Archive for category: E-learning

Connecting the dots at Learning Live

18 Sep
September 18, 2014

Conferences can be good or bad. For me, it all depends on making connections and connecting the dots that are often remote and spurious.  It’s been a week since the Learning Live conference and I’ve had time to reflect on some of the great messages I heard. Not all these messages were immediately obvious or relevant, but as the conference developed there were a number of connections that I started to make – a number of dots that became connected. Random beginnings It all started with Read more […]

After 50 years of elearning, e-nough for now!

10 Apr
April 10, 2014

There are times when ‘great minds’ come together and do something that’s meant to be collectively and seriously clever, but actually reveals the deep cracks and divides that lie beneath – and that’s what’s happened recently in the eLearning industry. I have to thank Donald Clark’s “Plan B” blog for drawing my attention to a post entitled “Gang-of-four’s Serious eLearning manifesto – all a bit melodramatic?”  Further investigation took me to the website for the Serious Read more […]

When e-learning isn’t green learning

21 Feb
February 21, 2013

E-learning has grown in popularity as devices such as the PC, laptop, flat screen TV, tablet and smartphone are now in virtually every western home.  But what about the real cost of this technology and its effect on both people and planet?  I wonder if it’s time we should start looking at green learning. Story Green, as they say, is the new black – or so it would seem.  Much talk in business today centres around sustainability, impact of doing business, carbon footprints and green energy.  Read more […]