Learning for Tomorrow

By Elliot Rosenberg | Leveraging the intersection of learning and technology

Why We Have to Disrupt When Designing Learning

In the context of seeking to improve operational service excellence and a better patient experience, learning developers need to be more than …

Learning

7 Benefits Of Instructional Designers Working With Subject Matter Experts

I wanted to try and answer a question that I get about Instructional Design... "Why do I need an Instructional Designer when I have Subject Matter …

Learning

A new study shows that students learn way more effectively from print textbooks than screens

Today's students see themselves as digital natives, the first generation to grow up surrounded by technology like smartphones, tablets and e-readers.<p>Teachers, parents and policymakers certainly acknowledge the growing influence of technology and have responded in kind. We've seen more investment in …

Education

Free eBook: Overcoming Business Challenges

Every corporation faces business challenges of various types. Employee engagement and employee turnover are some of them. BizLibrary’s free eBook …

Employee Engagement

When Working From Home Doesn’t Work

IBM pioneered telecommuting. Now it wants people back in the office.<p>In 1979, IBM was putting its stamp on the American landscape. For 20 years, it had been hiring the greats of modernism to erect buildings where scientists and salespeople could work shoulder-to-shoulder commanding the burgeoning …

The Workplace

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Long ago, I decided to hang a poster on my college room wall, featuring a quote from an unknown source:<p><b>“If you can’t beat them, join them — then beat</b> …

Learning

Facing poverty, academics turn to sex work and sleeping in cars

Adjunct professors in America face low pay and long hours without the security of full-time faculty. Some, on the brink of homelessness, take desperate measures<p>Sign up to our monthly Outside in America newsletter<p>There is nothing she would rather do than teach. But after supplementing her career …

Higher Education

This app could be the key to speaking a second language

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>The world is getting smaller thanks to …

Language Learning

Reflections On My Refraction: Getting A Job In Instructional Design

This article explores the uncertainty and anxiety that newcomers to Instructional Design may be faced with during the transition from student to job …

Instructional Design

Biggest Barriers to Digital Learning: Lack of Time, Lack of Devices

Research<p>The biggest barrier to digital learning for teachers is gaining student access to technology. That's followed by a lack of time during the …

Learning

6 Instructional Design Tips To Create Engaging And Enlightening eLearning Courses

How To Create Engaging And Enlightening eLearning Courses: 6 Instructional Design Tips<p>Successful <b>Instructional Designers</b> know that it takes a …

This Training Mistake Could Be Costing You Time, Money, and Good Employees

A company is like a great sports team: The coach leads the way and coordinates the team with his leadership skills, and the players score the points needed to win the game. But what makes a good player better than constant training?<p>A wise manager knows that an efficient employee needs to be …

Management

The digital transformation of learning: Social, informal, self-service, and enjoyable

Technology has long been used to improve how we learn, but today's digital advances, particularly with social media, have taken learning in powerful …

Learning

10 Myths about Modern Workplace Learning – Modern Workplace Learning Magazine

Inspired by TeachThought’s 22 myths in modern academic learning, here are 10 misconceptions about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL). More to come in …

Is There Scientific Evidence For "Learning Styles"?

Do you consider yourself a visual learner? When you see something, do you commit it to memory? Or do you perhaps learn faster by hearing new …

Learning to Learn: You, Too, Can Rewire Your Brain

The studio for what is arguably the world’s most successful online course is tucked into a corner of Barb and Phil Oakley’s basement, a converted TV room that smells faintly of cat urine. (At the end of every video session, the Oakleys pin up the green fabric that serves as the backdrop so Fluffy …

Learning

Game-Based Online Learning: Ringing The Death Bells Of Boring Training

Game-based learning integrates online games into the learning process to help teach a specific skill or achieve a learning objective. Read this …

Learning

Feel Like You've Stopped Learning at Work? Elon Musk Just Nailed the Reason Why

While speaking at a big space-science conference, the tech titan laid out what inhibits learning.<p>If you were anything like me, math class was painful, on a good day. Oh, if only fidget spinners had been invented back then. I can vividly recall discussions with my mom revolving around the question, …

Elon Musk

At Walmart Academy, Training Better Managers. But With a Better Future?

FULTON, N.Y. — The procession started in toys, marched through electronics, down into grocery and past the registers at the front end.<p>Fifty-one men and women, dressed in shimmering blue and yellow caps and gowns, walked through the Walmart to receive certificates on a stage set up in the store’s …

401(k)

Google Spent Years Studying Effective Bosses. Now They Teach New Managers These 6 Things

The transition to management requires a transformation of thought.<p>The transition from individual contributor to manager is not an easy one. In many cases, the skills that got you the promotion will not be the same ones that make you effective as a manager. Luckily, we have organizations like …

Leadership

Is Instructional Design Dead? Enter The Digital Learning Designer

The pace and place of workplace learning has transformed, but does that mean the role of Instructional Design has become obsolete? What does it take …

Learning

​A Starter Kit for Instructional Designers

A 2016 report funded by the Gates Foundation found that in the U.S. alone, there are 13,000 instructional designers. Yet, when I graduated from …

Learning

4 common instructional design mistakes

<i>Earlier this week I delivered a webinar as part of Sukh Pabial’s</i> <i>Modern Learner Leader</i> <i>(#MLLeader) programme, but ran out of time while discussing</i> …

What do instructional designers do?

When J. Ann Dumas, now a senior lecturer in Pennsylvania State University’s department of film-video and media studies, was an undergraduate in the …

Lifelong learning helps people, governments and business. Why don't we do more of it?

Learning throughout life makes sense. Research shows it is good for your health, your wealth, your civic engagement and your family’s future …

Learner Engagement: Probably Not What You Think

An insight into engagement, as it applies to organizational learning.This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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 …

Learning

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> …

Online Learning