Hope you are doing well. Here is some weekend reading for you – hope it’s a good one! You can read them now if you want too. 🙂
As usual, I’ve got you covered with some of the L&D articles and blog posts that you may have missed.
With that said, here are 4 articles from this week:
The Transformation of Employee Training (Forbes.com) – Christine Hall looks at some of the changes sweeping workplace learning, include a shift away from traditional classroom training to more web-based learning, accessed by a wide range of devices and more. She also mentions social learning as well. Take a look by clicking on the link above.
Preapring a Highly-Skilled Workforce Through Partnerships and Technology (Training Industry) – An article by Michelle Effleston which takes a look at linking job seekers and their skills with the organizations that need them. Specifically Lone Star College System, based in Houston Texas, has formed a partnership with Burning Glass Technolologies to streamline the job search process. The college system is changing its curriculum and program offering faster than ever before because employers need them to do so. Read more about it in the link above.
Training For Success: Learning and Technology Trends (Training Zone) – The Aurion Learning Blog at Training Zone takes a look at the most prevalent trends right now in the world of L&D including the 70/20/10 model of learning, the covergence of learning, mobile learning and more.
S’pore Startup Taps App Development for Employee Education (ZDNet) – Singapore startup MicePad leverages the model of leasing iPads to businesses, while developing customized solutions for conferences and training workshops to better engage employees with a simple yet interactive layout. Features an interview with Founder Kevin Chan. Interesting.