The 21st Century Learning Professional

By Mike Collins | This magazine is a resource for any learning professional looking to keep their skills and knowledge at the cutting edge.

The Top 10 Elearning Analytics Statistics to Track

<i>This content is taken from our</i> <i>free guide on using data to design and refine elearning.</i><p>10 elearning analytics to track:<p><b>Sessions vs</b><b>. total users.</b> Are …

The Future of Learning Careers

Elliott Masie is the chairman and CLO of The Masie Center’s Learning Consortium and CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on …

Introduction to communities of practice | Wenger-Trayner

The term “community of practice” is of relatively recent coinage, even though the phenomenon it refers to is age-old. The concept has turned out to …

Design Thinking for All

The concept of design thinking is not unfamiliar to learning leaders who want to create meaningful development experiences. If not for the …

7 fascinating bots – crazy but interesting

Bots are popping up everywhere, on customer service websites, Slack, Tinder and dozens of other web services. There are even bots such as Mitsuku, …

12 Principles Of Modern Learning

<b>12 Principles Of Modern Learning</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>What are the principles of modern learning?<p>Well, that depends on how you define ‘learning’ and …

Education Technology

Should learning teams need to be thinking more like marketing teams?

‘Learning teams need to be thinking more like marketing teams’ according to award winning business journalist and curator Martin Couzins. Talking on …

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2017 Theme Curious & Creative<p>This year's Learning at Work Week theme is Curious & Creative. Explore our board giving you ideas, resources, guides and …

Becoming influential as an L&D practitioner | The Oxford Review

Whilst carrying out the research for my forthcoming book, Fear to Flow, I interviewed 231 L&D professionals around the world. People in L&D have a …

60 Totally Free Design Resources for Non-Designers

Creating engaging visual content doesn’t have to require a financial investment. Sure, at one time graphic designers needed expensive software and …

Web Design

Blended Learning – Different Strategies That Work For Varying Learner Needs

For all L&D managers in the corporate world, delivering successful training within available time and resources is a continuing challenge. Presenting …

Writing Measurable Learning Objectives - TeachOnline

When you begin creating a course, you want to design with the end in mind. The best way to approach this is to start by writing measurable, learning …

How to Unleash Your Creative Thinking

The Best Way to Start Your Day for Maximum Creative Energy

Avoid the temptation to do those pesky, urgent yet quick things first. It would kill your creativity. Instead, do this.<p>It happened to me again, just this morning. Following my system for generating creative ideas, I got out of bed and walked two miles at a brisk pace and steep incline on the …

Creativity

A Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit for 2018

Based on the Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2017 list, here is the Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit 2018.<p>These are the key …

The Smoke and Mirrors of Enterprise Social Networking Metrics

Carrie Basham Young issued an ominous warning to enterprise social network community managers in her 2013 CMSWire article.<p>“It’s time to realize that …

A Much Better Way To Use Slack (and any collaboration tool)

The wrong way to use Slack is as a substitute for email.This is when you create separate channels based around departments (usually with one general …

Russia plane crash: terrorism not thought to be cause, say authorities

Security services and minister say act of terror not being considered though cause of Syria-bound jet crash still unclear<p>Russian authorities say they do not believe a terrorist attack was responsible for the crash of a Syria-bound military plane with 92 people on board. However, the cause of the …

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Five essential questions to ask when producing a video

Whether it's to support learning, employee engagement, recruitment or some other activity, more and more of us are expected to support organisations …

Digital Curation: An Essential Skill-Set For L&D In The 21st Century

<b>“Curation replaces noise with clarity. And it’s the clarity of your choosing; it’s the things that people you trust help you find. We [L&D] need to</b> …

How will you harness the secret online lives of your managers?

If you are interested in developing people and helping them to be the best they can be, I believe it’s worth spending some time with this article and …

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Using Online Community for Digital Transformation

Driving successful change in a large organization has always been one of the most difficult activities in business. But for those who are principally …

The 10 Key Tactics to Boost Your Organisational Impact - DPG

Data from the 2016 Towards Maturity Benchmark report, “Unlocking Potential,” provides a fresh insight into the L&D tactics that lead to the greatest …

Human Resources

Preparing Your Managers Before They Start Managing Your People

How soon after promotion does your company start formally developing managers? After a few weeks? A few months? Ideally you’d catch them on Day One, …

Learning

Head of CIPD Training Andy Lancaster talks about the Future of Work

With the CIPD Conference entitled 'Shaping the Future of Work' we thought it only right that we catch up with Andy Lancaster who is Head of CIPD …

How To Curate Content For Learning

Posted at 10:16h in Content Curation, Learning Teams by Steve Rayson<p>Content curation for learning is very much in vogue these days. However, the …

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Why Good Design is Good for Your Business — and Employee Experience - Vignette

Good design is everywhere. For today’s top companies, it’s a powerful competitive advantage. Pick up an iPhone, check in and walk onto a Virgin …