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OpenBooks: A new collection to drive workplace performance and productivity
CrossKnowledge has capitalised on its parent company Wiley’s publishing expertise to create a premier digital library solution for developers, IT and business professionals.
The offer, powered by O’Reilly Media’s PubFactory, is not simply an e-book service, but instead provides organisations with a curated solution to access the very best library of world class IT and business information published by Wiley brands and imprints (For Dummies, Sybex, Jossey-Bass, etc).
Most users do not read whole books or even whole chapters of books – instead, they quickly zero in on much-needed information from one or many different sources. And they need that information immediately. Through OpenBooks, employees will have the ability to search and instantly find relevant sections to answer technical or business questions.
Copy/paste function offers easy transfer of knowledge into other formats (PPTs, organisational documentation, …). Quotation feature make it easy for employees to present quotes from works in international standard formats.
Responsive and entirely searchable within each title and within entire collection, the OpenBooks collection helps organisations and employees save time and improve productivity.
Used in combination with other CrossKnowledge learning formats, the books create customised training paths, thus offering the ability to support informal learning requirements and blended learning. Finally, this new collection serves as a complement to the CrossKnowledge Library to provide a diverse learning experience for organisations who seek to transform their people.
About CrossKnowledge :
With more than 10 million users in 130 countries, CrossKnowledge is one of the world’s leading distance learning providers. CrossKnowledge solutions apply to companies and organisations of all sizes, successfully helping them execute their strategies, measurably developing competencies for each of their employees. They are built using world renowned content, social and mobile technology training expertise integrating the latest in educational research, and 16 years of experience and best practices for deployment. CrossKnowledge is part of the Wiley group.
The CrossKnowledge suite is a cloud-based technological platform made up of exclusive applications dedicated to the deployment of your training strategies. It allows you to implement blended learning and social learning programmes, to develop distance learning content and skills assessment programmes… or to organise combinations of these different types of project.More details of this software
It allows you to implement the following:
• blended learning projects using our Training Solutions technology;
• social learning projects using our Community Solutions technology;
• mentored learning projects using our Mentoring Solutions technology;
• professional e-learning content development using our Mohive authoring tool. … and to offer a new learning experience.
CrossKnowledge believes that such a platform must not be restricted to classroom and e-learning strategies, but must combine formal and informal learning (on-line dialogues, blogs, etc.), long-term learning paths and immediate training, and PC-based and mobile learning experiences, all built into a single Learning Portal.
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