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.

EBOOKS

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EBOOK

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?
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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
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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.

You'll learn:

  • 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
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ARTICLES

ARTICLE

2019 Instructional Design Trends and Learning Trends: The Ecosystem Evolves

This in-depth article highlights the challenges Learning and Development professionals face in 2019 and the solutions that are helping their learning ecosytems evolve.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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INFOGRAPHICS

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Emerging Technology Trends in L&D

What are the emerging technology trends making an impact on L&D? Find out more in this infographic.

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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.

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2018 Instructional Design and Learning Trends

Learning is a journey! This infographic will guide you through the trends that will take you on the right path to make the learning experience a continuous process. Find tools, techniques, and insights from SweetRush thought leaders.

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6 Steps to Building Trust in Organizational Change Management

Bring your team into the process of change management and build a genuine trust! The six steps described in this infographic will walk you through creating successful change in your organization.

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2017 Instructional Design Trends

Check out the trends that made a huge impact in 2017 in the corporate training industry.

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CHECKLISTS

CHECKLIST

vILT Facilitator Preparation Tasks Checklist

Master the art of preparing for the virtual classroom with this handy checklist.

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CHECKLIST

Instructor-Led Training Facilitator Preparation Tasks Checklist

Organization is key when you have to facilitate live training. We're here to help with this must-have checklist.

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TOOLS

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Content Readiness Assessment Tool

Before creating your project plan, resource needs, and/or project budget, ask yourself: How ready is my content? This free assessment tool will help you answer that question by evaluating the readiness of your content.

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