MWL Newsletter No 38

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week
29 October – 4 November 2017.

From around the Web

Point of Work & ADDIE.Say it ain’t so ..  Gary Wise,  Living in Learning, 30 October 2017

“Personally, I do not give a flying rip what methodology one chooses to use. A training design methodology will only yield a training solution, and that’s perfectly great if all you’re after is POTENTIAL. Sorry…am getting cranked up already, and I promised myself this would not become a rant…. For the last 15 of my 35+ years in the L&D discipline, I’ve been tracking on something different – PERFORMANCE – and performance only manifests at Point-of-Work.”

Progressing Backwards Mark Britz, 27 October 2017

“The word community for many equates to a feature on a social platform or the activities of traditional customer service now done online. You may say “it’s just a word” but I say it’s a slippery slope when people try and remake human activities in technology.:

From the MWL Magazine

The role of L&D in 2018  Jane Hart, 30 October 2017

I am frequently asked for my thoughts on the role of L&D in the future. Here is my take on the important work required for the short-term future.

MWL Workshop

Designing, Delivering and Managing Modern Learning Experiences for the Workplace

6 November – 22 December 2017

There will always be a need for a L&D department to organise learning events and activities – but these just need to be more relevant and appealing for appealing for today’s workforce.  This 7-week online workshop will help you consider a number of ways to design, deliver and manage modern learning experiences.

How to become a Modern Professional Learner

In the modern workplace there is no longer such a thing as a job for a life – only a life of jobs – so it’s up to everyone to continuously update their knowledge, skills and productivity and become an independent modern professional learner. This e-book (by Jane Hart) contains 100 short Tasks (based around the 10 Principles of Modern Professional Learning) to help you get the most out of your work life and take control of your career (see Table of Contents below).

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Jane Hart
Director, Centre for Modern Workplace Learning

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