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Educating Medical Personnel: New Book Reviews CPD Topics

Every so often a book is published that provides a community of practice with a fresh perspective on current issues.  Editors William F. Rayburn, Mary G. Turco, and David A. Davis have put together what should become the de facto textbook for anyone studying to become an educator or trainer of medical practitioners.  Titled Continuing […]

Mobile Learning: A Manager’s Guide

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Brenda J. Enders published Manager’s Guide to Mobile Learning some three years ago and it is still a relevant read today.   Brenda will be presenting a webinar on creating practical strategy for mobile learning as part of our monthly eLearning Thought Leaders Series.  In preparation for this event on March 28th, I gave her book a […]

“The Medium is the Message”: An Instructional Design Perspective

Mobile Learning Instructional Design

Back in the 1960s, Marshall McLuhan famously argued that “the medium is the message.” According to McLuhan, we focus too much of our efforts trying to dissect the content presented in a medium without considering the effect that the medium itself will have on that content. Content and mediums have a symbiotic relationship, and one […]

Book Review: Disrupted – The Dark Side of Silicon Valley

The Dark Side of Silicon Valley’s Contribution to Management Techniques “The world of online marketing… has a reputation for being kind of grubby.” A quote from one of my latest reads, Disrupted by Dan Lyons.  In this short review I am going to reflect on information that touched me personally.  I gave this book five […]

Adult Learning: Thoughts of Lou Russell

Lou Russell

I originally approached Lou Russell’s June 2016 LearningFlash as a review of the 2016 ATD Conference hosted in Denver. However, I soon realized that the newsletter was a general overview of all things important about adult learning. I liked the instructive edge to her article “Performance = (Knowledge + Skills) x Motivation” as well as […]