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The Ryan Report – October 2020

News to use, ideas to share in this month’s Ryan Report.  Love to hear your feedback and new topics you want to learn and grow with!  Always open to Zooming with you, together we are stronger so don’t let being remote or at a distance keep us from connecting and engaging – let’s learn together!  I’ll … Continue reading

The Ryan Report – September 2020

News to use, ideas to share in this month’s Ryan Report.  Love to hear your feedback and new topics you want to learn and grow with!  Always open to Zooming with you, together we are stronger so don’t let being remote or at a distance keep us from connecting and engaging – let’s learn together!  I’ll … Continue reading

Organizational Ownership

We talk about creating a learning culture and having employees take control of their learning and professional development and then we get so frustrated when workers attending these high-quality training courses are texting or checking their emails under the table.  Don’t they want to learn? Before we point fingers at bored employee let us step … Continue reading

Planning for flexibility

Sometimes contingency plans have a way of becoming permanent and while we have made the transition to remote work and remote learning we need to start require instruction to be more accommodating for all involved. In this short video I share the need for a hybrid flexible, or HyFlex, model that supports location choice and … Continue reading

It’s not the ROI, ROL matters more!

I had a conversation recently with a learning leader at an organization who was being pushed to show their ROI – return on investment.  Granted in the last couple of years they have brought a new LMS online and added designers to the team so management wanted to know if the expenses were paying off.   … Continue reading

Leadership & Learning: A Strategic Combination

You are a leader, you are invested in your organization’s success, growth, and stability.  You understand what an ABC analysis is, how to read a balance sheet, and can nod your head when P/E Ratio equations are discussed (more fun terms here). But if you are looking to have an impact on the bottom line … Continue reading

Why should a learning strategy focus on competencies?

Typically learning strategies link learning options ranging from training and professional development to the enterprise-wide business goals and objectives.  A common mistake is to focus these learning options on employees first.  It sounds counter-intuitive but the beginning steps should be on defining the organizational competencies before defining a learning strategy.  A core competency is something … Continue reading

It took a dance for me to see..

You should know I am writing a book framed by the many blog posts I have written about learning, strategy, design, and improving human performance.  About 3 months ago I suddenly couldn’t write a thing.  I found myself using the time to develop project proposals, try new marketing ideas and efforts, and other “stuff” that … Continue reading

A(nother) Conversation on Competency-based Assessment design

Last month several interested people met to talk about where they are and plans going forward focused on developing content and designing courses that meet the requirements a competency-based model has.  So let’s get together and talk some more!   Do you design with the end in mind supporting an assessment strategy that provides learners the chance … Continue reading

Launching a Unique Competency-Based Offering at a Community College (Part 1)

In an industry that has a tendency to get swept up by trends and fads, competency-based education (CBE) has proved its value time and again over a matter of decades. Over the past few years we’ve seen the number of CBE offerings skyrocket, matching the public’s focus on student outcomes and skill mastery. In this … Continue reading

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