SAUL J. SINGER: Confessions Of A Judaica Document Collector (The Jewish Press).I am walking through the British Library in London, which serves as the state repository for, among other things, treasured original documents. Ou...
If you are new to Guild events or DevLearn, take time to join us for our online orientation session. This session will provide tips that will help you get the most from the conference program, expo, and other event activities - and it will give you a preview of what to expect at DevLearn!
Retention is an interesting, and somewhat problematic, matter. By some accounts, in the very near future, the majority of workers will be contractors: hired for a project or a purpose, and moving on when the engagement is complete. There are a number of developments, from personal learning environments to badging, that may be more significant than traditional corporate training. We are all trying to figure out what the new paradigm will be.
Are you a professional practitioner in the field of learning? Trainer, educator, instructional designer, eLearning producer, mLearning maven, social and collaborative learning promoter, or any of a hundred other descriptors for someone whose job it is to help people perform better?
TWIST Conversations: Julian Stodd on Learning in the Social Age
In this episode of TWIST Conversations David Kelly chats with Julian Stodd, Founder and Co-captain of SeaSalt Learning. They talk about how learning has changed in an age where social is embedded into everything we do, the increased focus on informal learning communities, and how mobile technologies are driving a shift in the ways we look at learning. Check it out here: http://bit.ly/1qeBTxe
It's an even slower road when faced with entrenched financial self-interest. Think about all the business models in the learning and development arena that are vulnerable to erosion by user-generated content, collaborative learning, empowerment of the informal, crowdsourcing, and other forms of "social learning."
What if you presented a tool or process to the c-suite, something that would (not could) increase revenue, improve morale and increase efficiency? No doubt they would leap at the opportunity right? Not quite... I recentl...
The situation in the north of Nigeria and in the western part of Africa just gets worse every day. 96,000 more signatures needed on this petition by May 25 before there's even a faint chance President Obama will look at it.
I've been at this for a very long time, but my eyes and heart are on the future, not on the past.
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