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Shifts in the Workplace Structure with Laura Sukurokoff

The especially effervescent Laura Sukorokoff joined us to talk about empathy in the workplace, and how it’s especially essential in these trying times with the miasma of a pandemic hovering over everyday life. “At the very best, employees are feeling stressed about this, feeling worried about this. At the very worst, they’re losing their jobs, their Read more

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Shifts in the Workplace Structure with Laura Sukurokoff
The especially effervescent Laura Sukorokoff joined us to talk about empathy in the workplace, and how it’s especially essential in these trying times with the miasma of a pandemic Read more
Education Technology
How Can Organizations Adapt Their Learning Strategies?
  Most corporate learning teams are equipped to deliver learning when employees need to learn something for the first time or to expand on previous knowledge. Read more
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The Business Case for Microlearning: Quicksilver
  Over the past decade, we’ve come to realize that traditional training approaches are not A.) as effective as needed, or B.) adaptable enough for today’s fast pace Read more
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How to Influence People Without Being Manipulative: Quicksilver
  As the old adage goes: "In business as in life, you're always selling." This is certainly true for corporate learning professionals who need to influence others to Read more
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Why Training Design Should Start with the Final Assessment: Quicksilver
  Too often the design of training focuses first on content, then on how it is delivered, and finally on how it is assessed. The Backwards Design module, introduced by Read more
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Applying Merrill’s First Principles of Instruction with Max H. Cropper: Quicksilver
    Training design and delivery is often relegated to a top performer who’s good with PowerPoint. From a cost savings perspective, this is an effective approach Read more

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What’s Inside the Mind of a Model Airplane Pilot?
April 19, 2021
Peter Bröckerhoff enjoys flying model airplanes. “What I like most about model flying is the unique opportunity to operate extraordinary airplanes,” he said. He likes the JetPower Event, which used to be held in Read more
The Weekly Scale: April 19th, 2021
April 19, 2021
  This week at MarketScale, we finish launching some of our newest contributor podcasts, explore the conversations powering industrialized construction, and debate if automation will Read more
How Chipotle’s New Degree Program Is Shaping Higher Education
April 19, 2021
Chipotle recently announced its new debt-free, tuition-covered program for its employees, which is somewhat similar to other tuition assistance programs at fast-food restaurants. The workers must major in Read more
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Shifts in the Workplace Structure with Laura Sukurokoff
July 27, 2020
The especially effervescent Laura Sukorokoff joined us to talk about empathy in the workplace, and how it’s especially essential in these trying times with the miasma of a pandemic hovering over everyday life. “At the very best, employees are feeling stressed about this, feeling worried about this. At the very worst, they’re losing their jobs, their Read more
How Can Organizations Adapt Their Learning Strategies?
July 13, 2020
  Most corporate learning teams are equipped to deliver learning when employees need to learn something for the first time or to expand on previous knowledge. Unfortunately, few learning teams are equipped to support employees when they need to: act on learned knowledge and skills, adapt knowledge to new trends, or solve new Read more
The Business Case for Microlearning: Quicksilver
June 22, 2020
  Over the past decade, we’ve come to realize that traditional training approaches are not A.) as effective as needed, or B.) adaptable enough for today’s fast pace businesses. As a delivery vehicle, microlearning is a powerful tool that can deliver better business results in a way that adapts to the business environment, particularly Read more
How to Influence People Without Being Manipulative: Quicksilver
May 25, 2020
  As the old adage goes: "In business as in life, you're always selling." This is certainly true for corporate learning professionals who need to influence others to change their behaviors to improve business performance. But, how do you influence others without being manipulative? On today’s video episode of Quicksilver: A Behind the Read more
Why Training Design Should Start with the Final Assessment: Quicksilver
May 11, 2020
  Too often the design of training focuses first on content, then on how it is delivered, and finally on how it is assessed. The Backwards Design module, introduced by Wiggins and McTighe flips this approach so that the design of instruction starts with the design of the assessment. So, why should training design start with the final Read more
Applying Merrill’s First Principles of Instruction with Max H. Cropper: Quicksilver
April 27, 2020
    Training design and delivery is often relegated to a top performer who’s good with PowerPoint. From a cost savings perspective, this is an effective approach and many organizations have made do with pseudo-training designers. But, how is quality of learning affected if the training designer isn’t familiar with the scientific Read more
Learning in the Workflow: Quicksilver
April 13, 2020
The success of organizations operating in a dynamic and rapidly changing economy is often linked to its ability to react quickly and build employee capacity. Many organizations are discovering that transitioning from traditional training approaches to “Workflow Learning” is improving their training outcomes. So, can learning in the Read more
How Schools Around the Globe are Approaching eLearning During the COVID Pandemic: Quicksilver
March 30, 2020
  On this week's episode of Quicksilver: The eLearning Alchemist, Daniel Litwin, the Voice of B2B, fills in for Clint Clarkson to do a quick analysis of how schools around the globe are implementing elearning solutions during the coronavirus pandemic. It's clearly a time of crisis for the world, and as more large buildings and businesses close their Read more
The Business Case for VR in eLearning: Quicksilver
March 23, 2020
Learning and development inside businesses have evolved significantly with the power of technology. Many companies have experienced its benefits, specifically with virtual reality (VR). But how does VR really elevate eLearning, and what’s the business case for it? On today’s video episode of Quicksilver: A Behind the Scenes Look at The eLearning Read more