Learning general

/Learning general

Posts containing information on learning in general, not elearning specific

Learning Events Australia & New Zealand April/May 2017

March 28th, 2017|Learning general|

Author: Karen Moloney It's that time of the month again when we give you a roundup of professional development events happening in our region over the next two months. If you're looking for events in June and beyond, please view the full calendar. You can keep up to date with event listings by following us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. [...]

31 Ways to Boost Your Learning Career – Part 1

March 22nd, 2017|Career development, Learning general|

Image copyright https://www.123rf.com/profile_deviyanthi79 Author: Karen Moloney If you’re reading this post, I’m taking a guess that you are likely to be one of the following: Someone looking to switch careers and get into the learning profession A learning professional looking to upskill in a new area, e.g. from face-to-face instructional design to eLearning [...]

4 Disturbing Results From the LinkedIn 2017 Workplace Learning Report

February 22nd, 2017|Learning general|

Author: Karen Moloney This week I (finally) got time to sit down, grab some chocolate and have a read of the LinkedIn 2017 Workplace Learning Report. The report was based on survey results of “500 L&D professionals across the U.S. and Canada and industry leaders” and its focus was to uncover the top trends and [...]

3 Reasons Why You Need to Belong to a Tribe

February 10th, 2017|Learning general|

Author: Karen Moloney Late Wednesday afternoon I left the air-conditioned comfort of my little office and drove into the city for my first networking event of this year – Sydney Instructional Design and eLearning Meetup, organised by the incomparable David Swaddle and the very accommodating Jorn Are Lundin from LinkedIn. I was going to write [...]

Case study: How LinkedIn used curation as part of a learning strategy

February 7th, 2017|Curation, Instructional design, Learning general, Learning strategy|

Author: Karen Moloney A little while back I had the pleasure of interviewing Kelly Palmer, CLO of Degreed as part of our Immersion series. Before she joined Degreed, Kelly was Chief Learning Officer at LinkedIn and had the fun job of building a learning organisation from scratch. Kelly used curation as an integral part of the [...]

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Which learning trends will you be adopting in 2017?

February 2nd, 2017|Learning general|

The end of one year and the start of another has us thinking on what’s past and what lies ahead. Personally, I love that time of year when I can take stock, reflect, learn, declutter, re-think, plan, re-energise and dive in. (My husband on the other hand is not so keen as he knows that [...]

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Looking for New Ways to Engage Learners? Try Kahooting.

August 31st, 2016|eLearning, eLearning resources, Gamification, Instructional design, Learning general, Microlearning, mLearning, Social learning|

Author: Karen Moloney Yes, it’s true. According to the New York Times, Kahooting is actually a word! But what does it mean? I found out a few weeks ago when I attended a presentation on BYODD (Bring Your Own Designated Device) at my son’s school. Part of the session involved teachers showing how they were using kids [...]

The 10 Biggest Problems With eLearning and How to Solve Them

August 25th, 2016|eLearning, Instructional design, Learning general|

Author: Karen Moloney We all know that in the world at large, eLearning gets a bad rap. And that’s not really fair because there are some fantastic online programs out there that not only win awards, but actually get real results for both learners and their organisations. But let’s keep it real – they are the [...]

How to Use Email Autoresponders for Microlearning

August 11th, 2016|eLearning, eLearning resources, Instructional design, Learning general, Microlearning|

Author: Karen Moloney I’m finding it more and more interesting how much the disciplines of marketing and learning are starting to intersect. This is especially so now that we are working more with digital media and social platforms for learning, so it makes sense to explore more about how marketers engage their target audiences and [...]

The Risky Relationship Between Curation and Copyright

July 26th, 2016|Curation, Instructional design, Learning general|

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing the Australian Copyright Council's Executive Director, Fiona Phillips, for our next Immersion virtual summit: Curation Debunked. With the sea of content freely available online, just waiting to be curated, copyright is something that needs to be taken into account to ensure we as curators are not putting our [...]

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