When was the last time you attended a learning technologies conference that focused on the…
Editor’s note: Rob Briner, professor of organizational psychology at Queen Mary University of London, takes a look at whether unconscious bias actually works.
Editor’s note: Action learning is nothing new but it is worth considering its impact on how a team functions and how the process can help build trust and psychological safety between team members.
Editor’s note: It is hard to find the time to pause, think and reflect. And yet, this process is key to learning. It’s also good for us more generally. Could employers design workspaces for quiet reflection?
Editor’s note: Mike Shaw takes a look at the use of the word ‘performance’ in L&D. Is it a good word to use, does it have one meaning or is it okay to have multiple meanings across the profession? This article looks at the implications.
Editor’s note: Research shows that there re a common set of universal moral principles. Could these be used to help promote understanding across cultures and maybe even across organisations?
Editor’s note: Donald Clark has very usefully curated a range of practical, and research-based, articles on learning design. From using video to evaluation, there’s a load of useful information here.
Editor’s note: Is ‘distracted focus’ the new skill of our time? For knowledge workers, being able to focus on work and manage distractions are becoming two critical skills. The challenge is to be able to do both effectively, day in and day out.
Editor’s note: It’s interesting to see how Microsoft is starting to stitch together its various enterprise tools. New Yammer functionality and integration with SharePoint make the Office365 offer around around collaboration far more compelling.
Editor’s note: This anecdote tells us that short bursts of activity are far more productive than prolonged activity. So why do workplaces focus on the latter?
Editor’s note: The latest global sentiment survey from Don Taylor shows the top 16 ‘hot’ areas for L&D for the year ahead. Provides a good snapshot of what’s ‘on trend’.
If you were going to introduce curation into learning in your organisation, what would you…
Editor’s note: This is an indepth and very interesting account of how media company Sky reinvented the way it delivered learning. Lots of great insights for any L&D team.
Editor’s note: This is the mother of all internet reports and very worthy of your time if you are interest in the growth of the Internet, devices etc. Also features some interesting slides on lifelong learning.
People who think their opinions are superior to others are most prone to overestimating their relevant knowledge and ignoring chances to learn more
Editor’s note: Research shows that people who think they have superior beliefs to others also exaggerate their knowledge – they think they are better informed. They are not better informed. The good news is they can be helped if they are shown their knowledge is more lacking then they think it is.