Editor’s note: This article is more focused on university education. That said, there are some great tips here and lots of resources to explore at the end of the article.
Editor’s note: This research of 20,000 people shows that the majority who learn work-related skills online do so off their own bat. Only 18% say their employer suggested or required it. And yet many L&D professionals say self-directed learning is a challenge for organisations.
Editor’s note: This four-week, free course from FutureLearn looks interesting. It focuses on design, innovation and accessibility as well as building your own online identity. The course has recently started and will be running again in May.
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: This is a superb read. Yes, Donald Clark owns an AI company but he makes some great points here about online learning. Read the comments too – this feels like where the conversation about learning technologies should be.
Editor’s note: L&D might have some lessons to learn here. In the education sector, technology that nudges students to engage in learning has the opposite effect. Employers need to understand how best to deploy such approaches to avoid unintended consequences.
Editor’s note: This is a really good piece on online learning which includes practical tips on shifting from classroom to online training.
Editor’s note: Some more great learning resources pulled together by David Kelly from the 2016 Online Learning Conference held in Chicago.
Organisations must put utility and design at the heart of online learning if they are…
Editor’s note: Great post by Roger Schank that highlights how bad what we currently call online learning has become.
Editor’s note: Google mixes content with a ‘smart feedback’ system to help guide the learning experience. It’s Google, so probably worth a look . . .
Editor’s note: This is why L&D professionals should blog. A great discussion here amongst Clive Shepherd, Nick Shackleton-Jones and others on formal/informal, online and elearning.
Editor’s note: Interview with Salman Khan, who founded Khan Academy. You’ll learn more about what drives the man and his views on learning and education.
Editor’s note: The role of online learning in the induction process at BP – incredible results and useful insights.
Editor’s note: Good to see what successful online learning outside of the corporate world looks like.