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Selecting a Digital Curation Tool by David Kelly

Learning Solutions Magazine

Digital curation—filtering content from many online resources in a way that adds value through organization and tagging—is an increasingly important practice for workplace learning professionals. What tools are available to make digital curation a less labor-intensive practice, and how do you choose the right one? Here is a short guide to solving this puzzle.

Writing & Grammar: Idiomatic Expressions

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Jennie Ruby    On the long, traffic-bemired trip back from Thanksgiving, my car passengers contributed their pet peeves to this week's challenge. Do you know these? Are they your pet peeves also? Please select the one you think is correct and  send me your answers. Results next week.    He got fired because he would not  toe the line/tow the line  about the new company policy. If he wants to get his job back, he has a long  row to hoe/road to hoe. No one reached 100% this time! thought the books had  already  been shipped.

City & Guilds Acquires Kineo by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

City & Guilds, the UK’s leading vocational education organization, has acquired Kineo and Kineo’s share of Totara LMS. Design & Development Tools Learning Media Learning Systems

Senge, Learning Organizations and asking a question.

Mark Oehlert

A few days ago I tweeted a question about why Peter Senge never seemed to be mentioned in learning circles along with folks like Bloom, Gagne, and Kirkpatrick. :  #crowdbooster told me that I was RT'd 7 times on that tweet and reached a potential audience of about 18,000 people. Exactly zero replies though. Either way, it was a point of interest for me. . So I have to ask - why no Senge ?

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.

Help Your Team Be Successful With Flexible Online Training

OpenSesame

Too many companies treat learning and development as optional - either for each employee or for the organization as a whole. But learning is not just an optional HR expense - it’s an investment in employee satisfaction, innovation and the future of your company. But beyond that general truth, there are numerous benefits from having a training and learning program for your business'' bottom line.

The Most Wrong Argument about Video Games and Art

Mark Oehlert

I've seen some other arguments about why video games are not "art" but this column from Jonathan Jones is just stupid. There have been lots of comments on the Guardian's own site and on Kotaku and I'm sure, in countless other places and I might not add anything ground-breaking to the discussion but I just had to get a few ideas down here. . You know what? That's OK - it's his column and he is entitled to his opinion and he is certainly entitled to not play any games - it's just that I feel sad for him. Jonathan Jones. want to ask Jones what he considers art? Sculpture? Music?