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Current news and business feeds for e-learning platform

New York Times News Syndicate (NYTNS) videos and Harvard Business Review (HBR) articles – along with news from Agence France Presse - are now being used as learning resources on distance Business English training, goFLUENT’s e-learning platform.   Christophe Ferrandou, goFLUENT’s CEO, said: “goFLUENT’s e-learning platform contains topical videos, articles and quizzes, all graded according [...]

By | June 7th, 2011|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Compassion for ourselves

Writing recently in the Harvard Business Review, Tony Schwartz , President and CEO of The Energy Project, asked readers to think of the last time they felt ‘triggered’ or pushed into negative emotions by someone or something. Schwartz revealed that we experience negative emotions when we feel a sense of threat or danger. The trigger [...]

By | June 6th, 2011|Categories: Business, Lifestyle, Philosophy and Religion|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

Glassmaking giant improves its employees’ English communication skills

The US-based global glassmaking giant O-I (81 plants in 21 countries) is improving the English communication skills of its worldwide workforce with a unique blended learning approach. This approach – known as ENGLISH@O-I – involves a specially developed e-learning platform, with customised content, where learners receive consistent written feedback, as well as individual coaching, to [...]

By | June 1st, 2011|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Madrid workshop on mobile learning

At the eMadrid Workshop on e-learning (, held at Ciudad Universitaria, in Madrid, at the beginning of June, Fabrizio Cardinali - Vice President of Global Business Development at eXact learning solutions – along with other mobile learning specialists including Marcus Specht of the Open University of the Netherlands, explored trends in mobile learning relating to [...]