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Free Webinar: Building Effective Communities of Practice

If you’re in corporate training, you’ve probably heard the term “communities of practice” before. Did you know that communities of practice are now evolving because of web 2.0 technologies? Get refreshed on the concept and see how web 2.0 is transforming the way organizations conduct performance support for critical tasks. Bloomfire's got the inside scoop—after all, organizations such as Kellogg’s and Overstock.com use their platform to create communities of practice.

Adobe's eLearning Evangelist: The Future of "21st-Century" Training & Development (Interview)

[This interview is syndicated to the eLearning Council by Bloomfire's Blog, whose senior editor, Nemo Chu, conducts regular interviews with movers and shakers in the training and development world. The Bloomfire team also hosts regular free webinars, including an upcoming one on Building Effective Communities of Practice.]

Dr. Allen Partridge is the eLearning Evangelist for Adobe. In addition to his work for Adobe Systems, he continues to serve on the doctoral faculty in the Communications Media and Instructional Technology program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Allen has written several books and a host of articles on topics ranging from 3D game development to Instructional Design for new technologies. He is active in explorations of Immersive Learning as well as traditional multimedia enhanced eLearning and rapid eLearning. Allen works closely with the eLearning Suite and Captivate teams at Adobe, providing a channel to customer needs and concerns and helping facilitate communication among team members.

Articulate User Group Meeting

The Articulate User Group in the Austin area will have its first meeting.

Thursday, July 8
1:00 to 3:00 pm
TxDOT
200 E. Riverside Dr, Classroom E (map attached)

There is plenty of parking and the main entrance is clearly marked. Please check in with the Security Guard and obtain a visitor badge (sticker). Tell security you are there for the Articulate User Group meeting.

Collaborative Learning 101 - Bloomfire offers E-Learning Council members exclusive early-bird access

The team at Bloomfire (official site: http://bit.ly/9EaLnx) is offering the E-Learning Council community exclusive free early-bird access to their upcoming webinar, Collaborative Learning 101. Our last webinar, How to Build High-Impact Learning Communities, was so popular that we had to switch webinar platforms to accommodate everyone.

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