A host of new learning tools is at our fingertips, many of which can lengthen and strengthen the learning cycle and engage learners in completely new ways. This Learning Technologies collection will help you approach the new ways of learning and training from a strategic perspective.
Widespread adoption of smartphones and tablets has fueled extensive interest among learning professionals about the use of mobile devices for training delivery. To explore the state of mobile learning in 2015, ATD and i4cp sought insights from learning leaders and professionals worldwide in The Mobile Landscape 2015: Building Toward Anytime, Anywhere Learning. Their views, experiences, and strategies offer valuable guidance and examples for those just beginning the mobile learning journey. ATD and i4cp found that 34 percent of organizations have mobile learning programs.
MOOCs: Expanding the Scope of Organizational Learning is an ATD and the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) research report that explores some of the most compelling questions about MOOCs and the promise (and challenges) they hold for organizational learning functions. ATD and i4cp’s survey of learning professionals found that 22 percent are currently using MOOCs in learning and development efforts. MOOCs are collaborative online courses open to anyone wishing to participate at no cost (although a fee may be required in order to earn credit). Corporate MOOCs use the open, online, collaborative approach within organizations.
Mobile Learning: Learning in the Palm of Your Hand Whitepaper is a summary of the full report of the same name and summarizes the state of mobile learning today and expectations for the future.
Better, Smarter, Faster: How Web 3.0 Will Transform Learning In High-Performance Organizations provides executives with important insights into how emerging technologies and the evolving World Wide Web have tremendous potential for advancing organizational learning and success.