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Doubling down on curation

2017 06 24 Not Curation

Earlier this month, Josh Bersin published an interesting analysis that concluded: A New World of Corporate Learning Arrives – And it looks like TV. In it, he points out that emerging platforms for corporate learning are serving up a wide range of content in much the same way that our favorite video providers might – with aggregated resources, playlists, recommendations, …

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The people part

2017 04 04 People Component

At last week’s Learning Ecosystems conference in Orlando, we had the pleasure of hearing animation legend Glen Keane talk about how to embrace technological change to enhance creativity. It was a fascinating talk culminating with a demonstration of virtual reality animation that was gorgeous and mind-blowing (see this video at 2:39 for a taste of what we saw). It got …

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When Google lets you down

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This post was originally published in the InSync Training blog (September 13, 2016). Consider this scenario. You’ve been hearing some buzz among colleagues in the L&D field about what is referred to as a “learning ecosystem.” While you might guess what that’s about, you decide you want to learn a bit more. So you Google it, of course. In the …

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Sharing our expertise

2016 04 29 Glasses Research

There has been a lot of talk lately about how academics can use social media to share their emerging research and make more direct recommendations to the practitioners who might benefit from knowing their results.* Too much important research is buried in academic journals that practitioners cannot access (and written in language that isn’t relatable), so it’s quite useful for …

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“Birth” Announcement

It’s a book! Learning Environments by Design September 14, 2015 8.8 ounces, 8 inches long, 192 pages Having been lovingly nurtured along for at least seven years, my ideas around designing learning environments have at last been shaped into a real book. I am so excited to announce that Learning Environments by Design was published by ATD Press on September …

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