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The latest thoughts and trends in the areas of Learning, Learning Architecture, and adult education.
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What Learners Really Want From L&D - Degreed

What Learners Really Want From L&D - Degreed | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
Our research, conducted via two separate surveys over the last year, shows that workers spend 4x to 5x more time on self-directed learning than on what their L&D departments build and buy. They invest more than 14 hours a month, on average, learning on their own, but just two to three hours on employer-provided training.
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A Modern Workplace Learning Service

A Modern Workplace Learning Service | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
I have shared my Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) framework in a number of places (for example, here and here). I use it to illustrate how we need to embrace all the different ways that we learn at ...
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WANTED: Six-Figure Instructional Designers - eLearning Industry

WANTED: Six-Figure Instructional Designers - eLearning Industry | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
Instructional designers with entrepreneurial experience, creativity and tech skills are highly sought after by companies. Here's why...
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preparing for 2020

preparing for 2020 | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
If you are involved in workplace learning or education, consider these changes in how we communicate, organize, and work.

How important is developing new content, as opposed to helping make connections?
How can we help people get better at creating new practices, and not just replicate old ones?
How can our organizations promote better and deeper conversations?
How can we help to build trust so that people freely share their knowledge?
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"If you are involved in workplace learning or education, consider these changes in how we communicate, organize, and work.

How important is developing new content, as opposed to helping make connections?How can we help people get better at creating new practices, and not just replicate old ones?How can our organizations promote better and deeper conversations?How can we help to build trust so that people freely share their knowledge?"
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10 great jobs that don't require a four-year degree

10 great jobs that don't require a four-year degree | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
After earning a Bachelor’s degree from a rabbinical college in New York and then two Master’s from Loyola University in Chicago, Jay Wengrow was working as an intern at doggyloot.com, a discount dog product ...
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“You don’t walk out of university being job ready.”

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Ivy League For Free: What One Man Learned By Crashing Elite Colleges For 4 Years

Ivy League For Free: What One Man Learned By Crashing Elite Colleges For 4 Years | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
Guillaume Dumas attended the most expensive schools on zero tuition. He discovered what a college degree canand cannotget you in life.
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A very unique perspective on the value of a degree.

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Degrees don’t matter anymore, skills do

Degrees don’t matter anymore, skills do | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
A change is coming.
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YES! This is where we're headed and fast! At my company, we're already here.

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AT&T Aspire: Powering career skills for students and workers - YouTube

AT&T Aspire creates connections that drive innovation in education. Together, these connections are helping students and communities across America. Learn mo...
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Love to see people taking control of their learning paths and finding new and better ways of staying relevant in the workplace without the excessive time and cost of traditional education. #ATTEmp

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New Degrees Challenge “Time Served” Model

New Degrees Challenge “Time Served” Model | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
A regional accreditor has just approved a new competency-based Masters program at the University of Michigan. This is one of the first programs of its kind at a public institution, and more than 30...
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This is GREAT news. Way to go University of Michigan!

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The $15 Million X-Prize To Find A Peer-To-Peer Learning Platform For The Developing World

The $15 Million X-Prize To Find A Peer-To-Peer Learning Platform For The Developing World | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it

SOMEThe latest from the cash-for-innovation organization seeks software-based learning models to help with basic education.

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AWESOME!

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A “Nanodegree” May Be Your New Route To A Tech Job

A “Nanodegree” May Be Your New Route To A Tech Job | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
With short, focused training programs, Udacity gives students a career path.
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The future!

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Udacity, AT&T Team Up in Online Ed - Digits - WSJ

Udacity, AT&T Team Up in Online Ed - Digits - WSJ | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
Technology companies often say that U.S. higher education is failing to prepare students for the jobs of the future. Now AT&T, working with online education company Udacity, is trying to make a difference.
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Continuing to wonderfully disrupt higher education. This is a good time to be a student -- no matter what your age!

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7 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Go To College and 4 Things To Do Instead

7 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Go To College and 4 Things To Do Instead | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
The world we now live in today can be summed up in one word: Value. This is a tremendous divergence from the world of yesterday, because the world today requires value. It has no patience for people who are all-show and no-go....
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LOVE.THIS.!

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DNA breakage underlies both learning, age-related damage

DNA breakage underlies both learning, age-related damage | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
Process that allows brains to learn and remember also leads to degeneration with age.
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You can't win for losin'?

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Communication in the workplace: knowing, seeing and being heard

Communication in the workplace: knowing, seeing and being heard | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
“It's great that people who know the site really well and look at it every day were able to spot these parch marks and recognise them for what they were." I read a lovely article online in The Guar...
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"I like to imagine a work culture that allows everyone to buy into a pool of knowledge so that lateral thoughts and observations arising from ‘happy accidents’ can happen. I like to imagine a workplace culture where observations can be shared, heard and acted upon if need be."

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AT&T’s Shift to DevOps and New Tech Requires a Massive Training Effort

AT&T’s Shift to DevOps and New Tech Requires a Massive Training Effort | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
As AT&T shifts to a software-controlled network and a DevOps model, the company is mounting an employee retraining effort. Courses teach everything from software-defined networking architecture to real-time distributed computing.
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MOOCs playing a big role in this effort! 

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6 Things No One Tells You About Becoming an eLearning Designer

6 Things No One Tells You About Becoming an eLearning Designer | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it

You want to be an instructional designer? Before you take the plunge, here's a reality check.


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California's SB277 mandatory vaccination bill passes Senate committee after votes rigged, public testimony silenced

California's SB277 mandatory vaccination bill passes Senate committee after votes rigged, public testimony silenced | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
California's SB277 mandatory vaccination bill passes Senate committee after votes rigged, public testimony silenced
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"Arrogant California Senate silences the public, then forces toxic vaccines on them" -- GET ME OUTTA HERE!

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The Complete Organizational Skills Training Guide - Training Station

The Complete Organizational Skills Training Guide - Training Station | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
Enter Now and Check Out a Complete Organizational Skills Training Guide and Ensure Your Employees are Achieving Maximum Productivity and Efficiency.
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Higher Education Options Respond To Market Demands

Higher Education Options Respond To Market Demands | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
If you're thinking of going back to school or enrolling in a few classes, here's what you need to know about current options in higher education.
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Love this: "Distance Learning Reboot" and "Credential Revamp."

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UC Davis's groundbreaking digital badge system for new sustainable agriculture program @insidehighered

UC Davis's groundbreaking digital badge system for new sustainable agriculture program @insidehighered | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
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"The University of California at Davis is creating what may be higher education’s most promising digital badge system. But the badges are no threat to the university’s degrees. They’re add-ons – perhaps valuable ones for students."

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5 Learning Strategies from the Future - Training Station

5 Learning Strategies from the Future - Training Station | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
Enter Now and Discover 5 Learning Strategies that Are the Future and Ensure Your Employee Training Yields the Results You Are Looking For.
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Essay calls for end to charging online students same as in-person students @insidehighered

Essay calls for end to charging online students same as in-person students @insidehighered | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it

"Several hundred incoming Georgia Tech students made history this spring as the first cohort in the institution’s online master’s program in computer science."

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"The benefits of online learning are many, and so too are the beneficiaries. E-tuition is both a boon to students and a potential windfall for higher education."  Continuing to disrupt the status quo!  #ATTemp

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AT&T and Udacity partner to create the 'nanodegree,' a new type of college degree

AT&T and Udacity partner to create the 'nanodegree,' a new type of college degree | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
The vocationally focused nanodegree is designed to be a lifelong learning portfolio that would be widely recognized by the tech industry and far cheaper to obtain.
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Get ready, world: NanoDegrees!

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What Is a `Nanodegree’ and Who Can Apply for One?: Video

What Is a `Nanodegree’ and Who Can Apply for One?: Video | Learning and Emerging Technology & Thought | Scoop.it
June 16 (Bloomberg) –- Udacity Co-Founder and CEO Sebastian Thrun discusses his company teaming up with AT&T in online education. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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Udacity and AT&T are making history. LOVE IT! 

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