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Lies About Learning by Larry Israelite

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Lies About E-Learning

Elliott Masie

Adding the letter “e” in front of any term triggers an avalanche of lies. For example: Email has made our organization so much more productive, or e-commerce will be the end of stores. The letter “e” brings a dot.com hyper-enthusiasm and hyper-cynicism to any process. The marketplace starts to lie to itself, as well as to investors and customers about the readiness and economic model of the new phenomena. The change-resistant adopter lies about how it will never work. The sentimentalist weaves lies about the effectiveness and efficiency of the good old days, and the futurist lies to audiences about how ...

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