Welcome to Our Library
We offer these free resources to the learning community with the goal of improving our collective skills - so we can do more good for learners, organizations, and the world.
Top Emerging Technology Trends and Their impact on L&D
A closer look at the technologies that are transforming the way we learn—and the way we design learning! Explore the advantages of these exciting new tools and how they can enhance your Learning and Development initiatives.
In this eBook, you will learn about:
- Virtual reality - How virtual reality is changing L&D and how to boost employee performance with VR
- Augmented reality - How can you leverage augmented reality to improve your L&D programs? How can you best vet an augmented reality company before creating your AR training program?
- Artificial intelligence - What is artificial intelligence? What are some key factors to consider before implementing an AI virtual assistant in your business?
Transforming Culture in Larger Organizations: Key Learnings, Exercises, and Case Studies
It's all about culture... but how do you change it? Ashley Munday, SweetRush's Director of Cultural and Organizational Transformation, and Tor Eneroth, Network Director of Barrett Values Centre, have created this in-depth eBook based on their experiences transforming cultures in organizations like yours.
In this eBook, you will find:
- Case studies with valuable information on how other large organizations achieve a successful cultural transformation
- Tactical approaches to put in practice
- Links to tools and processes to help your organization achieve results
How to Interview Temporary Talent for Learning and Development Positions: Finding the Best Fit For Your Needs
The SweetRush Talent Solutions team wants to help you to choose the perfect fit for your temporary learning and development position. This eBook is full of valuable tips and best practices for interviewing temporary talent.
- Why interviewing temporary talent is different than full-time hires
- How to manage and what to expect from the interview process
- How to ensure your candidate has the ideal skills and is the perfect cultural fit
When Trouble Emerges Between Client and Vendor on an L&D Project
A smooth, trusting partnership between client and vendor is a beautiful thing! But sometimes there are bumps in the road that need to be worked through. Learn how to engage these challenges in a positive way and ultimately build a stronger partnership based on caring and respect.
Use Detours to Drive Adaptive Learning
Personalized/adaptive learning is one of the hottest trends in the L&D industry today. SweetRush eLearning Technologist John Cleave, PhD, shares in this in-depth article how and why detours can be used for a well-designed and compelling adaptive eLearning course.
Secrets of Successful Large-Scale Learning Programs
First time managing the development of a $1M+ learning program with lots of moving parts and deliverables? The experts at SweetRush have your back! We've successfully launched many large-scale learning programs. In this article, we've highlighted four important considerations that will make the process smoother and more engaging for you, your learners, stakeholders, and leadership.
Hidden Forces: Unconscious Bias in Learning
Unconscious bias creates blind spots that make it more challenging to create an inclusive work environment. While this is a trending topic in many industries, the focus has primarily been on hidden bias in recruiting and career advancement. Yet, everyone who designs learning should be aware their unconscious bias can impact the learner experience. This article will provide you with an important checklist, best practices, and tips to avoid unconscious bias in developing learning materials.
Accelerating Expertise with Simulations
With the generational shift happening in the workplace, many organizations risk losing tribal knowledge and best practices when the Boomers retire. How can we accelerate the expertise of millennials and Gen Z entering the workforce? Simulations! Learn how this technique can provide these younger learners the knowledge and practice they need to realize their potential sooner.
2019 Instructional Design Trends & Learning Trends
In L&D organizations, there are common challenges...like sticking points that are holding back the ecosystem from evolving. This graphic highlights those sticking points, as well as the solutions that are emerging and shaping 2019 instructional design trends and learning trends.