Editor’s note: How design thinking was used to rethink compliance training in an Australian bank. Great tips and insights here.
Editor’s note: Interesting piece debunking the notion that we have very short attention spans (due to the rise of technology). This piece explores attention as well as debunks myths around it.
Editor’s note: How good is algorithmic, personalised learning really? It might be stopping us from reading more widely . . .
Editor’s note: Columbia Journalism School’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism has produced a timeline of developments at major platforms such as Google, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and so on. It goes back to 2000. This is a good resource for keeping tabs on how what these major platforms are developing.
Editor’s note: Repeat something enough times and we tend to think it is right. Why? Because of ‘cognitive ease’. Great video on truth or what we create as truth.
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?