Knowledge and Learning In The News - 4/17/2005

Training Pays Off The education and training variable is the most significant predictor of an organization's success as compared to price-to-earning ratios, price-to-book statistics, and measures of risk and volatility. Technology: An Update on Stuff That's Cool This is a "where are they now?" report (Like Google's Photo Maps & Skype) (requires free subscription to N.Y. Times) Knowledge Management: Knowledge services to generate 40 M jobs India’s emergence as a knowledge services hub, with 40 million new jobs in the sector, is expected to generate a $200 billion market by 2020. learning: Game for Learning "What stands in the way is what I call the 'fact fetish'," explains James Paul Gee, author of What Video Games Have To Teach Us About Learning and Literacy. "For me, learning an area like biology should be about learning how to 'play the game' of biology, that is, learning to think, act, and value like a biologist."

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