Learning for Tomorrow

By Elliot Rosenberg | Leveraging the intersection of learning and technology

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 …

Learning

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. …

Instructional Design

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 …

4 Design Tips When Developing eLearning

Leadership
MOOCs

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 …

Dystopia

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 …

The Future of Learning Is Not Training

Instead of immediately sharing our predictions on January 1, we decided to wait and see what other people are predicting for corporate training and …

Human Resources

After a school bans homework and assigns reading and playing instead, they're seeing great results

An elementary school principal named Mark Trifilio had been thinking about the role homework played for his students at Orchard School in Vermont. He …

Top down implementation of social learning doesn’t work

Now that <b>social learning</b> is a hot topic, many organizations are beginning to consider how they can implement or operationalize it. However, “social …

Machine Learning
Pedagogy

Move Over Tablets? This Tech Could Be The Future Of Learning

Fluid dynamics are a lot cooler when you can see them at work with your own eyes.<p>Physics can be difficult to grasp–even for adults. So how do you teach the subject’s abstract ideas to middle schoolers?<p>Show some of the concepts in action. That’s the idea behind Peer, an experimental project from New …

Virtual Reality

Company training/e-learning is the least valued way of learning at work: what does this mean for L&D?

I have been running the Learning in the Workplace survey for 5 years now, and after over 5,000 responses from 63 countries worldwide the results are …

Machine Learning

Beware the Lemming: The Most Destructive Trends in E-Learning

First off, let me ask you this. Does anyone know what a lemming is? Well, I’d be happy to enlighten you! See a lemming is a small rodent type …

Learning

Beyond Training – The Importance of Workwide Learning

There is a lot of talk about <b>lifelong learning</b> – but most of it focuses on <b>lifelong education</b> – that is continuously taking courses throughout your …

The Association of American Colleges and Universities Embraces Design Thinking

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU)) meeting this month (February 23-25) in Phoenix announced its upcoming General Education and Assessment Conference. The focus: "Design Thinking for Student Learning."<p>But what is design thinking and why now is it so important?<p>According to …

Top 10 Education Technologies that Will Be Dead and Gone in the Next Decade

In our 2016 Teaching with Technology survey, faculty members offered their predictions on what the future holds for technology in teaching — …

Innovation

The IKEA Effect in Education

During a recent snowstorm I found myself perusing a list of recorded television shows on the DVR. While watching an episode of <b>Bull</b>, a show about …

Education

Beware the SME Interview/Observation: Love your SME – But Don’t Trust Them 1 on 1.

In response to this month’s BIG QUESTION at Learning Ciruits Blog: on <br>Working with Subject Matter Experts…<p><b>Recommendation: Collaborate with your</b> …

5 Radically Different Approaches to Technology in Schools

Not long ago, I was checking email when a Google doc notification popped up. It was from my son Will, who was then in second grade. The document he was sharing was a school project about the ancient Romans. I had no idea my 7-year-old knew how to research bygone civilizations, let alone use and …

Subject Matter Experts vs Learning Experts: What’s the Difference?

We often talk to organizations that are trying to start fresh. They’ve outgrown the tried and true training approaches of yesterday and are ready for …

Learning

5 places you can educate yourself online for free

What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is …

9 Common Myths About Online Degrees

Earning a degree usually entails sitting in classes, meeting with fellow students in study groups and stopping by your professor’s office to ask …

MOOCs

Are Free Online Courses Worth the Time and Effort?

The high cost of college is intimidating, but for many the cost of online courses is suspiciously cheap.<p>Udemy, an online course company, has recently come under fire for peddling pirated content. In an ironic twist, one of these pirated courses was a series of lectures on business ethics, which …

One Campus’s iPad Revolution Results in Education Evolution

Produced by Julia Schmalz<p>Mark Lombardi, president of Maryville University, in Missouri, describes some of the interesting changes it has recently …

Education