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Online Learning: What Can It Deliver

I recently became familiar with a report issued in March by dgCommunities, a project of the Development Gateway Foundation, titled Online Education: What Can It Deliver. The “report” is primarily a

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PowerPoint Again: Sex and the Grimm Facts

While I am resisting the urge to establish a PowerPoint category for this blog or even to focus to any great degree on tools for online learning development and delivery, the cognitive train wrecks—many

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Influence and Online Learning

Several years ago while attending the annual conference of the Peter F. Drucker Foundation (now the Leader to Leader Institute), I had the good fortune to hear psychologist Robert Cialdini speak about

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The Future of Learning

I recently became aware of an effort by the KnowledgeWorks Foundation to map what it considers to be forces that will impact education in the future. Whether you are interested in online learning technologies,

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Disruptive Learning: No Excuses

While so much knowledge and information becomes quickly dated these days, there are still many items out there that I find of perennial interest. One of these is No Excuses: The Power of Knowledge, a brief

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Life by PowerPoint

A couple of years ago I led a panel on online learning among nonprofit organizations at N-TEN’s National Technology Conference. As it happened, Guy Kawasaki was one of the keynote speakers at the conference,

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E-learn Your Political Leanings

With steam now beginning to pick up on Election 2008, it’s a good time to learn more your own political leanings and maybe help others do the same. With that goal in mind, I recently paid a visit

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Before YouTube, OneWorld TV

Often when I speak about learning technology, I emphasize that learning is not equivalent to training and that most learning occurs outside of highly designed environments structured to ensure that specific

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