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Chris Kaplan, Content Manager at GP Strategies Corporation, explains how Instructional Design can be considered a science used to apply the ongoing body of research regarding teaching and learning to the creation of instruction.
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As younger workers begin careers in the power industry, it is important to understand the need to change the way we create and deliver training programs. Previous practices of instructor-led and on-the-job training should be modified to better meet the needs of Generation X, Generation Y, the millennials, and other demographics. 
/Featured%20Resources/Workforce%20Training%20for%20a%20New%20Generation%20Power%20Engineering%20Reprint%201110.pdfOpen
  
Getting management's attention, let alone budgetary approval is an uphill battle. New ideas must compete on factors such as value contribution and support of existing initiatives. This keynote presentation given at the GPiLEARN Users Conference will help you "sell" your idea in today's cost consciousness environment.
/Featured%20Resources/Selling%20Training%20to%20Senior%20Management_Doug%20Jones.pdfOpen
  
This paper presents real-time performance monitoring and optimization at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority's combined cycle power and desalination plant in Dubai.
/Featured%20Resources/Real%20Time%20Performance.pdfOpen
  
Luminant (formerly TXU) had operated a training facility from the early 1970s until 1995. Due to stable workforce conditions and limited growth, the facility was underused and eventually closed. But with the construction of three new power plants and attrition levels due to an aging workforce, management realized that training was a critical piece of the future planning process at Luminant. This article discusses the alliances Luminant formed with General Physics and other vendors to help Luminant implement a "best in class" workforce qualification program.
/Featured%20Resources/Luminant%20Academy%20Presentation.pdfOpen
  
Learn how KCP&L’s Hawthorn Generating Station achieved a 3% heat rate improvement, directly resulting in reducing 150,000 ton s of CO2 emissions using GP’s EtaPRO Performance and Condition Monitoring System software. 
/Featured%20Resources/EtaPRO_Supports_KCPL.pdfOpen