Reflections on Two Decades and Three Degrees

Allison Rossett

I found an oasis and I drink up. I’m all for saving trees and I like the search feature, but the digital highlighting, bookmarking, and note taking sucks. 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.

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Informal learning hot list for February 2009

Jay Cross

searches that land on us and that occur on the site, and various other kinds of behaviors. The myth of the concentration oasis. You can harness the same technology to focus searches for information. Increasingly, I find myself turning to searches of known sources like these in lieu of open-ended Google searches. I’m incorporating specialized searches like these into my Search and Re-search Page.

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The Top 7 Gifts For An eLearning Professional: Our Christmas Wish List


Try the BÖHM Wireless Bluetooth Headphones to totally block out any background noise, creating a pleasant oasis for any eLearner to immerse themselves in the world of learning. Choose from over 500 apps to integrate with TalentLMS , from Mailchimp to Shopify , and help them achieve the result they have been searching for. “What gift can you get for the eLearning professional who has everything?”. This is a valid question, right?

ATD17 Post Review: Rants & Raves Edition

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In that case, my Kindle Oasis is mobile-first too. Before angling towards or Skillsoft, I’d search them out. Atlanta. Home of Coca-Cola. The Braves (wait they moved to Cobb County). Excellent cuisine. Humidity. An amazing airport. Did I mention the humidity? Oh, and of the course, this year’s ATD 2017 Conference. We are changing some things up this year, for the post-review. A wonderful new name – Rants and Raves Edition (h/t Pam).

48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read


From chess champions, star athletes to entrepreneurs and brain surgeons, Ericsson has searched to find the common themes that bind them together. Another long search for a new LMS and extra costs. 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. Twitter Search in Plain English , June 17, 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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