How to Prevent Stifled Creativity

Are you stifling your creativity? Learn about 5 bad habits that stifle creativity and how to prevent them. 1. Creating and Evaluating at the Same Time Guilty! I am the type of person that is often observing and evaluating EVERYTHING. And when it comes to creating, generating new ideas, visualizing, looking ahead, and considering the … Continue reading How to Prevent Stifled Creativity

It’s All CARP

You're probably asking yourself "did I read that right?" - Yes, CARP. And no, this post is not about the fish. If you design presentations, documents, advertisements, web sites, or any other creative product, you should be following CARP rules to evaluate the layout and overall design. You don't have to be a design student … Continue reading It’s All CARP

Gamified Learning: Pros and Cons

I've always been excited about gamified learning. Instructors (and designers) have seen an increase in student engagement when learning is made fun; however, this trend has also received some backlash because according to critics... "Gamification is a fad that doesn’t help teach students anything meaningful and many professors scoff at using games in their college classrooms since … Continue reading Gamified Learning: Pros and Cons

Course Design: How to Identify Triage Hot Words for Non-Clinical Agents

Over the past three years, I have been delivering training for a startup health care call center in Denver, CO. The call center services multiple primary care clinics around the Denver metro area assisting them with scheduling appointments, provider-to-provider referrals, and 24/7 phone access to nurse triage services. At the start of 2018, I decided … Continue reading Course Design: How to Identify Triage Hot Words for Non-Clinical Agents