I read several articles and blog posts daily as part of my ongoing professional development. Each week, I curate a few of my favorites, including a brief introduction explaining why I find the post valuable and recommend you read it.

Here’s a summary of this week’s content:

  • How to integrate AI into ADDIE 
  • The future of AR and VR in learning
  • Apple Vision Pro's impact on business
  • Tips on enhancing learning with concrete scenario actions
  • Overcoming creativity blocks at work

Enhance Your ADDIE with AI: Eight Prompts to Use Now
This article by Iuliia Algasova offers practical tips on integrating GenAI tools into the instructional design process, providing a collection of specific prompts to enhance efficiency, creativity, and effectiveness in addressing routine tasks, content development, and learner assessment challenges.

4 reasons our future is decidedly virtual
This article by Duncan Wardle highlights the transformative potential of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies in reshaping consumer experiences, gaming, environmental conservation, and remote work, suggesting significant implications for immersive learning environments and the future of workplace training and development.

How Early-Adopter Companies Are Thinking About Apple Vision Pro
The article by Cathy Hackl highlights the transformative potential of Apple Vision Pro's spatial computing for businesses, showcasing early adopters like Lowe's and e.l.f. Cosmetics who leverage immersive 3D experiences to revolutionize customer interaction, design visualization, and engagement.

Use Concrete Actions for Branching Scenario Options
This article by Christy Tucker underscores the importance of incorporating concrete actions rather than abstract principles in branching scenario options to enhance decision-making skills, highlighting a more nuanced approach to scenario-based learning.

Blocks to Creativity at Work
This article by Connie Malamed delves into the complexity of creativity, its definition, and the various obstacles that can hinder creative processes, offering practical insights and strategies for overcoming these challenges to enhance problem-solving and innovation in any field.

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