Tailored Learning addresses today's completely changed training realities in a unique way. Readers are offered a 'fly on the wall' perspective as two seasoned learning professionals redesign a traditional, classroom-based new-hire sales training program for a networked, tech-savvy audience. By presenting multiple technology options to a single client in a structured way, readers discover the strengths and weaknesses multiple solutions. Beginning with a redesign of the existing face-to-face training program to allow the client to truly understand the original objectives of the training program, the book explores various program re-design options using technology solutions to achieve the same learning objectives. The process culminates in the selection of the best blended delivery approach, based on organizational constraints, learner abilities, management support, and the time line necessary to achieve learner success.
Jennifer Hofmann is a Synchronous Learning Expert, and the president of InSync Training, LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in the design and delivery of synchronous eLearning. Ms. Hofmann holds a Masters Of Education from Nova Southeastern University, with a concentration in Instructional Technology and Distance Education. Hofmann is a recognized thought leader in the field of synchronous learning. She and her husband live in East Lyme, CT. Nanette Miner, PhD has been an instructional designer for more than twenty years. She is the founder and chief consultant for The Training Doctor, LLC, specializing in curriculum design for all delivery channels, with emphasis on blended learning solutions. Miner is a popular speaker at industry conferences and as authord several books. She resides in Bristol, CT, USA.
Ch. 1: Setting the Stag for the Blend That Fits; Ch. 2: Case Study: A Sales Training Scenario; Ch. 3: Current Training at ""ABC"" Company; Ch. 4: A New Classroom Approach; Ch. 5: Asynchronous Learning - Make it Interactive and Engaging; Ch. 6: Synchronous Learning - Gee, This was Just like a Real Class!; Ch. 7: Blending in Three Dimensions - Participant, Instructional and Organizational Needs; Ch. 8: Collaboration Technologies that Support Learning; Ch. 9: The Impact of Blended Learning; Bibliography/Index.