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By Tom Schultz | Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Brandon Hall Group and lynda.com to present webinar on innovation

This week, Brandon Hall Group and lynda.com present a free webinar for users in business, education, and government. In Exploring Innovation in the Learning Landscape, Laurie Burruss, senior director of education at lynda.com, and David Wentworth, senior analyst at Brandon Hall, will explain the key tenets of innovation. They will discuss the role and benefits of questioning, experimentation, observation, associating seemingly unrelated concepts, and sharing.

Join the webinar to

  • • Explore teaching and learning strategies that foster innovation
  • • Discover practical ways to incorporate innovation into your work
  • • See how to produce innovators, not just subject matter experts
  • • Discuss lessons from curious and creative risk takers and real-world leaders
  • • View case studies and best practices

Webinar details:Tuesday, November 13, 2012 FREE

Time:1 to 2 p.m. ET 10 to 11 a.m. PT[register now]

By Tom Schultz | Saturday, October 13, 2012

lynda.com to host a webinar on user tips and tricks

This week, lynda.com presents a free webinar for users in business, education, and government. In User Tips and Tricks: Learning with lynda.com, Laurie Burruss, a professor of interaction design and director of the Digital Media Center at Pasadena City College, explores the lynda.com library of instructional videos as an organization-wide resource for learning and professional development. Discover new features and rewarding tips and tricks—from managing course queues and bookmarks to strategies for spreading the word among employees, students, and faculty.

Join our webinar to

• Speed up projects or research • Share courses with teams or classes • Learn about content pedagogy and curation • See how the site accommodates distinct learning styles • Explore how the timecode-enhanced search engine “thinks

Topics to be covered include transcripts, video player options, course histories, meta tags, certificates of completion, and using lynda.com with a variety of desktop, laptop, and mobile devices. Q&A session to follow.

Webinar details:

Friday, October 19, 2012 FREE

Choose your time:

7 to 8 a.m. PT 10 to 11 a.m. ET[register now]

11 a.m. to noon PT 2 to 3 p.m ET[register now]

By Tom Schultz | Friday, September 14, 2012

lynda.com to host a webinar on personalized education

This week, lynda.com presents a free webinar for members and educators as well as corporate and government trainers. In Personalized Education: A Roadmap to On-Your-Own Learning, see how lynda.com teaches learners to evaluate where they are now, where they want to go, and the tools they need to get there.

Rising tuition costs, a volatile job market, ever-changing technology…

Today’s learners face real challenges. They want a student-centered education that gives them skills, helps them solve problems, and lets them benefit personally.

They want

  • • customized, self-directed learning that reflects their interests
  • • dynamic, adaptable instruction for just-in-time answers
  • • anytime, anywhere access via desktop, laptop, or mobile device
  • • education that’s relevant, affordable, and fun

Webinar details:

When: Friday, September 21, 2012 Cost: FREE

Choose your time:

10 to 11 a.m. ET

7 to 8 a.m. PT

Register for time-slot one

2 to 3 p.m. ET

11 a.m. to noon PT

Register for time-slot two

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