You – Yes, You! – Can Make a Professional Training Video

It’s hard to imagine employee training without videos. Chances are, every single person reading this article has watched at least one corporate training video at some point. It seems like trainers went directly from stone tablets to video cameras! Video is often part of an instructional design plan, and it can be a great way... View Article

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Generation Z Are Not the New Millennials: How to Train Them

The first wave of Generation Z (born between 1995 and 2012) — also known as the iGen, Gen Tech, Gen Wii, Net Gen, Digital Natives, and Plurals — is entering the workforce, making them the youngest group behind Millennials to join your organization. According to research from Bloomberg, Generation Z will surpass their well-known predecessors... View Article


Designing with Visual and Audio Accessibility in Mind: What You Need to Know

A few years back, I was on a team designing a program for employee career development. One of our tasks was to create a profile that showed an employee’s readiness to move to the next level. As we thought about ways to create something useful that would be a quick indicator of an employee’s progress,... View Article


5 Innovative Ways to Use Cohort Forums in Learning

Cohort learning is an excellent way to bind groups of employees together so they can build better connections, share knowledge, and spark innovation. When these forums take place online, you’re giving participants a place to collaborate and learn from each other without the formality of a traditional training course. Online cohort learning forums also can... View Article


How to Create a Blended Learning Program Your Learners & Business Partners Will Love

Blended learning — a beautiful union of instructor-led and online material. It is truly a match made in instructional design heaven, as each has issues the other can solve. It takes the best of both worlds and throws that old mentality of the “one-size-fits-all” learning approach out the window along with tube TVs and printed... View Article


12 Blog Posts to Help You Spring Into Summer

The rays are finally warm enough for laid-back weekends by the pool and summer nights at the beach. Anytime in between (at the work desk, of course!), you’re dreaming of each. With the turn of the season, it’s easy to only think about kickin’ back to relax with the perfect summer picnic plate in hand.... View Article


7 Learning Podcasts You Need to Listen to Right Now

A couple years ago, we rounded up our favorite podcasts for instructional designers and learning professionals. To this day, it’s still one of our most popular blog posts, so we thought we’d revisit this topic and update our list. Quite a few new podcasts have rolled out since then, and now there’s a learning podcast for... View Article


Top 10 Tweets and Takeaways That Will Ease Your #ATD2018 FOMO

#ATD2018 week may be over, but if you’re like us, you’re still combing through your notes, following up with your new contacts, and processing all that there was to learn. Fortunately for us, nearly our entire employee team was able to attend last week’s fun —including our Mix & Mingle event, which was a huge... View Article


#ATD2018 — Our Favorite Sessions and What We’re Most Excited For

With #atd2018 right around the corner, there is so much to look forward to! Between networking with fellow learners, perusing the expo, catching team dinners at delicious San Diego eateries, enjoying rooftop views at our Mix & Mingle happy hour, and more, we can’t wait for the buzz and excitement this busy week holds. Although... View Article


April Showers Bring 9 Blog Posts You Can’t Miss!

Can you believe May is already here? It seems like yesterday we were busy ringing in the new year and talking about how to achieve work-life balance in 2018! Since time is flying by, we’ve rounded up the incredible content April had in store here on the ttcInnovations’ blog. Be assured, there were no April... View Article


How to Calculate Your Learning and Development ROI With Ease [FREE Template]

It seems almost strange to think that you have you to justify the dollars your company spends on training employees to be successful. I mean isn’t it common sense? Well, let’s see! Related: How to Prove Your Learning Department is Indispensable Imagine This Scenario Merchant Bank Services is preparing to launch a brand new system for... View Article