Learning & Development is a field that is developing rapidly. Using the current tools and knowledge, I would deal with learning questions completely differently now than I did a few years ago. I grew acutely aware of this when Nick van Dam, L&D professor, asked TinQwise to review the chapter on digital learning and learning technology in the Manual Learning & Developing in Organisations.
This textbook – compulsory reading for students of education and L&D professionals – was revised this year, and learning methods like mobile learning, social learning and immersive learning were not widely accepted yet in the previous edition. Of course I was pleased to give my input about present-day digital learning. In this blog, I do not repeat this input (do read the book!), but I describe two remarkable developments in learning & development: