Editor’s note: A group of academics who study the spread of misinformation has created a guide book on debunking myths and misinformation. It provides tips on how to debunk a myth and also how to inoculate against misinformation. The guide is a useful read if you are looking at how to develop media literacy skills.
Editor’s note: There some very sound advice here. Some simple steps can make online meetings useful, relevant and maybe even enjoyable . . .
Editor’s note: Cognitive task analysis is a tool for helping extract all the information you need from a subject matter expert in order to design effective learning resources. It takes time to use this tool and as such is a reminder of what’s needed to create effective training solutions.
Editor’s note: This piece assumes people will be able to move their hands in this way. Check they can first. If they can, there are some good tips here to use gestures to communicate in Zoom calls.
Editor’s note: In this short TED Talk, Julian Treasure shares some great tips to improve your listening skills.
Editor’s note: This guide from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development defines reflective practice and how it can be used in learning. It provides some practical examples, including free writing and drawing and critical analysis.
Editor’s: Lots of great resources here for managers on how to manage through a crisis. Curated by the Chartered Management Institute.
Editor’s note: Thanks to John Curran for sharing this link to a fantastic piece on why note-taking in the learning context really helps the learning process. Why aren’t L&D teams teaching note-taking?
Editor’s note: Thanks to Sam Burrough for pointing to this article that looks at whether sharing goals is useful in helping reach those goals. The answer is that it can help, but there are caveats.
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 article is a few years old, which shows that this topic has been a challenge for organisations for quite some time. As employee experience rises up the organisational agenda, so employers will need to be able to encourage and support employees in airing their views. This article shows you how.
Editor’s note: Newsletters are a great way to share insights and success stories from the L&D team. Here are some tips to help you create communications that will catch the eye.
Editor’s note: There are some simple tips here to help take better images. The tip on exposure is useful – have you tried it?
Editor’s note: This short article shares the concepts that underpin action learning and how the process works. If you don’t already use this method then it is worth investigating, especially for challenges that do not have immediate answers.
Editor’s note: This pithy article makes a great point around learning objectives and business objectives and around knowing versus doing. What are you designing training for?