JD Dillon

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3 Museum Design Principles to Help Your Content Marketing

Museum content development and content marketing have one important principle in common: creating memorable experiences.<p>Think back to the last time …

Content Marketing

Researchers Identify a New Cognitive Bias

"My theory is true, if I do say so myself." SPOT stands for “Spontaneous Preference For Own Theories,” and it’s a newly identified cognitive …

Psychology

Learning Experience Design: An Overview and 11 of the Best Resources

LXD is a rapidly emerging discipline in the domain of instructional design, and it is already redefining how learning should take place. Read more in …

Web Design

The Persuasive Power of Analogy

An elderly man storms into his doctor’s office, steaming mad.<p>“Doc, my new 22-year-old wife is expecting a baby. You performed my vasectomy 30 years …

Content Marketing

11 Best TEDTalks About Company Learning

These TED Talks are a great way to organize your learning and they happen to be some of my favorite ones on organizational development.

On this week's episode of the GoodPractice podcast, Training Journal Deputy Editor Jo Cook joins Ross and James to discuss the ways that learning and development professionals share ideas?

In the social media age, has print journalism had its day? And is it possible to host a good webinar?<p>On this week's episode of the GoodPractice …

Podcasting

Nuts and Bolts: Self-Directed Learning by Jane Bozarth

Not long ago, I was in a conversation with colleagues on the subject of self-directed learning. People had a lot to say, but I found it odd that the …

Learning

Google just showed off a new Video Intelligence API that lets you search for objects within video clips, here's an bit of the demo https://t.co/wOPwsmnAfe

Think your slides are great? Ask the audience

Picture this: You’re running a meeting. You project a Word document onto the wall and basically lead a read-along session. What would everyone …

Public Speaking

Tesla battery boss: We can solve SA's power woes in 100 days

The head of Tesla's battery division says the company could solve South Australia's power woes within 100 days of being asked thanks to the stepped …

Renewable Energy

Hangouts splits into two, Google positions itself to fight Slack

It’s official. Google will pivot Hangouts to become a business-focused product instead of a consumer-focused one; therefore, the entire service now …

Google

Ready or Not, The Future Is Now

Special ReportReady or Not, The Future Is Now<p>Machine learning is changing the way organizations curate content and manage learners. But are CLOs …

Machine Learning

Why Do Our Recorded Voices Sound Weird to Us?

I have a big, dumb, deep, goofy voice.<p>But I’m reminded of it only when I hear a recording of myself while playing back an interview — or when friends do impressions of me, lowering their voices several octaves.<p>My high school classmate Walter Suskind has one of the deepest voices I’ve ever heard in …

Headphones

Meet Amazon Chime: A New Digital Workplace Collaboration Tool

Amazon has unveiled Chime, a communications platform that’s ready to battle it out with the likes of Skype, Hangouts, GoToMeeting and WebEx.<p>In a blog …

Collaboration

David Kelly’s Curated Content for the Week of 03/06/17

I read through a number of articles and blog posts each day, and every Monday I curate a few of my favorites for members of the eLearning Guild …

Virtual Reality

INFOGRAPHIC: WORK IS LEARNING

Designed by our Guest Blogger, Arun Pradhan<p>Arun Pradhan has over 17 years’ experience in digital and blended learning. He currently works as a senior …

Flipped Classroom

Digital Learning Is Here—Kind Of

​<p>One of the most important and fastest changing functions of HR today is employee learning. Digital technologies, mobile apps, video and the rapid …

Human Resources

Scientists Catch Slimes Learning, Even Though They Have 0 Neurons

We generally assume thought and memory occur within the brain’s neurons, but there are some examples in nature that make us wonder if that’s really …

Biology

Twitter app adding new features to tackle trolls, including ability to mute keywords and ‘egg’ accounts

As part of an ongoing effort to tackle abuse and offensive users, Twitter is adding some new muting features to its apps.<p>Similar to what has been offered by third-party Twitter clients for sometime, users will be able to hide tweets from specific users or tweets that contain certain keywords from …

Social Media

How to overcome 3 popular objections to microlearning

Effectiveness of Formal Workplace Training Uncovered

Organizations are struggling to provide employees with the formal training they need to do their jobs effectively. A significant gap between the …

Human Resources

Twitter opens up Periscope Producer service to everyone

After four months of being slowly released, Twitter announced that its Periscope Producer service is now available to everyone, allowing broadcasters to incorporate high-quality live video from sources other than their mobile device — it’s supported on the web, iOS, and Android.<p>Periscope Producer …

Social Media

The great goldfish attention span myth – and why it’s killing content marketing | LinkedIn Marketing Solutions

<i>Editor's Note: This post originally appeared on the EMEA Marketing Solutions blog.</i><p>At this point in my career, I think I've lost count of the number …

Content Marketing

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The Attention Span Statistic Fallacy

The conventional wisdom these days is that our attention spans are getting shorter and shorter. We are always looking down at our phones, not looking …

Infographics

In Real Life: Navigating the Learning Alt-Tech Landscape by JD Dillon

Do you have a recommendation for a good iOS calendar app? I’ve been trying to find a new one since Microsoft sunset Sunrise (RIP). I’ve tried six or …

Innovation

Gently Break Out Of Your Bubble With This App That Acclimates You To Different Views

Read Across the Aisle figures out what kind of news you use, and then slowly recommends things that push you a little farther out of your comfort zone.<p>Social media didn't create the problem of the filter bubble—even before Facebook, people often tended to get their news either from left- or …

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