How to Achieve Career Agility through Learning


Alan’s career agility is enabled by his passion for learning. He built pathways for data science in general with additional lessons focusing on sub-topics specific to the projects he was working on and the technical tools for his job. Degreed News Technology Careers Learning Agility

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6 Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Learning Game Design at #ASTDTK14

Bottom-Line Performance

When we started, we found lots of books and articles on game design – but not much on learning game design. Here is a summary of six lessons we’ve learned. This lesson is a critical one.

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The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

Filming starts for our new series to support charity digital skills

Clear Lessons

The Clear Lessons Foundation has therefore teamed up with Gemma Critchley from Aviva, Mike Collins from River Island, Anthony Williams from Costa Coffee and Kevin Maye from Good Things Foundation to produce free video resources to help charities tackle their digital skills.

Making a good impression–and other innovation insights for product managers Dec 22, 2017


Each week I scour articles, wading through the dogs, and bringing you the best insights to help product managers and innovators be heroes. Mind the Product 2017 in Review – lessons for product managers.

Learning from Experimentation

Clark Quinn

In fact, celebrate the lesson learned, regardless of success! Thus, the lesson extracted from learning from experimentation is quickly discerned. You also need to have time to extract the lesson! It could be papers, articles, blog posts, videos, podcasts, webinars, what have you.

eLearning Around The Web

The eLearning Coach

Here is an end-of-the-year roundup of eLearning and related articles you might find helpful, interesting or enjoyable. Agile Learning Design. These eight articles by Donald Clark extrapolate describe an approach for agile learning and training design.

Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

So with this in mind, it seems appropriate to take a look at the articles posted to this blog over the past year and organize them according to how they jive with ADDIE. Two of this year’s articles primarily address analysis. Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Nine Events of Instruction and Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Merrill’s First Principles each describe models that guide eLearning lesson design from start to finish. By Shelley A. Gable.


What Is the Difference Between Hybrid and Blended Learning?


This enhanced interactivity makes the lessons more personal, engaging, and effective. One article details how interactivity leads to better critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, as well as improved student attitudes towards the material.

The most important time to support a woman’s career development is in her 20s

CLO Magazine

Cumbo point out in their article, “Tactics to Advance Women in the Leadership Pipeline,” “Once they [organizations] have identified potential future top talent, they can take steps to fast-track them, which can include exposing them to core business functions including operations and finance.

The Best Resources for Effective Mobile Learning

Ed App

In this article, we outline six of the best resources for optimal mLearning of employees. Our authoring tool has unmatched agility, whereby the distribution of new or updated content is instant, meaning relevant information can be added to lessons from this morning’s news. Our cloud feature also enables the translation of lessons into various languages in the case of a distributed, multilingual workforce.

LinkedIn Becomes A Serious Open Learning Experience Platform

CLO Magazine

Big Think: 500 short-form, actionable video lessons to stay ahead of business changes and stimulate agility in the workforce. As I described in the article “LinkedIn Announces… A Lot!” Josh Bersin is founder of Bersin by Deloitte and a global industry analyst.

A Look Back At The Years Best From Learning Science And Instructional Design

Mike Taylor

Every Friday I post a weekly recap of the best articles, posts, and resources I find from the intersection of learning, design, and technology. You can learn more about it in this Training Journal article by Issy Nancarrow ( @issynancarrow ).

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | December 21, 2018

Mike Taylor

If you haven´t seen Arun Pradhan´s ( @arunzpradhan ) ¨Learning Agility¨ series over on the Learning Solutions Magazine site , you should stop what you´re doing and go read it now. Top 10 Behavioral Scientist Articles of 2018.

Standing still is no longer an option

CLO Magazine

When the “lesson” is over, work is also completed. Agile instructional design is here to stay. This article was originally published as “Standing Still is No Longer an Option” in the July/August 2019 issue of Chief Learning Officer.

Simplicity Combats Complexity

Big Dog, Little Dog

James Murphy, a former F-15 fighter jet pilot and now CEO of a team building company, notes in a recent article that “complexity is the mortal enemy of good execution, and our world is nothing if not increasingly complex.” to discover lessons learned.

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Micro learning platforms: 10 things to look for

Ed App

In this article we’ll examine what to look for in an LMS and authoring tool – the backbone of any micro learning platform. Creating and distributing these lessons require software platforms called authoring tools and Learning Management Systems (LMS). Agility.

The Perfect Mobile Learning Design Strategy

Ed App

Designing mobile learning lessons can be a challenge for organizations, particularly for those who are new to the mobile learning world. In this article, we discuss our top tips on the successful design of your ideal mLearning strategy. Otherwise, the lesson may result in cognitive overload whereby the learner becomes confused or old information is overwritten.

Why You Should Encourage Leaders to Play Games

CLO Magazine

This is because the money spent on other methods does not have a positive ROI, as only 28 percent of businesses claimed to be highly effective, as stated in the Institute of Corporate Productivity’s June 2014 article, “4 Ways to Take Global Leadership Development to the Next Level.”

Why Organizations Don’t Learn

Jay Cross

An article entitled Why Organizations Don’t Learn by Francesca Gino and Bradley Staats in the November 2015 issue of Harvard Business Review caught my eye. Both the article and Real Learning highlight: Destigmatize making mistakes (they are opportunities to learn).

Social Learning: Key resources from January

Jane Hart

Here is my pick of 10 articles about social learning since my last posting just before Christmas. If you want to read further articles you will find many more that I have saved in my 2012 Reading List.

Free eLearning authoring tools: What to look for

Ed App

This article details what the best features to look for when L&D professionals are choosing one. By transforming simple questions and answers into games using templates, it’s simple to create engaging micro lessons that are actually fun to complete. Agility.

8 UX Questions to Answer Before You Take Sales Enablement Mobile

Bottom-Line Performance

The K-12 space often teaches corporate L&D some valuable lessons. This article published by EdSurge focuses on creating educational apps for middle schoolers and high schoolers. How agile are they in using their phones?

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Lifelong Learning & Learning to Learn (Arun Pradhan on Learning and the Jobs of the Future)

Convergence Training

If you’re reading this article, you probably already know the importance of learning at work and have a sense that it will become increasingly important in the future. It’s learning and unlearning, but it’s also having the learning agility to quickly adapt, innovate and perform through change. The ability to unlearn based on evidence, or even signals of change, represents true learning agility and the ability to adapt to new situations.

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A Look Back At The Years Best From Workplace Learning

Mike Taylor

The 10 most read articles in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine in 2018. Here are here top 10 most read articles of 2018. This article by Steve Zaffron ( @stevezaffron ) and Gregory Unruh ( @GregoryUnruh ) really resonates with me. This CLO magazine article is is yet another voice to add to the call for the need for continuous lifelong learning. “An Check out what else Tomas Chamorro-Remuzic ( @drtcp ) has to say in this HBR article. This article by Yael L.

Quit Fixing and Start Coaching

Training Industry

I know her frustration very well as a painful lesson I had to learn. Engaging in a discussion with people instead of giving answers expands their thinking and keeps them mentally agile. I never liked receiving performance reviews even though I was always a top performer.

Digital (Learning) Readiness: A Call for L&D Action

Learning Wire

This article offers insights and views on Digital Learning Readiness (DLR) and provides guidelines how to implement it in your corporate learning environment. Cet article Digital (Learning) Readiness: A Call for L&D Action est apparu en premier sur Learning Wire.

Think Like a Start-Up, Act Like a Product Manager

CLO Magazine

In part one of this two-part article, “Managing Changes with Start-Up Thinking and Employee-Driven Learning,” I discussed the importance of getting started with employee-generated learning. Build a Learning Road Map and Go Agile. Design an MVP: Go agile with sprinted project management.

Developers’ Perspective – Re:Develop 2016

Unicorn Training

Here, the development team share some of their top takeaways…Agile in the Public Sector Roo Reynolds, COO at Digi2alDan Proudfoot: Roo Reynolds' talk "Agile in the Public Sector" focused on Roo's experience with Agile practices within a relatable working environment.

What is Learning in the Age of Technology?

CLO Magazine

While the definition of learning has been debated for centuries, for the purposes of this article we will define learning as a process for acquiring new information that when internalized results in change or transformation.

Microlearning That Kicks Learners Into Thinking and Acting - Tip #202

Vignettes Learning

Etching Lessons Through Glass and Sun This magnifying glass experiment is perhaps one of the first scientific activities that we all remember having participated in as kids. And the best part is that most of us will find it easy to remember the lesson behind the experiment as well.

How INNOVATION Is Driving Today’s Workplaces


With things changing faster, competitors able to be more nimble, and customers getting more ‘clued in’, companies will have to be more flexible and able to adapt faster, which requires agility. What are the lessons learned? Articles/Posts.

Elevate Your Management Skills: Quick Start Guide to Training Your Employees Yourself


For example: initiate conversations, ask people to share lessons learned, meet over lunch and discuss a pressing business issue and how to solve it, set up discussion forums for people to share strategies and options, ask employees to create personal learning plans.

Why consider Blended Learning for corporate training & development?


In other words, can we marry the best parts of face-to-face instruction with the best online learning experience and develop a new, superior training modality that supports the modern learner in an agile organization? For a good summary of the key mistakes, read McKinsey’s article why leadership development programs fail. Blended learning or hybrid learning is any learning modality where face-to-face instruction is combined with online learning.

A new recipe for learner engagement (and how to bake it)

Learning Wire

In today’s fast paced business and L&D – HR environment, change is our only certainty and employees are required to be agile and employable, meaning they should continuously fine-tune and develop their skillset throughout their careers (Molloy & Noe, 2010).