Tag Archives: corporate training

Podcasting for corporate training example – how I did it

I mentioned in a previous post that I was experimenting with [tag]Podcasting[/tag] for [tag]training[/tag] purposes at work. I thought it might be nice to share what I’ve learned so far, the process I went through, and for better or worse, the result. The point of this exercise was two-fold: to experiment with the technology and… Read More »

Corporate Learning Forum – why?

Corporate Training & e-Learning Blog: Corporate Learning Forum is HERE! In the blog above, Jenna Sweeney talks about a new listserv for corporate training professionals – the Corporate Learning Forum. I received an “invitation” to this forum at work. Maybe I’m being dense, but I don’t get it. Why would I want to pay $50… Read More »

CEOs – taking more than their share?

Corporate Training & e-Learning Blog: BIG for 2006: LCMSs, Podcasting, and Outsourcing I ran across this quote while looking for something totally unrelated – examples of podcasts as currently in use for internal corporate training – but it blew me away. I knew the split had grown, but holy cow… The ratio of average CEO… Read More »

Fight trolls with math!

Timez Attack I am really impressed with this game. It’s engaging, the graphics are great, it has a cool adventure environment, and it teaches math. Seriously cool. As you (a small monster) run through the world, you meet up with puzzles that teach you multiplication. For example, you have to get the question right in… Read More »

Re-igniting passion

Creating Passionate Users: Re-igniting passion We can’t expect passionate users, if we ourselves can’t hold (or rediscover) the passion we felt for the work we chose. That is an excellent point. When the world is beating down on you with a sledgehammer, it’s easy to lose sight of the passion you had when you first… Read More »

America’s schools ineffective? Challenges for corporate learning

Parkin’s Lot: Stupid in America Godfrey Parkin takes the notion (supported by a study) that America’s public schools, on average, produce substandard education, and applies it to corporate environments. As he says, the condemnation of America’s school system is nothing new. I’ve heard it all my life. In fact, my friends even joke about understanding… Read More »

Wiki’s in a corporate environment

Informal Learning » Blog Archive » The Weirdness of Wiki Wiki’s are full of potential for learning and communication, and yet for the most part they aren’t being used within corporations (that I can tell, anyway). Jay reports a big reason for that (emphasis added): The moderator asked people to introduce themselves and say three… Read More »