In this podcast, Ben Chai, editor of Learning Technologies magazine discusses the future of learning and its impact on people's lives with Jay Cross, one of the early pioneers of e-Learning, .
Jay Cross is a champion of informal learning, web 2.0, and systems thinking. His calling is to help business people improve their performance on the job and satisfaction in life. He has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix three decades ago.
His company, Internet Time Group LLC has provided advice and guidance to Cisco, Eaton, IBM, Sun, National Australia Bank, Intel, Genentech, Novartis, HP, the CIA, the World Bank, and numerous others in areas such as informal/web 2.0 learning management and approaches that accelerate performance.
Jay served as CEO of eLearning Forum for its first five years and has keynoted such conferences as Online Educa (Berlin), I-KNOW (Austria), Research Innovations in Learning (U.S.), Emerging eLearning (Abu Dhabi), Training (U.S.), Quality in eLearning (Bogota), LearnX (Melbourne), and Learning Technology (London).
He is the author of Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways that Inspire Innovation and Performance.
For more information on Jay Cross see http://www.internettime.com/