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Three Principles for Net Work

Learning and Working on the Web

Work is changing. The nature of work is changing in our increasingly networked economy. What was considered good, dependable work in the 20th century is now getting automated or outsourced. Automated tellers have replaced thousands of bank clerks but even more advanced jobs are getting automated as we connect the world with computers. Known Problems and Exceptions. It is now known. Conclusion.

Food for thought: 50 Educational thinkers

Challenge to Learn

Donald Clark is writing 50 post on 50 learning theorist in 5o days. Very interesting read. It goes from Socrates to Marx, from Jesus and Mohammed to Illich and Pavlov and from Cross to Shank. Food for thought. His reason for doing this (in his own words): ‘Most physicists know of Newton, Einstein and Hawking. Most artists know of Michelangelo, Rembrandt and Picasso.

Creative learning spaces

Learning with e's

For me, one of the highlights of the Estonian Elearning Conference in Tallinn was listening to Stephen Harris , principal of the Sydney Centre for Innovations in Learning. SCIL is an Australian secondary school that practices teaching and learning within open spaces, where student autonomy and personalisation of learning are top priorities. Unported License.

Management Support of Training

Integrated Learnings

By Dean Hawkinson. recently read a commentary in Training magazine by Tim Hagen called Old Habits Die Hard. In the article, Tim references the importance of training reinforcement being an ongoing process beyond the training event itself, and even goes so far as to say that training reinforcement should be a long-term commitment, not just a once-and-done deal. Motivating Management Support. So how do we go about ensuring that managers reinforce and support their direct reports in what they learned through the training event, whether it be eLearning or classroom?

Steps to make your Flash courses mobile compatible

Stuck with a bunch of Flash-based courses that cannot be viewed on mobile devices? This eBook will take you through the steps to convert existing courses into HTML 5 format and make it compatible with the latest devices and browsers.

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"This Week in mLearning" Podcast: Week #2

mLearning Trends

We've put the finishing touches on our second weekly podcast detailing all the happenings in the mobile learning field for the week of April 9, 2012 and you can listen to RJ Jacquez and I talk about the week that was by clicking the link here. only wish I had paid attention enough in high school Spanish class so I could at least listen to each episode much less participate in any substantive way.

Why You Should Love Your Virtual Workforce

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today's workforce has changed tremendously. It's younger, more specialized, looking for better work. and it's virtual. By the year 2014, 47% of US workers will be under the age of 35. And these younger workers are just as smart and hard-working as we baby-boomers are. Yet today entry level positions are very hard to find. So a new industry of virtual workers has been created.

Why You Should Love Your Virtual Workforce

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today's workforce has changed tremendously. It's younger, more specialized, looking for better work. and it's virtual. By the year 2014, 47% of US workers will be under the age of 35. And these younger workers are just as smart and hard-working as we baby-boomers are. Yet today entry level positions are very hard to find. So a new industry of virtual workers has been created.

Why You Should Love Your Virtual Workforce

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today's workforce has changed tremendously. It's younger, more specialized, looking for better work. and it's virtual. By the year 2014, 47% of US workers will be under the age of 35. And these younger workers are just as smart and hard-working as we baby-boomers are. Yet today entry level positions are very hard to find. So a new industry of virtual workers has been created.

New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends

Companies are increasingly dissatisfied with online learning tools, prompting many to reinvest in technology that supports a modern training approach. Download the report from Brandon Hall Group to see how new investments are bringing real business results.