Learning and development is in the middle of an exciting transformation.
New technology, the changing nature of work, and an influx of millennials into the workplace mean companies have to move away from a training culture — in which companies serve specific training to employees — to a culture of continuous learning.
The need to do this is pressing — transforming corporate learning emerged as the second most important trend in Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends report. The reason? R...
Artificial intelligence is a term that comes with a lot of baggage, thanks to popular culture. From Asimov to Westworld, machines that act and think like humans are a mainstay in science fiction.
In reality, however, there are limits to what artificial intelligence can do: machines don’t make good decisions on their own, and they’re not creative. Examples of the limitations of AI abound: Last year, for example, trolls corrupted Tay, Microsoft’s Twitter bot, so badly she had to be taken offlin...
Instructors who have taught online understand that, like a text, a whiteboard, or a gradebook, courseware, when it is based on sound learning science, can be is a tool that helps instructors do what they do best — teach.
Rio Salado College in Tempe, Arizona, serves more than 54,000 students from a broad spectrum of backgrounds. This interview with Michael Medlock, associate dean of instructional design and technology, explores how Rio designs online learning to serve all its students.
Many institutions interested in using design thinking start by bringing in consultants. But any institution interested in trying out design thinking may already have all the expertise it needs on campus: its own faculty.