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An hour with Jay Cross

The eLearning Network (eLN) is advertising the first in a series of ‘exclusive webinars’ for full eLN members – on 2nd April – as ‘an hour with Jay Cross’, a man whom it describes as ‘one of the best known and most respected figures in the field of learning technologies’.   Comment: The thrust of [...]

By | March 23rd, 2009|Categories: Learning Technologies, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

You can please all of the people all of the time

Recently, Training Zone asked learning conference organiser and guru Donald H Taylor to address the question, ‘does e-learning have a future?   Comment: Taylor’s answer - in a carefully worded article - is ‘no and yes’.  That seems nicely calculated to please everybody.   What he hints at – rightly – in his article is [...]

By | March 16th, 2009|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , |0 Comments

Ignorance or apathy

In business – and life – there are few things as certain as change. This week, there was a change in the composition of the FTSE top 100 companies. Of the current list, only around half of these companies existed before 1972. Since, over many years, companies devote significant resources to staff learning and development [...]

By | March 12th, 2009|Categories: Business|Tags: , |0 Comments

People problems

Towards Maturity’s recent benchmarking report – Driving Business Benefits – has found: Strengthening induction training, improving the quality of learning and developing a better qualified workforce are the main reasons why 64 per cent of organisations plan to increase their learning technologies budgets in 2009. Two years ago, the main reasons for using learning technologies [...]

By | March 3rd, 2009|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , |0 Comments