Sharlyn Lauby’s Three Learning Trends

In response to’s recent industry report, Lauby sees the probable increase in training expenditures as an indication that training will continue to be a major focus for organizations. More importantly, organization will have to actively engage participants and create learning retention. She discusses in detail three trends:

1. Social Learning
2. Social Networking Techniques
3. Gamification

eLearn Magazine’s Jane Bozarth and Karl Kapp both offer their insights.

“Social media tools help to amplify the social and informal learning already going on in organizations all the time, every day, and make the learning available on a much larger scale. They provide ways to connect talent pools and expertise in an organization or within a practice area, and can offer just-in-time solutions to problems and performance issues.”

Read the entire article at Mashable