Do Your Learners Know the ‘Why’?

Many learning leaders struggle to help learners feel accountable for their own growth and development. They devote time and budget to create more and more training, yet see little change. This common expression partially sums up the problem: “When you’re a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” I fall into this trap from time to time… and […]

Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Have you ever watched Bob Ross paint, amazed by how the piece is taking shape? Have you ever watched Bobby Flay pan sear a ribeye to perfection? What do Bobby Flay and Bob Ross have in common? They use the best tool available for the job. Bob Ross wouldn’t be as smooth without his Van Dyke […]

BLP President Sharon Boller and Dr. Karl Kapp Author Book, Launch Tour

Sharon Boller and Dr. Karl Kapp’s new book on learning game design is now available! “Play to Learn: Everything You Need to Know About Designing Effective Learning Games” can be ordered from ATD Press and Amazon.com. The book bridges the gap between instructional design and game design and presents a step-by-step approach to designing learning […]

Microlearning: What It Is and What It Isn’t

Last month, we published the results from our 2017 Learning and Remembering Survey. In the survey, we asked respondents to tell us what learning trends or new training delivery methods they are most excited about for 2017. The number one answer? Microlearning. 18% of respondents said they’re excited about microlearning for the year ahead. The overall breakdown of […]

2017 Learning and Remembering Report (Free Download)

Thank you to everyone who recently participated in our Learning and Remembering Survey. We had 150 respondents from a wide variety of industries and many thoughtful responses to the open-ended questions. We used the survey results to create our 2017 Learning and Remembering Report. Our goal was simple: find out what knowledge and skills trainers find most […]

6 Steps to a Mobile Mindset: Mobile Learning Basics

If you attended ATD TechKnowledge this year, then you might have seen a session about this new thing called The Mobile Mindset. Steven Boller and myself presented on this topic in front of a rather enthusiastic audience. We were excited to see just how ready people are to do something—anything—to get mobile learning started at their organization. I coined […]