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How do you repair something that’s broken? Do the same thing that broke it.

How do you repair something that’s broken? Do the same thing that broke it. The title of this blog seems to me to be the motto of the “Consensus Study Report of the National Academies of Science●Engineering●Medicine”. This report begins ominously with the opening sentence: Science is an essential tool for solving the greatest problems …

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Embedded questions during a podcast improves knowledge acquisition and retention

Embedded questions during a podcast improve knowledge acquisition and retention If you use podcasts in your instruction, you might want to consider adding interpolated questions (these used to be called adjunct questions) to them. What this means is embedding questions for listeners to consider while listening to the content so as to enhance knowledge retention. …

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The Science of Workplace Instruction: Learning and Development Applied to Work

Many of us who work in the field of workplace learning never planned to do this work. There is a fairly high percentage who I would consider “accidental” learning professionals. While there is certainly nothing wrong with taking this path, it often means that much of the work we do is based on our intuition …

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