Editor’s note: Having recently delivered a talk on fake news, this article is well with a read. For various reasons, outlined in this article, humans are good at believing poor quality information. We all need to learn to be healthy skeptics!
Editor’s note: Often overlooked, designing digital experiences that are accessible to all should be at the heart of learning design. Some great advice here.
Editor’s note: Research from the Content Marketing Institute shows that marketers are increasingly using interactive content as a part of their marketing effort. Should L&D be creating this type of content to engage employees in ideas and resources?
Editor’s note: There are some good free and paid-for tools in this list that will help you get started with content curation.
Editor’s note: L&D practitioner Andrew Jacobs shares his favourite podcasts – some good business-related ones here – and how to access them on your phone.
Editor’s note: A great set of resources on curation curated by David Kelly. The list includes tools and tips for getting started.
Editor’s note: At some point in your working life you will have to stand up and give a talk. And the audience might be quite challenging. Here are some tips from comedians to help get through it.
Editor’s note: In our ‘post-truth’ era we need the skills to sort information and establish its provenance. Some goods here on how to do this with published research.
Editor’s note: Great insights here into how the Financial Times is developing ‘scrollytelling’ and other data visualisation techniques to help users make sense of data.
Editor’s note: Some really good advice here on how to get started with podcasting. Audio is a great medium, why not consider creating one inside your organisation?
Editor’s note: Some useful tools here which can help you curate content from the web. These may be used by marketers but they are useful for anyone researching ideas and insights.
Editor’s note: If you know someone new to Twitter, then this is a useful article. Lots of tips and covers the basics well.
Editor’s note: If you like quadrants, you’ll like this. A simple approach to managing your tasks and which one enables you to prioritise doing more of the tasks you enjoy. However, to makes this work you will need to say no to things.
Editor’s note: Some great tips here for running effective live online learning sessions.
Editor’s note: A fun, and at the same time serious, list of lessons from Brain Washburn, who has been an L&D professional for 17 years. Some great points.