Posts Tagged training

Peregrine Helps Bay Area Training Professionals Learn Concepts and Principles of Gamification

“The least exciting element of any game is the points, badges or leaderboards. People don’t play a game just for points, they play for mastery, to overcome challenges and to socialize with others. The most effective gamification efforts include more than points and badges — they contain elements of story, challenge and continual feedback as well as a high level of interactivity.” —Karl Kapp

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Posted in: Advice, Consulting, Creativity, Design, Development, eLearning, Facilitation, Games, Gamification, Performance Support, Project Management, Rapid Instructional Design

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Fun, Informative Evening on How to Design and Create Training Games

“Gamification is the use of game elements, mechanics and thinking to engage, motivate action, promote learning and solve problems.”

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Posted in: Advice, Consulting, Games, Innovation, Job Aids, Performance Support, Presentations, Project Management, Tools, Training

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Gamification Challenges and Solutions at ATD Golden Gate, Tuesday, 21 Feb

Join us Tuesday evening, 21 Feb, 5:30p, to learn tips and techniques for building better learning games. Joe Halpin and Terry Teplitz of Peregrine Performance Group discuss gamification challenges and solutions, and share recent examples of their work at this month’s ATD Golden Gate (North Bay) gathering of L&D professionals. Mark your calendar today and […]

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Posted in: Consulting, Design, Performance, Tools, Training, Uncategorized

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Great Turn-out, Valuable Insights at ATD Job-Aids Workshop

SANTA ROSA, CA – We had a fantastic turnout last night at the Golden Gate (North Bay) ATD meeting. Peregrine Performance Group facilitated the meeting. Our focus was How to Recognize and Create Damn Good Job Aids. We discussed the characteristics of a “damn good” job aid, some differences between “good” and “bad” (exemplary and sub-par) job […]

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Posted in: Advice, Analysis, Consulting, Development, Job Aids, Learning Organizations, Performance, Performance Support, Tools, Training

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Trends in eLearning for 2016

We’ve long been fans of job-aids. Recall Joe Harless’ famous line, “Inside every fat course there’s a thin job-aid crying to get out.” While eLearning courses are certainly not going away, we’re seeing growing interest in the design and development of just-in-time resources (i.e., performance support tools).

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Posted in: Advice, Consulting, Design, eLearning, Four-Door Model, Learning Organizations, mLearning, Mobile, Research, Tools, Training

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Practical Advice for New Graduates Pursuing a Career in Talent Development

A few weeks back, I was invited to speak to some students and post-docs at The University of California, Berkeley about transitioning from academia to business and working in the field of training and development (a.k.a. T&D, talent development, learning and development (L&D), instructional design, performance consulting, etc.). Speaking at events of this nature is always […]

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Posted in: Advice, Consulting, eLearning, Learning Organizations, Manager Tips, Training, Uncategorized

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Seven Rules for Running Effective Meetings

In a recent HBR post, Amy Gallo offers some fantastic advice for running effective meetings. Here’s a summary of the rules and key points she lays out in her article: Rule #1 – Keep the meeting as small as possible. No more than seven people. Two major advantages of keeping meetings small: they are easier […]

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Posted in: Manager Tips, Training, Uncategorized

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New Projects, New Clients — This Week at PPG

Our newest client, Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII), is part of the Task Force for Global Health (TFGH) and is known for its expertise as a neutral convener of public health professionals and their stakeholders. PHII brings these parties together to learn from each other, share best practices, and work together to address barriers to improving the health of populations.

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Posted in: Analysis, Consulting, Development, eLearning, Evaluation, Implementation, Learning Organizations, News, Training

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New Contract to Help Client Implement LMS — This Week at PPG

This week at Peregrine, we’re celebrating a new contract with one of our clients — we’re helping them implement a new learning management system (LMS) — and our two-year anniversary. Whoo-hooo, Peregrine’s two!

Also, we’re scoping a handful of new projects with Roche/Genentech (this via our strategic partner, Ratcliff Consultants) and SAP.

And, this is the last week to sign up for the North Bay Managers’ Forum 12 Sep gathering.

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Posted in: Consulting, Delivery, Implementation

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