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NOVEMBER 20, 2011 Do You Walk To Work or Carry Your Lunch? Putting Content Into Context. Part II.
Kristin Ford is Owner and President of PC Training Source, an independent consulting firm that specializes in premier learning industry products and services. She is also President of the Twin Cities Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development. Kristin has known Dashe & Thomson for many years and is very excited to contribute a two-part guest post to the Social Learning Blog.
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NOVEMBER 20, 2011 Prezi: a big step from Powerpoint
The worst presentations you can attend are those where the presenter reads out his PowerPoint to you without adding anything to it. The root of the problem is of course the lack of presenting skills from the presenter, but PowerPoint doesn’t really help. It forces the presenter in a linear one-dimensional mode, often bringing out the worst of the presenter. I do my share of presenting at workshops, webinars, conferences and expo’s. I’m not a brilliant presenter, most of the times I do OK (sometimes a bit better). So if I find something that can help me improve this, I’m interested. Presenting.
| | LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB
NOVEMBER 20, 2011 Bridging the gap: working smarter
Tweet Nigel Paine recently produced a very good ten-minute video on The Learning Explosion. Nigel Nigel used one of my diagrams in his presentation and this motivated me to explain it in a bit more detail. The slide presentation is designed to be self-explanatory and may help convince management of the need to integrate working and learning. That’s what this model tries to explain.
LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE HealthcareSource: On a Mission to Evolve Talent Management in Healthcare Industry
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2011
The business environment in healthcare is more complex and challenging than any other industry. Faced with government regulation, physician integration, electronic medical records, workforce shortages and healthcare reform, the industry is in a continuous state of change. These challenges make it difficult for healthcare providers to achieve its three most fundamental goals – reduce costs, improve patient safety, improve patient satisfaction. Healthcare is also one of the most innovative industries. We’d all agree that this type of endless progress is an absolute necessity. MORE >>