Trend-spotting: 3 Learning & Development Movements You Need to Watch

As most of you were busy putting away holiday decorations and making New Year’s resolutions, I was polishing up PowerPoint slides, booking hotels, and prepping for full-on L&D immersion. With nearly back-to-back conferences and professional development events scheduled for January and February, I went into 2013 armed with curiosity, caffeine, and a whole lot of Airborne!

If the downside of a packed schedule was the hectic pace, the up side was certainly all of the amazing conversations I’ve had with new and experienced learning practitioners. It’s always rejuvenating to talk with peers, but I had assumed that different events and venues would bring vastly different people and conversations. I’m surprised that most of my conversations were variations on the theme of creating more user-oriented learning experiences and less content-driven courses.

Here are some of the learning & development sub-themes I found to be particularly on-trend…

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