Tag: learning organizations

  • ePortfolio: Uncovering the Talent in your Organization

    I went to beautiful Banff, Alberta to deliver a presentation on ePortfolios at the Canadian Association for Prior Learning Assessment (CAPLA) conference’s conversation café. Presentation Summary An ePortfolio is an online record of formal and nonformal learning experiences and accomplishments which goes beyond the traditional résumé form. The objective of my presentation is to look […]

  • Building the Argument for Changes in Enterprise Learning

    Today Jay Cross posted his elevator speech on what he does in his post Enterprise learning: Most of the businesses and governments live in the last century. They cling to industrial-age beliefs that the world is predictable, management has the answers, and workers are under their control. In the real world, no one has the […]

  • Dropping the “e” – A Sign of the Times!

    My title has recently been changed from Director of eLearning to Director, Blended Learning Strategies. Yesterday I received my new business cards and had the opportunity to hand them out for the first time today. They were well received. Actually, one of the comments was “oh, so you do more then just eLearning then?”, which […]

  • The Gen Y / Web 2.0 Way of Managing Information – Trend or Efficiency?

    T+D Blog posted an entry today entitled There Is Not Much Difference Between Baby Boomers and Gen Y Grads. This slightly misleading title refers to a study which reported that new graduates, regardless of whether they graduated this year or 30 year ago, will make compromises to advance their career and succeed. This was probably […]

  • Designing eLearning Environments for Learning Organizations

    My presentation at ISPI-Montreal’s 2006 Conference discussed A Systemic Approach to Designing Fluid eLearning Environments for Learning Organisations. Presentation Summary In a learning organization, a shared vision is built by linking individual and organizational performance objectives. The design of this organization’s eLearning environment must reflect this vision, empowering individuals, cultivating communities of practice and encouraging […]

  • Virtual Communities of Practice: Enabling Peer-based Distance Learning

    I presented on the subject of Virtual Communities of Practice: Enabling Peer-based Distance Learning at the Canadian Association for Distance Education (CADE) conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. Presentation Summary Virtual communities of practice are environments in which individuals with similar interests can learn from one another at a distance. Learners in this case are not […]