Curious about LEARNING

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

The Histories of Personalized Learning

<i>I delivered this talk today at the OEB MidSummit conference in Reykjavik, Iceland</i>I recognize that the theme of this conference is “shaping the future …

Personalized Learning

Tech shows every industry how retraining is the new recruiting

Across the country, businesses in every industry are bracing themselves for a new wave of digital disruption. In the last year, Amazon announced it is creating supermarkets without salespeople, McDonald’s decided to replace all of its cashiers with self-serve kiosks, and Caterpillar began investing …

Innovation

Modern Professional Learning: Guidelines & Resources

<b>Modern Professional Learning:<br>Guidelines and Resources</b> <b><br>to survive and thrive in the modern workplace</b><p><b>Take responsibility for your own self-improvement,</b> …

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 …

Learning

Omni-channel is an opportunity for L&D to renew its business value

Amazon is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. This may seem like a bit of a surprise given that the last 6-8 months have seen a sharp decline in …

eCommerce

Here's my brief take on a definition of Digital Learning. (fodder to add to the round table->blog post re: our conversation @kategraham23 ) https://t.co/xfJXeAcuN7

More Than Micro - Designing Learning That Fits (LearnFest 2017)

Microlearning is an extremely popular topic right now within the learning and performance field. While practitioners and stakeholders alike say they want it, the industry has not yet really defined “microlearning.” The focus seems to shift depending on with whom you’re speaking. Is it brief videos? …

Learning

#OnboardingSOS Part 3: 3 Foundational Onboarding Principles for Driving Employee Confidence and Capability

Hours sitting in the back room on the computer. Weeks in a classroom. Immediately thrown to the proverbial wolves. Do any of these all-too-typical …

Learning

L&D Digital Transformation Begins with Rethinking the LMS by JD Dillon

“The traditional LMS is no longer at the center of corporate learning, and it’s starting to go away.” This is the first point Josh Bersin makes in …

Learning

4 ways to think more like Google and less like an LMS

Take a deep breath and picture the scene: You are seated in a chair. Electrodes are placed on your fingers and pulse points, while the machine hums …

Digital Marketing

Principles of Practice

I was recently asked privately a question that I hadn’t really answered myself.<p>Do you use any particular methodologies or models [in your personal …

Learning

Learning Styles: A Misguided Attempt to Highlight Individual Differences in Learners

Learning in Performance Ecosystems, AITD 2017

Keynote to AITD 2017 exploring how we learn and thrive with performance ecosystems. With references to mammoths, robots, and exploring a new role title for Learning & Development professionals along the way.

The challenges of global L&D

Organisations are demanding more and more from their learning functions, but is L&D up to the job?<p>Over the years, I have been part of organisations …

Talking to Yourself (Out Loud) Can Help You Learn

When University of Illinois psychologist Brian Ross enrolled in a computer science course, it had been a long time since he’d even taken a class. With his beard and balding dome, he stood out. A decade older than his classmates, Ross was, to all the other students, <i>that guy.</i> He was nervous.<p>But he …

Harvard Business Review

#OnboardingSOS Part 2: Onboarding begins before Day 1

When was your first experience with your current employer? Was it your first day of work? Was it when you applied for the job? I’d guess that, for …

Microlearning in China by Zhaoliang Qiu & Wei He

Relying on the pervasive smartphones, microlearning is playing an increasingly vital role in the corporate learning ecosystem. Corporate …

Bill Gates Is Wrong: The Solution to AI Taking Jobs Is Training, Not Taxes

Let’s take a breath: Robots and artificial intelligence systems are nowhere near displacing the human workforce. Nevertheless, no less a voice than …

American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn’t Exist

Are Americans getting dumber?<p>Our math skills are falling. Our reading skills are weakening. Our children have become less literate than children in …

Personalized and Adaptive learning explained by Biz Group, training UAE

Published: 10th April 2017<p>What are they and do you need both?<p>The terms personalized and adaptive are often using interchangeably in the learning …

How Curiosity Enhances Learning

When we talk about curiosity and learning, we tend to talk about it from an engagement perspective. If students remain interested in and curious …

Australian Universities

8 Skills For Learning And Development Professionals To Future Proof Your Career

Essential Skills For Learning And Development Professionals That Will Help You Future Proof Your Career<p>From the rise of AI, the gig economy, and …

6 Ways The LMS Is Holding Back Your Business

How The LMS Is Holding Back Your Business<p>Consider how technology, business, and even employees have evolved. The LMS (Learning Management System) has …

Learning

My Top 10 Tools for Learning (2017)

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Cities, states and corporations will adhere to the Paris deal, despite President Trump's decision to withdraw, while leaders like former New York …

Donald Trump

Chick-fil-A is beating every competitor by training workers to say 'please' and 'thank you'

The secret to Chick-fil-A's success is as simple as saying "please" and "thank you."<p>The chicken chain is statistically the most polite chain in the restaurant business, according to a QSR Magazine's annual drive-thru report released on Monday.<p>Employees at Chick-fil-A were the most likely of the 15 …

Restaurants

4 ways to demonstrate the business value of Axonify to the CEO - Axonify

Many business stakeholders don’t even know they have a Learning Management System (LMS), let alone understand the role it plays within their …

Why are organizations so bad at onboarding? (#onboardingSOS)

Onboarding is important! I don’t think it’s necessary to argue that point. If you need validation, check out this Forbes article. It comes down to …