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L&D Trends Review: Part 2

In this blog post we look at 8 more trends in L&D in 2022 as highlighted by Growth Engineering. If you missed the first 8, we reviewed last week, you can find them here. As we’ve seen so far, technology is making a huge impact on the way we work, connect, communicate and learn. Even more so since the pandemic.…
natasha
June 17, 2022
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L&D Trends Review: Part 1

Our team recently reviewed an article by Growth Engineering on the 16 trends they expect to dominate learning and development in 2022. In this blog post we’re weighing in on these developments within the industry and what we believe will be important in shaping up the rest of 2022 and beyond.  We’ve split our review of these trends into 2…
natasha
June 10, 2022
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Tackle The Tech: Part 2

Selecting the right technology that supports both learning and engagement in your virtual training sessions is essential. If you missed our last blog post on how we Tackle the Tech and the criteria for selecting the right tech tools, you can read it here. Now on to The Learning Gym’s top tech tools.JAMBOARD: is a free digital interactive whiteboard developed…
natasha
June 1, 2022
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Tackle The Tech: Part 1

The pandemic forced people and businesses to move all their interactions, meetings, and trainings online, requiring many to adopt and use technologies they might not have needed earlier. A daunting task for the less tech savvy amongst us. But, from every challenge arises new opportunities. We, at The Learning Gym, have used this time to test out and develop best…
natasha
May 24, 2022
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12 Levers of Transfer Effectiveness: Part 2

A key question facilitators need to ask themselves if they want to make sure transfer happens is, “During training are the trainees already making action plans that involve not just their goals but specific concrete activities?” Ideally, trainees will leave a training program saying, “I know what I am going to do step by step after training”. In our last…
natasha
May 4, 2022
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The 8 Guiding Principles of Accelerated Learning

“Tell me and I forget, Teach me and I remember, Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin. The Learning and Retention Challenge Most often learning professionals like you and I find ourselves walking the tightrope when it comes to finding the right balance between delivering information and creating learner-driven environments. We are uncertain how much of the learning will…
natasha
April 27, 2022
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12 Levers of Transfer Effectiveness

“The great aim of education is not knowledge but action” – Herbert Spencer. Did you know that only 20% of what is learnt in training programs is actually applied back on the job? We know this is an issue that many L&D professionals face when designing programs for their trainees. We at The Learning Gym (TLG) believe we can do…
natasha
April 20, 2022

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