Donald Taylor yesterday went through five trends for Learning and Development that acted as a nice lead in to the upcoming Learning Technologies Exhibition I blogged about last time. Don’s 5 themes were the below: Globalization & big picture changes Integration Data The role of L&D Performance It was point four which perhaps interested me… Continue reading 5 Trends for L&D in 2013 (#6TrendsLD) Webinar…Could a corporate library service be the answer?
This time of year is my peak time for conferences with (in December, January and February) a number of events I am interested in, including: Online Educa (I have never attended but have followed from a far) CES (which seems to have got a lot more coverage in Britain this year) the UK Blackboard User… Continue reading Do we really need another conference?
FutureLearn, and MOOCs in general, have of course been in the news a lot recently so I thought I would put my initial response here for my future record. This is the response I gave to a colleague… …Ultimately [it has seemed to me that] a lot of [Higher Education] management don’t ‘get’ the possibilities… Continue reading My initial thoughts on FutureLearn
CILIP have recently published a new ‘Professional Knowledge and Skills Base‘ for uses including: Self-assessment tool for planning personal and professional development Demonstrating your skill set to employers Framework for in-house learning and development CILIP’s own course validation and standards processes. CILIP are set to back this up with “some guides to different sectors” to… Continue reading Capability models – useful structure in an unsure world
It has taken a long time to get to this post – partly as I struggled to catch up with ALT-C online. However, I thought I would comment after seeing Brian Kelly’s post on Does Sharing on Mobile Devices Hinder Real World Discussions? I would agree with Brian’s points: In reality, I would argue that… Continue reading Following conferences online: the good