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The great, the good and the glitzy

The great, the good and the glitzy of the corporate learning world assembled at the Dorchester Hotel in London’s Park Lane on the evening of 2nd February for the first annual Learning Awards. Oddly enough, these awards were also the 16th annual awards. The previous 15 events had been held under the auspices of the [...]

By | February 4th, 2012|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Sex, drugs and social media

No - this headline does not refer to The Learning Awards, a glittering evening held to honour the great and good of the learning world which was held at the Dorchester Hotel in London last night. A study from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business has revealed that we are more addicted to [...]

By | February 3rd, 2012|Categories: Business, Learning Technologies, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Mobile learning conference is already living up to its name

North America’s premier mobile learning conference and expo - mLearnCon 2012 – is due to be held in San Jose, California, from 19th to 21st June this year. The event focuses on the management, design, delivery, and practical use of mobile technologies for learning in corporate, government, military, academic, and other settings. And already – [...]

By | February 2nd, 2012|Categories: Business, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Eight Steps to Being Greener

Waste King, the UK-based environmentally-friendly specialist collections, clearance and recycling company which guarantees to recycle over 84 per cent of all the waste it collects, has published its top eight suggestions to help everyone enjoy a ‘greener’ lifestyle. Waste King asked its operatives – all of whom are Environment Agency-licensed - for their advice on [...]

By | February 1st, 2012|Categories: Environment, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Asia-Pacific’s e-learning movers and shakers: the debate continues

It goes without saying that publishing any highly subjective, even if seriously and rigorously judged, list is going to spark discussion and, maybe, controversy. While this is not new in relation to the now established lists of corporate e-learning’s movers and shakers in ‘the World’, ‘Europe’ and the UK, it’s a novel experience for those [...]

By | February 1st, 2012|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

And, on the subject of comments…

It’s always a delight to receive praise and encouragement rather than criticism and a brickbat. Perhaps that’s why people are so keen to be named in the lists of e-learning’s movers and shakers. Of course, it’s easier to ‘curse the darkness’ than ‘light a candle’ – and criticism is never going to go out of [...]

By | February 1st, 2012|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Ageist assumption

Among the various journalist requests for information and quotes which I receive on a regular basis has come one from Adam Bannister, who wanted a short quote to go with a survey of retail buyers. He wanted a response to the following statement and question: ‘Our survey revealed that one in four people considering [...]

By | February 1st, 2012|Categories: Business, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |0 Comments