“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious” -Albert Einstein
Only two more weeks of summer vacation for the kiddos as we tick over into August. We´re looking to squeeze in a few last adventures before returning to the regular routine of school and I hope wherever you are you´re enjoying a few adventures of your own. Here are this week´s best learning, design, and technology finds. Cheer!
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What Are The 12 Benefits Of Campaign Learning?
Not quite sure if you’re ready to take the plunge with campaign learning? Here are 12 compelling reasons to get started on your first learning campaign from Juliette Denny (@juliettedenny)
How to Fix 3 Common Flaws in Multiple-Choice Questions
Writing good multiple-choice questions is a critical skill for people who design instruction! See what Patti Shank (@pattishank) has to say about three common multiple-choice question flaws, and how to fix them.
Personality Inventories: Fiction, Fact, Future
This research report by Jane Bozarth reviews key literature on personality assessments and discusses why organizations continue to use them. The report explores the appeal of personality assessments, the problems that arise, and dives into popular assessment tools.
The Art Of Learning Side-By-Side: Why The Way We Develop Is Not Working For Our Workforce
Sesil Pir (@WhirlingChief) takes a look at how she sees many aspects of corporate learning as antiquated and dreams of creating an opportunity of experiences in which we are able to share, learn and grow side by side…
Cloud Storage Showdown — Google Drive vs OneDrive
Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive are two of the leading cloud storage options. Check out this @zapier comparison of —Google Drive vs. OneDrive—to help you decide which is right for you and your files.
Learning, Design & Technology Miscellany
A few other things just because I can.
- Isometric – Download some nice, free isometric illustrations for your next project
- 15 Sources for free stock videos by @elearningcoach
Apps & Tools
- Envelop is a very simple free file-sharing app. Upload a file, get a download link, and share it. That’s it.
- Makepad is an app for individuals looking to organize & manage projects.
What I’m listening to:
- One of my ¨go to¨ favorites, Grammatik, is on tap this morning.
- Speaker submissions for Realities 360 open through end-of-day TODAY Friday, August 2nd.
- Speaker submissions for Learning Solutions open through end-of-day TODAY Friday, August 2nd.
- Speaker submissions for the ATD ICE conference are now open through August 14
- Speaker submissions for the Presentation Ideas online conference now open
You can find me at these UPCOMING EVENTS:
- September 17: Learning Technologies and Design Day
- October 22-25: DevLearn Pre-Conference Workshop & Concurrent Session
I’m always looking for great people and organizations who want to help people learn and work better. If you’re one of them, let’s talk! Speaking and Workshop Information Sheet.