David Kelly’s Curated L&D Content for the Week of 06/19/17

kelly_davidThis week’s curated content includes links exploring the following:

  • how the Pentagon uses games
  • what Marketing has to do with Learning
  • a glimpse into the future of learning
  • an exploration of how A.I. may change learning
  • a look at the value of microlearing
  • the backchannel for this week’s FocusOn Learning Conference

Here’s the content for this week:

The Pentagon Looks to Video Games for the Future of War by Nicholas Thompson
If you want to see deep examples of games-based learning principles being applied to real-world performance, look no further than the military. This post explores how the US military is using gaming principles to shape the next generation of warfare.

What’s Marketing Got to Do With Learning? by Helen Blunden
Have you ever considered the parallels that exist between the Marketing and L&D Departments in your organization? There are a great deal of similar goals associated with these two areas, and opportunities from each to learn from the other. This post explores some of those opportunities.

What will the future of workplace learning look like? by Livia M
Technology continues to change what is possible for education, training, and learning. But predictinig the futire isn’t an exact science. I find looking at multiple points of view can help bring out the common trends in the community. This is an example of one such post..

Will Artificial Intelligence bring real smarts to eLearning? by Nikos Andriotis
Artificial intelligence is advancing rapidly. While there are few applications that impact training and development today, the potential is there and will impact our world sooner than you may think. This post explores the world of AI and examines examples of how it may impact the learning and development in the future..

The Microlearning Hype: Is It All It’s Cracked Up to Be? by Sharon Boller
Microlearning is one of the biggest buzzwords in our industry right now, and one not without it’s share of controversy. This post doesn’t hot the controversy head-on. Instead it focuses more on the value of the concept rather than the current definition of it’s label..

The FocusOn Learning Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources by David Kelly
Not able to join us in San Diego for FocusOn 2017? Be sure to follow along with the #FocusOnLearn backchannel on Twitter and check out all the shared resources on this post, updated throughout the week.


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