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Today, your training team should include the following roles in either part- or full-time capacity.
How many times have you read something, or taken a training, and almost immediately forgotten what you learned? Don’t feel too bad! The fact of the matter is that we lose 77% of what we learned within 48 hours. Fortunately, there are proven ways to help you retain knowledge. Research from Bob Mosher & Conrad... Read more »
Khan Academy is changing how kids (and even adults!) are learning across the globe. With over 2,400 courses from arithmetic to physics and 100,000+ exercises, millions of people across the globe are learning from the world's top experts at Khan. At the same time as this revolutionary change is taking place, it's worth looking at... Read more »
In 1998, the average attention span could be held for 12 minutes. In 2008, the average attention span could be held for 5 minutes. In 2018, what will the average attention span be? This trend toward increasingly short attention spans is a major concern for training professionals that are trying to design more effective trainings. When... Read more »
All across government we are seeing how technology can make your job easier – the same is true in workforce training. In addition to having trainings online (which lowers costs and allows people to learn wherever they are), technology can help government agencies take an innovative approach to training that focuses more on the individual.... Read more »
On September 3, 2014, American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) will be hosting the Government Workforce: Learning Innovations Conference. The conference will provide a unique opportunity for government leaders to explore how new learning models can help solve government challenges. The goal of the conference is to highlight government collaboration and give attendees the... Read more »
What do you do as a government employee when you have a question on the job? You likely have four options: You “Google” it. You ask a colleague. You look for a relevant document on your desk, desktop computer or shared drive. You try to see if there’s an upcoming training that can help you.... Read more »
In the midst of sequestration cuts and strained budgets, virtual events are emerging as a creative solution for delivering professional training in government at a low cost. Planning and organizing these virtual events and training, however, is a new experience for many agency professionals. Hoping to glean some tips on how to make the transition... Read more »
Greetings colleagues, I have had the pleasure of working with Julie Butler and ICMA for the past two years. Julie was charged with extending the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) annual meeting to a worldwide government professional virtual audience. Police and emergency services are struggling with lower tax revenues and reduced budgets, upsetting their traditional... Read more »