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Coffee Briefing: Passives, learning landscapes and why people forget what they learn


Give yourself a well-earned break and take five to catch up on some highlights of this week's L&D news and opion, which we've helpfully gathered together for you below.

Let us know what you've enjoyed reading recently, and tell us what you think in the comments below.


Why do people resist new technologies? History might provide the answer (World Economic Forum)

- Transforming cities into learning landscapes (Stanford Social Innovation Review)

- Is it time to rewire your learning? (Skill Pill)

- Top 200 tools for learning 2016 (Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies)


- Challenging talent (People Performance Potential)

From passivity to experience: an history of digital interactions (Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad)

- Can less actually be more for an intranet? (Jostle)

- Words about learning: generosity (Julian Stodd's Learning Blog)


- Listening loudly - a lost art? (Pushing at the edges blog)

- Robots, automation and procrastination (John Rose, LinkedIn)

- Is 'why' a dangerous word or useful tool? (Turning over pebbles blog)

Government plans to make the UK one of the most digitally-skilled nations (


- Why do people forget what they learn? (ATD)

- Flowering in L&D (Lightbulb Moment)

- 5 methods of learning that set successful people apart (Inc)

- My PLN makes me smarter because of who they are (Sukh Pabial)

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