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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 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 …

Artificial Intelligence

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 …

Instructional Design

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 …

Machine Learning

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 …

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 …

Learning

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 Technology

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 …

eCommerce

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 …

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 …

Learning

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Richard Feynman

Amazon just launched a new training program to help employees in danger of being fired

Amazon is rolling out a new training program this week aimed at helping underperforming employees placed on the company's infamous performance improvement plan, according to an internal email obtained by Business Insider.<p>The new program, called "Pivot," pairs the underperforming employee with a …

Amazon

In Real Life: Don't Leave Your L&D Team Behind by JD Dillon

“Change is the only constant in life.” Heraclitus really knew what he was talking about when he threw down this quote sometime around 500 BC, and …

How they got started: Stories of motivation

<i>Cowritten by</i> <i>Kate Ensor</i><p>What does it take to practice social leadership? Our first article introduced this concept and the background of this series. …

Learning Now Radio by Colin Steed on iTunes

Modern Workplace Learning Magazine is launched

Modern Workplace Learning Magazine is a new online publication that focuses on helping L&D departments do things differently and do different things …

Software Engineering

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Learning in Layers

Access your ATD member benefits in one convenient location.<p>Join ATD or renew your membership today.<p>ATD 2017 TechKnowledge is the place to learn about …

Human Resources

Best Articles From 2016 On The eLearning Coach

Were you a little busy last year? Is it possible you missed one of these nearly Pulitzer Prize winning articles on The eLearning Coach? If so, I’ve …

The Cognitive Science Behind Learning

FeatureThe Cognitive Science Behind Learning<p>The most complex thing in the known universe is the human brain. We can change learning practices for the …

Machine Learning

The Deskless Worker: The Next Big Opportunity in Corporate Learning

January.02.2017<p>By: Carol Leaman<p><b>We’ve seen what happens when you bring technological innovation to the office. It’s time we took care of the other 80</b> …

Corporate Training Gets an Upgrade for the Facebook Generation

Ladder falls and truck accidents are no laughing matter on the job. But Walmart (wmt) hopes to prevent them with the help of a game. The mobile app, …

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