In an excellent article by Heather MacNeill, entitled “For Millenials, Consider Self-Directed Learning,” the author offers this important premise: Millennials are one of the largest drivers for fast-paced change across business landscapes. Their thirst for self-direction in their careers is starting to make learning professionals look at development programs differently. According to thought leaders like Daniel Pink, people have an innate need for a certain amount of freedom in their lives; at least some capacity to plot their own course. In the business world, this translates into employees’ desire for obtaining ownership of their professional direction."
Recently, Campus Technology published an article titled, The Hidden Cost of Active Learning. It is an article written by an instructor on the verge of burnout because of the “connected” lifestyle we all live in the Internet of Things. Instructors are now starting to go through the same push back corporations have been dealing with for years…the expectations of response times.
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It’s the year’s end, which brings with it, reflection.
Training has been proven to be the basis for improvement in all areas of industry. Companies, whether based in education, business, government, etc., are only as successful as the professional development their employees receive. While preparation is important, it is ongoing improvement that breeds continued success for the individual as well as the employer. In truth, many industries consider continued professional development to be an obligation for the practicing professional.