6 Common Challenges Faced By Small and Medium Publishers

Kitaboo

In an era where continuous information bombardment has become the order of the day, books serve as a tiny oasis of knowledge, enigma, and depth.

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Reflections on Two Decades and Three Degrees

Allison Rossett

I found an oasis and I drink up. I dig cognitive dissonance. Jolie Kennedy is my guest blogger. I think you will enjoy her take on her learning experiences. Jolene writes: Summer 1989: Queens College, City University of New York. Madonna’s Like a Prayer blares on my headphones. It’s my first semester and I’m low man on the totem pole. I get classes no one wants… statistics and ethics. College sucks! Stats class is a bust. I struggle with those pesky word problems.

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48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read

TalentLMS

Published in 2015, How We Learn is a compelling tome on the latest research in learning theory and cognitive psychology. In Make It Stick novelist Peter Brown spins a compelling narrative with the help of cognitive scientists Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel to, well, show you how knowledge sticks. Other readers have called it “an oasis of engagement ideas and tools”, “a must-have reference guide for new virtual trainers”, and “like a cookbook for the online trainer”.

So many thoughts, so little time

Jay Cross

The myth of the concentration oasis - Mind Hacks , February 11, 2009. The occult insignificance of meaningless numbers - Cognitive Edge , May 19, 2009. The top posts from sources selected for Informal Learning Flow in the first six months of 2009: Work on Stuff that Matters: First Principles - OReilly Radar , January 11, 2009. 50 Essential Strategies For Creating A Successful Web 2.0 Product - Dion Hinchcliffe’s Web 2.0 Blog , January 26, 2009.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

This sort of work is already happening with groups like the DITA for Learning sub-committe out of the OASIS group. It is the creativity and cognitive awareness of the elements required to support the intended change. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.