Learn How to be Enthralling

Learn How to be Enthralling

I often find that when I have read a book, I feel some inspiration to weave stories into my training text. Read with new eyes. The web is a giant echo chamber.  Because everyone is reading the same stuff on Google and regurgitating it at training sessions and...
From Boring to Soaring

From Boring to Soaring

Expletive! Sometimes, the thought of writing induces a nasty headache. You want to do anything else; tidy your desk, take the dog for a walk, read yesterday’s newspaper.  Forget about writing content for your Modlette ‘till later. But you know your client is anxious...
Nothing Beats Good Distractors

Nothing Beats Good Distractors

The purpose of a test is to determine the learner’s mastery of learning or performance objectives.  Tests should also show whether a learning experience was successful.  I am a great believer in how useful good multichoice quiz questions can be in determining the...
Tips to Engage and Delight Your Learners

Tips to Engage and Delight Your Learners

When we use conversational content, the learner feels a connection with us. We feel like we are getting to know him.  We start to connect and like him. As trainers, we know this is our aim.  When we train face-to-face, we relax and a conversation occurs. Why is it...
How to Seduce Your Learners

How to Seduce Your Learners

“Oh no!” thinks Sally “I’m screwing this up.” Sally has created a new eLearning session about a change in the company’s policy that must be read and understood by everybody with Customer contact in the company. Sally feels she has done some of her best work, including...
Multi-choice Questions to Assess Judgement

Multi-choice Questions to Assess Judgement

Exercising judgement is a critical factor in most jobs today.  We refer to these assessments as Situational Judgement Assessments.  Using multi-choice questions enables us to move beyond assessments of what people know (knowledge of what) to assessments of how that...