MWL Newsletter No 9

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by – and with commentary from – Jane Hart for the week 9 – 15 April 2017

From around the Web

Voting for the Top Tools for Learning 2017 is now open

The 11th Annual Learning Tools survey is taking place in 2017, and Jane Hart will once again be compiling an overall Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 as well as 3 sub-lists:

  1. Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2017 – ie. the tools used by individuals for their own self-organised learning and self-improvement – inside and outside the workplace.
  2. Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2017 – ie. the tools used to create and/or manage e-learning or for performance support, or tools used by work teams and groups for informal social and collaborative learning.
  3. Top 100 Tools for Education  2017– ie. the tools used by educators and academics in schools, colleges, universities, adult education etc.

Your Employees Aren’t Consumers. They have Too Many Expectations Simon Terry 15 April 2017

“Your employee’s consumer behaviour won’t translate to the workplace. The barrier to consumer style adoption is the impact of your systems and culture. Implementation of technology alone does not address these cultural and systemic issues.”

This week’s Twitter Poll

Upcoming MWL Workshop


Next workshop runs 8 May – 2 June 2017

There will always be a need for organisational training, but this just needs more relevant and appealing for appealing for today’s workforce. This 4-week online workshop will help you to consider a number off ways to organise modern content and learning experiences – in line with the ways people now learn on the Web.

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Jane Hart
Director, Centre for Modern Workplace Learning