Author Archives: Jane Hart

About Jane Hart

Jane Hart is the Founder of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies. She helps organisations and learning professionals modernise their approaches to workplace learning - through public workshops and bespoke consultancy. Jane is the Editor of the <Modern Workplace Learning Magazine, and is the author of a number of books including Learning in the Modern Workplace 2017 and How to become a Modern Professional Learner. You can contact Jane at

Open Week at the New Curiosity Shop

"This Virtual Open Week is a great opportunity for potential learners to get a taste for online learning, and find out how much fun it can be – it will be a chance to show that online learning can be as sociable an experience as any kind of learning. "As part of Adult Learners’ Week […]

Bill opens door to virtual schools

And now, following on from my posting on online examinations for school pupils, there’s talk that students might not have to go to school to get a public education in the future. This piece is about what is happening in South Carolina in the US. "In a virtual learning setting, students take lessons, complete assignments […]

Pupils to sit first online exams

BBC News reports that "School pupils in Scotland are set to sit exams online for the first time as this year’s exam season gets under way." "The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) said the move was a "significant milestone" in modernising exams." Read the full article Pupils to sit first online exams 

Personal Knowledge Management Tools

Robin Good, recently wrote an article on Personal Knowledge Management Tools Ready For Enterprise Use.  Here is an excerpt. "Personal knowledge management is making strong inroads into enterprise environments where individual users can be motivated to publish quality (commercial) information effectively and with the ease that "bloggers" enjoy. "Be it wikis, weblogs, messaging systems or […]


Raptivity is an interesting tool, the details of which have recently been submitted to me at the e-Learning Centre.  This is what they say about their product: Raptivity "Raptivity is the world’s first and only rapid interactivity builder. With Raptivity, you can rapidly add interactivity to your eLearning content. You can use Raptivity with minimal […]

Shroud of Turin

This project was a recipient of the ISTE SIGTEL Online Learning Awards 2006 Shroud of Turin It examines the authenticity of The Shroud of Turin, and the possibility that Leonardo created it, in light of the recreation of the Shroud by Stephen Beckman who used a pinhole camera with renaissance technology and materials. Take the […]


Babble has been relaunched so it’s worth another posting. Babble "Babble was created by a bunch of babblers who feel passionately that talk should be free. Free speech … Since Babble was born, we have focused on delivering the highest quality, cheapest phone calls on the planet. That means we have not used any hype […]

Learning Futures 2006

Elliot Masie’s conferences are always very popular and very well attended in the US.  This is one he’s running in Ireland Learning Futures 2006 "Learning Futures 2006 is 100% dedicated to the future of organizational learning in a changing global context. Come to Dublin, Ireland to engage in two full days of dialogues, benchmarking and […]


Here’s a lower cost online meeting tool that supports sharing of presentations. teamslide teamslide is offered with a single-user, five-user and ten-user license. Who needs a license? Only you, the presenter. Each presenter can upload an unlimited number of slidesets and switch between them.