Free webinar with Elliott Masie on August 21 at 1 PM CDT. Register here: http://www.clomedia.com/events/Webinars/2008/July/230/index.php
As learning options, approaches and expectations change, it is vital that organizations take a fresh look at their learning strategies. Elliott Masie will present a pragmatic approach to refreshing our learning strategies, focusing on:
The best way for me to learn about technology is to actually use it in a "play" context. For me "play" implies:
I was reading an interesting article Knowledge in Numbers: Communities of practice enjoy renewed popularity by Jennifer J. Salopek in T+D magazine (July 2008 issue) which highlights the characteristics of a Community of Practice. According to Etienne Wenger, who first used the term in 1988, communities of practice are defined by 3 characteristics:
The Southwest Learning Summit, sponsored by the Dallas ASTD chapter, has finalized the program and you can see full details at http://www.dallasastd.org/. Cost: $55.00 (includes lunch).