In a previous post, I spoke about the art and practice of strategic planning and how various models exist for helping organizations plan.
Business or strategic planning is essential for organizations and projects to stay on track. It is how organizations set priorities, focus energy and resources, keep stakeholders working towards common goals, and fix directional problems. Strategic planning can also serve as a benchmark to judge performance. Continue reading
This post is provided by guest blogger, Kylie Mussay, graduate student at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Il., MS in Training and Development.
Best practices in online learning are key to setting clear guidance for online learners. Hanover Research Council wrote an article on their definition of best practices in online instructional design. The Hanover Research Council outlines Pelz’s (2004) report that
indicates three main goals in online instructional design: Continue reading
This blog post is provided by guest blogger, Carol Sheetz, graduate student in the online Master of Science degree program in Training and Development at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois.
According to eLearning Industry, expertise is the goal of all learning. Instructional systems must keep that goal in mind when systems are designed. Efficiently getting students to a place where they can practice their knowledge is the key to effective Continue reading
“Sustainability” is one of those modern day words that is often overused and abused. Every business proposal, grant opportunity, reorganization plan contains the word sustainable. After all, why would you make a change or receive funding if you cannot Continue reading