From Cincinnati.com | By Mike Rutledge
A leader of one fast-growing downtown tech firm thinks his business may grow by 50 percent next year.
Tier1 Performance Solutions CEO Greg Harmeyer said part of that expansion likely will happen in Cincinnati's northern suburbs or Dayton, and near Fort Knox, Ky.
Tier1 is an information-technology business with about 40 fulltime employees, plus consultants. It helps large organizations update their employees so they can perform better.
Tier1 uses online training and other technology to spread information to organizations' employees, sales forces, distributors...
I just saw an interesting article about a learning app for the iPhone on CNet.
Add 'study guide' to the long list of tricks you can do with your iPhone. Cram ($9.99) is a solid application that lets you create and import tests on any topic. You'll be able to take scored multiple choice quizzes or go into study mode, in which Cram provides you with a series of digital flash cards. Cram will flash the question and you decide with a click when the answer appears.
Cram is fairly simple to use, but there is a correct order for getting started. For instance, you had best register for Cram online before...
If the visual display of content is something that you ponder over on a regular basis (and what good e-Learning developer or Instructional Designer doesn’t?), be sure to visit Visual Literacy today. There are all kinds of fun things to discover. One of my favorites was the Periodic Table of Visualization Methods. Check it out!
It’s in your pocket: teaching spectacularly with cell phones. Great speech by Hall Davidson from Discovery Education Network about using mobile phones in education, the kind of talk many teachers and administrators need to hear. The first thing Hall said was to take out and turn on our cell phones
There is a large potential for cell phones in education, but current best practices are small. Mobiles have lots of functionality, including:
Are we really going to ignore a device this powerful?...
Are you on a virtual team? Are you amongst the next generation web workers of the world? Then Wiggio is for you!
From Wiggio’s About Page
As seniors at Cornell, we started wiggio out of our own frustrations with unnecessarily clogged inboxes, using five different websites for five different functions, and all the other hassles associated with working in groups. We were tired of sending eleven emails back and forth just to set a meeting time. We were tired of that guy who just never knows where and when to be there. We were tired of list-servs, contact lists, phone-chains and incompatibilities....