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Schulich School of Business, York University
Best Practice: Blending Strategies for Maximizing Soft-Skills Development to Improve Management Practice
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2802–2803
Although research studies comparing differences between classroom learning vs. e-learning vs. blended learning strategies have been undertaken, little attention has been directed at studying the differences in learning impact/outcomes in relation to ...
Blended Learning: Using DyKnow collaborative software and NewMindsets online content for soft-skills development in an undergraduate business course
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) p. 1889
Engaging undergraduate students has always been a challenge – arguably more so with the potential distractions of the web (e.g., facebook, twitter, etc). While some wish for simpler times where paper, pencil, blackboards and overhead projectors were ...
Practical Advice for Implementing High Impact Blended Learning Strategies for Soft-skills Development in the Workplace
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) p. 2616
As the demand for continuous learning and performance improvement increases with the heightened competitive nature of our rapidly changing global marketplace, interest in developing new technology enriched strategies for talent development is...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 12, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 23–44
Although e-learning has improved in quality, reach and learning impact over the past decade, it can be argued that it has not yet lived up to its potential to transform workplace learning. In the drive to increase effectiveness, interest has grown...
The Soft-skills Learning Triangle: A Learning Model for Supporting Online Management & Leadership Development
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 21, No. 4 (October 2010) pp. 437–463
The purpose of this paper is to present the Soft-skills Learning Triangle (SLT) – a model created to help coaches, mentors, and educators understand how web-technologies can be used to support management learning and soft-skills development. SLT...
Best Practice: Using NewMindsets e-Learning to Support Self-directed Soft-skills Development in Undergraduate Business
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3979–3983
One of the assignments in my introductory undergraduate business management course required approximately 400 first-year students to use NewMindsets, an e-learning system with self-organizing design principles, for personal competence develop. This...
“Second Generation” E-Learning: Characteristics and Design Principles for Supporting Management Soft-Skills Development
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 157–185
This article develops the concept of "second generation" e-learning as a new paradigm for thinking about online learning. Whereas "first generation" approaches have been effective for developing technical skills, the same approach has not proven...
Pedagogy First! Making Web-Technologies Work for Soft Skills Development in Leadership and Management Education
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 129–155
Most will agree that the use of Internet to support teaching and learning has become a mainstay of management education with the widespread use of online content, discussion boards, document sharing, email, virtual classrooms, etc. But, whether it...
“Second generation” e@-learning: An action-based exploration of design and implementation (2004) pp. 1–377