Happy Friday! This is the last newsletter before I pack up my floppy travel hat and head out west for a big adventure with my family. I hope you’ve had a great week and enjoy a pleasant weekend.
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Last week’s most clicked item:
Interactive Periodic Table of Amazing Learning Experiences
Six Enablers of Emergent Learning
Sahana Chattopadhyay has previously written about designing organizations as interconnected communities to stay responsive and resilient here and here. Along those lines she shares some inherent conditions and practices that can help nurture and support emergent learning in organizations.
The Biggest Myth In Education
Derek Muller (@veritasium) has a fantastic YouTube channel highlighting all kinds of cool science stuff. In this episode, he tackles the myth of learning styles. As Danieal WIllingham tweeted,this is “Best video I’ve seen on learning style evidence.” Probably worth a bookmark so you can share it anytime you find people spouting of about learning style non-sense.
Poor Proxies for Learning. Powerful insights from Rob Coe
Rob Coe (@ProfCoe) is a great mind working in the field of educational research and he has contributed a number of valuable insights including his What Makes Great Teaching report and the Great Teaching Toolkit.
How unconscious forces control our actions
Subliminal messaging and nudge psychology lead us to believe that we can be influenced without us realising, but just how powerful is our unconscious mind? Read this to learn more about how our unconscious processes, such as intuition, function in ways that automatically and rapidly synthesise a range of complex information
Learning Guild Authoring Tools Report
This Learning Guild research report explores the current state of eLearning authoring tools. Check out which tools are most popular, what features users value most, and how the pandemic has affected the market’s demand for synchronous tools.
- Attention: How to capture it and keep it with Ben Parr on the Behavioral Grooves podcast.
- Achieving More by Tapping into the Science of Less with Leidy Klotz on the How to Be Awesome at Your Job podcast.
- What is xAPI and should you be using it to collect data? with Megan Torrance on the Listen Like You Train podcast.
Tools & Tips
- Reduct.video transcribes your video recordings and allows everyone to search, edit, and share video as easily as text.
- Markup.io is an easy way to leave feedback on digital content.
- Spread.cv lets you build a cool online resume using Google Sheets for free.
- NoCodeCheatSheet is a simple, practical guide to help you navigate the #NoCode tools landscape.
- Typedream helps you build a beautiful website using a simple interface.
Where You Can Find Me
- Kansas City ATD – August 17
- Nashville ATD – Using Technology for Training – September 16
- DevLearn – October 20-22
- New Jersey ATD – Future of Work – November 10
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