• 08 Nov 2017 9:15 AM | Anonymous

    Microlearning as an idea has been around for a while. Now that the term has been made popular, vendors are falling over each other to convince companies that they have the best microlearning...Download the whitepaper...

  • 30 Oct 2017 10:54 AM | Anonymous

    Teaching adults is hard. Not because adults are hard to teach, but because the process of approaching the instruction of an adult requires unlearning a lot of what you think you know about teaching as a practice...READ MORE

  • 26 Sep 2017 3:00 PM | Anonymous

    Hardly news, is it? The evidence has been around for some time. In fact, successive UK governments have invested in collecting more evidence on what makes adults healthier and better able to manage their health and that of their families...READ MORE...

  • 14 Sep 2017 11:13 AM | Anonymous

    How does the MIT Media Lab develop its adult learning tools? By envisioning them as scaffolding constructed to support learning, according to Juliana Nazare, Masters student at MIT and research assistant for the projects...READ MORE...

  • 29 Aug 2017 11:18 AM | Anonymous

    Over the last few months I’ve had a series of meetings with Chief Learning Officers, talent management leaders, and vendors of next generation learning tools. My goal has been simple: try to make sense of the new corporate learning landscape, which for want of a better word, we can now call “Digital Learning.” In this article I’d like to share ten things to think about, with the goal of helping L&D professionals, HR leaders, and business leaders understand how the world of corporate learning has changed...READMORE

  • 13 Aug 2017 8:06 PM | Anonymous

    Five days before the release of the first iPad, James Murdoch, a high-ranking executive at News Corp., exchanged a flurry of emails with Steve Jobs. Murdoch and Jobs couldn’t reach an agreement that would allow HarperCollins, a publisher owned by NewsCorp, to add its books to the Apple store before the launch.

    Their email exchange offers insight into what to do — and what not to do — when writing business emails. Murdoch’s notes are a classic example of how most of us tend to write: long, with multiple ideas and no clear message. Jobs used simple tactics to dominate the correspondence.

    Here are five things we can learn from Jobs about how to write effective emails.

  • 13 Aug 2017 7:25 PM | Anonymous

    Learning throughout life makes sense. Research shows it is good for your health, your wealth, your civic engagement and your family’s future prospects. It prolongs your independent life and enriches your quality of life...READ MORE...

  • 13 Jul 2017 12:56 PM | Anonymous

    How do we get others to change their minds? That is the question many of us are asking in this polarizing social and political climate, where the gulf between some people's beliefs appears almost insurmountable. But there is a way, based in the academic field of adult learning, that has helped people confront their own biases and find a new perspective...READ MORE...

  • 22 Jun 2017 11:24 AM | Anonymous

    What does Andragogy mean and which are Knowles’ 5 assumptions of Adult Learners? Are you familiar with Knowles’ 4 Principles Of Andragogy? In the following post I will answer the above questions and provide you with several highly recommended resources on Malcolm Knowles’ Adult Learning Theory...READ MORE...

  • 19 Jun 2017 12:49 PM | Anonymous

    All adult learning, even self-directed learning, rarely occurs “in splendid isolation from the world in which the learner lives; it is intimately related to that world and affected by it”. (Jarvis, 1987).

    Adult learning does not occur in a vacuum...

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