A couple of years ago, when MOOCs and their ilk were beginning to take off, I wrote a post exploring how useful such things would be for revitalizing...
0 replies - 173 views - 03/04/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
John Cochrane has written
a nice exploration of the economics of MOOCs this week. In it he
discusses the very nature of MOOCs and the concept of the...
0 replies - 288 views - 02/19/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
It’s a reasonably common refrain that the Internet is making us dumb. That was famously the thesis of Nicholas Carr’s book The Shallows,
0 replies - 270 views - 02/17/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
is almost an ever present factor in the modern workplace, as employees
fuel their workday with a mixture of teas and coffees. The impact of...
0 replies - 358 views - 02/11/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Earlier this week I read a fascinating interview on the TED site
between Khan Academy founder Salman Khan and Sebastien Thrun, founder
of the MOOC platform...
0 replies - 783 views - 02/06/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
In our ever changing world, being able to adapt to a rapidly shifting
environment is a skill many employees, and indeed many organisations
0 replies - 488 views - 01/29/14 by David Austin in Articles
Gamification – yes, you read that
correctly – is a word that has been misconstrued by many. Many view
gamification as actual games but this is...
0 replies - 665 views - 01/16/14 by Shany Dembak in Articles
20% time is pretty well established as a management tool. What began at 3M in the 1940′s has gradually spread out across industries, with it taking...
0 replies - 471 views - 01/08/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
are generally two chains of thought about the purpose of our education
system. One is that they exist to give students both the learning...
0 replies - 492 views - 01/04/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
has awarded us with an opportunity to get in touch with Scott Frasard,
Manager of Global Training Measurement & Evaluation at eBay. We...
0 replies - 333 views - 01/03/14 by Shany Dembak in Articles
Devising an employee development plan can lead to a win-win situation
for both the worker and the employer. With well-developed and highly
0 replies - 431 views - 12/19/13 by Shany Dembak in Articles
A social enterprise refers to a
business that is involved in a wide range of tasks such as selling
goods, delivering services, and engaging in a form of...
0 replies - 336 views - 12/10/13 by Shany Dembak in Articles
the knowledge management industry emerged in the 80′s there has been
great stall put on encouraging and enabling employees to learn and share
0 replies - 723 views - 11/26/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
E-learning is a practical
alternative to formal learning. This novel strategy in teaching is also
referred to as web-based or technology-based training,...
0 replies - 884 views - 11/21/13 by Shany Dembak in Articles
Any task becomes more productive when people are engaged and eager to take part in the activity. Thus, it is important that when you
train your employees,...
0 replies - 608 views - 11/18/13 by Shany Dembak in Articles
Wheeldo CEO, Irad Eichler, discusses the benefits of using social training games in the workplace with Blog Talk Radio host Monica Cornetti.
0 replies - 481 views - 11/15/13 by Shany Dembak in Articles
are unquestionably big news at the moment, with a degree of
justification. After all, they’re offering a good number of courses
0 replies - 854 views - 11/06/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
love to cycle. There are few better feelings in life than scaling a
mountain somewhere in the Dolomites. The feeling of exertion and...
0 replies - 713 views - 10/25/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
this month OECD data produced some shocking results for the UK
educational establishment by revealing that 16-24 year olds were no more
0 replies - 487 views - 10/21/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
On Wednesday FutureLearn
was launched in the UK. An ambitious initiative which sees a group of
Universities entering the MOOC (massive open online courses)...
0 replies - 592 views - 09/23/13 by Daniela Castrataro in Articles