Research Uncovers C-Suite’s “Surprising” Thought Leadership Consumption Behavior

Editor’s note: Is this research counter-intuitive? It goes to show that some employee cohorts might well have differing media preferences.

Future of news

Editor’s note: The BBC has put together this multi-media story of how news will change in the future. As well as the presentation of this piece of content, this is worth looking at to see how we will be consuming and interacting content in the future.

A complete guide to creating awesome visual content

Editor’s note: A very useful and practical guide to creating visual content across networks.

NYT innovation report 2014

Editor’s note: The internal report from The New York Times’s new ideas task force on how the paper could/should innovate in the digital era.

The dreadful content bucket

Editor’s note: Short post in which Nick Shackleton-Jones makes the point that to think of learning content is to be thinking about the wrong thing. Agree?

Liberating the literature: The social networks of articles

Editor’s note: Imagine liberating content from an LMS and looking at content consumption from a network perspective. This short article explores this idea and the relationships between articles.

Applying behavioral principles to personalise content using social media

Editor’s note: Well referenced article on how to use behavioural principles to make content more personal and engaging.

Another reason to curate content for learning

We love it when a quote makes a big point. This is from Ben Betts on curation in learning. betts was reflecting on a social learning lab he had just run in which he curated content to spark conversations. Read the post in full here. It took me less than a day to gather content […]

19 kick-butt tools for ELearning

Editor’s note: Useful list of tools for anyone designing and creating content online.

Emotional response to climate change influences whether we seek or avoid further information

Editor’s note: A look at how we make sense of risk and in particular our responses to media content. How much do biases inform our response to what we read, hear and watch?

The learning content pyramid

Editor’s note: Donald H Taylor starts his post by asking how much learning content you produce in your organisation and then follows on with a discussion of the different types. Is this what learning content looks like in your organisation, he asks.

How augmented-reality content might actually work

Editor’s note: As the hardware is developed – Google Glass, for example – so we have the opportunity to overlay information on the real world. This article looks at the possibilities.

Content curation curated

Editor’s note: The people behind content curation tool Spundge are pulling together useful reads on curation and it is turning into a useful resource.

Slidedeck of the week: 11 examples of content curation

The slidedeck from Scott Scanlon, creator of Curation Traffic, annotates examples of curated content. Not focused on learning content but good examples of what curation can look like.   11 Examples of Content Curation in Action from Curation Traffic

Neural networking: online social content easier to recall than printed info

Editor’s note: Recollecting Facebook posts is easier than recalling the same information in a book. It also takes less effort to remember posted patter than someone’s face, according to new research.