Curious about LEARNING

By JD Dillon | Articles exploring the latest ideas on workplace learning and performance ...

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

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

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

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 …

The Workplace

#OCM critical for #DigitalTransformation #changemanagement #HR #ensw @rwang0 @dhinchcliffe @LouisColumbus @thoughtworks #CDO #CIOs #CEO https://t.co/IEyUbcMXWL

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

Four neuromyths that are still prevalent in schools – debunked

It’s not true that you only use 10% of your brain, nor can you categorise students by ‘learning styles’ – let’s cut this nonsense from classrooms<p>It is no surprise that many teachers have an interest in neuroscience and psychology since areas such as memory, motivation, curiosity, intelligence and …

The Brain

The Rise of AI Makes Emotional Intelligence More Important

The booming growth of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), like most transformational technologies, is both exciting and scary. It’s exciting to consider all the ways our lives may improve, from managing our calendars to making medical diagnoses, but it’s scary to consider the social …

Machine Learning

Adaptive learning with JD Dillon

Adaptive learning with JD Dillon – Sponge UK Podcast<p>Platforms<p>Adaptive learning is the topic for this episode, listen in to find out what it is, how …

Machine Learning

The case for L&D to focus on #performance and to measure what matters. #learning https://t.co/2q4k49yE6R

Four Steps To Drive Business Results From Corprate Learning, Biz Group.

Published: 30th January 2017<p>If L&D is going to be successful in delivering quantifiable business value, employee learning must have a clear link to …

Corporate Culture

5 Books Every eLearning Professional Should Read

Even though we live in a digital world I still love reading paper books. This post has been floating around with me for a while and the idea for it …

Visual Design

Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

(This article was initially posted on the Hospitality eResources blog on February 7, 2017.)<p>All industries are undergoing enormous change, mostly due …

Culture

12 Incredibly Useful Blogs for Learning Cool Stuff

It is no secret that I’m a huge proponent of learning. I make time every day to learn something new and am always on the lookout for useful takeaways …

Education Technology

10 journals every e-learning professional should read

I was delighted when Matt Guyan blogged 5 Books Every eLearning Professional Should Read in response to my 5 papers every learning professional …

Education

The Future of Store Associate Training: Why retailers need a better approach

There are big changes happening in retail, and that was especially obvious at the NRF Retail Big Show we attended recently in New York City. As one …

Brick And Mortar

Curated Insights: Seeking a Practical Definition of MicroLearning

Microlearning seems to have taken the lead from virtual reality and big data in the “2017 L&D Most Popular Buzzword” competition. The term is popping …

Content Marketing

Learning Leaders, Get Used to Disruption

Best PracticesLearning Leaders, Get Used to Disruption<p>Traditional learning technology systems like the LMS are being pushed aside in favor of …

Instructional Design