I'm always on the lookout for great sources of information and I thought it would be good to hear about which newspapers and magazines you read on a regular or occasional basis where you discover really relevant information.
To start the ball rolling, here are the ones I find exceptionally useful:
Newspapers - regularly:
Magazines - occasionally:
Please share your thoughts - who knows, there might be some real gems for us all to discover!
Thanks in advance.
PS. I've also posted this on the Training Professional Network to get a good cross-section of responses.
Thanks so much for providing this detailed and well-researched information. As I suspected, many people in the L&D community predominantly read L&D "stuff." Whilst this is only to be expected, I was surprised at how little other "outside influencers" featured in the results.
I was also quite surprised at the dominance of CIPD membership when compared to IITT membership. I can only think that this is due to asking about "responsibility" for L&D rather than being a general L&D professional. Are you able to shed more light on this?
Thanks again for sharing this research. Do you have a link where the readers can get more information? I'd also be interested to hear from the LSG members to see if their habits align or differ from your research.
You're very welcome. Of course, there's more information about the 'What a difference' campaign here: http://www.brightwave.co.uk/what-a-difference/.
You may also be interested in the results we collected from our live debate, hosted at Learning Technologies in January. Which looked at how can learning technologies support fast-changing business practice. You can read the review and click through the slides here.
In terms of the membership network split, you are right those who are members of CIPD and not IITT tend to have roles which are more focused on learning and personnel as a whole (Head of HR, Learning Managers and Organisational Development etc), as opposed to those with a specific IT focus.
Chief Learning Officer
The New York Times
But what I find most valuable is Stephen Downes' OLDaily emails:
Thanks for the additional information and adding to the information we're gathering. Your inclusion of the OLDaily (and the link) promted me to think about which online resources the LSG members refer to on a regular basis.
I'll post a separate question regarding online resources and thanks again for your great input.