“As educators, how do we prepare today’s students for a future employment landscape that is vastly different from what we ourselves have known?” [Niehoff]

Training today’s learners to be the hired guns of tomorrow — from gettingsmart.com by Michael Niehoff Excerpt: Freelancer. Free Agent. Independent Contractor. Consultant. Hired Gun. […]

DC: Reflections on “TV is (finally) an app: The goods, the bads and the uglies for learning” [Norris & Soloway]

TV is (finally) an app: The goods, the bads and the uglies for learning — from thejournal.com by Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway Excerpts: Television. TV. […]

In-demand skills for 2018 [linkedin]

The Skills Companies Need Most in 2018 – And The Courses to Get Them — from linkedin.com by Paul Petrone Excerpt: Using a combination of […]

Workplace learning trends 2018 [elearninglearning.com]

Workplace learning trends 2018 — from elearninglearning.com Excerpt: The beginning of a year is a great time to take stock of the year gone by […]

“Freedom 2.0 – Blockchain’s biggest use case” plus 4 other items re: blockchain

  FREEDOM 2.0 – Blockchain’s Biggest Use Case with Richie Etwaru @richieetwaru — with thanks to Mike Mathews for his posting this on LinkedIn Description: […]

“18 striking AI trends to watch in 2018” plus 6 other items regarding artificial intelligence

  18 striking AI Trends to watch in 2018 – Part 1 as well as 18 striking AI Trends to watch in 2018 – Part […]

“Utilize virtual showrooms | See stores in your living room.” DC: If this is how retail could go, what might be the ramifications for learning-related environments & for learners’ expectations?

Cisco: “Utilize virtual showrooms | See stores in your living room.” DC: If this is how retail could go, what might be the ramifications for […]

Reflections on “What College Doesn’t Teach You About Building a Network” [Selingo]

What College Doesn’t Teach You About Building a Network — from linkedin.com by Jeff Sellingo Excerpt: Here’s what I told the students in Boston about […]

DC: This is what I mean by saying institutions of traditional higher ed aren’t keeping pace w/ the new, exponential pace of change

From DSC: Regarding the article below…why did it take Udacity needing to team up with Infosys to offer this type of program and curriculum? Where […]

Putting lifelong learning on the CEO agenda [Edmondson & Saxberg]

Putting lifelong learning on the CEO agenda — from mckinsey.com by Amy Edmondson and Bror Saxberg In an open letter to business leaders, a Harvard Business […]

Some predictions for 2018: Learning-wise & tech-wise

eLearning: Predictions for 2018 — from news.elearninginside.com by Cait Etherington Excerpts: The educational technology sector grew substantially in 2017 and all signs point to even […]

14 Essential Roles That Every Organisation Needs on Their e-Learning Development Team

The design and delivery of organisational e-Learning requires the carefully crafted amalgamation of multiple professions if it is to be executed at a high standard. […]

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