I was thrilled to discuss Learning Environment Design with attendees at the ASTD conference in Dallas earlier today (May 19). Thanks to everyone who attended my session (and hello to everyone who may be checking in because they could not!). Here are some resources on the topic.
My complete slide deck: Learning Environments by Design for ASTD13
See my Learning Environment Design page for more from previous sessions and blog posts on the subject.
Some example learning environments:
EDUCAUSE – Notice the variety of ways that the resources are tagged. By type of resource, by topic area, etc. Check out the Focus Areas and Initiatives section.
ASTD – ASTD’s site has also been reorganized by communities of practice, and learners accessing the site can get at materials in a variety of ways. The CoP leaders connect us to thought leaders through webinars and invited articles. Some of the communities have discussion boards, like the L&D Yammer group.
Here are all the links I give my students as examples of sites that have curated resources and ways for learners to connect – all have their pros and cons, of course, but these can give you ideas.
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