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13 tips for nailing a Skype interview (13 tips for nailing a Skype interview http://t.co/XLXUm1ycht)
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Skype has become a real contender for video conferencing with prospective employees for real-time interviewing 

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How to Optimize Your Pinterest Page - Business 2 Community

How to Optimize Your Pinterest Page - Business 2 Community | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it

Business 2 Community How to Optimize Your Pinterest Page Business 2 Community I'm going to go about this post differently than I did the rest of our social media optimization series, and I hope you don't mind!


Via Suzanne Wartenbergh
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Pinterest is a great productivity tool that HRD professionals and other business professionals should examine.

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A Simple Rule to Eliminate Useless Meetings

A Simple Rule to Eliminate Useless Meetings | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
Ask your team to identify their biggest productivity killer and inevitably two issues will rise to the top of the list: managing their inboxes and their meeting schedules.
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Great article about raising productivity in your organization.

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The Content Marketing Pyramid: Are You Hungry for Content?

The Content Marketing Pyramid: Are You Hungry for Content? | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
From 140-character tweets to 14,000-word print books, most content marketers now understand the value of producing content of varying lengths and format.
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This content marketing pyramid makes a nice framework for thinking about digital curation
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Nathan Heller: Is College Moving Online?

Nathan Heller: Is College Moving Online? | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
Many people think that massive open online courses, or MOOCs, are the future of higher education in America.
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Is higher education in F2F settings all but gone?

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HRD 2013 Exhibition Review | Optimus Sourcing

HRD 2013 Exhibition Review | Optimus Sourcing | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
Summary This year's HRD exhibition at Olympia was run over the 24-25th April and we sent along Paul and Hannah to experience all that it had to offer. A. ...
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Good recap on HRD efforts in the UK...much focus on emerging technologies
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ESPN’s Top Play: Learning - Chief Learning Officer, Solutions for Enterprise Productivity

ESPN’s Top Play: Learning - Chief Learning Officer, Solutions for Enterprise Productivity | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
Tonya Harris Cornileus has implanted a culture of individual accountability for learning and development at sports media company ESPN.
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This is a great article on how one organization has greatly benefitted by putting learning first --and looking for that trait in new employees
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Integrated health record effort adds to VA's troubles -- FCW

Integrated health record effort adds to VA's troubles -- FCW | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
The Integrated Electronic Health Record program is not the Department of Veterans Affairs' only lightning rod, but it is a major one.
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Another negative for EHRs
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DSpace@MIT : Large scale participatory futures systems : a comparative study of online scenario planning approaches

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Noah Raford's work in his futures systems may be useful to explore for Virtual Scenario Planning (McWhorter & Lynham, 2011)

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HRD 2013: Top 10 tips for embedding learning technologies - CIPD (blog)

HRD 2013: Top 10 tips for embedding learning technologies - CIPD (blog) | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
HRD 2013: Top 10 tips for embedding learning technologies
CIPD (blog)
Children's charity Barnardo's embarked on its route to e-learning in 2006, and the L&D team of five people now oversees virtual classrooms for 10,000 IT users across 1,600 sites.
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Great organisation...interesting ideas on virtual classrooms!

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Why Some Colleges Are Saying No to MOOCs, at Least for Now - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Why Some Colleges Are Saying No to MOOCs, at Least for Now - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
Amherst's rejection of edX could signal the end of the honeymoon phase for massive open online courses.
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Is the "Honeymoon Period" over for MOOCs?

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Examining the Effectiveness of Online Learning Within a Community College System: An Instrumental Variable Approach

CCRC conducts research on community colleges and contributes to the development of practice and policy to promote success for all higher education students.
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Xu and Jaggars discuss their research study into the effectiveness of online learning 

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N.C.I.S Indianapolis - Episode 3: Information

N.C.I.S Indianapolis - Episode 3: Information | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
Fourth in a series of posts exploring corporate connectivity: N.C.I.S. Indianapolis - The Pilot, N.C.I.S. Indianapolis - Episode 1: Networks, N.C.I.S. Indianapolis - Episode 2: Communication and Co...
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Interesting discussion about "Big Data"

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Faculty needed for research study!

Faculty needed for research study! | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
If you have at least one semester of experience teaching in a college or university, please give us about 10 minutes of your time to complete an online survey.  Details found here:  http://db.tt/o2...
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Add your anonymous perspective about the Life of a Professor!

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Think visually | Features | Research

Think visually | Features | Research | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
Forget social networks, visual networks are the next big thing – places where people go to share their wants, needs and wishes. They are a brand owner’s dream come true, says Piqora’s Sharad Verma.

Via Kelly Lieberman, Suzanne Wartenbergh
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Visual Networks are where it is at!  Visual images naturally have their own voice as they carry messages and can evoke human emotions.

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Oh, How Pinteresting!, Where’s That Pin Again? Search Your Pins!

Oh, How Pinteresting!, Where’s That Pin Again? Search Your Pins! | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
Where's that Pin?
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Great way to search for your Pins on Pinterest using keywords
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Pinterest lets you pass pins on to friends

Pinterest lets you pass pins on to friends | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
Use the new send button with pins on Web or mobile to help friends find inspiration too. Read this article by Jennifer Van Grove on CNET News.
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Great idea for online classes to "pass a pin" to a classmate!
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Business Wire - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Business Wire - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
Business Wire
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A great article on the challenges of overcoming hackers and unwanted attacks!

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The Strategic Vision, and a rant about Content Curation vs. Creation | TimAtkins.net

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This is an interesting post that contends that content "creation" has the power to transform perceptions where "curation" is about dissemination of already created ideas
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Virtual conferences: not in the future, but now | International Institute for Environment and Development

Virtual conferences: not in the future, but now | International Institute for Environment and Development | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
Virtual Professional Conferences are here!
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This is exactly what the McWhorter, Roberts and Mancuso research team have been discussing--the viability of using sophisticated technology for conference attendees to participate at an engaged level through a virtual conference saving travel time, traveling expenses and reducing the carbon footprint of the conference. See also Fazarro and McWhorter: http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/JOTS/v37/v37n2/fazarro.html
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7 schools form consortium for online courses

7 schools form consortium for online courses | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The University of Notre Dame is joining with six other universities to offer online, for-credit courses.
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Interesting move!

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online scenario planning | MIT Environmental Policy and Planning

online scenario planning | MIT Environmental Policy and Planning | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
Posts about online scenario planning written by MIT Environmental Policy and Planning
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This information is very useful for the notion of Virtual Scenario Planning (McWhorter & Lynham, 2011)

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More doors open to make online college credits count

More doors open to make online college credits count | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
In a case of state and federal policy catching up with higher education technology, it may be getting easier for college students to get credit for coursework taken through a variety of new online initiatives.
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Classwork as homework? Technological advances and new thinking pave the way for a new era in online higher education.
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Newsflash March-April 2013 | epforum

Newsflash March-April 2013 | epforum | Virtual HRD | Scoop.it
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New insights on digital literacy for the 21st Century!  I especially love that 20th Century literacy of "Presentation" has now been replaced with "Building, contributing and maintaining a public image of self"..sounds alot like "personal branding" (Epstein & Johnson, 2011).

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examining-effectiveness-of-online-learning.pdf

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This working paper gives the up and downside to online learning based on recent empirical evidence of student performance. Lack of teacher presence was one factor examined and found to be wanting in many online courses.  I would imagine measurement of student engagement and community building will also be a big factor in determining the best mix of an optimal design for online coursework.

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