Event: Digital capability for improved employee performance

Upcoming webinar hosted by Citrix GoTo Training. Date: Tuesday, 9 February, 2016 Time: 1 PM Australian AEDT 3 PM NZ, 10 AM HK, 7:30 AM IND Providing employees with the necessary tools and skills is essential to working in a digital workplace, but how do you determine the  digital capabilities required for employee effectiveness? We will discuss:…

Zotero: a review

Zotero for about 3 months now.. and I think it’s time I shared some experiences…First – a short historical perspective. In 2003, I started using Endnote – a free download from the University library’s site, or purchase a CD for a small token amount.It took a little while to figure out – and then I…

How the social web came to be…

I’m currently writing a chapter for a text-book (yes, I know – traditional publishing.. but…) on Adult Teaching and Learning – my chapter is focused on e-Learning (surprise, surprise).In the process of a brief retrospective of e-Learning implementations across higher education, colleges (including community colleges) and the corporate context it’s extraordinary how focused the literature…

Webex acquired by Cisco

A PR announcement from Webex today, announced the acquisition of the company by Cisco: "As collaboration in the workplace becomes increasingly important, companies are looking for rich communications tools to help them work more effectively and efficiently," said Charles H. Giancarlo, Chief Development Officer at Cisco. "The combination of Cisco and WebEx will deliver compelling…

Blackboard patents e-Learning Technolgoy

Blackboard have been awarded patents on technologies related to… "… internet-based education support systems and methods. The patent covers core technology relating to certain systems and methods involved in offering online education, including course management systems and enterprise e-Learning systems. In addition, patents corresponding with the U.S. patent have been issued in Australia, New Zealand…