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?
Editor’s note: This week I facilitated a session at the Learning Technologies Conference using the World Cafe method. it’s a useful method for generating dialogue within bigger groups. This article explains the method.
Editor’s note: This article explores how prior knowledge – what we know – fits in with how our memory works. It also explores the implications for L&D professionals.
Editor’s note: There are some great reflections here on learning technologies from a design agency that specialises in the learning sector. In effect, it’s an outsider’s view of the best way to share knowledge and enable learning.
Editor’s note: This short article from Harold Jarche very succinctly makes the case for building your own knowledge management and sense making skills and then applying those to teams and across organisations. This is a really useful blueprint for knowledge management in a networked world.
Editor’s note: This is an interesting approach to creating learning environments. Taking a more user experience design approach to work, the authors provide a range of tools to help create a better way to learn at work.
Editor’s note: This slide deck looks at how financial services company Old Mutual Wealth has re-engineered its L&D strategy using freelance marketplace Jam Pan. It provides a glimpse of new ways in which L&D teams are sourcing and delivering digital resources.