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We need a rethink

Learning with e's

There's a very useful and refreshing article by Tom Barrett in this week's TES Magazine entitled 'Education needs to plug into Web 2.0'. Never before have I read an article that I agree with so completely. Those of us who are immersed in a world where the use of social media is so sustained, embedded and familiar, forget that many schools still ban the use of Web 2.0 type tools in their classrooms.

Curiosity: The Gateway Competency

CLO Magazine

Curiosity can be cultivated and developed like any other competency. There are six key practices that promote curious behaviors. Consider the following scenarios: Mia is always energized by her interactions with customers. Every conversation yields an insight she can’t wait to do something about. Because of his genuine interest in learning more about his staff, Ty uncovers an employee’s passion for solving puzzles and is able to adjust her job responsibilities to include troubleshooting customer problems. Juan’s favorite word is “why.” Relinquish control.

Lionel Messi and the ascent of Barca soccer


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Simplicity Works in Workplace Learning

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Driving innovation doesn’t have to be complicated. Sometimes simplifying work processes helps spark new ideas and creative solutions to business problems. When it comes to driving innovation, keep it simple. Global Brand Simplicity Index by Siegel+Gale, a brand strategy firm, found that, in most instances, complexity is killing innovation in the workplace. Respondents were asked to rank 21 workplace tasks by their overall simplicity, and promoting an “innovative idea” ranked 18. So what can senior executives do to make it simpler for employees to innovate?

Attract, Engage, and Develop Talent using Open Badges: An IBM case study

Companies have an incredible opportunity to use badges to help attract, engage, recognize and develop talent. There have been significant developments around digital credentials and particularly the fast rise of badges and micro-credentials. Learning Professionals need to be aware of what's happening and innovators should be taking a leading role. In this session, David will go through the well-known IBM Open Badge Program to help explain badge programs.

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Holy Paper

Jay Cross

Know what this is? Back in the age of paper, notebook-hole punches were more prevalent than flip charts. We were naive enough to believe we could capture tacit know-how on sheets of paper in three-ring binders. Even if the main part was already punched, you had to punch the addendum, errata, schedule changes, and so on by yourself. The binders went onto bookshelves to gather dust for six months.

Economics Midterm Review


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The Week That Was

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These were the top five stories from for the week of Jan.14.


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New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends

Companies are increasingly dissatisfied with online learning tools, prompting many to reinvest in technology that supports a modern training approach. Download the report from Brandon Hall Group to see how new investments are bringing real business results.