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GetEducated.com – E-News – business degrees guide to distance learning programs – Brief Article

GetEducated.com – E-News – business degrees guide to distance learning programs – Brief Article – Directory Are you thinking about getting an M.B.A. or other business degree? Are you trying to figure out how you’ll fit classroom time into your already packed schedule? Then check out GetEducated.com’s www.geteducated.com free guide to distance learning business and […]

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Einstein was an early performance support tool user. The U.S. Coast Guard uses PSTs. Time to get on board?

Performance support tools: where learning, work, and results converge: Einstein was an early performance support tool user. The U.S. Coast Guard uses PSTs. Time to get on board? Allison Rossett When an organization builds and uses performance support tools, it’s attempting to assure accurate and consistent effort by providing access to helpful information at the […]

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ASTD Store Bestsellers – books on employee training

ASTD Store Bestsellers – books on employee training – Bibliography Visit store.astd.org to purchase ASTD training books or write an online review. The ASTD Store Bestseller list is based on sales generated through 10/15/02. 1. Telling Ain’t Training By Harold D. Stolovitch and Erica J. Keeps (May 2002) ASTD Member US$32.95, Nonmember US$38.95 2. New […]

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Leading in a Time of Change

Leading in a Time of Change Jason Lewis “On or about November 6, 1954, Peter Drucker invented management,” writes author Jack Beatty in his book on Drucker, and he’s not far from the truth. Peter Drucker systematized the study of management and was the first person to recognize (in 1969 no less) that we’re living […]

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Affordable Epson

Affordable Epson There was a time when affordable ink-jet printers meant monochrome prints, mediocre performance, and print speeds sure to test your patience. But no more. Epson’s Stylus C64 produces borderless 4-by-6-inch snapshots, creates color prints of up to 5760-by-1440 dpi, and prints at speeds of up to 17 pages per minute. Oh, and its […]

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enhance memory and retention with a splash of color

The color of learning: enhance memory and retention with a splash of color Judy Myers Different colors have different physiological effects on humans. Scientists have found that red makes our adrenaline flow, resulting in an increase in pulse, blood pressure, and energy level. Orange can trigger hunger. Blue relaxes us, causing the brain to secrete […]

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are you ready for the next generation?

New roles and new competencies for the profession: are you ready for the next generation? Patty Davis This is part 2 of a three-article series. ASTD’s competency model was designed to convey what will be required for the next generation of practitioners. The new model includes the following three layers, among others: Foundational competencies. Divided […]

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LCMS, LMS—They’re not just acronyms but powerful systems for learning – E-Learning

LCMS, LMS—They’re not just acronyms but powerful systems for learning – E-Learning – learning content management system Kevin Oakes When I first heard the term LCMS used widely, I cringed. Great. Another confusing e-learning acronym we have to explain–just like LMS, RLO, AICC, LRN, IMS, and SCORM, among others. When will we learn? Despite the […]

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Post-9/11: actions and reactions – security training programs

Post-9/11: actions and reactions – security training programs – Brief Article Haidee E. Allerton Who hasn’t read or heard on TV about the proposed security measures for airports and airplanes? The solutions range from better training for baggage screeners and intensified screening of baggage to using sky marshals and arming pilots with guns. British Airways […]

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Video. . – Ratings Formerly Media Reviews – Patterns

Video. . – Ratings Formerly Media Reviews – Patterns – video recording review Valerie L. Smith Patterns Patterns is a three-part video that casts a critical eye on the behavioral issues surrounding sexual harassment. It addresses prevention as well as the skills needed to respond to potentially harassing situations. The three programs in the series […]