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Following Mezirow: A Roadmap through Transformative Learning

By Daniel Harbecke There is a fundamental divide between understanding a concept and applying it in practical use – any experienced teacher can confirm this.  For those who lack this sort of background, there’s always Bloom’s Taxonomy of Cognitive Learning, which ranks the application of ideas at a higher level than knowing them (Anderson & Krathwohl, 2001). This is perhaps

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Ten Ways to Build your Learning Organization through Self-Directed Learning

Guest Blogger: Juergen Juffa Self-directed learners are the critical mass of today’s successful learning organizations.  Compared to traditional training, self-directed learning has more focus, higher flexibility, lower cost and a greater rate of translating learning into performance.  Considering rapidly changing business environments, dwindling half-lives of knowledge and reduced training budgets, these attributes become even more relevant. Here are ten ways

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I’ll Take My Learning ‘To Go’

Guest Blogger: Taylor Harris Before I rush out the door, I do a quick inventory review. Laptop: check. Blackberry phone: check. iPod touch: check. And, last but not least, keys and purse: check. I’m rushing out to join the other members of mobile society. According to e-Learning Guild, 82.7% of employees are increasingly mobile, owning at least one mobile device. No doubt,

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