Monday, June 14, 2004

More free Web seminars in June and July

As always, I'm not guaranteeing the quality of these; I'm just passing along the information.

Integrated Employee Performance Management.” will put on this free Web seminar TOMORROW (June 15th) at 1 to 2 p.m. EDT. The session will cover major trends in performance management, ways to increase employee performance, and how to effectively integrate performance management into your organization.

( is offering Web seminars almost daily—there are too many events to list them all here. Go to to view information about all the seminars, including ones on recognition and rewards, employee engagement, competencies, work-life balance, and more.)

“A Preview of HorizonLive's New Product Release: HorizonLive Open Campus 4.0.” Learn about the upcoming (July) release of this new product on June 16th at 2 p.m. EDT or June 22nd at 11 a.m. EDT. You’ll hear about the features and functionality of this software in the beta stage of development.

Experience Macromedia Breeze.” This free seminar on June 22nd at 1 p.m. EDT introduces users to Macromedia’s Web-conferencing and collaboration software. The seminar will demonstrate the features of the technology that requires no special plug-ins or media players.

“Virtual Tutoring and Student Support Systems.” On June 23rd at 2 p.m. EDT, Jennifer Geary, winner of the Alberta Distance Education and Training Research Award, and Colm Brannigan of will talk about virtual tutoring developments and student support systems.

“The What, How, and When of Blended Learning.” GeoLearning hosts this free online seminar on July 14th at 2 p.m. EDT. The session will cover how to use blended learning most effectively as well as best practices for “aligning learning management systems, learning content management systems, e-learning courseware, classroom instruction, self-study and live Webcasting tools with training and business needs.”

“Teaching and Learning at a Distance: Foundations of Distance Education.” Michael Simonson, Sharon E. Smaldino, Michael Albright, and Susan Zvacek,
co-authors of the book with the same name, will give a free Web presentation on July 20th at 1 p.m. EDT.

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