There are many books, in many shapes and sizes that discuss training techniques for live, instructor-led training. Too often we assume those techniques cannot apply to the down and dirty of technical application training. Making technical training some of the most boring, dull and death-on-a-stick training out there. What if I told you it didn't […]
About Shannon Tipton
As owner of Learning Rebels, Shannon Tipton knows what it takes for businesses to get real results from their training departments. Having spent over 20 years developing successful learning strategies and infrastructures, Shannon has helped businesses to realize their full potential. Shannon utilizes her extensive real-world expertise and integrates 21st century learning technologies and microlearning tools that drive workplace alignment, enhance collaboration and increase learning connectivity. Shannon's book, "Disruptive Learning,” is known in the business industry as an innovative workplace learning strategy resource. As a result, Shannon has been named as one of eLearning’s Top 100 Movers and Shakers. Her blog, “Learning Rebels” is also in the top 100 eLearning blogs and can be found at learningrebels.com.
Shannon Tipton, Learning Rebels LLC Have you ever been in front of a group who are training "captives"? Either people told to be there by the boss, or perhaps the training is part of some punitive action (You turned left instead of right...now you MUST go to training!)? If you've been in training longer than […]
Shannon Tipton, Owner, Learning Rebels LLC Welcome back! In our Part 1 of Virtual Training, we discussed techniques to gain success in your virtual session. This time around we are going to talk engagement tips. End the silence! As you might imagine, creating engagement activities for your virtual audience is a tad different than planning […]
When it comes to the "The Art of Training”, our first thought is almost always "The Art of Face-to-Face Training". In this post, let's move past face to face to virtual. Yep, those dreaded webinars. The place where PowerPoints go to die. As the move to more virtual training becomes a necessity of the workplace, […]
This post is from our newest featured blogger Shannon Tipton. She will also be presenting on this topic in an upcoming webinar. Start with the Brain Not the PowerPoint The brain is a wildly complex organ. John Medina the author of "Brain Rules" helps us to understand we still don't understand the brain and how it works. "In […]