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This e-book from Allen Interactions covers 10 commonly-held practices that can quickly ruin your e-Learning presentations, as well as how to fix them.
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10 current trends affecting human learning and performance to consider as you work with your colleaguesas you meet the challenges of the 21st Century
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This short e-book provides 5 easy writing tips for creating interesting and engaging content that will catch and hold your audience's attention.
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This video discusses the importance of action learning as a development and management tool for achieving learning opportunities, innovation and success.
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The Innovative Leadership Network connects dispersed employees and provides a forum for open communication, interaction, and equality of ideas.
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What if assessment was more than tests, exams, and quizzes? What if assessment could become a park educator’s best friend?
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Examine learning theories and their implications for the design of training and human performance ecosystems.
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This short e-book presents lessons about e-Learning design and development by comparing common mistakes to the bane of the season: Holiday Sweaters.
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Blended learning (or flipped learning) is quickly gaining popularity among RTOs in Australia. There are many reasons for an organization to choose blended delivery.
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As more school districts move towards a blended learning model, it is important to know the advantages and challenges such an approach presents.
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This video highlights the value of intercultural competence and ways individuals and organizations can achieve greater intercultural competence.
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The National Park Service is sitting on a knowledge capital goldmine. Its employees have countless decades of knowledge form which to draw.
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This video discusses different communication mediums and how to choose the best method to send your message to ensure you are heard and understood.
Published by: | Content Team: Learning and Development, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate, Trainer Toolbox, Service Wide Skills

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Real life examples and best practices that have proven successful at parks and offices across the Service.
Published by: | Content Team: GOAL Academy, Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors, Stewardship Institute, Service Wide Skills, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Complete this interactive learning activity to get started as a new CLP user or learn about advanced features to maximize your learning.
Content Team: Distance Learning, Service Wide Skills, Learning and Development, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Learn how to use experiential learning theory in CLP Knowledge Park resources in order to improve learning outcomes for the people who use those resources.
Published by: | Content Team: Distance Learning, Service Wide Skills, Learning and Development, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Downloadable, printable, and sharable "Connecting Youth to Parks" guidebook to "help youth organizations find information to plan a visit"
Published by: | Content Team: Youth Programs, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Tips to help you create better visual elements in your presentations - PowerPoint and otherwise.
Published by: | Content Team: Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields, Learning and Development, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate, Service Wide Skills

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Business and technology writer Daniel Pink discusses his book, "Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us," presented by Harvard Book Store.
Published by: | Content Team: Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors, Learning and Development, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Design Thinking can help the NPS create memorable experiences for park visitors that leave a lasting impression.
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors, Innovative Leadership Network, Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate, Service Wide Skills

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Learn how you can integrate job aids into your learning strategy to promote learning comprehension.
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What's the difference between the CLP and DOI Talent? Use this “cheat sheet” to distinguish how they’re different – and how they work together to improve your learning experience. 
Published by: | Content Team: Distance Learning, Service Wide Skills, Learning and Development, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Employee-led groups advancing relevancy, diversity, and inclusion throughout the NPS. Find and join a group!
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The Employees for the Advancement of People with Disabilities ERG serves to provide an environment that is inclusive of all people and abilities.
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How can park educators, interpreters, and educators can utilize techniques of historical studies to enhance student learning on visits to national parks?
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This study investigated the immediate impacts of the EVER day (Shark Valley and Royal Palm) and residential/camping (Loop Road and Hidden Lake) programs.
Published by: | Content Team: Curriculum-based Education, Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields, Youth Programs, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Learn about a 2016 program bringing high school students to Cape Cod and Indiana Dunes to learn about and spread the science of climate change effects.
Published by: | Content Team: Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, NPS Career Fields, Youth Programs, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Discover the direction learning and development in the National Park Service is moving towards and how change is being championed and implemented.
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This collection of facilitated dialogue brown bag resources can help you create your own conversations that lead the way to a more inclusive, diverse NPS.
Published by: | Content Team: Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields, Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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The following toolkit is intended to support parks/programs/teams in having the conversations necessary to make progress on difficult subjects such as racism, sexism, ableism, as well as other forms of oppression and privilege with staff. In our second century, The National Park Service must reckon with the ways our internal organization, systems, and cultures may
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Is the "pecking order" the best way to build an organization? Is building your organization's social capital a better option?
Published by: | Content Team: Innovative Leadership Network, Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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How can we foster more creative thinking within the NPS? Quickly learn four simple ways to increase your own innovation and creativity in this video.
Published by: | Content Team: GOAL Academy, Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors, Innovative Leadership Network, Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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This video covers how retain Generation Y employees in the federal workforce and creating an organizational culture that appeals to Generation Y values.
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A program designed to help staff understand the Girl Scouts organization in order to support successful coordination of scouting experiences in parks.
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The NPS is partnering with the Girl Scouts of the USA to share a new patch program that honors the legacy and spirit of the women’s suffrage movement. Learn more about participation here!
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This video discusses the importance of giving good instructions, why giving good instructions is so difficult and the components of good instruction.
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In a world of information overload, learning with small content is the only way to cut through the noise and achieve real performance improvement.
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In this eBook, we’ll provide eight easy steps that you can take to get started with video! You’ll learn what topic areas to target first and the skills and tools you need to build great custom video for your employees.
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How can you create movement groundswell?. It requires the courage to take the lead and perhaps even perhaps even to be a follower instead.
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Every day organizations are developing new models that apply emerging technologies to their unique needs. Despite the breadth of the field, here are a few general tips that any organization can use to make blended learning a bigger part of their training effort.
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ILN sincerely hopes this document serves to represent the voices of employees and helps leadership explore solutions to this systemic crisis.
Content Team: Innovative Leadership Network, Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate
Updated January 13, 2017

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Learn more about this effort and how ILN members may participate
Content Team: Innovative Leadership Network, Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate
Updated July 18, 2016

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Forging our Future presentation providing some clarity around informal learning and how to asses whether informal learning is right for your organization
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A short introduction to program evaluation for NPS professionals who work with internship programs
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Having a strong network is essential to carrying out the mission of the NPS. By building strong network leadership, the NPS can effect social change.
Published by: | Content Team: Innovative Leadership Network, Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Allies groups foster a more open, inclusive, and innovative NPS culture.
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This handout examines the research about learning from more passive content in order to help make decisions about how to make that content valuable
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ILN is an employee resource group with a mission to enhance the working culture of the National Park Service and empower NPS employees at all levels.
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The National Park Service has many training centers as well as connections with partner training centers. Learn more about each one in this resource.
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NER Individual Development Plan information, forms and additional resources
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There are over 400 units in the National Park Service. Having strong network leadership is critical to carrying the mission of the NPS.
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors, Innovative Leadership Network, Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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L&D leadership formed a new project team, the LEAP team, to assess the current state of learning and performance in the NPS.
Content Team: Learning and Development, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate
Updated August 1, 2018

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How can the National Park Service create leadership development programs to lead it into a second century of stewardship of America's national parks?
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The 2008 Learning & Development report describes learning development needs & challenges based on a 2006 all-employee survey.
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This whitepaper lays a foundation for further innovation into new ways to leverage all that we know about learning to improve workforce performance.
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The Pathways Program provides ways for current students and recent graduates to internships and jobs within the Federal government.
Published by: | Content Team: Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate, Youth Programs

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This free video will help you create better online presentations and webinars, and covers topics such as challenges, using scripts and audience engagement.
Published by: | Content Team: Learning and Development, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate, Trainer Toolbox, Service Wide Skills

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Pulse surveys are intentionally designed to provide quick, actionable insights into the health of a park or program, hence the name ‘pulse.’
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DOI Talent does not automatically track the learning you do in the Common Learning Portal. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get credit for the experiences you’ve had here! Learn how to get credit here.
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The CLP team listened to your feedback and we're currently reworking the way the CLP search works. Please join us for a walk-through of the new search capabilities and functions.
Published by: | Content Team: Learning and Development, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate, Washington D.C. Area Support Office (WASO)

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Workforce and Inclusion’s Office of Learning and Development is employing a holistic approach to our agency’s response to sexual harassment.
Content Team: Learning and Development, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate, Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI)
Updated February 19, 2020

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Use this toolkit to help host structured conversations with your team members; the conversation prompts and facilitation resources can help you create an environment of respect, inclusion, and safety.​ 
Published by: | Content Team: Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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How can we scale the flexibility and adaptability of small teams to a large, hierarchical organization? By building a team of teams.
Published by: | Content Team: Innovative Leadership Network, Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Learn more about the Lean Approach and how to eliminate waste in your work processes.
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This project, created in partnership with MTV and the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, aims to help people overcome implicit biases.
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This e-Book offers guidance on creating and establishing your visual style and how to use your images and spread your message across multiple platforms.
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The art of questioning is becoming an important skill to sharpen. More managers and supervisors are seeing the value of curiosity.
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Most organizations make decisions from the top-down. Louis Rosenburg believes Collective Intelligence is an option for boosting organizational performance.
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Thrive in a world of extroverts when you're an introvert. As an L&D professional, maximize learning outcomes for your introverted students.
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Are you looking for training opportunities that are accessible outside the firewall now that you're home teleworking? Get started here!
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation Training Center, Training Centers, Learning and Development, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Are you looking for trainings in Administration and Business Services? You’re in the right place. Below are some of the available trainings. Be sure to also check out our main page for Training Opportunities Accessible Anytime, Anywhere. Note: The trainings listed on this page are from federal agencies, non-profits, or official partners. Commercial trainings are
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Are you looking for trainings on facilities management? Seek and ye shall find! Use this resource as a jumping off point to start your search.
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Are you new to the NPS? Use this resources to find a list of resources and opportunities specifically geared towards you!
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation Training Center, Training Centers, Learning and Development, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Figuring out how to include quantifiable results in your design process can be a challenging and confusing process. This session offers a better way to deliver those results; a way to connect learning solutions with strategic business goals.
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This article from DigitalGov describes the difference between user experience and customer experience and how they affect each other and overall success.
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Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells how she found her authentic cultural voice.
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Simon Sinek, a management theorist, explores what makes a great leader in the context of trust. What are the benefits of creating a circle of safety?
Published by: | Content Team: GOAL Academy, Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors, Innovative Leadership Network, Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Innovative thinking is difficult and not everyone can readily think that way. Thinking out of the box can be scary but aren't our parks worth it?
Published by: | Content Team: Innovative Leadership Network, Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Organizations have trouble committing resources to developing ideas out of a risk-aversion mindset. However, mistakes often lead to greater innovation.
Published by: | Content Team: Innovative Leadership Network, Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Learning to be a collaborator is an important skill. It’s far easier to achieve your goals if you can easily call upon the expertise of partners.
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors, Innovative Leadership Network, Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate, Service Wide Skills
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