Blended learning is a hybrid instructional methodology combining traditional “classroom" instruction, online learning, and structured independent study.
Learning design theories and best practices are widely discussed and evaluated amongst the L&D community. One area that seems a little neglected in the debates that rage on is how assessment fits into corporate training design.
A subject matter expert (SME) is a person who has special skills or knowledge on a particular topic.
In the L&D space, an SME usually refers to an employee who possesses expertise that is crucial for the development of learning experiences from which other employees can benefit.
You might remember that a few months back, our Toronto team spent a week in Merida, Mexico visiting with our team of talented developers. We had such a blast, and it was time to return the hospitality. But here at Synapse, we don’t do things by halves, so the Merida team came to stay in Toronto...
ADDIE is an instructional systems design framework that many instructional designers and training developers use to develop courses.
The five phases of ADDIE—Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation—together represent a dynamic, flexible guideline for building effective...
The importance of training requests and how you process them cannot be understated. The information you capture will inform everything else that follows, and a mistake or misinterpretation at this stage could cost you precious time when you have to correct the problem further down the line.