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Duolingo expands into podcasting with real-life stories for Spanish learners

Online language learning platform Duolingo is expanding into podcasting, with the launch of its first season in Spanish today.<p>The podcast represents the company’s first consumer product that exists outside the main Duolingo app, as it’s available through all the usual podcasting conduits, including …

Language Learning

David Kelly’s Curated L&D Content for the Week of 12/4/17

This week’s curated content includes links exploring the following:<p>A great explanation of Blockchain<br>• The importance of Net Neutrality<br>• An honest look at …

Learning

6 Trends in Learning and Development

Opportunities in L&D Tech<p>Recently I presented my view on the status of HR Tech (HR Tech Trends: update). One of the conclusions: there seem to be …

Learning

Our latest research shatters some of L&D’s perceptions about learning tech.

Earlier this month we launched a brand new L&D research paper - Learning Technologies: What Managers Really Think. In the report, we focus on a range …

Learning

Why sexual harassment training doesn’t stop harassment

Shannon Rawski first got the idea for her dissertation after listening to her former colleagues — business school professors who study human resources and recognize sexual harassment as a problem — complain about having to attend, well, sexual harassment training.<p>“My university announced they …

Gender

Get Past the Hype - Find Value in Trends

Mobile. Big data. AR/VR. There's always something new to explore when it comes to L&D strategy and technology. Unfortunately, it's easy to get lost in the hype. Too often, L&D pros feel like they have to move on to the next big thing before uncovering the true value of a new idea within their …

Big Data

Will Thalheimer - Spacing: practical insights for mobile and micro Learning - LT17 conference

Mobile

Why Does New Enterprise Technology Adoption Take So Long?

The adoption of a new enterprise technology can feel like a Sisyphean task. You see a brighter future powered by your innovation. People in your target market see value in your offering and want your vision to become a reality. You’re considered a visionary in your space, maybe even a hero to some, …

Enterprise Tech

How Losing of Net Neutrality Will Change Teaching and Learning

| No comments<p>Technology can be found at the center of nearly all the curricula, learning goals and objectives we use in schools today. Technology is …

Learning

No laptops in the lecture hall

<b>How about this instead: No lecture hall.</b><p>The typical classroom experience used in high school and college is fundamentally broken, but there’s a …

Education

Decoding Demand for Digital Skills

As technology companies have come to dominate the economy, demand has boomed for employees with digital skills like coders, software engineers and …

L'Oréal

My Modern Professional Learners Toolkit

Jane Hart has derived a framework for the Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit, based on the results of her Top 100 Tools for Learning survey …

Google Hangout

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

As an instructional designer, I’m always trying to make my eLearning courses more interesting, effective, and engaging.But with a mountain of content …

Learning

In Real Life: Building Trust from Behind the Scenes by JD Dillon

How do you go about building trust in an audience that may have been disappointed by past L&D offerings? Start by getting back to the basics.

Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting.

Step into any college lecture hall and you are likely to find a sea of students typing away at open, glowing laptops as the professor speaks. But you won’t see that when I’m teaching.<p>Though I make a few exceptions, I generally ban electronics, including laptops, in my classes and research …

Laptops

Not everyone is a student, but we are ALL learners

<i>Five educational breakthroughs that will make learning finally belong to all of us</i><p>Let’s face it. The greatest challenge in schooling is establishing …

Learning

Corporate Learning Programs Need to Consider Context, Not Just Skills

Spending on corporate learning, particularly leadership development, continues to increase at a staggering pace. According to one piece of research, spending on frontline leadership development alone increased by over 310% in a three-year period. Despite the amount they invest in corporate …

Leadership

5 Myths about 70:20:10 - 70:20:10 Institute

<b>Discussions about 70:20:10</b><p>Internationally there are all kinds of discussions about the sense and nonsense of 70:20:10. The number of links is almost …

Learning

Marc My Words: Back to Basics – When Training Is Not the Answer

We talk a lot about performance. We know that training is just one of many solutions to performance problems. We suggest that training departments …

Management

Webinar: Practical How-To's for Evolving Corporate Learning

So, you’ve recognized the need to modernize corporate learning. Now what?<p>Well, we’re not going to lie. This is a big ship to turn. And a …

Microlearning summarized

Why ‘Unlearning’ Old Habits Is An Essential Step For Innovation

Teachers are increasingly being asked to embrace new ideas and styles of teaching, but schools don’t always give their educators time or the mental …

Self-improvement

What We Fundamentally Misunderstand About How We Learn

Everyone can leverage a few basic techniques to learn just about anything.<p><i>What do most people misunderstand about the learning process? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Adam Lupu,</b> …

The Key to Making Better Training Videos Is Sitting at the Desk Next to You

“All of our movies sucked at first.” I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. Did Ed Catmull, co-founder and president of Pixar Animation Studios, …

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The Need to Reinvent Compliance Training

Compliance training affects just about every organization around the world. It can comprise anything from a review of the employee manual to training …

For True Innovation, Don’t Rely On Your Own Ideas

Anheuser-Busch innovation executives say that in order to excel at coming up with new ideas, you have to discard your own and listen to what real people want.<p>When most people think of Anheuser-Busch, what comes to mind are its most famous American beers—Budweiser, Bud Light, Michelob, and the like. …

How to get buy-in for your new onboarding vision

We’ve been talking about a reimagined approach to onboarding for about six months now. We’ve covered a range of related topics, including:<p>New …