Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 2, 2019

“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.

Design Resources

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.

Conference Roundup

Check out the upcoming conference action and please let me know if you see any I´ve missed.

You can find me at these UPCOMING EVENTS:

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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.

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Published by Mike Taylor

Born with a life-long passion for learning, I have the great fortune to work at the intersection of learning, design, technology & collaboration.

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