Accelerate Learning

Accelerate LearningSpectrain specialize in techniques to accelerate learning we design courses that enable learners to retain, recall and apply their skills.

Our learning designs appeal to a range of learning styles. We are blended learning specialists, this means we use a variety of media and methods to enable practice  for perfection and reinforce learning.

 

Misplace Mistakes

Mistakes are the food of learning, provided we reflect on them and consciously consider the errors made, yet sometimes we find it difficult to shake them off, or to to misplace mistakes.Trial and error learning involves activity in which a variety of responses to solve a task are [...]

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The power of positive questions

Imagine the impact of transforming your team’s mindset from problems to possibilities, from blame to empathy, from opposition to collaboration; it is possible to transform your team through the power of positive questions using the principles and practices of Appreciative Inquiry. I have been using this technique with [...]

Design Crimes in Learning & Development

Recently I have been “Optimising” a huge library of learning and development materials for an organisation who wish to transfer traditional teacher-focused learning to a flexible blended approach. The collection of  learning materials has been "designed" by a variety of individuals and consists of a mixture of styles, [...]

Feedback is the food of progress, sometimes it doesn’t taste nice

I admire and encourage people who can express their creativity with whatever tools are available, but having access to PowerPoint and Clip Art does not make you a learning designer. I have owned a hammer for many years but that doesn't mean I can build a house. So when a customer asked [...]

Transfer This Before You Purchase Training that makes No Difference

Would you transfer funds from your account into an asset that does not enable you to measure its contribution to your business? That is effectively what you are doing when you send an employee on a training course without giving any thought to what you expect from your [...]

Leaning Transfer Developing Wings

For Khalid Al – Shammeri and the dream team in Kuwait  Three challenges confront designers of learning materials and those who deliver training.  Challenge one is linked to interest, how to turn on the learning machine and ensure that the learner is motivated to rehearse or apply the [...]

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