Welcome
I'm an Instructional Designer, Trainer, and Technical Writer. I'm curious by nature so I'm always looking to learn something new. I enjoy sharing my ideas about adult education and the corporate environment and hearing your ideas in return. I hope you find information here that picques your interest or sparks your imagination. 
  1. How Lurking on Social Media Can Help Your Training Design
    31 Jul, 2016
    How Lurking on Social Media Can Help Your Training Design
    I admit it: I'm a social media lurker. I scroll through Facebook on a regular basis, check my Twitter feed daily, and peruse the latest posts on Instagram. Not to mention checking Buzzfeed, YouTube, and various news sites to see what's trending. The Internet and social media have brought us unprecedented exposure to to what's currently on the mind of the general public. And that can help us build better training.  Consider that part of the challenge with training is simply getting and keeping
  2. How Instructional Design Is Like Fixer Upper
    26 Jul, 2016
    How Instructional Design Is Like Fixer Upper
    When I tell people I’m an Instructional Designer, they typically respond with a blank stare or slow nod that indicates they have no idea what I do. And occasionally, someone asks if I can help them renovate their house. Obviously, they haven’t seen my house or they wouldn’t dream of asking me that. So, no, I’m not an Interior Designer, but I can see the similarities in our professions.  When you hire an Interior Designer, you expect them to figure out how to best utilize and decorate the