I read through a number of articles and blog posts each day as part of my professional development. Each week, I curate a few of my favorites, including a brief introduction explaining why I find the post to be of value, and recommend you read it.
Here’s a summary of this week’s content:
- How artificial intelligence is shaping the future of I.D.
- A post that demonstrates curation in practice
- A free alternative for sharing your courses
- How to support DEI efforts in a hybrid world
- A look a common reasons training programs can fail
The Future of ID in an AI World
Artificial intelligence is rapidly changing the ways we live, work, and play. This post by Markus Bernhardt and Clark Quinn looks at how A.I. is evolving, and what it means to the future of instructional design.
How I Create My Weekly Newsletter (and personal curation tips you should steal)
Curation is a great skill for learning and development professionals to develop. This post by Mike Taylor – one of the best curators in the L&D space – explains his process for curating his weekly newsletter. It’s a great post to understand curation in practice.
Create a Google Cloud Account to Share Courses for Free
While uploading elearning courses to a learning management system is common practice, there are times you need an alternative for hosting your projects (such as showcasing your personal portfolio). This post by Tom Kuhlmann explores how to use Google Cloud as a free alternative for sharing your courses.
The Need for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training in the Hybrid Workplace
Supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion is an important goal for L&D departments. This post examines what new challenges arise in supporting DEI efforts in an increasingly remote and hybrid work environment.
11 Reasons why employee training fails
Understanding the reasons that training programs can fail to meet their goals can be a critical area of knowledge to improve the likelihood of programs being successful. This post by Raluca Cristescu looks at 11 different reasons that training can fail. It’s a great reminder of things to not lose sight of in our projects.
Upskilling for L&D Practitioners – FREE DOWNLOAD
While it’s frustratingly true that many things have not changed in the past three decades, a good many things have. In Upskilling for L&D Practitioners, Jane Bozarth reached L&D practitioners and decade-long managers via social media to discuss the shifts they have experienced in their professions. Find out which tools and approaches they found useful to stay updated in their careers, how to choose which new skills to pursue, and how to do it.
Download this research report and see what skills you need to stay current, how management can help support your upskilling, and advice for reskilling as you navigate your career.