Editor’s note: A look at where art meets neuroscience. How will neuroscience explain our appreciation of art?
Editor’s note: Time to get your head around MOOCs – massive open online courses – says Donald Taylor. They will become a part of the learning mix and L&D professionals will need to know about how they work and their commercial models.
Editor’s note: Some mid-week crystal ball gazing on the future of mobile with interesting expert comment.
In between is the place where you have to understand people: social science, stigma, and data big or small
Editor’s note: Fascinating interview featuring Judd Antin a social psychologist and user experience researcher at Facebook.
Editor’s note: A look at natural user interfaces, such as voice or gestures, and how they are being used to control computers. The development of these interfaces are rooted in cognitive science and based on constructivist views of learning as a process in which the learner actively constructs or builds new ideas or concepts based upon current and past knowledge or experience.
Editor’s note: Needs turning into layman’s language but worth flagging up as this academic article looks at the biochemistry of memory storage and maintenance in the brain. The references are worth looking through too.
Editor’s note: Professor of psychology Gabriele Oettingen’s work sheds some light on how we do and don’t manage to turn our aspirations into reality and what makes us set and stick to our goals. This article outlines her work. One to watch if this is an area of interest.
Editor’s note: In this post, Jane Hart, founder of the Social Learning Centre, maps out what a learning community manager does, and could do, and why organisations should be looking to evolve the more traditional role of the training manager.
Editor’s note: Charles Leadbeater outlines what he considers to be the core basic skills that will be required by the next generations of young people. In the list is digital literacy and social skills.
Editor’s note: A great piece from David DiSalvo on some of the basic elements that help us learn and ultimately become wise. Now look at workplace learning through this filter and what do you see?
Imagine a corporate world where learning and development didn’t exist formally. No strategic plan. No coaching programmes. No mentoring schemes. No graduate development programmes. No internal courses on either behavioural skills, or technical skills
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