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Monthly Reads: January

Like Socrates said: "The more I learn, the more I realize how little I know", we are constantly motivated to strive for more knowledge in our area of expertise. In our Monthly Reads section, we bundle the best articles, blog posts, infographics and videos we come across every month.

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1. Ask 10 questions before starting Instructional Design - Marc My Words

Since nothing is ever really perfect, it might be worth your while taking a look at your design approach. Asking the right questions is not always easy, but luckily: The Internet! Here are some tips on asking the right questions before every instructional design project.

2. Is training really the answer? - Cath Moore

We already shared a similar flowchart with you a while ago, but what can we say? We really love flowcharts! Is training really the answer to everything? Of course not! It's actually unlikely to solve every problem. For some insight, try this infographic!

3. eLearning trends -

The first month of 2018, so how could we NOT share a "Trends for 2018" overview? This one was more to our liking than the 138 other we found, because it actually asks multiple experts and gathers their insight in one article. Time efficient!

But as always, it's not that difficult finding a more critical note: this overview of HR Trend Institute on how many times HR actually ignores trends.

4. How long does it take to develop one of hour of training - ATD conference

An incredibly difficult exercise, since situations, target audience, scope, purpose, subject matter expert et cetera differs across e-learning projects. But if we would try to give a timing estimate on the creation of training: it would look something like this.

EXTRA: Interview - Ueno

You've probably heard of the War for Talent before. Finding persons with the right skill set AND a likeminded perspective on the world, it's hard. Some organizations go quite far in finding the right candidates, but have you ever seen THIS?