Editor’s note: This morning’s #ldinsight chat on creativity got me thinking about creative thinking, which is an important part of creativity. This talk provides some good examples of how to think more creatively.
Editor’s note: A comprehensive list of tools to ensure your web offerings are accessible to all.
Editor’s note: Facilitation seems to be an important skill set for L&D professionals. So what makes an effective facilitator? This article summarises the thoughts of a group of experienced facilitators and highlights six key skills.
Editor’s note: A really great video from Nick-Shackleton-Jones and Nick Welch that explores user experience and performance support. Makes a powerful point about how L&D can best support employees in their moment of need.
Editor’s note: I like the notion of thinking about intellectual virtues, especially as L&D professionals and many more workers are knowledge workers. Be courageous in your thinking!
Editor’s note: This is a really useful guide to neurodiversity in the workplace. What adjustments are L&D teams making to ensure learning is open to all?
How Nudge Theory Just Made You Click on This Headline (and Helped a Famous Economist Win the Nobel Prize)
Editor’s note: L&D teams struggle with marketing learning programmes which is why this advice is so useful. The title of an email can be enough to catch colleague’ attention.
Editor’s note: In light of the recent Learning Technologies conference, I thought it would be useful to share some tips on how to create great PowerPoint decks.
Editor’s note: We are faced with torrents of information and misinformation. So how do we ensure we get to good information and scrutinise it properly? Critical thinking can help and this article provides many examples of how to develop and use this skill.
Editor’s note: Becoming more productive is easier said than done. One way to do it is to get on top of managing tasks. There are loads of task management tools available and this article shares some of the best.
Editor’s note: Doug Shaw shared this article in our recent Action for Digital Literacy experiment. There is some great advice here on how to set goals and achieve what you want to achieve.
Editor’s note: PA Consulting’s Nick Shackleton-Jones provides a set of simple suggestions to help you do things differently this year.
Editor’s note: Management professor and journalist Stefan stern provides some good tips for managers on how to survive the coming year.
Very interesting read on performance support. You may find the difference between blackbox and glassbox performance support useful when designing these types of interventions.
Editor’s note: Having recently delivered a talk on fake news, this article is well with a read. For various reasons, outlined in this article, humans are good at believing poor quality information. We all need to learn to be healthy skeptics!