Boulder, CO; March 31, 2008 Xyleme® Inc., the leading provider of 100% XML, SCORM 2004 certified learning solutions today announced the launch of Voices, an educational podcast series featuring interviews with today’s top analysts, consultants and practitioners in the field of learning.
In the Voices series, experts discuss key issues affecting the evolution of training and their ramifications on how users learn and perform. Voices’ introductory podcast features Bryan Chapman, Chief Learning Strategist at Chapman Alliance, discussing one of the biggest trends he sees today: the concept of single sourcing for advanced reusability. Voices also speaks with Dr. Allison Rossett from San Diego State University about different forms for performance support. She introduces sidekicks and planners support tools, from her new book, Job Aids and Performance Support: Moving from Knowledge in the Classroom to Knowledge Everywhere.
Voices is committed to providing a comprehensive, unbiased discussion of topics pertinent to the training industry. The series is ongoing with new podcasts to be introduced each month. In April, the podcast series features Elliott Masie, founder of the MASIE Center and leader of the highly regarded Learning Consortium, giving his views on the topic everyone is talking about, informal learning. April will also feature performance support guru Dr. Conrad Gottfredson providing tips on how to create an orchestrated set of performance support tools to meet each learner’s moment of need.
“We view Voices as an important tool in the industry to gather information from multiple experts across a wide range of training topics,” commented said Mark Hellinger, President and CEO of Xyleme. “With over 300 downloads in Voices’ first week, we are grateful for the tremendous response we have received from both our participants and the listening audience.”
All individual podcasts are available for download and comments. The library also provides links to our participants’ web sites as well as links to any materials mentioned during audio podcast.
Xyleme, Inc. is the leader in standards-based learning content management solutions that enable single-source publishing of training content. Xyleme is 100% XML-based to create massive efficiencies through modularity and reuse. With Xyleme, organizations improve collaboration in content development, reduce time-to-market for customized training and minimize the cost of supporting blended learning. Visit www.xyleme.com.