Blog


Adult Learning Principles: Incorporating them into the Traditional Classroom

Part 1 of a 2-Part Series

Adult Learning Principles are the actions and conditions that support, enhance and promote learning for adults. FKA has identified ten adult learning principles specific to instructors/facilitators that ensure learning happens. In this blog we will focus on how to incorporate these principles in the traditional classroom.
Read More

Tell Them a Story

Using scenario-based questions (SBQs) to draw learners in and deepen their learning.

Read More

Using Distance Coaching to Develop Untethered Workers

In 2014, Bersin by Deloitte published their infographic, Meet the Modern Learner. In it they reported that companies are finding it harder to reach and develop their “untethered” workers. This is a significant problem because at the time 30% of full-time employees did most of their work remotely.

Read More

Four Stages of Learning and Retention Factors

Effective facilitators and instructional designers, support the stages of learning by helping learners appreciate where they are in the model and then guide them through the subsequent stages.

Let’s quickly review the Four Stages of Learning and then identify some retention factors that increase the probability of moving information into the long-term memory, through those stages.

Read More

How to Grab and Hold Learners’ Attention!

For learners to learn, they must pay attention. It is our job as instructional designers and facilitators to ensure learners will be motivated to focus on the content throughout the lesson.

Read More

Putting the Systematic Learning Process to Work

As a leader in workplace learning and performance, FKA has developed a simple formula to guide design and delivery of learning programs that maximizes learning. Regardless of whether learning happens in a classroom, online, or in the workplace, effective learning uses the Systematic Learning Process.

Read More

Scoping a Learning Solution – Art or Science? Part 5

Part 5 – Project Plan

This is the fifth and final part of our blog, Scoping a Learning Solution – Art or Science?. If you haven’t read the earlier parts, please do so:

Read More

Scoping a Learning Solution – Art or Science? Part 4

Part 4 – Media Requirements & Evaluation Plan

This is the fourth part of our blog ‘Scoping a Learning Solution – Art or Science?’ If you have not read the previous posts, please do so:

Read More

Scoping a Learning Solution – Art or Science? Part 3


Part 3 – Assigning Development Ratios*
*Development Ratios also include the effort required for all the Design activities.

This is the third part of our blog, Scoping a Learning Solution – Art or Science? If you have not read the previous posts, please do so:

Read More

Scoping a Learning Solution – Art or Science? Part 2

Part 2 – Instructional Strategy

This is the second part of our blog, Scoping a Learning Solution – Art or Science?. If you have not read “Part 1 – Estimating Duration” yet, please do so before reading this blog. Part 1 provides an overview of the entire scoping process.

Read More

Page 2 of 512345