Towards a learning organisation

Reviewing technologies for company training

A. Boonen (Author), M. Vanbuel (Author), J.J. Scheffknecht (Author),

Series: Educational Sciences 3

Category: Education

Language: English

ISBN: 9789058670724

Publication date: July 23, 2000

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Size: 240 x 160 x mm

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As we face a revolutionary move towards e-learning and away from traditional face-to-face training, today’s human resource manager implementing technology-supported training needs a concise, practical handbook outlining the choices that have to be made and the implications of each approach.

‘Towards a learning organisation’ brings human resource managers up-to-date with the various applications that are open to them, such as Electronic Learning Environments, Web based training, Videoconferencing, etc.

This handbook provides user-friendly information about emerging technologies for training, checklists and other decision-making tools.

Based on broad experience and peppered throughout with case studies and examples from leading European companies and institutions, it also offers plenty of background information including an onverview of network options as well as a handy glossary and further resources list.

Introduction
To whom is this handbook addressed?
What methodology has been used?
Disclaimer
After reading this handbook

Foreword: Network Infrastructure
Network infrastructure options
Conclusion
Data communications over various networks

Chapter 1 : Video and Audio
Introduction
Generic description
Video and audio as training applications
Pedagogical implications
Technical implications
Cost implications
Case study
Advantages
Disadvantages
Key decision-making issues checklist

Chapter 2: CDs, DVDs and Hybrids
Introduction
Generic description
Digital Versatile Discs (DVDs)
CDs and DVDs as training applications
Pedagogical implications
Technical implications
Cost implications
Case study
Advantages
Disadvantages
Key decision-making issues chechklist

Chapter 3: Video Conferencing
Introduction
Generic description
Videoconferencing as a training application
Pedagogical implications
Technical implications
Cost implications
Case study
Advantages
Disadvantages
Key decision-making issues checklist

Chapter 4: Electronic Mail
Introduction
Generic description
E-mail as a training application
Pedagogical implications
Technical implications
Cost implications
Case study
Advantages
Disadvantages
Key decision-making issue checklist

Chapter 5: Electronic Learning Platform
Introduction
Generic description
Learning platforms as a training application
Pedagogical implications
Technical implications
Cost implications
Case study
Advantages
Disadvantages
Key decision-making issues checklist

Chapter 6: Web-based Training
Introduction
Generic description
Using the WWW as a training application
Pedagogical implications
Technical implications
Cost implications
Case study
Advantages
Disadvantages
Key decision-making issues checklist

Resource, Reading and Reference List
Resource list
Further reading
Glossary

A. Boonen

M. Vanbuel

J.J. Scheffknecht

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