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Major Research Review on eLearning Effectiveness

Is elearning effective? As effective as classroom instruction -- more or less effective? What about blended learning -- when elearning and classroom …

Research

4 Questions to Ask Before Providing Training

People learn without training. What?! It’s true! Whether at work or at home, we build our knowledge and skills every day to become more effective …

Management

‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning

Postsecondary Learning<p>‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning<p>By Marguerite McNeal     Aug 11, 2016<p>George …

UPS will use VR to train its student delivery drivers

UPS is about to give its student delivery drivers a whole new training setup. Soon the shipping company will teach a new class how to navigate city streets and avoid hazards in a VR simulator using off-the-shelf HTC Vive headsets.<p>Currently, students at UPS' nine Integrad training facilities use …

Virtual Reality

Are You Training the Way People Want to Learn?

Traditional LMS solutions are failing to deliver because they can’t provide what your employees want.<p>According to an Ipos poll, 30% of workers say …

Learning

In Real Life: Self-Directed Learning Can Only Work If… by JD Dillon

Why self-directed learning? Why now? Here are six considerations L&D must address before venturing down the path of strategic self-directed learning.

Learning

The 5 Magic Words of Modern Learning

Learning

The Future of Online Learning Will Look a Lot Like Amazon

July.20.2017<p>By: Sheila Rioux, Ph.D. and Barry Stern, Ph.D.<p>Amazon has a real knack for changing consumers’ buying behavior. Logging on is like being …

Learning

Learning in Layers

<b>Apply a layered approach to employee learning and development.</b> The speed and complexity of the modern workplace has put a strain on learning and …

Learning

Adaptive Learning: Five Common Misconceptions by JD Dillon

Modern L&D leaders must integrate adaptive learning principles into workplace learning strategy.

Learning

5 reasons your employees aren’t sharing their knowledge

Employment

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 …

Learning

Embedding Digital Learning in Your Organization's Culture

Employee learning is one of the most important and rapidly changing functions of HR today. Digital technologies, mobile apps, video and the …

Voting for the Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 is now open

The 11th Annual Learning Tools survey is taking place in 2017, and Jane Hart will once again be compiling an overall Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 …

MWL Newsletter No 23

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 16-22 July 2017<p>From around the Web<p><b>Is coaching the key to</b> …

Learning

Is your current learning system really adaptive?

Is your current learning system really adaptive? If it isn’t building an ongoing, multidimensional picture of what your employees know, do and …

In Real Life: Content Is Holding L&D Back

Is your training content more like beans or ice cream? We’ll come back to that…<p>Content is a big consideration for organizations that are trying to …

In Real Life

Hire Learners for the Knowledge Economy

Companies today need learners. In the Agricultural Economy, a strong back was enough. In the Industrial Economy, a set of good hands was enough. But …

Knowledge Economy

Learn something new every day

<i>JOIN IMMEDIATELY</i><p>The most important skill to succeed in the workforce of the future is to be a lifelong learner. Learning something new every day …

Make time for real learning and development | The Social Enterprise Magazine

Not-for-profit organisations can rarely compete for talent on the grounds of pay or perks. People join this sector to devote their intellect and …

Professional Development

Who supports non-designed learning experiences?

In past articles I have showed that modern professionals learn from a multitude of sources. <br>and in a multitude ways<p>They learn<p><b>for today</b> – to improve …

Learning

10 Years Of The iPhone And L&D Has Some Learning To Do

It’s unlikely to have escaped your attention over the last week that it’s 10 years since the iPhone was first unveiled. This is significant whether …

The Promise of Social (The ESN edition)

Let’s take a moment and look at the idealistic, hopeful “promises” (the promise so many still speak of and fight for at least those who haven’t gone …

Design Principles for Reducing Cognitive Load

Every time you visit a website, a process of learning is initiated in the brain. Whether it’s the navigation, layout, or that auto-rotating image …

Usability

Here's Einstein's Advice to His Son on How to Accelerate Learning

The genius offered simple, enjoyable advice to his young son on how to learn more quickly.<p>Geniuses might be distinguished by their ability to grasp incredible complexity, but that doesn't mean if you somehow managed to corner one the greatest minds in history for a chat you'd be perplexed by what …

Education can't keep up with our fast-moving world. Here's what needs to change

How do we plan for something we can't predict? This is the challenge facing the education field today.<p>From traditional school education to …

Education

Swapping Training Delivery for Knowledge Building

Access your ATD member benefits in one convenient location.<p>Join ATD or renew your membership today.<p>The LearnNow: Developing the High-Performance …