MWL Newsletter No 34

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 1-7 October 2017

Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017

On 2 October I released the Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 that I compiled from the votes of 2,164 learning professionals from 52 countries worldwide. 52 new tools on the list this year. My brief analysis of the list is here.

From around the Web

Counterpunch  Jane Bozarth, Learning Solutions Magazine, 3 October 2017
““Look at what makes the outliers successful. They see the benefits outweighing the risks. They see risks as things that can be managed. They begin with the end in mind. They see a solution. They’re willing to make mistakes. They learn from those mistakes.””

7 things you should know about augmented, virtual, and mixed reality   Educause, October 2017

“The rapidly evolving world of AR (augmented reality), VR (virtual reality), and MR (mixed or merged reality) offers new opportunities to create a psychological sense of immersive presence in an environment that feels real enough to be viewed, experienced, explored, and manipulated.”

MWL Workshop

Supporting Modern Social Learning in the Workplace

9 October – 3 November 2017

Although “social learning” has become the latest industry buzzword, it is not just about making people interact in courses, but helping teams and groups learn together as they work together, and facilitating learning across the organisation. This is modern social learning. In this 4-week online workshop we look at how to help managers build a successful and effective social team, how to guide social learning experiences, as well as ways to foster networked learning across the organisation.

30 Day Learning Challenges

The 30 day Learning Challenges are now available in two formats: as a daily email programme OR a downloadable Taskbooks.

The 5 Learning Challenges are suitable for anyone to become a continuous independent modern professional learner –

How to become a Modern Professional Learner

A collection of 100 tasks (selected from all 5 Challenges) to help you thrive in the new world of work.
Cost £25
Available mid-October.
Pre-order your copy now.

Jane Hart
Director, Centre for Modern Workplace Learning

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