Do YOU like gamification?

Gamification is all the rage,  but the jury is out whether it really works or not. I’m writing an article for the MWL magazine so please let me know what YOU think of it by taking my short Twitter poll.  Many thanks. I am writing an article on gamification. Please …

Company training/e-learning is the least valued way of learning at work: what does this mean for L&D? (New article in the MWL Magazine)

New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine: Company training/e-learning is the least valued way of learning at work: what does this mean for L&D? In today’s article I look at the results of my 5-year Learning in the Workplace survey and consider what this means for L&D departments. I …

Beyond Training – The importance of Workwide Learning (New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine)

My new article in the MWL Magazine is here: Beyond Training – The importance of workwide learning “There is a lot of talk about lifelong learning – but most of it focuses on lifelong education – that is continuously taking courses throughout your life … but lifelong education is only …

Sunday Selection: Measure what Matters, Design Less, Don’t Force Fun, and more

Here are the articles and news I shared last week in my tweets and retweets. Big thanks to @markwschaefer for including me in his new book, Known. Here’s the link to find out more https://t.co/51wluelZCR pic.twitter.com/ane075Ixdw — Jane Hart (@C4LPT) February 11, 2017 If You Want to Learn Faster, Overclock …

Mastery takes time and effort (new article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine)

New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine by Harold Jarche: Mastery takes time and effort.  Her’s a quote “Is reflection solely the realm of sitting and thinking on one’s own? Or is it the ebb and flow of conversations and making meaning through discourse? Time for silent reflection is …

Supporting Manager-Led Learning (Online Workshop)

Next public workshops run as follows: Intro to MWL: 27 Feb – 10 March Supporting MLL: 13 March – 17 April 2017 When it comes to manager-led learning, there is a huge opportunity to work with managers to help them recognise, value, encourage and support the learning that takes place …

5 factors driving Modern Workplace Learning (new article in the MWL Magazine)

In today’s article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine, 5 factors driving Modern Workplace Learning I  take a look at 5 factors that are impacting the workplace and driving a new approach to workplace learning, and which also mean a very different organizational learning culture from the long-standing traditional training culture that …

Experimentation and Reflection (new article in the Modern Workplace Learning magazine)

New article by Clark Quinn “in my mind learning is action and reflection, with two nuances. The first notion is that the action/reflection cycle is the process, not the outcome. The outcome, technically, is a new response to the same stimuli. In short, we act and reflect to develop our …

The Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit (New article in the MWL Magazine)

My new article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine: The Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit “There is a lot of interest in the behaviour of the Modern Learner, but in the context of work it is more appropriate to talk about the Modern Professional Learner. The Modern Professional Learner learns for, …

Inspire Learning in the Workplace (New article in the MWL Magazine)

New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine, by Helen Blunden, Activate Learning Solutions “I don’t know about you but it’s rare that any mandated traditional training inspires me anymore. The words ‘mandated’ and ‘learning’ must never be in the same sentence together because they cancel each other out. Here …