Curated Industry Content for the Week of 11/23/15

twist-curated-content-1Every Monday we curate a number of articles and blog posts that have relevance to members of the eLearning Guild Community, and to the learning and performance field as a whole. Each piece of content that we share includes a brief introduction from the member of the Guild Community sharing why they think the content is important.

Here’s the content for this week:

NPR Editorial Training
This public site shares a great number of resources used to train and educate journalists working in public media. The resources are broken into 4 topics: Audio, Digital, Social Media, and Visuals. The resources of this site can be especially valuable to elearning designers and developers. -David Kelly 

What Is Disruptive Innovation? by Clayton M. Christensen, Michael E. Raynor, & Rory McDonald
I hate buzzwords. Buzzwords hinder progress, as the very nature of a buzzword involves the usage of a term that spreads faster than it’s understanding. That’s where we are with Disruptive Innovation. There’s huge potential in the idea of disruptive innovation that is being lost through misunderstanding and miscommunication. This article attempts to set the record straight. -David Kelly 

16 Facebook Accounts That Will Make You Smarter by Dara Fontein
Most people look at facebook as the social network used to connect with friends and family. It’s also a great source of learning. This post highlights 16 different pages you can follow that will add little learning opportunities into the facebook feed you’re already looking at every day.. -David Kelly 

11 Resources to Curate, Clip, Collect, and Collaborate Content by Author
The need to effectively curate content is growing for learning professionals. But knowing it’s a need is one thing; knowing how to do it is something else. This post explores 11 tools that can be used to curate content. -David Kelly 

How Tesla Motors is Building its Learning Machine by Todd Bauer
How does one of the most innovative companies in the world approach it’s internal approach to learning? In this interview with Beth Loeb Davies, Director of Learning & Development at Tesla, we find out. -David Kelly 

7 Big Benefits of Giving Employees the Knowledge They Need by Tricia Morris
Why should organizations care about training and learning? This article shares seven important reasons why employee knowledge matters, ad it does so without using learning industry jargon – it just tells the story of how an organization can benefit. -David Kelly 

What are you reading?

If you have an article, blog post, or other resource that you think we should consider sharing in a future Curated Industry Content post, please feel free to send a link to the resource to David Kelly along with a few sentences describing why you think the resource is valuable.

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