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L&D Roundup (6/17/23)

Topics Covered: Engaging work design, learning culture, high-value collaboration, evolving learning methods, communities of practice, AI in education, post-AI assessments.
L&D Roundup (6/17/23)

I searched the web for unique resources to help you succeed in learning and development. Here's what I discovered.

πŸ’œ Designing Work That People Love – Article

This article argues that the key to employee engagement and productivity is not just pay raises or trendy perks, but creating roles that tap into each person's unique skills and passions. The author suggests three mindset shifts: viewing employees as key stakeholders, moving away from standardization in performance management, and trusting employees to achieve their goals in their own way.

🧠 How Great Companies Become Ultimate Learning – Article

I just read this fascinating piece about how companies can become "Ultimate Learning Machines". It's all about fostering a culture of continuous learning, driven by individual curiosity, human connection, and alignment with the company's mission. The author shares his journey of transforming his own company and helping others like Pinterest and Bolt. It's a great read if you're interested in boosting your team's learning culture and performance.

πŸ«±β€πŸ«² An Executive’s Guide to High-Value Collaboration – PDF

I just skimmed through this insightful PDF on high-value collaboration. It's a deep dive into how too much collaboration can actually hinder productivity and what the right balance looks like. It's packed with practical advice, like how to plan for progress and not perfection, and how to avoid "collaboration overload". If you're looking to optimize teamwork in your workspace, this is a must-read.


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βœ‚οΈ Learning Methods: What to Use, How to Choose, and When to Cut Them Loose – Article

An intriguing report on the evolution of learning methods in organizations. It talks about how traditional, one-size-fits-all learning approaches are giving way to more dynamic, personalized, and innovative methods. The report emphasizes the importance of continuous upskilling, leveraging existing resources, and integrating learning into the work itself. It also presents a comprehensive framework for employee development.

πŸ§‘ Communities of Practice Within and Across Organizations – PDF

Woah, this is a really good deep dive. I haven't read it all, but it's definitely something I'm combing through and I think you should too!

πŸ§‘β€πŸ« New Survey Finds Students Are Replacing Human Tutors with ChatGPT – Article

This is an interesting survey on how students increasingly use AI like ChatGPT for studying. It's pretty cool - nearly all students who used both a tutor and ChatGPT have replaced some of their tutoring sessions with AI. Plus, 95% say their grades improved since studying with ChatGPT. The most common subjects they use it for are math and science. It's a fascinating look at how AI is changing education.

πŸ€– Post-AI Assessment – Article

Learn how educators are adapting to AI tools like ChatGPT in the classroom. It's about moving from traditional assessments to a more inquiry-based approach that values research, evaluation, and analysis skills. The article provides a step-by-step guide on how to design performance-based assessments in a post-AI world.

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