L&D Resource Roundup: 19th August 2020

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Natalie Ann Holborow
Digital Content Specialist
L&D Resource Roundup: 19th August 2020

What’s got us talking in L&D at the moment?

We’re here to bring you a fortnightly round-up of the best recent resources in L&D for your reading, viewing and listening pleasure!

Grab a cuppa and your biscuit of choice, and let’s get learning. 

Instructional Designers in Offices Drinking Coffee (IDIODC)

The brilliant IDIODC is taking a break for August (boo), but you can still catch up on all previous episodes here (hooray!). A weekly live eLearning videocast & podcast hosted by Brent Schlenker and Chris Van Wingerden, it’s the perfect way to explore all things instructional design with peers and esteemed guest speakers: https://www.dominknow.com/idiodc

Krystyna Gadd: The 5 Secrets of Accelerated Learning: L&D Mastermind Webinar (21st Aug, 11:00-12:00)

When it comes to achieving business results in a creative and inspiring way, Krystyna Gadd is a real pro. If you ever wanted to know more about accelerated learning and how to apply it, this is for you. In this interactive webinar Krystyna will share her 5 secrets using MURAL, an online collaboration tool: https://www.ldmastermind.com/event/krystyna-gadd-the-5-secrets-of-accelerated-learning-ld-mastermind-webinar/

Learning Technologies Summer Forum 2020: Our Key Takeaways

Did you attend this year’s Learning Technologies Summer Forum as it went virtual? We did, and we’ve rounded up a list of key takeaways from what proved to be an engaging, insightful and inspiring event. Find out what we learned here: https://www.thinqi.co.uk/resources/blogs/learning-technologies-summer-forum-2020-our-key-takeaways/

Training Zone: The ‘Learning Culture’ Debate: is the Term Still Valid in Today’s Climate?

Here’s one to get you thinking and debating. ‘Learning culture’ is widely recognised as a term in the L&D community, but is it still suitable for today’s workplace? Should we be rethinking the term altogether? This thought-provoking article from Jackie Clifford is worth a read: https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/lead/culture/the-learning-culture-debate-is-the-term-still-valid-in-todays-climate

HR Magazine: Employees Upskilling From Home During Pandemic

With the uncertainty that’s arisen from the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more people have been learning from home, with managerial skills and digital skills the leading areas for upskilling. Find out more about the recent study conducted by The Open University here: https://www.hrmagazine.co.uk/article-details/employees-upskilling-from-home-during-pandemic

We hope that’s given you plenty of food for thought – we’ll be back again with more L&D resources soon!

Have any L&D resources particularly inspired you recently? We’d love to hear your recommendations.

Until next time!

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Natalie Ann Holborow
Digital Content Specialist