Going Cold Turkey – How Giving Up My Smart Phone Made Me Smarter

November 23, 2010

When I recently accepted a new position and learned that my employer would not issue me a Blackberry as my previous employer had done, my initial reaction was panic. I immediately started researching for a smartphone replacement.  In the midst of panic, I saw an opportunity however.  I decided to go “cold turkey” and experiment […]

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The iPad’s “Disruption” Potential for Virtual Learning

January 31, 2010

All eyes were on Apple this week with the release of the iPad, the new tablet PC. Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced the iPad will be ideal for watching video, reading newspapers, browsing photos. “It’s so much more intimate than a laptop.” Chadwick Matlin of wrote an interesting article that focuses on the “disruption […]

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Collaborative Book Writing and Learning

November 30, 2009

Over the weekend I heard an interesting story on NPR about the future of the book industry called Book It.Host Brooke Gladstone spoke with various guests about the changes occurring in the book industry including the growth of self-publishing and e-books. One section of the interview was with Bob Stein of The Institute for the […]

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Stream 57′s Panel Discussion on Online Training

November 15, 2009

Stream 57 recently hosted a webcast panel discussion on “E-Learning and Online Training in the Face of the Flu, the Recession and the Demand for Better Education.” The panel shared a variety of insights on how to use technology for learning events and best practices for interacting with online audiences. Throughout the discussion, a live […]

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ASTD TechKnowledge Conference 2009

November 14, 2008

The American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) holds two conferences each year. One of the conferences, ASTD TechKnowledge, will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada this year and the conference program was recently posted online. This year they are offering a track for attendees who are interested in Virtual Facilitation and Delivery. I have […]

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