Listen to Powered by Learning, an award-winning podcast produced by d’Vinci Interactive, to learn best practices for designing, developing, delivering, tracking and evaluating your learning and performance improvement programs. Hear learning and development leaders discuss the latest approaches to creating learning experiences that engage learners and achieve improved performance for individuals and organizations. Powered by Learning received an Award of Distinction in the Podcast/Audio category from The Communicator Awards and a Silver Davey Award for Educational Podcast. The podcast is also named to Feedspot's Top 40 L&D podcasts and Training Industry's Ultimate L&D Podcast Guide.
Students at Harrisburg University (HU) are learning how to evaluate and leverage technology to create engaging experiences. Charles Palmer, Executive Director, Center for Advanced Entertainment and Learning Technologies and Program Chair and Associate Professor, Interactive Media shares how the lessons learned at the University can be applied to new approaches in eLearning development.
HU's Charles Pa...
As you design and develop learning experiences, AI can be a powerful ally. In this episode, Jenessa Jacobs, director of training at Second Avenue offers ways you can use artificial intelligence.
AI enthusiast Jenessa Jacobs shared these insights about leveraging artificial intelligence to improve your L&D work.
Learning and development professionals are finding new ways to leverage the power of artificial intelligence every day. Michelle Echevarria, director of learning and development at JBS International and an early champion of AI, shares some best practices for using AI in the L&D industry.
Michelle Echevarria offers many ideas for using AI in your daily L&D work including the following:
Making the move from instructor-led training to eLearning can be a massive undertaking but as our guests David Grodzicki and Jared Morgan from StoneX explain, having a learning strategy based on tried and true techniques is half the battle.
David Grodzicki and Jared Morgan share their journey launching the StoneX eLearning Risk Management Academy and offer advice for other learning leaders embarking on a large-scale lea...
As the training industry evolves and grows in an ever-changing marketplace, Training Industry helps learning leaders evolve with insights, education, and best practices. Training Industry CEO Ken Taylor shares the state of the market and discusses how AI will help shape the future of L&D.
Ken Taylor offered many insights about the state of the training industry including these key insights:
Entrepreneur, eLearning Pioneer and Udemy Vice-President, Leadership Development Alan Todd shares his reflections on the past, present and future of making learning a competitive advantage.
Here are some of Alan Todd's key takeways.
Developing an organizational learning strategy before you create a learning experience can make all the difference in team motivation, engagement and retention. In this interview, Washington, D.C. Department of Health Chief Learning Officer Dr. Adaora Otiji shares the steps to take to be successful and accomplish your organizational goals.
Show notes: Adaora Otiji shared the benefits of creating an organizational learning strategy a...
Hundreds of learning leaders came together at the Training Industry Conference & Expo (TICE) to discuss the latest industry trends and challenges. In this episode, several conference attendees shared how they engage learners and how they're beginning to embrace AI's potential to drive employee growth and organizational success. d'Vinci Client Solutions Consultant Angeline Evans and d'Vinci Senior Instruction...
Virtual Reality (VR) will play a major role in the future of experiential learning. In part two of our conversation with Sozo Labs CEO Jason Haddock, we explore the myths of VR and learn how organizations can best put this tool into action to improve learning and retention.
Show Notes: VR expert and frontier technologist Jason Haddock shared the following about using VR in training.
Learning and development professionals are leveraging the power of virtual reality to build immersive learning experiences. In part one of our interview, Sozo Labs CEO Jason Haddock discusses the opportunities and the challenges of VR in organizational training.
Our guest Jason Haddock offers great food for thought on how and when to use VR in training. His key points include the following:
Delivering a welcoming and engaging onboarding experience can positively impact your organization’s effectiveness and retention. Wendi Walker-Schmidt, Assistant Vice President of Learning and Organizational Development at National Life Group, shares best practices that will change the way you think about new employee orientation and onboarding.
Wendi Walker-Schmidt shares advice on delivering effe...
Storytelling can help learning and development professionals create and deliver more engaging and effective training. Robyn Shumer, a global lead with Johnson & Johnson’s Mental Health Diplomats Employee Resource Group, shares how telling a personal story can inspire and educate learners.
Here are some of Robyn Shumer's key takeaways.
Most L&D professionals measure training after it’s over but what if you could predict the success of a learning program in advance? Author Ken Phillips, CEO of The Phillips Group, shares how predictive learning analytics can change the learner’s experience and the outcomes for an organization.
Ken Phillips shared many actionable items in his interview including the following:
Mandated reporters are people required by law to report suspected instances of child abuse. To know how to do this, they need training.
Creating a successful mandated reporter learning experience is an ever-evolving process when you use research to improve its effectiveness. Our guest, Dr. Benjamin Levi, is the founder of iLook Out for Child Abuse and shares how his passion for continuous learning helps make effective training that...
Today’s instructional designers come from a variety of professional backgrounds and those past experiences can be a strength in how they approach L&D. In this episode, Authors Megan Kohler and Chris Gamrat share lessons from stories in their new book, The Multidisciplinary Instructional Designer: Integrating Specialized Skills into Design Toolkits.
Authors Megan Kohler and Chris Gamrat encourage L&D pro...
Learner engagement is more than a learner’s interactions during the training. It begins before the learning experience and continues after it's over. Training and Learning Manager Tiffany McLean, from law firm Warner Norcross + Judd LLP, shares some ways to increase learner engagement to improve training results.
Creating accessible learning can seem daunting. It doesn’t have to be according to learning architect Shawn Wunder. It’s as easy as taking five steps to make your websites and eLearning accessible for all.
Accessibility expert Shawn Wunder discussed the importance of accessibility and shared advice on how to make your online learning content more accessible today.
Keeping its student-centered mission top of mind helps focus the importance of training at Milton Hershey School, a private residential school for Pre-K through 12th grade children who come from disadvantaged backgrounds. Craig Wrights, director of training & organizational development at Milton Hershey School shares how they create meaningful and impactful adult learning for the benefit of the kids they serve.
To make microlearning successful in your organization you must first understand what it can and can’t do. Learning Strategist, Consultant and Author Dr. Robyn DeFelice explains how to think about microlearning as part of your overall training goals and not just a way to deliver training.
In this interview, Robyn DeFelice stresses how and when to successfully use microlearning and makes these key points.
While you may think of improv as entertainment, you may not know how it can be used in training teams to adapt to change. In this episode, Fairplay Communications' Andy Eninger and Scott Zoll explain how improv can create a safe space for growth and dialogue in your organization.
Fairplay Communications offers suggestions that organizations can implement to facilitate better communications, learning, ...
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