February 12, 2013
James Paul Gee
Video games engage, teach, and motivate and are becoming essential shortcuts to learning. Gaming expert and researcher James Paul Gee shares 12 properties of games that help promote deep learning.
October 26, 2010
One of the most discussed and debated topics in the field of
workplace learning over the past two years has been the role of
social media as a legitimate - and effective - approach to
learning. A new study from ASTD goes a long way toward finally
establishing true param...
July 26, 2010
Imagine if Greek goddess Athena, mentor to Telemachus, had invited
her protg to the top of Mount Olympus for a group mentoring
session with the 12 Olympians. Not only would he have had guidance
from the goddess of wisdom herself, but also the collective
knowledge and co...
October 27, 2009
With a revolving door in the executive suite continuing to spin,
there is no doubt that learning executives will face questions from
new CEOs, CFOs, or other C-level executives about their methods and
results. In many cases they are continuing to be quizzed on the
April 28, 2009
In particular, one of the most important changes taking place is
the formalization of informal learning. Today's high-impact
training programs go far beyond instructor-led events and include
self-study materials, social experiences, performance support,
mobile learning ...
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