Sat.Feb 01, 2020 - Fri.Feb 07, 2020

Death to Zombies!

Clark Quinn

Last week, I ranted about a myth that seems inextinguishable. And I ran across another one in a place I shouldn’t have. And I keep seeing others, spotting them roaming around loose. Like zombies, they seem to rise from the dead. We need death to zombies. Particularly learning myth zombies!

Conceptualizing AI in Human Terms is Misleading and Potentially Harmful

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

“We speak of machines that think , learn , and infer.

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skepticism and complexity

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Skepticism: the mark and even the pose of the educated mind.” ” —John Dewey. “A developed country is not a place where the poor have cars.

Mobile Learning: Making Content Available Anytime, Anywhere

Xyleme

Mobile learning, also called M-learning or mLearning, is any type of content that is developed or consumed on mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, and including anything from podcasts to full eLearning courses.

Transitions

Luis Suarez

If I were to describe with a single word the last three years since I wrote a blog post over here, that word would definitely be Transitions. You know what they say, change is hard; change is a constant, and, therefore, the only thing you can do is delay the inevitable.

3 Soft Skills Your Corporate Training Program Should Prioritize in 2020

TOPYX LMS

Companies in the U.S. spent $87.6 billion on training in 2018 and a fair amount of that was wasted, according to Forbes 1. By emphasizing specific soft skills in your corporate training program, you can optimize your training investment and significantly improve your return on investment.

anger, outrage & belonging

Harold Jarche

A topic of conversation in our monthly coffee club video call this morning was polarization — how different sides increasingly do not listen to each other but instead amplify their own positions. We can each come up with several examples, either from the political, or cultural spheres.

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3 Ways to Make eLearning More Accessible for All Employees

TOPYX LMS

Accessibility in the workplace is critical. Employers must make eLearning accessible for all employees, in addition to creating physical workspaces that are accessible.