Feature: E-Learning Without Borders
By Sandra La Brasca
T+D Feature: Learning in a Down Economy
Case Study: Blended Learning for Xbox Agents
By Michael Hatt
Recommended Reading: A Corporate Guide for Social Media
How do you guide employees in the social Web? Joshua-Michele Ross, vice president with O’Reilly Radar, offers advice in this useful article on Forbes.com.
During its 2009 International Conference & Exposition held in Washington, D.C., the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) presented the Excellence in Practice Awards and Citations to 40 organizations from five countries: Canada, China, India, Thailand, and the United States.
Network World Survey on Social Media
In an effort to begin quantifying the impact and policies surrounding these services, the Webtorials Editorial/Analyst Division of Network World is undertaking a major study, and you’re invited to participate.
Expertus and Training Industry Inc. announced the findings from their recent study, “2009 Study on Learning Portals & Informal Learning Technologies.” The study uncovered how learning executives’ use of learning portals has gained widespread momentum as a learning technology platform. The study defined a learning portal as, “a website where learners find, buy, or simply get access to training.”
The vast majority (85 percent) of corporate executives say they need to overhaul their approach to risk-management if the lessons of the economic crisis are to be used to improve business results, according to results of a recently released Accenture study.
Bersin & Associates announces the publication of The Career Factbook for HR and Learning Professionals. The Factbook is an in-depth analysis of the demographics and characteristics of today’s human resources and learning profession. This study was designed with the particular goal of helping HR and L&D professionals and executives understand what really drives success, job satisfaction, career growth, compensation, and engagement.