This post is provided by guest blogger, Sheana Graham, a graduate student at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Il., MS in Training and Development program.
Instructional design in an eLearning setting is an important step in the process of developing online courses and programs. In this article, the author discusses the benefits of instructional design. She also addresses those who believe that instructional design
This post is provided by guest blogger, Katie Sachs, graduate student at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL, MS in Training and Development program.
Artificial intelligence (AI) technology is making today’s corporate learning management systems (LMS) into adaptive learning platforms that can help training and development professionals better serve their diverse learner populations – which include Continue reading
This post is provided by guest blogger, Sheana Graham, graduate student at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, MS in Training and Development program.
There are many different ways to provide training to adults in today’s society. Today, online learning and eLearning have become two very popular alternatives to traditional education. Social media has become just as popular as eLearning has over the past 20 Continue reading
What is Adult Education and Training?
This week, I am preparing for the Illinois Council on Continuing Higher Education (ICCHE) joint conference with the Great Lakes Region for the Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE). I was reminded of this post (below) from several years ago Continue reading
This post is provided by guest blogger, N. Heidi Hess, current student in the MS Training and Development program
Earlier this year I was introduced to the idea of nano-learning. One of the biggest challenges we face in learning is simply time. How do we find time or even make time for learning? How do we sell stakeholders on investing time into training? Nano-learning Continue reading
Excerpts from my keynote speech delivered at the Alpha Sigma Lambda honor society for adult students at Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL. May 6, 2016
I am honored to be here to talk to you about one of my favorite topics – adult learning. Continue reading
This post is provided by guest blogger, Nicole Fischer, CNMT, graduate student University of St. Francis, MS Training and Development program
There are many pathways that learners can take to fulfill knowledge gaps related to personal interests as well as professional endeavors. While much value is still placed on traditional face to face lectures, the implementation of innovative teaching strategies Continue reading
Check out my session from the Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE) 2015 national annual conference held this year in St. Louis, MO. Thank you to all who attended the session! Continue reading
This post is co-written by Bonnie J. Covelli and Iyana Mason.
Are You An Authentic Leader?
Businessman and author Bill George popularized the theory, authentic leadership, by reflecting on his success in the business world spanning 30 years with his publications, Continue reading
The University of St. Francis has been a leader in providing prior learning credit to students, particularly adult students. The Prior Learning Assessment Program offers a way for earning credit granted for verifiable college–level learning acquired through life or work experiences that can be documented in a portfolio and is equivalent to a college Continue reading