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What Is a Learning Objective?

A learning objective describes what learners should know or be able to do at the end of the course that they couldn't do before.

 

A learning objective should clearly define the expected outcome of a course in terms of demonstrable skills or knowledge that will be acquired by the learner as a...

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What is Mobile Learning?

Mobile learning, or m-learning, is the delivery of learning content via any endpoint of the user's choosing. Mobile learning is convenient, as it is available anytime, anywhere: courses can be accessed via smartphone, tablet, laptop, or any other device.

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What is Design Thinking?

Design thinking is a process which focuses on the user, challenges assumptions, and redefines problems in an attempt to identify alternative strategies and solutions that might not be instantly apparent with an initial level of understanding. 

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What is the Magic Triangle: Aligning Learning Objectives, Training Activities and Assessment Methods

The Magic Triangle represents the relationship between Learning Objectives, Learning Activities and Learning Assessment. If these three components are built with the intention of interdependence, then teaching and learning are greatly enhanced and superior outcomes are achieved. 

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What is a Learning Design System?

A Learning Design System (LDS) is a platform that automates and streamlines the instructional design process. Best practices in adult learning theory are baked into the system to empower training departments to create high quality training in a scalable way. By focusing on the front-end of...

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ATD 2019: The Highlights

10,000 professionals, 400 speakers, and 300 sessions - what an incredible few days we spent at ATD 2019. If you couldn't make it or are thinking of attending next year, we've rounded up our highlights from ATD 2019 to give you the low down on the event!

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