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TikTok is (not) the future of learning

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Facebook is the future of learning. Wait … YouTube is the future of learning. Hold on … Netflix is the future of learning. You see where I’m going … Over the past week, I’ve heard/read the words “TikTok is the future of learning” six times. Some came from vendors trying …

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We built a LearnGeek App in 2 hours

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We have an app! I’ll give you a moment to let the excitement fade. The official LearnGeek App is the only place you can find ALL of your favorite LearnGeek content for quick and easy consumption. Articles. Podcasts. Events. It’s all curated into our web app for easy access. The …

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My Top 10 Tools for Learning (2018)

In Technology by JD Dillon

How do the tools that help us learn evolve from year to year? That’s the question behind Jane Hart’s annual Top Tools for Learning survey. L&D practitioners from around the world are invited to submit their 10 top tools until Friday, September 21, 2018. Jane will then compile the data …

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My Top 10 Tools for Learning (2017)

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Are you looking for better tools to strengthen your workplace learning and performance ecosystem? Well, here’s a great place to start! It’s time for Jane Hart’s annual Learning Tools Survey. Thousands of L&D pros from around the world will be sharing the 10 tools they find most effective for supporting …

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Your RFP is missing the …

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I didn’t release many RFPs during my time in enterprise L&D. I rarely had a need to play the field of learning technology. Rather, I evaluated my options, figured out what I wanted (and could afford), and went out and got it. Now that I work on the vendor/services side of the industry, I …

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Weighing In: Banning Devices in the Classroom

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Earlier this week, an L&D industry peer posted the following update on their social feed: It’s demeaning and disrespectful of you as an educator and/or trainer to ban the use of a device in hand during class/training assuming “they’re probably just checking Facebook.” If they actually do access Facebook or some …

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My Top 10 Tools for Learning (2016)

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Its time once again for Jane Hart‘s annual Top 200 Tools for Learning survey. 200? That’s right! This year’s list has been expanded – doubled in fact – to allow more tools to gain exposure. The 2016 list (presentation embedded below) includes votes from more than 1,2000 learning professionals worldwide representing both workplace learning and formal …

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My Top 10 Tools for Learning (2015)

In General L&D, Technology by JD Dillon1 Comment

It’s once again time to vote for your favorite toys as part of Jane Hart‘s annual Top 100 Tools for Learning survey. To compile last year’s list,  Jane received input from 1,038 learning professionals from 61 countries. You can submit your top 10 list as part of the 2015 survey here until noon GMT …

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My Top 10 Tools for Learning (2014)

In General L&D, Technology by JD Dillon1 Comment

As far as I’m concerned, Jane Hart = GOOD STUFF in the world and learning and performance. Beyond her insightful, thought-leader posts and other development offerings (which I have not experienced but hear only good things), she also drives the annual Top 100 Tools for Learning survey. This is a cool opportunity for …