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Root Cause Analysis for eLearning Objectives

When everything is functioning well with learning and training in your company, here’s what it looks like: Your company’s business goals are well-defined in terms of where you want to be. You benchmark and track the performance levels needed to get there. When performance reality doesn’t match up with performance goals, you identify the gaps and then create learning and training programs to fill those gaps. Sounds easy, right? But the devil, as they say, is in the details. The biggest hang-up in the process for most companies comes in the form of accurately identifying what is needed to bridge performance gaps – the needs analysis. In this article, I’ll explain how you can use root cause analysis to identify what’s behind performance gaps in order to more accurately shape your eLearning objectives. Continue reading

eLearning Objectives: How To Rock Them Now

Identifying and articulating the eLearning objectives of any course or module is one of the most important early steps of the instructional design process. But it’s not the first step, and certainly not the last. The learning objectives are critical because they become the roadmap for developing the learning content. Developing an eLearning program without well-defined learning objectives would be like setting out on a journey without any navigation tools to get you to your intended destination. Here’s how to rock your eLearning objectives: Continue reading