The number one way in which people learn at work is not perceived by employees…
Editor’s note: Cathy Moore provides a some suggestions on how to put a stop to receiving training request forms from the business and instead turn them into what she calls a ‘development request’. Some great tips here.
Editor’s note: This is a fascinating exploration of how we have evolved to learn. A most read for L&D professionals keen to understand some of the science behind how humans learn.
Editor’s note: There are some interesting pointers in this article as to what corporate learning could evolve in to. It’s less about learning and more about employability, so more of a focus on helping people develop the skills at certain times of change throughout their working lives.
Editor’s note: You’ll find this useful if you need evidence to support a case for putting employees at the heart of learning design. Research of 10,000 employees by Towards Maturity shows what employees are looking for from L&D.
Editor’s note: Thanks to Nick Shackleton-Jones for sharing this piece on students’ views on teaching. Note the importance of relationships between the teacher and student. This is the most important factor affecting engagement in learning.
Editor’s note: Chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute is looking at creating some guiding principles for workplace L&D. In this piece he explores the first principle and that is that the word ‘learning’ is used to mean many different things. It’s an interesting piece and associated discussion.
Editor’s note: This piece is focused on adult learning in general, as opposed to workplace learning, but it raises some interesting points about the drivers for learning and what triggers adults to want to learn new things.
In this video, former head of online #learning at BP Nick Shackleton-Jones slays some sacred…
Editor’s note: I liked this diagram, which tells the story of the myriad ways in which L&D professionals learn at work. Hold this up against how your organisation currently delivers learning and see where the gaps are.
Editor’s note: Although more education focused, this article gives some good insights into the science of learning, especially remembering information.
Here are our Twitter highlights from the Chat2lrn Twitter chat on the #skills learners need…
Editor’s note: Fascinating insights into designing a learning experience through an app – in this case Primer, a mobile app that helps people learn digital marketing concepts in 5 minutes or less.
Editor’s note: Now here’s a thing. We probably all think we know how we learn, but do we? This article looks at 10 ways of learning and assesses how effective they are. If evidence challenges some of our legacy thinking on learning then is it time to change what we do?