Editor’s note: VR is transforming lesson time for children in the US. Could this be the future of classroom-based training in the workplace? Clearly there will be some use cases for technical skills.
Editor’s note: Researchers at INSEAD have modelled the impact of formal structures on how networks evolve in organisations. It would seem that some form of organisational structure is necessary for networks to evolve and flourish.
It was the talk of conferences four or five years ago and then it went…
Editor’s note: Thanks to Stephen Downes, I am sharing this again. The reason – a fantastic infographic. Scroll down to the Cognitive Bias Codex. And yes, it can be bought as a poster.
Editor’s note: Have you heard of all these technologies? Reading this will make you sympathise with your IT team and especially your head of IT. Maybe the challenges of new technology are everyone’s challenges and should be the catalyst for L&D and IT to work more closely together.
Editor’s note: I can’t help thinking chatbots are the future of performance support. Look at the development of tutorbots (chatbots with a learning flavour) as described by Donald Clark.
Editor’s note: Surely, if humans trust people the have met digitally more than those they have met in real life then we should learn from lessons from the digital experience?
Editor’s note: Interesting piece of research from PWC into the future of work. What’s your view on the four possible worlds of work?
Editor’s note: This is a useful article shared by the CIPD’s Andy Lancaster. It looks at how analytics can shape online learning design and links to related research.
Editor’s note: The evidence that learning throughout our lives is good for us, our communities and our societies. So why aren’t we doing more to support this – and that includes employers?
Editor’s note: Research suggests that younger people use technology no differently to older people. Learning designers beware . . .
Editor’s note: Okay so this is a mega list but worthy of a scan as it has been compiled by TED speakers and offers a broad range of topics and styles.
Editor’s note: To help keep dementia at bay, researchers say we need to build up our cognitive reserves. One way to do this is to keep learning throughout our lives. Is this a higher goal for L&D teams – to help ensure good brain health for employees?
Editor’s note: It’s always good – and more necessary than ever? – to get the long view and the historical context to understand topics and trends. In this case: why the next generation is always so threatening.