So what can Learning & Development learn from children's education? Recently I attended one of Europe largest exhibitions for technology in education. The show is called BETT and took place in London's ExCel Centre. BETT describes itself as being for: If you’re a Learning and Training Professional, come to Bett to discover how technology can improve and enhance learning, from school to Higher Education and workplace learning. Although I saw little directed at workplaces directly. That … [Read more...] about What can Learning & Development learn from childrens education part 1 #hrblog #edtech #learningtechnologies
Artificial Intelligence (AI), meets relatable robot meets human job: The robot will see you now (counsellor) If you missed the stunning documentary from Channel 4 last week, then it is a piece of must-see television if you are involved in HR and business. Jess is an AI robot designed to have human-like discussions and interactions. Her body movements and eye movements appear to mimic a sentient being. In the programme, it appeared that people built a relationship and learnt to trust her … [Read more...] about The Robot will see you now – is your job safe from AI? #HRblog
Using Technology based platforms to support learning - does it work? Increasingly the use of technology to support or in some cases to deliver learning is on the increase. While reading a post on one of the forums this morning I came across a debate about the willingness for "trainers" to adopt technology to support or deliver learning. The author of the piece (Martin Addison from VideoArts) cited the following: Trainers don’t have the stomach for more preparation Here, the allegation is that … [Read more...] about Technology based learning – does it work (e-learning)?
Training Needs Analysis TNA - sample templates The links below will provide access to a sample TNA form and an example how the same data can be used for developing personal development plans. TNA Sample data collection form and Sample Output for PDP use The original article published in TrainingZone is printed below: TNA: Knowing Where to Start Your Journey In this practical guide, Mike Morrison goes through the stages of an IT training needs analysis. Introduction to … [Read more...] about Training Needs Analysis TNA – sample templates
Dangers of Social Networking & Technology As technology pervades closer and closer into every task we do we are increasingly connected in a disconnected way to the people around us. Today I received this interesting little list and thought it good enough to share: You know you are living in 2010 when... 1. Realising you accidentally enter your PIN/ password on the microwave 2. Artificial - You haven't played solitaire with real cards in years 3. Phone numbers - You have a list … [Read more...] about The Dangers of Social Networking in 2010
The Web is now just over 5000 days old – yes that is all.. imagine what the next 5000 days will bring. Kevin Kelly in this TED presentation highlights some interesting thoughts, Including the fact that the net is the largest and most reliable machine we have ever made. The future will require more transparency, trust and openness. Watch this intriguing video Opportunity of threat? what do you think? … [Read more...] about 5000 days down what of the next 5000?