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In Real Life: Less Friction = Better Learning

I go to Disney World every year for the Fourth of July. That may sound super luxurious—until you realize that I live in Orlando. Actually, I live …

Disney World

Adaptive microlearning: the key to a thriving freelance workforce

Flexibility is a growing employee expectation. But this doesn’t just mean better schedules and work/life balance. Employees are increasingly looking …

Human Resources

Designing Learning for Mental Models

Mental models refer to the representations people construct about how things in the external world work. By understanding a learner's mental models, …

Ways to think about machine learning

We're now four or five years into the current explosion of machine learning, and pretty much everyone has heard of it. It's not just that startups …

Machine Learning

In Real Life: What If They Just Want Order Takers?

I’m really good with PowerPoint. REALLY GOOD. Why am I telling you this? It’s all about expectations, and about our desire in L&D to become a valued …

Customer Service

Voting 2018 – Top Tools for Learning 2017

The <b>Top 200 Tools for Learning 2018</b>, the 12th Annual Digital Learning Tools survey is now open.<p>Jane Hart will once again be compiling the list from …

For two years we've been chatting work, performance and learning in the cramped confines of our office - but no longer. For our 100th episode, Ross G, Owen and James sloped off to the Raeburn Hotel in Edinburgh to reflect on favourite episodes, greatest guests and, of course, what we learned this week.

For two years we've been chatting work, performance and learning in the cramped confines of our office - but no longer. For our 100th episode, Ross …

Friday Finds | June 8, 2018

<i>Looking for a previous edition? Check out the archives</i><i>I do believe that if you haven’t learnt about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness. Nana</i> …

Manage Memory for Deeper Learning: 21 evidence-based and easy-to-apply tactics that support memory while learning and beyond

Does your content interfere with learning? This book shows you how to work within the attributes and limitations of memory, so people can learn, …

As we approach our 100th (yes 100th!) episode, we take a look back at the most popular episodes to date, and why they're worth a listen.

The GoodPractice podcast is a weekly show that has fast become a must-listen for anyone involved in Learning and Development. Launched back in May …

4 tactics for promoting reflection at work

Chipotle is quietly staging a comeback

With a new CEO at the helm, Chipotle is doubling down on service design–but most of it you can’t even see.<p>Today, Chipotle is testing a new pickup system in five stores across New York City. It’s a shelf. Order a burrito via the company’s mobile app, and when you come into the store, you grab your …

New York City

David Kelly’s Curated L&D Content for the Week of 5/28/18

This week’s curated content includes links exploring the following:<p>how long microlearning should be<br>• how to live a creative life<br>• how VR can help improve …

Automation Will Make Lifelong Learning a Necessary Part of Work

President Emmanuel Macron together with many Silicon Valley CEOs will kick off the VivaTech conference in Paris this week with the aim of showcasing the “good” side of technology. Our research highlights some of those benefits, especially the productivity growth and performance gains that …

17 Examples of Fabulous Explainer Videos

Feel intimidated by the notion of creating an explainer video? There’s no need to be -- they just represent another excellent way to get your content …

“Corporate Learning Is More Important Than Ever” An Interview with Josh Bersin | E-Learn

<i>Oakland, California, United States</i><p><i>In today</i><i>’s “always-on” workplace, companies should not be afraid to invest in new</i> <i>tools and platforms that deliver</i> …

Here's Elon Musk's Secret for Learning Anything Faster

Yes, Musk is brilliant, but he's also learned how to learn efficiently. So can you.<p>Elon Musk has one of the most incredible minds around. How did he get so smart? Of course, he was probably born gifted, and according to those who know him, he definitely reads a ton, but Musk's brilliance isn't all …

The foundations of innovation in L&D

There are two sides of the innovation coin in corporate learning & development: technology and pedagogy.The former is rather obvious and is often …

Microlearning

Go Viral! Motivating Employees to Share Their Knowledge

We never want for information in everyday life. Have a problem? Just Google it! Unfortunately, everything changes when we go to work. Enterprise social networks are barren. Information repositories are filled with outdated junk. The knowledge we need remains hidden in hierarchical silos and …

How AI and machine learning help in upskilling employees

Future belongs to #human+machines #creativity #relationship #expertise are the capabilities which keep #humans in center for the future along with #automation #connectedwork and structure if work. A fantastic map where #humans will be in the #FutureofWork by @rossdawson https://t.co/g128hbh4fc

Learning Data: The real definition and how you can prove business impact

What is learning data? Let’s define it as “data used to measure and improve the impact of training.” Based on that definition, what learning data are …

How project-based learning and blockchain can improve the professional development industry

When we think about professional development in our careers today we consider one of two things. The first option is going back to school to pursue …

Pedagogy

In Real Life: Trust Before Data

<i>Which character in (name a popular television program) are you most like?</i><p>You can’t log into Facebook without tripping over a pile of quizzes just …

Five New L&D Books To Check Out

As our industry transforms to meet the needs of the 21st century workplace, one of the best ways to stay informed is through the latest books …

Flipped Classroom

10 MUST DOs at the 2018 ATD International Conference + Expo

Are you ready to start the workplace learning analytics journey?

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Learning

Why Practical Skills Will Matter More Than Your Degree In The New Economy

But the transition away from traditional credentials faces strong headwinds for now.<p>When Giancarlo Martinez applied a few years ago to be a web developer at Genome, a digital marketing firm in New York, he was confident that he had the ability. But he couldn’t help but wonder whether company …