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What Makes a Great Training Organization?: A Handbook of Best Practices by Russ Hall, Ken Taylor, Doug Harward

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11. The Role of Technology in Learning

There is no question that the classroom is no longer what it used to be. Technologies have expanded the four walls of the classroom to a virtual learning world. With the ongoing innovation of technologies for learning, the trend is to allow students more flexibility to learn about what they want to learn about, when they want to learn about it, how they want to learn about it, from just about any place they choose.

The early days of using technology in corporate training focused on administration and content delivery. The learning management system (LMS) was an early innovation created to help a manager track and measure how much training was being delivered, so the manager would know where the money was ...

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