Top 10 tools that empower learners to develop themselves

Learning Pool

Technology and apps can help realize this learner-centric approach but which are the best tools for empowering learners to develop themselves? One main reason for the shift to learner-centric learning and development is the unprecedented access to information that modern learners have.

Curated Insights: Curation on Curation

Axonify

One of the big reasons curation has become such a buzzy term is the overwhelming volume of information available in today’s world. Information is often much less accessible than in real life, especially in an employee’s moment of need. The information exists, but it’s often difficult to find or it’s locked in people’s heads. As the author quotes, “Curation comes up when people realize that it isn’t just about information seeking, it’s also about synchronizing a community.”

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Curated Insights: Curation on Curation

Axonify

One of the big reasons curation has become such a buzzy term is the overwhelming volume of information available in today’s world. Information is often much less accessible than in real life, especially in an employee’s moment of need. The information exists, but it’s often difficult to find or it’s locked in people’s heads. As the author quotes, “Curation comes up when people realize that it isn’t just about information seeking, it’s also about synchronizing a community.”

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The 21st Century Curator

ID Reflections

Curation today takes on a new meaning in the context oftechnological affordance, information abundance, diminishing attention, hungerfor contextual and timely information, and constantly shifting, globally linkedlandscape. And this is what today’scurators do—aided and inspired by technology. Aggregation : Aggregation is the act of curating the most relevant information abouta particular topic into asingle location. If Web 1.0 was aboutonline access and Web 2.0

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Work Literacy of Social Learning Implementors

Vignettes Learning

The discussions are very helpful in formulating my thoughts on the issues of social learning tools, technologies and impacts on performance. I have been reviewing the blog discussions on Work Literacy Gap and Frameworks between Harold Jarche , Tony Karrer and Michelle Martin's. The exchange of ideas is very rich with practical stories and theories.

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Digital Assets Creates New Role for L&D Pros: The Content Curator

ATD Learning Technologies

The volume of information being created is increasing faster than we can make sense of it. Indeed, the ease with which organizations can generate, review, and retrieve information has helped them build a considerable amount of potential learning resources. However, it also has led to information overload, confusion, and sometimes even anxiety. Think: blogs, email, wikis, communities of practice. Think: SharePoint, Pinterest, YouTube, Yammer.