When You’re Full, You’re Full

Cathy Moore is brilliant and it seems nearly every post she puts out is spot on and to the point. I can never get enough and wholeheartedly agree with her mission to save the world from boring training. In this post, she touches upon an age-old problem in the learning environment, trying to cram too much information into one ‘sitting.’ A good rule of thumb, if you want your training to have an impact, you need it to be memorable. Anyways, I’ll never put it as eloquently as Ms. Moore, so read on until you’ve had enough.

“You need to eat more!” she says, heaping your plate until it rivals Mount Everest. “Eat! Eat!” We all know the stereotype. Unfortunately, we can find ourselves turning into that stereotype when we feed information to people. “You have to know this!” we say, filling the screen to bursting. “And this! And this!” In scenario-design…

via Scenario mistakes to avoid #2: “Eat! Eat! You need to eat!” — Cathy Moore

About Mat Beecher

I enjoy leadership, resolving conflict, building adult learning experiences, and programming. I hold a M.S. in International Negotiation and Dispute Resolution and a background in Organizational Development. I currently work as a Course Designer. I utilize Articulate Storyline, Captivate, Flash, Javascript, HTML, CSS, and PowerPoint to design learning modules. In my free time, I learn using CBT Nuggets, Codecademy, Code School, KhanAcademy, DataCamp, and Duolingo. Currently, I'm focused on learning Python. I thrive when given the opportunity to help build innovative environments focused on process improvement & improved communication.
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