How Can We Use the LCD Model to Design Onboarding?

2021-09-07T10:43:28-04:00

Lisa and I have made it to the ATD International Conference in Salt Lake City to kick off a weekend and week of learning! We are excited for our full day workshop tomorrow, education sessions and happy hour on Sunday, and book signings and demo session on Monday. Speaking of demos, we all want to see the LCD model in action. As we head into the tail end of the year (can you believe it?), many of us have either already onboarded a new group of employees or are ramping up for our organizational initiatives for 2022. With many organizations staying remote, or [...]

How Can We Use the LCD Model to Design Onboarding?2021-09-07T10:43:28-04:00

Why Is Designing for Modern Learners So Hard?

2021-09-07T10:40:11-04:00

Designing for modern learners is not as straightforward as we would expect. Modern learners have broad expectations - they all want something different. Some want a class, some want something digital, and with their varied contexts, it can be challenging to design for the “modern learner.” So, how do we design with the modern learner in mind? In the video below, Learning Cluster Design model co-creator, Lisa M.D. Owens explains how to create learning experiences that meet the modern learner when, where and how they need and want to learn. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEYftUGLRyA Some key takeaways from Lisa include: Employees in the [...]

Why Is Designing for Modern Learners So Hard?2021-09-07T10:40:11-04:00

Modern L&D Spotlight on Karen Bryan-Chambers, Senior Director, New Leaders

2021-08-04T21:42:18-04:00

This month, we are excited to showcase Karen Bryan-Chambers as our Modern Learner Spotlight! Karen is the senior director of the nonprofit Leadership Academy at New Leaders. She has more than 26 years of professional experience, including 16 years as a teacher, five years as a principal, and five years in leadership development. Karen started off her modern learning journey by reading Designing for Modern Learning, and quickly enrolled in one of our public workshops to further her knowledge. Karen is a regular attendee of our Monthly Modern Learning Dialogue and we were lucky enough to have her speak to our community [...]

Modern L&D Spotlight on Karen Bryan-Chambers, Senior Director, New Leaders2021-08-04T21:42:18-04:00

Modern Learner Spotlight: Jess Almlie, VP of Learning Experiences, WEX Health

2021-08-04T21:44:17-04:00

This month, our friends over at 360Learning interviewed this month’s Modern Learner Spotlight: Jess Almlie! Jess is a strategic L&D leader, and currently the VP of Learning Experience at WEX Health. Not only has Jess immersed herself in the LCD model by reading Designing for Modern Learning, she has been a guest speaker at our Monthly Modern Dialogue and has had her team attend our two-week public workshop. In her interview with Jonah Goldstein from 360Learning, Jess highlights how she uses modern learning principles from the Learning Cluster Design model to guide her L&D strategy at Wex. Jonah: What do you and your team focus on in terms of [...]

Modern Learner Spotlight: Jess Almlie, VP of Learning Experiences, WEX Health2021-08-04T21:44:17-04:00

Modern Learner Spotlight: Head of L&D at Bluescape

2021-08-04T20:55:39-04:00

Welcome to a new monthly series “Modern Learner Spotlight” where we highlight a member of the learning community who has experienced success using the Learning Cluster Design model. We couldn’t think of a better person to kick this series off with than with Loc Nguyen, Director of Customer Education for Bluescape Software. Loc and his team began their LCD journey with joining the public workshop and subsequently, the applied success of their learnings was featured in our book, Designing for Modern Learning: Beyond ADDIE and SAM.  Most recently, Loc and his team won the ATD BEST Award for their learning programming at Bluescape, and Loc sat [...]

Modern Learner Spotlight: Head of L&D at Bluescape2021-08-04T20:55:39-04:00