learning theory resource links
these are links to articles and discussions I find helpful in thinking through what is important when considering learning in the work environment. they are often more succinct that comprehensive. because I believe most people, like me, don't have the time to read volume after volume. also covered in this area are the related topics of motivation and instructional theory. if you have any links that you think I should add here, just use the comment section below or e-mail dave.
maslow's hierarchy of needs
one of the foundations of humanistic psychology, abraham maslow's hierarchy of needs seems to explain why we make decisions (caring for ourselves or those we love) which harm the more societal needs (money, job, wealth). this chart nicely maps business behaviors and goals in line with the hierarchy.
headshift smarter, simpler, social
a very interesting study of the advantages provided to a business education environment by various (including blogs) tool designed to exploit social networks in learning.
merill's "first principles of instruction"
this is a summary of a conference presentation at AECT, but is a very clear presentation of a sometimes difficult to understand theory by the most influential theorist to develop out of Piaget's thought.
preparing students for elearning
Resources for teaching - archiving