Blog Portability, or Tom gets official

Now I’ve gone and done it. Macromedia decided that my anecdote and pun-laden posts are worthy of an official Macromedia blog. — http://www.markme.com/tking/ I copied almost everything that I posted from here over to the new URL. I still have to figure out how to add my own links for standards, events, etc. Being “official” […]

Feedback and Elearning – Go Rapid

When I was in high school, feedback was Pete Townshend manipulating his guitar to eek shrieks and squeals out of Hi-Watt amps. By college, I thought of it as feedback loops and bio-feedback. In grad school, it became assessments and course evaluations, and applying the Kirkpatrick model. In my early CBT days feedback was capturing […]

Rapid Elearning by another name- “Spot”

Spot. Not the dog. Not the Microsoft internet watches. Nope, it is “Spot learning”. It sounds a lot like what Macromedia has been talking about as “rapid elearning” (Nov 2003 ELearning Day, white papers). Well, not just Macromedia, many others too. For example, Bersin & Associates has been talking about rapid elearning for some time […]

Elearning Benefits, Costs, and Champions

This was supposed to be a post on the intersection of Knowledge Management and elearning, but the research brought be around to Marc Rosenberg’s book [Amazon.com – eLearning] and the review on Jay Cross’s web site. Marc has a deep background with AT&T and is well respected. Rather than retread I’ll retire and refer you […]

Elearning Market 32% CAGR in UAE

According to recent research conducted by the Dubai based Madar Research Group, the market is expected to grow at a compound average growth rate (CAGR) of 32 per cent in the United Arab Emirates. The growth in the e-learning market will cover content providers, technology providers… [Online Learning Update] Clearly this “e-learning thing” is neither […]

News, resources and experience

To me, a good blog is a personal encounter that provides news, resources and experience. I’m going to try to do just that for elearning, right here. I enjoy a blog with the kind of stuff that Google can find, but I’d never know to look for. The news and resources stuff is obvious, since […]