Posts Tagged social media

Dunbar’s Number and the Limits of Friendship

I read a fascinating article this weekend by Maria Konnikova about Dunbar’s number, the nature of friendship and the limits of social media. Dunbar’s number, in short, is the number of people with whom you can maintain stable social relationships—relationships in which you know who each person is and how each person relates to every […]

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Trends in eLearning for 2016

We’ve long been fans of job-aids. Recall Joe Harless’ famous line, “Inside every fat course there’s a thin job-aid crying to get out.” While eLearning courses are certainly not going away, we’re seeing growing interest in the design and development of just-in-time resources (i.e., performance support tools).

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New Projects, New Clients — This Week at PPG

Our newest client, Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII), is part of the Task Force for Global Health (TFGH) and is known for its expertise as a neutral convener of public health professionals and their stakeholders. PHII brings these parties together to learn from each other, share best practices, and work together to address barriers to improving the health of populations.

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