David Kelly’s Curated Content for the Week of 2/6/17

kelly_davidI read through a number of articles and blog posts each day, and every Monday I curate a few of my favorites for members of the eLearning Guild Community, and for the learning and performance field as a whole. Each shared resource includes a brief introduction explaining why I find the link to be of value and recommend you read it.

Here’s the content for this week:

Learning Technology Map 2017 by Julian Stodd
There are an ever-increasing number of technologies in play in the learning landscape. It’s difficult to grasp what the landscape of learning technologies looks like. That’s what this post by Julian Stodd looks to explore. Through visuals with added context, this post explores the trends that are forming the 2017 learning technology landscape.

The Best 360-Degree Cameras for Capturing Your Surroundings by Stefan Vazharov
There’s a lot of interest in the use of 360 video for learning and performance programs. A large portion of the increased attention to this new media type is the growing number of loweer-cost cameras that can create 360 images and video. This post explores a number of the latest cameras,examining the price and functionality of each. If you’re interested in purchasing a 360 camera, this is a great post to check out.

9 Things To Focus On While Creating eLearning Videos by Amol Shinde
Video continues to grow as a platform and media for education. But what makes a good online video? This post concisely examines nine different things you need to keep in mind when you create your next elearning video. .

How to get better at the things you care about TED Talk by Eduardo Briceño
Most people in our industry understand the differences between learning and performance, but can you articulate the differences? Do you understand why each of these sides matter? This TED Talk does a great job of explaining the value of performance and learning zones in a way that anyone can understand their value.

5 digital marketing trends that will die in 2017 by Josh Steimle
The way we interact with the digital world as consumers is changing, and those changes will ultimately impact expectations around how we learn through digital media. There are few industries more invested in the changing tides of consumer behavior than marketing, and this post explores five trends in digital marketing that may be on the way out. Some, like the declining value of stock imagery, have obvious connections to the world of elearning. I’d argue that the implications of the others, while not as obvious, could be even more impactful to the world of learning and performance.

Human curation – important now more than ever by Lisa Minogue-White
Does curation matter in an age of artificial intelligence and search algorithms that bring us ever faster to what we’re searching for? The short answer is yes, but the longer answer explores why. That’s what this post explores.

What are you reading?

If you recently read an article, blog post, or other resource from someone else that you think we should consider sharing in a future Curated Industry Content post, please feel free to send a link to the resource to David Kelly along with a few sentences describing why you think the resource is valuable.

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