What will be big in learning in 2014? Over the coming weeks there will be phalanx of papers, blogs and other comment around this, and a regiment of Jeremiahs repudiating them. That’s not a bad thing. Providing the predictions are the product of reflection (rather than the empty noise of the social media echo chamber) they can be useful in making us think about where we’re going, regardless of how accurate they turn out to be.
So to stimulate some thinking and reflection, here’s a question: what do you think will be the key trends in learning in 2014?. Choose your top three or suggest something else:
I’ll almost certainly be writing a post with my own predictions for 2014 in a few weeks – it would be good to see how much our thinking overlaps, or doesn’t.
PS – if you think our propensity for trend-watching in L&D is a bit much, check out Wedding Shoe Trends for 2014.
1 December Update
If you’ve completed the poll and added an ‘Other’ comment, it remains buried in he poll engine. Here are the ‘other’ comments we’ve had so far, unedited:
Increased demand for value and results
Campaign based learning
PLNs & peer networks
Games based learning
big data for L&D
Online classroom delivery skills
Mobile isn’t only delivery; video, curation, ugc, open, etc can all be mobile
6 January update
The poll is now closed. You can see the results in my video blog Three key learning trends for 2014