On Friday, the Daily Mindflash hosted yet another #TrainChat on Twitter. This time we spoke with special guest Jay Forte, who discussed his recent article, "Four Ways to Ensure Your Training Fits Every Learner." Here is a condensed version of our chat. And be sure to tune in every Friday at 10 a.m. PST for another chat on online learning, employee training, and L&D.
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Thursday announced a White House proposal to significantly reform the way vocational training is funded and run — a move that's likely to rely heavily on online training and e-learning.
Salman Khan, he of Khan Academy fame, has said that the "flipped classroom" model — in which students watch or listen to pre-recorded lectures over the Web, on their own time rather than during class — liberates instructors to finally make real connections with their students.
E-learning is, no doubt, moving closer to the education word's mainstream. Cash-strapped public universities are moving more and more classes online, and many private schools offer entire degree and certificate programs over the Web. Late last year the state of Idaho became the first in the nation to require high school students to take at least some courses online.
On Friday, the Daily Mindflash hosted a Twitter chat with contributor David Kelly, in which we discussed his latest article, "Three Essential Tips for New Online Trainers." Once again, the chat was a success, with hundreds of questions, comments, and opinions pouring in to the hashtag #trainchat about online training and instructional design.
Training expert, blogger, and Daily Mindflash contributor David Kelly will be our featured guest on Friday, March 16 when we host a Twitter chat to discuss his latest article, "Three Essential Tips for New Online Trainers."
Training magazine recently released its annual list of the top 125 companies that embrace employee training, and by glancing over some statistics about those organizations, a few trends start to emerge.
With its unveiling last week of the second iteration of its iBookstore and new e-book-creation "Author" application, Apple appears to have set its sights on reshaping the world of educational publishing.