Editor’s note: This article brings to life the idea of evidence-based practice. Donald Clark has pulled together a wide range of research and compiled a set of insights that will help L&D teams produce more effective videos for learning.
Editor’s note: Arvind Narayanan, associate professor of computer science at Princeton University, takes a look at some of the bigger claims made for artificial intelligence and whether they stand up. There are some work related ones here.
Editor’s note: There are some good insights here which relate to people development. Could this piece be the catalyst to talk to talent and recruitment teams about how L&D can help attract and retain the people they need?
Editor’s note: Congratulations to all the winners, runners-up and shortlisted teams and individuals at the Learning Technologies Awards 2019. They are all listed here. This is a useful resource for seeing which technologies are being used for what purpose, organisations who are doing interesting things and new technologies to look out for.
Editor’s note: Learning supplier Kineo surveyed 6,500 employees and 1,300 employers to understand to what extent employers are investing in learning and to understand how learning, and the value of learning, is perceived in the workplace.
Editor’s note: In her 12 years in L&D at charity Shelter, Katharine Nice has helped grow L&D and transform its work and impact. This case study shares her story as she progressed to become head of L&D. There are great tips here on how to make L&D a partner to the business.
Editor’s note: Fosway Group, in partnership with Bridge, has produced some interesting research on employee development, looking at what it means for employees and employers. For employees, development is important for job satisfaction first and foremost. And on the job training is the preferred way to receive it. Employee development is an important factor when considering a new role. There’s lots of good stuff in here . . .
Editor’s note: Clarity, confidence and connection are the key to onboarding success, according a meta-analysis of research on the topic. This article provides advice on how to create an evidence-backed onboarding process. This site is great for research-backed learning methods.
Editor’s note: The voice as a computer interface will make computing ambient – there but not embodied. This piece looks at how conversational computing interfaces are developing. The voice interface could be a huge disruptor to learning technologies. What do you think?
“L&D can’t hold the responsibility for the expectations around learning” – a review of the Charity Learning Consortium conference 2019
Editor’s note: Our review of the Charity learning Consortium Conference, held in London on 14 November 2019.
Editor’s note: Here are eight research-backed approaches to improving diversity and inclusion in your organisation.
Editor’s note: What are the many contradictions of living with autism? Comedian Hannah Gadsby reveals all.
Editor’s note: We need cues and rewards to break habits. We also need new habits to replace old ones. Some useful insights here on behaviour change.
Editor’s note: This research report is based on a literature review of studies into what older workers value about work. There aren’t many surprises here – that older workers want what other workers want – and that there need to be adjustments for factors such as deteriorating health. That said, it is good to see the research focus on this growing cohort of the working population.