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Curation is Key for Workplace Learning: Elliott MASIE LAB Announced

Saratoga Springs, NYLearning NewsThe MASIE Center

Curation & Learning LAB to be held at Elliott Masie’s Learning LAB in Saratoga Springs, NY from January 30 – February 1, 2018

Elliott Masie's Curation and Learning LAB
Elliott Masie's Curation and Learning LAB 

Curation is needed by corporations and learners as they cope with a growing avalanche of digital content and collaboration. Elliott Masie has announced dates for the Curation & Learning LAB to be held at The MASIE Center in Saratoga Springs, NY, from January 30 – February 1, 2018. Curation for Global and Diverse Workforces, Emerging Curation Tech & Methodologies, and Curation for Transfer: Learning at the Moment of Need are just some of the hands-on explorations planned for a small group of learning colleagues in a 2 ½ day intensive exploration and lab experience at the 10,000 square foot MASIE Learning LAB in Saratoga Springs.

The Curation & Learning LAB was offered twice in 2017 and sold out both times, and Masie expects the same this winter. “Curation is about optimizing the time, focus, and efforts of both learners and employers as digital content grows. Curation is a key, strategic, and evolving opportunity and challenge for the Learning & Development field. As content, context, and collaboration for Learning expands, your employees are facing a wider Learning Panorama,” says Masie. “Curation is the process of finding, sorting, organizing, rating, ranking, recommending, validating, clearing, tracking, and personalizing learning resources. I am deeply excited to bring together a small group of learning colleagues from around the world – at all levels of experience – exploring, experimenting, assessing, and deploying a range of curation strategies. This is a LAB where we will experiment collaboratively.”

Learning colleagues from around the world will gather together in Saratoga Springs, NY to explore and experiment with a wide range of curation strategies. Elliott Masie will facilitate a LAB experience for the participants in this unique, vendor-neutral program.

Lab topics will include:

  • Optimizing Content for the Workforce & Workplace
  • Who Curates? Learners, Designers, or External Forces?
  • Building a Recommendation System for Curation
  • "Truth Testing" & "Appropriateness Screening"
  • Curation for Transfer: Learning at the Moment of Need
  • Machine Learning & AI for Curation: The Future?
  • Building a Curation Taxonomy: Tags, Keys & Sorts
  • Curation Goals: Targeting, Transparency & Optimizing
  • Mapping Curation to Current Design Models (e.g. ADDIE)
  • Curation for Global and Diverse Workforces
  • Curiosity-Based Curation: Siri, Alexa & More
  • Emerging Curation Tech & Methodologies

Past organizations that have participated in Masie’s Curation & Learning LAB include McKinsey & Company, General Mills, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Boston Scientific, University of New England, The Boeing Company, Merck, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Procter & Gamble, Nationwide Insurance, FedEx Office, and UnitedHealth Group.

Registration is now open, and content and online registration are available at https://www.masie.com.

The MASIE Center is an international Learning LAB and research center working with Global Organizations. For more information, please visit https://www.masie.com