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Virtual Corporate University : Thomson Netg

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

If you are still wondering what Secondlife is all about and how it is being used in corporate universities, then you must check out this video from Thomson Netg. The New Media Center held an inworld tour of the ThomsonNetg campus this morning. I now remember why I've been a big advocate of interactive 3D learning for 10+ years.

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Thompson Leaves Learning Market

Tony Karrer

Not only have they just completed the sale of their NETg subsidiary to SkillSoft for $270 million , but they have also announced they are selling Higher Education assets of Thomson Learning to a couple of venture funds for $7.75 Saw Thomson Corp exists Learning Market on Learning Reflections.

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Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Learning about Second Life

Kapp Notes

If you want to know more about Second Life, you can jump into the world and attend classes sponsored by NETg. I found this billboard as I was walking around looking for educational institutions and experiences. If you already know about Second Life, they are looking for instructors as this sign shows.

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What you need 2 know: 3rd Party Content

eLearning 24-7

Who remembers NetG? NetG, was the evil empire of the days gone past – ok, in my mind. speed with no latency issues would be acquired by NetG and shoved into the Raiders of the Ark storage facility, next to the ark itself. Back in the day, there were some big names out there. Real interactive stuff. But Office ruled. .

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History of the LMS

eLearning 24-7

I consider them the first, because Skillsoft just acquired course publishers, NetG – who acquired the most amazing video course solution, which could run on 38.8Kps, and you could bookmark the courses – unheard of. NetG ruined them). Then they became a course aggregator (with multiple providers. Next, Taleo bought them.

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I need your advice on learning profiles

The Learning Circuits

full disclosure - As some of you may know, I joined Thomson NETg in January to run one of their strategic business units called Collaboration (essentially what was KnowledgeNet whom they acquired in late 2004). Very exciting (at least to me) but what I need is your feedback on a tool that Thomson NETg developed which I think is a hidden gem.

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Learning System TrailBlazers – Who’s Next?

eLearning 24-7

NetG, Element K, being just two. Oh, how we missed you – Grovo followed the same approach as, and how well did that turn out exactly? Skillsoft – Dominated the course/content marketplace. Acquired numerous content publishers in the early to mid-2000s. Skillsoft).