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Coffee briefing: Microlearning, ‘Smart Drugs’, and handling your emotions while training


Welcome to another of our weekly round ups of news and opinion from across the L&D industry. 

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Microlearning is A LOT more than smaller content (Just Curious learning blog)

- A framework for content curation (E-Learning Provocateur)

- 3 tips for handling your emotions while training (Jasmine Gartner blog)

- The graphic truth about graphs (ATD)


- Like it or not, “Smart Drugs” are coming to the office (HBR)

10 companies with awesome training and development programs (Monster blog)

- Radically rethinking the role of L&D in the workplace (Learning in the Modern Workplace blog)


- 7 ways to look really confident (Inc)

- Video playlist: How to be a great leader (TED)

- Podcasts for L&D folk (Listly)

- "Your positivity is a problem" (Phil Jones, LinkedIn)


How should traditional universities deliver wholly online learning? (Mark Smithers blog)

‘Universities don’t think of themselves as businesses, but it’s increasingly clear students think of themselves as customers’ (The Independent)

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