Dr Cate Brubaker and I are delivering another inexpensive ($29 per person) teleclass for anyone who is interested in learning about how to work in intercultural training. Here is the link (note: all sessions will be recorded.) Should you want to offer this to a group, we do have a different fee. (Email me for information please.)
Added by Missy Gluckmann on October 5, 2011 at 9:37am —
By Michael Seifert
I recently came across a fantastic report published by the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation. The report evaluates Colorado’s energy industry in two subclusters: (1) fossil fuels and (2) cleantech, which includes companies… Continue
Added by Crystal T on March 3, 2011 at 12:54pm —
Everyone is talking about “green jobs
.” While many people are eager to become employed in the sustainability sector, there are naysayers who don’t believe that they actually exist. As part of the ongoing, healthy dialogue about what and where green jobs are, it’s important to make an important distinction. While there are bona… Continue
Added by Crystal T on February 10, 2011 at 6:03pm —
Education Corporation of America, a leading owner and operator of private higher education institutions in the United States, announced that Ecotech Institute kicked off its first day of coursework today. Ecotech Institute, based in Aurora, Colorado, is the first and only college focused entirely on preparing America’s workforce for careers in renewable energy and sustainable design.
The school’s… Continue
Added by Crystal Thomas on July 7, 2010 at 1:30pm —
Clearly this has been a tremendous year of growth for Twitter.
Current valuation estimates of the company are in the order of $1 billion, and users are expected to reach 250 million over the next few years. A an eLearning provider, on a daily basis, we are talking to schools that looking at using it both for themselves as well as possibly having their students use it in some fashion.
recently reported,… Continue
Added by Jeffrey A. Roth on September 18, 2009 at 1:08pm —
The Adobe Captivate Blog earlier this month reported on a Higher Ed blog -
http://blogs.adobe.com/captivate/ “Around 70% of faculty believe that the learning outcomes of online learning are inferior to F2F.”
This got me thinking about business eLearning. I have seen all sorts of content classified as eLearning and as an educator I have to ask –
Is it important to have learning outcomes… Continue
Added by Jeffrey A. Roth on September 18, 2009 at 8:19am —
David Leonhardt of the New York Times recently wrote an eye opening article entitled "Colleges are Failing in Graduation Rates." The full article can be found online at http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/09/business/economy/09leonhardt.html?_r=1&ref=education
He mentions that at the University of Massachusetts, only 33% of freshmen graduate within 6 years. It's an… Continue
Added by Jeffrey A. Roth on September 11, 2009 at 7:49am —
Last week the Wall Street Journal (www.wsj.com
- Mark Bauerlein) had an article about Gen Y not being able to "read" each other. Which got me thinking "Is non-verbal communication" all that important? Is the sound of a person voice or the smile on their face needed? Nielsen Mobile reported late last year that teenagers on average sent and received 2,272 texts per month. A year earlier the National School Boards Association estimated that middle… Continue
Added by Jeffrey A. Roth on September 9, 2009 at 11:10am —
The world is full of associations and associations are full of members. It would be valuable for both associations and members to have comprehensive, complete and easy dialogue of information around the organisation.
Yet, many association websites are purely one way. The association puts up pages or material or news, and members see it, if they happen to look. There is very little opportunity for interaction and maybe very little reason for them to ever look at the site at all. It's… Continue
Added by Jeffrey A. Roth on September 4, 2009 at 12:30pm —
Blended Learning as a concept is widely used in the academic, corporate and non profit sectors throughout the world. We're seeing a great deal of change in it's utilization, and in my blog today, I'll try to highlight some of the changes.
Historically, as Margaret Driscoll pointed out in her paper for IBM Global Services "Blended Learning: Let's Get Beyond the Hype" when institutions consider blending learning they are considering four slightly different scenarios.
* To… Continue
Added by Jeffrey A. Roth on August 28, 2009 at 8:42am —
Wednesday, Aug. 9, the New York Times published an article based on a 12 year study comprehensive study on online education at all levels (K-12, college and adult continuing education programs of all kinds) was recently published. The study encompassed 99 quantitative studies comparing online and instructor lead courses.
Conclusion - online education beats the classroom.
In the article, reporter Steve Lohr states:
"Until fairly recently, online education… Continue
Added by Jeffrey A. Roth on August 24, 2009 at 10:11am —
The University of Cambridge’s Judge Business School
implemented a state of the art virtual learning environment (VLE) with Interactyx Limited’s TOPYX®
Beginning this term, the candidates of its Executive MBA program will use the TOPYX platform. Judge Business School is built on an ethos of collaboration.… Continue
Added by Jeffrey A. Roth on August 19, 2009 at 4:10pm —
is delighted to announce a comprehensive affiliate program that is focused on reaching new international markets and providing additional penetration into certain domestic industries with TOPYX®, the affordable eLearning 2.0 Software as a Service (SaaS) solution with integrated social networking, mobile learning and eCommerce functionality. Interactyx Limited is continuing to review and accept high-value affiliate… Continue
Added by Jeffrey A. Roth on August 18, 2009 at 10:08am —
As reported in The Chronicle of Higher Education, many states are implementing budget cuts of 5% -15%. http://chronicle.com/article/Further-State-Budget-Cuts-Loom/47448/
Clearly, the entire issue is a complex one. Tax revenue to the states and municipalities has decreased based on both lower realty tax revenue and income tax revenue as a result of economic contraction and the real estate… Continue
Added by Jeffrey A. Roth on August 13, 2009 at 9:49am —
What is eLearning 2.0? How can I incorporate social networking and mobile learning tools? How easy is it to get started with eLearning software? These are very important questions that people face when looking into available eLearning solutions.…
Added by Jeffrey A. Roth on August 7, 2009 at 8:30am —