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Saturday, August 23, 2008

del.icio.us Tidbits: Human Resource Management (HRM)

Here is the weekly sampling from my del.icio.us favorites list. This time I chose the tag "HRM", Human Resource Management. Here's what I found I have:

Building Value through HR Metrics: In this video from the RBL Review, Dave Ulrich describes the effectiveness of metrics for HR professionals by discussing the keys to good metrics, how to build metric systems, and where to build metric systems.

The Five Roles of HR: Also from RBL, Dave Ulrich, Jon Younger, and Wayne Brockbank described discuss the dominant Diversified/Allied business model, laying out the five roles and responsibilities of HR that respond to this organization model: service centers, corporate, centers of expertise, embedded HR, and operational HR. This summary lays out the duties of each role, the relationship among these roles, and suggestions for implementing this new HR structure.

HR Competency Model: From SHRM

How to Learn to Manage People: An article from wikiHow for new managers overviewing 10 basic skills for managing others.

Monday, August 11, 2008

del.icio.us Tidbits: Implementation

Here is the weekly sampling from my del.icio.us favorites list. This time I chose the tag "Implementation". Here's what I found I have:

The 7 Top Tips for Implementing Learning Technology. The Vendors View! A post from the "Learning Reflections" blog.

The #1 answer to the rhetorical survey question about implementation barriers: culture : A post regarding the failures in organizational culture in supporting project implementation and possible fixes by Janet Clarey, of Brandon Hall Research.

7 Strategies for implementing corporate wikis from the eLearning Post blog.

Saturday, August 2, 2008

del.icio.us Tidbits: Testing

Here is the weekly sampling from my del.icio.us favorites list. This time I chose the tag "Testing". Here's what I found I have:



Writing Multiple Choice Test Items: This article discusses some conventional wisdom for the construction of multiple-choice tests, which are one of the most common forms of teacher-constructed tests. The comments which follow are applicable mainly to multiple-choice tests covering fairly broad topic areas.



How to fit the entire world in a multiple-choice question: How to add context (and more depth of "meaning") to test questions.



And a different kind of "testing":



LMS Usability Testing: A brief blog post on what to look for when shopping for an LMS.



BrowserShots: A tool to test your web design in different browsers