|Activities, Learning theories|0 Comments