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By Elliot Rosenberg | Leveraging the intersection of learning and technology

Learner Engagement: Probably Not What You Think

Organizational Learning And Learner Engagement<p>You’ve likely heard the word <i>engagement</i> when it comes to organizational learning. People say it’s</b> …

eLearning

Is Instructional Design Thriving or Dying? by Marc Rosenberg

What’s the state of instructional design? It all depends on how you look at it. Here are four points of view. What’s yours?

Instructional Design

Instructional Design Isn’t Dying. It’s Evolving.

You may have read dire predictions that instructional design is dead. The eLearning Guild just published a report titled “Is instructional design a …

Instructional Design

MWL Newsletter No 19

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 18-24 June 2017<p>Article of the Week<p><b>Stop tracking employees</b> …

Learning

Design Thinking: A Vital Skill Learning Professionals Need Today

I recently attended a webinar in which the speaker (a learning leader from a very larger organization) was asked the following question, “If you were …

Design Thinking

Instructional Design is not Information Technology or is it?

Instructional Designers or IDs are in need of several skills which are often not developed in academic programs and are only gained by work …

Marc My Words: Rooting Out Waste in Training Programs—Strategic Level Factors

Bad training programs not only waste learners’ time, but also chew up organizational resources with little to show for it. Last month we looked at …

Human Resources

Marc My Words: Rooting Out Waste in Training Programs—Project Level Factors by Marc Rosenberg

Learning not taking hold in your organization? It may be because you have lots of training activities, but also have lots of training waste. Waste …

Walmart is bringing VR instruction to all of its U.S. training centers

Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, will soon be using virtual reality to help train its employees on topics like management and customer service.<p>VR instruction will be used at each of the retailer’s 200 “Walmart Academy” training centers in the U.S. by the end of the year, helping educate the …

Why Organizations Need Chief Knowledge Curators

To ensure that his team is always in tune and aligned with a common approach to drive strategic vision, Amazon.com Inc.’s CEO Jeff Bezos created a …

Leadership

Survey Said…“Enough with the E-Learning Already!”

<i>This could be a rant…so hang onto something…</i><p>It’s funny that our recently surveyed learners told us to STOP forcing e-learning on them when I just …

Design Thinking Learning vs. Doing: Stories and Lessons from the Front Lines

Posted by <b>The Design Gym</b> on <b>Mar 29, 2017</b> in <b>Innovation in Action, Skills & Resources</b><p>BY: REILLY CARPENTER<p>When I teach design thinking in a training …

Hacking Children's Learning: Why Gamification Technology Has The Answer

The problem with learning in recent years across all levels of schooling is that, somewhere along the way, we lost how to make it fun. Instead, it’s become a chore or punishment to kids and their parents. In reality, learning should be fun as it once had been.<p>There is hope that fun can be put back …

Learning

I am Bailey. I am a Modern Professional Learner.

Jane Hart is the Director of the Centre for Modern Workplace Learning, which she set up to help organisations and learning professionals modernise …

Top 9 eLearning Predictions for 2017 Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on May 12, 2017<p>Past, present and future make us think about what has gone, what we are currently into and what we are expecting in the coming …

eLearning

5 Stages of Workplace Learning (Revisited in 2017)

In this article I take a look at how workplace learning has changed over the last 10+ years and its necessary future direction.<p>In May 2010 I posted a …

Growth Story: How learning app Blinkist became one of Europe's fastest growing startups

<i>Growth Story is a new four-question format we’re doing about startups finding and influencing a defining metric that helped really grow their company.</i><p>This week the CEO and co-founder of Blinkist, Holger Seim, shares valuable insights into growing a subscription-based B2C service. Blinkist is a …

App Store

Best Modern Technologies and Tools in Online Education

We live in the era of technology and fast access to the internet. As a result, it has become easier to connect with friends and family, to work, and …

Do You Know How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy?

FeatureDo You Know How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy?<p>It’s an evergreen problem: How do learning leaders ensure their efforts align with …

Watch Out, Corporate Learning: Here Comes Disruption

Bersin by Deloitte<p>Disruption of Digital Learning<p>The corporate training market, which is over $130 billion in size, is about to be disrupted. …

4 Design Tips When Developing eLearning

Great Managers Lead Meetings For 3 Different Outcomes

Shutterstock<p>What makes for a successful meeting?<p>For some companies, the idea of holding consistently effective meetings is a pipe dream. Employees view most meetings as a necessary evil, a complete waste of time at best, a torturous exercise in endurance at worst.<p>But what if the problem centers on …

Leadership

Here are 250 Ivy League courses you can take online right now for free

The 8 Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the U.S. News and World Report 2017 national …

Learning

Teachers must ditch 'neuromyth' of learning styles, say scientists

Teaching children according to their individual “learning style” does not achieve better results and should be ditched by schools in favour of …

How to Learn New Things as an Adult

A new book explores the psychology of mastering skills and absorbing information.<p>Quick, what’s the capital of Australia? No Googling! (And no points if you’re Australian—that means the information is more meaningful to you, which means you’re more likely to know it.) Did you get it? Or are you sure …

The 6 Essential Elements of 21st Century Learning – Gary Brady – Medium

<b>The 6 Essential Elements of 21st Century Learning</b><p>What we are finally coming to realize in our digital age is that learning belongs to the people. …

The Difference Between Formative and Summative Assessment Explained

« How Writing an Essay Is Like Making a Hamburger (Video) | Main<p>| No comments<p>What is formative assessment, and how does it differ from other forms of …