The Computer Scientist Who Can’t Stop Telling Stories – Technical Information Flows with Stories – Workshop Tip #231

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Try this: In implementing Workflow Learning or Story-Based Lessons, ask your participants to search their technical textbooks or scientific papers for examples on how technical knowledge use common, day-to-day language to help readers understand the information better. For example, computer-related…

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The Power of Questions in Solving Problem – Workshop Tip #230

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“Application: Try this idea. Ask workers or learners in your implementation of Workflow Learning. “Identify a problem at work. What series of questions would you ask to arrive at the point where you fully understand the issues?” In Workflow Learning (WFL), one…

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How to Shift the Learning Culture From Dependency to Workflow Learning – Workshop Tip #222

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Too often I hear instructional designers, developers, and L&D specialists resort to saying “we can’t share the culture of learning, it is up to our leaders.” Specifically, “we can’t introduce new ways to help learners to self-learn because leaders and…

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The Improvisation Method: A New Way to Reinvent Compliance Training – Workshop Tip #221

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Mention the words “Attend the compliance training” to your workers and you can literally see the feeling of dread in their faces. Most employees, if not all, do not care about it. Compliance training has earned itself a reputation from…

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“It Depends” Elicits Deliberate Thinking and Learning – Workshop Tip #217

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This is from a participant in our Workflow Learning workshop. Why is it easier for people to say “It depends” when they are asked a question? I often hear this prevalent response from scientists, as well as workers and leaders.…

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