December 04, 2009
An impressive wave of computer-based technologies will soon
help millions of people with disabilities communicate, learn and
become more productive workers. Learning professionals are invited
to catch this global tide. Blind and visually impaired individuals can now lis...
August 31, 2009
When discussing the future of learning, there are many advocates
and descriptors, but far too few concrete definitions. To one
expert, the future of learning is a kind of workplace community;
for another, its a new application of social media to an
existing business pro...
August 11, 2009
While new technologies in your blended learning approach can be
a great asset, it pays to be mindful of common pitfalls. If your organization is already using classroom, synchronous, and
asynchronous content to some degree, it might seem a snap to
implement a blended le...
May 18, 2009
Companies readily embrace e-learning to train globalized
workforces, but fail to recognize the impact of cultural
differences on the programs success. Leaving out cultural analysis
or failing to recognize cultural differences can endanger the
success of globalization ef...
April 29, 2009
Its coming, but will the virtual environment be the best place
for learning? Are some things just better in person? Ask the avatar
next to you. A research team at North Carolina State University led by Mitzi M.
Montoya has developed a new way of measuring how real onlin...
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