Tag: technology

Power Hungry in Today’s Workplace

We sat next to each other, our phones and tablets spread out in front of us. We hadn’t met or spoken. But we shared the same need: we were both hungry for power. We had a long flight ahead of us, a great time to catch up on emails, listen

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Credentialing, Competency, and MOOCs

In academia, Massive Open Online Courses [MOOCS] are now either the latest college fad, like streaking, or a seismic change akin to eliminating parietals and creating mixed male female dorms. MOOCS are online courses taught by first-rate lecturers who deliver via the desktop.  Students can be dispersed around the world

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Don’t Give Them What They Want

I’m all for any method or technology that increases learning effectiveness and can help organizations operate more productively, inclusively and legally. However, within the past two years or so, I’ve been hearing learning specialists say they’re driven to employ new technologies because that’s how millennial workers feel comfortable learning. That’s

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