Train-the-Trainer (TTT)

Creative Agni’s Corporate Trainings and Open Workshops.

November 16, 2016
Creative Agni’s Corporate Trainings and Open Workshops.

This post is for the Organizations and Professionals who are seeking effective training programs in the areas of Instructional Design, eLearning Development (Storyboarding and Rapid Authoring,) and Gamification of Training and Learning content. Creative Agni’s  corporate training programs and open workshops are conducted  in the following areas. Instructional Design eLearning Content Development Creativity for Writing and Training Gamification of...

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New Session of IDCD Starts on September 11, 2016.

August 25, 2016
New Session of IDCD Starts on September 11, 2016.

A quick update on the IDCD course front. The start date for the upcoming session has been finalized as September 11, 2016. Registrations are currently on for this session. If you are interested in finding out more about the course, please click the following image to visit the IDCD Course page. For this session, you are welcome to email...

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Instructional Design Primer (IDP) workshop on April 03, 2016.

March 20, 2016

I’ve just announced the IDP Workshop on the Creative Agni website. If you are a current/aspiring writing/learning professional who wants to explore the fascinating discipline of Instructional Design, this workshop might be your window into the exciting world of content-creation for training and eLearning. Visit the IDP Workshop page to read about the scope of the workshop. If it...

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Free Instructional Design Primer Workshop on January 03, 2016.

December 9, 2015

Dear Readers, I am organizing a 3-hour Free ID Primer workshop on January 03, 2016. After a rather long hiatus, it will give me an opportunity to reconnect with you over a discussion on Instructional Design. If you are interested in attending the workshop, please visit the IDP workshop page, go through the brief, and register for the workshop....

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IDEAL: Cognitive Dissonance & Other ID Principles – Relationships!

April 10, 2015
IDEAL: Cognitive Dissonance & Other ID Principles – Relationships!

Previous posts in this series: IDEAL: Understanding Cognitive Dissonance – Explanation and Illustration. IDEAL: Cognitive Dissonance in On-ground and Online Trainings – Reasons & Remedy. Cognitive Dissonance & Other Instructional Design Principles: Cognitive dissonance reflects in many other ID theories and models. This isn’t surprising because many ID theories are based on observations of the human learning behavior. If...

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IDEAL: Cognitive Dissonance in On-ground and Online Trainings – Reasons & Remedy.

April 8, 2015
IDEAL: Cognitive Dissonance in On-ground and Online Trainings – Reasons & Remedy.

Read the previous post “IDEAL: Understanding Cognitive Dissonance – Explanation and Illustration” here. Cognitive Dissonance in Classrooms and Other Learning Environments: According to Leon Festinger, who proposed the theory, Cognitive dissonance may arise due to two or more conflicting cognitions (thoughts.) Such dissonance is often experienced in adult-learning classrooms where the learners come in with prior knowledge that may oppose...

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IDEAL: Understanding Cognitive Dissonance – Explanation and Illustration.

April 7, 2015
IDEAL: Understanding Cognitive Dissonance – Explanation and Illustration.

Cognitive Dissonance: (Explanation, Illustration, and its Impact on Learning.)   Understanding Cognitive Dissonance: I had first encountered this term when I was a student of management. The context was customer behavior, and the concept being discussed was Post-purchase Dissonance. To simplify matters, let me explain Post-purchase Dissonance first. Every once in a while, after having bought something of high...

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Trainers & eLearning – A Troubled Romance?

February 18, 2014

Folks, First of all, a huge Thank You for thinking about me and my training programs. I want to tell everyone that whenever the courses return, you’ll find the announcement emblazoned on this site – All you need to do is stop here once in a while and check. Let us now talk about more relevant matters and discuss...

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Using Instructional Storytelling Storytelling for Soft-skills, Conceptual, and Technical Trainings

July 27, 2013

The battle-lines between creativity and practicality never fade, yet some instructional designers and trainers make the effort to bring creativity into the domain of teaching and training. They use various techniques to make learning more palatable and also more effective. One of these techniques is Instructional Storytelling. Through his Daily Kick in the Pants, David Wolverton (who writes fantasy...

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The IDEAL: Conformity, Compliance, and Obedience – What they are and How they Impact Trainings?

February 24, 2013
The IDEAL: Conformity, Compliance, and Obedience – What they are and How they Impact Trainings?

Conformity, Compliance, and Obedience (Explanation and Comparison with General and Training-Specific Illustrations.)   If you are a trainer, you’ve seen them all – right there in your classroom. Accepting the existence of these behaviors, and understanding them could help you implement your training programs more smoothly. Let us understand and illustrate each of these. Conformity This term is related...

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