Bob S
Bob S
Instructional Design Manager
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Bob S replied to the discussion Company-Wide Competition
"Hi Anna, Something we found works well is to create two levels of goals/competition. An overall target that is shared by all (eg "We ..."
  • over 2 years ago05/25/18 at 8:50 pm (UTC)
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Bob S replied to the discussion Course idea help needed
"Hi Sally, Not sure this applies directly, but back in the day we had to deliver anti-money laundering/terrorist financing training in an..."
  • over 2 years ago05/21/18 at 9:39 pm (UTC)
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"So is it a good sign that I became so engrossed in the content that I forget why I first checked out the demo?  If so... job done.  Nice ..."
  • over 2 years ago04/23/18 at 8:45 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Clair, Is this a situation where the parallel methods are for logistical reasons?   Ie  "Most learners will have it done as ILT but w..."
  • over 2 years ago04/23/18 at 4:32 pm (UTC)
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Bob S replied to the discussion "Training" on documents?
"Hi Danielle, As Ray says, it' s all about what do you want them to be able to do with the reports. To that end, you might it a bit perso..."
  • over 2 years ago04/09/18 at 5:55 pm (UTC)
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"In addition to getting more detail (agree with Matthew), you might want to ask if they can be convinced into breaking down the 600+ steps..."
  • over 2 years ago04/03/18 at 2:57 pm (UTC)
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Bob S replied to the discussion Expanding my horizons
"  Hi Bob, A couple of years old, but this article is a good overview of the kinds of options you might have available. Another option ..."
  • over 2 years ago03/29/18 at 2:47 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Jennifer, Don't be skiddish at all. All time best definition of an Expert.... "Someone who's made every possible mistake in a very n..."
  • over 2 years ago03/29/18 at 2:37 pm (UTC)
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"It's what makes this community great. We all benefit from our peer's input, even when we have that head slap moment. Which of course has ..."
  • over 2 years ago03/27/18 at 3:54 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Helen, Unfortunately many LMSs still require an outboard quiz/assessment (often using their own quizzing tool) to enable certain type..."
  • over 2 years ago03/27/18 at 1:07 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Keith, Can you structure the topics as "101" and "201" level courses and make the first (online) a prerequisite? We've done this suc..."
  • over 2 years ago03/27/18 at 12:48 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Andrew, First... Good for you. Not all organizations get to that level and it's great that you are headed down that path. As for sug..."
  • over 2 years ago03/26/18 at 5:37 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Michael, Back in the day we created  simple partner activities where you have to "find" your classmate with a matching piece of info ..."
  • over 2 years ago03/26/18 at 12:47 pm (UTC)
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Bob S replied to the discussion Why bother learning?
"Thanks for starting the discussion, Bruce. When we step back from the generational labels and techno coolness, it feels pretty familiar...."
  • over 2 years ago03/21/18 at 9:14 pm (UTC)
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Bob S replied to the discussion Best Practices for Course IDs
"Hi Courtney, I don't want to add complication for you, but you are kind of treading into the are of curriculum management. By that I mea..."
  • over 2 years ago03/07/18 at 8:23 pm (UTC)
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"David's approach is sound. My twist on it is to create some columns/rating scales for things like "critically" and "reach" too.  Simple 1..."
  • over 2 years ago02/01/18 at 7:05 pm (UTC)
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Bob S replied to the discussion Help, I need suggestions
"First... Thanks for investing in your employee. Nice to see. As for solutions... PIP for sure as Daniel suggests -  but guessing that's ..."
  • over 2 years ago02/01/18 at 6:47 pm (UTC)
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Bob S replied to the discussion How are you doing it?
"Hi Jessica, Super question. But as you probably know it's a really big topic.  So to get things started at least, here are a couple rand..."
  • over 2 years ago01/26/18 at 5:02 pm (UTC)
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"Paula, If you are including Instructional design in your role definition, then I would say to be GREAT you want to think beyond just cre..."
  • over 2 years ago01/25/18 at 3:29 pm (UTC)
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Bob S replied to the discussion Meeting Performance Criteria
"Hi Kelly, You've come to the right place. The heroes here have  lots of great examples of testing learner knowledge. As an additional t..."
  • almost 3 years ago01/22/18 at 5:53 pm (UTC)
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"My take is that if there is an expectation that they must practice/use/apply the knowledge from one course before taking another, and it ..."
  • almost 3 years ago01/17/18 at 8:54 pm (UTC)
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Bob S replied to the discussion Course on Employee Wellbeing
"I see. If your organization offers no benefits whatsoever then certainly that is not a good avenue. If however you have group healthcare..."
  • almost 3 years ago01/17/18 at 3:17 pm (UTC)
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Bob S replied to the discussion Course on Employee Wellbeing
"Hi Angel, If you are looking for research material/content options, one avenue you may wish to explore is your organization's/client's H..."
  • almost 3 years ago01/17/18 at 2:44 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Tom, Allison has this correct of course - curriculum is managed at the LMS level. That being said, you are likely going to want to b..."
  • almost 3 years ago01/17/18 at 2:36 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Tammy, Your premise of "one question" is fine as a hypothetical to stimulate conversation amongst this group, but as you know it's ra..."
  • almost 3 years ago01/16/18 at 5:34 pm (UTC)