TBF011 – The Tin Can API. A Dialogue to Awesomeness.

We take a high level look at Project Tin Can and it’s parent organization, SCORM.

If you go back far enough you’ll find that Project Tin Can has some military roots flowing from the Dept of Defense to ADL to SCORM to Tin Can.  We’ve talked before about the high stakes that the military has with the success of its trainees and it would make sense that they have some interest in the cutting edge of education. Continue reading

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TBF010 – Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes. Change Management

Change management isn’t something that we may be able to get involved in at the ground level but that doesn’t mean that we can’t have a positive.  We look at an article to give you a strong 10-principle approach to change management.  And then we have a look at another source for additional hints.

The first article is writen by the trio of John Jones, DeAnne Aguirre, and Matthew Calderone.  The article is on a strategy + business website, http://www.strategy-business.com.  Now, granted this article Continue reading

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Trainer Confidence. Get it!

This episode we cover Trainer Confidence by exploring a visualization exercise and the Six Golden Rules to overcoming performance anxiety.

We discuss anticipating issues as a way of eliminating anxiety.  We look at three different aspects of this: Technical Issues, Challenging Learners, and Tough Questions.

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TBF008 – Summer learning. Go out and play!

We opened up with an article from Science Daily about how learning a new skill, in the case of the article juggling, can change the white matter in your brain.  Full disclosure, they don’t know 100%what exactly the change does, but they’re confident that it’s a good thing (if I can quote Martha Stewart).

Summer learning is something that

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