July 31, 2009
The ASTD 2009 Chapter Leaders Conference (ALC) cruise ship is getting ready
to set sail in just a few months. Preparations are underway for
this annual event, which is expected to draw over 300 chapter
leaders from around the country. The ALC Program Advisory Committee ...
(From the Washington Post) The high unemployment rate has provided
an unexpected boon for the nation's public schools: legions of career-switchers eager to
become teachers. Across the country, interest in teacher preparation programs geared toward job-changers is rising...
July 30, 2009
ASTD believes social media are a paradigm shifter for the learning
profession. Tony Bingham's keynote speech at ICE dealt with it. A
new ASTD study on Web 2.0 technologies deals with it. And in the
upcoming August issue of T+D, Tony's got a feature on why
learning is go...
July 29, 2009
Welcome to our new video blogs! These short videos will be your
virtual source for news and information from ASTD International. If you like the video blogs, or if you'd like to send me feedback,
please feel free to send a comment through this blog post, or send
me a co...
(From the Wall Street Journal) When a mothers' group huddled on
Laurie Witt's screened porch last summer over sandwiches and iced tea, they wanted more than
leisurely chit-chat. As their children played nearby, the women grilled each other in imaginary job interviews, t...
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