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Monday, December 22, 2008

Best eLearning Blog 2008

I want to thank everyone who voted for and reads this blog - eLearning Technology. It was announced that we won for Best elearning / corporate education blog.



I previously had some commentary on the edublog awards. I also lobbied for a few of my fellow bloggers who did not win.

The bottom line is that none of us do this to win awards. It's nice to be recognized, but it's not going to change what we do.

In a way, each of us votes every day for blogs. We spend time reading them. Commenting on them. Blogging about them. You can see the ones that I most actively engage with either in the sidebar of this blog or in the sidebar of eLearning Learning.

With the Crisis of Attention, when any of us gives someone our attention, we are spending a valuable resource and giving a gift. I very much appreciate the gift of your attention and your votes.

8 comments:

TRACY HAMILTON said...

Congratulations. You certainly do deserve this award. Your blog is a wonderful and important elearning resource. I look forward to reading and learning more from you in 2009 and beyond.

Mark Sylvester said...

Tony,
Congratulations on this recognition. There is so much work, thinking, reflection and diligence behind keeping a blog current, relevant, interesting and readable. You do all of these well, and it is great to see it recognized.

John Zurovchak said...

Congratulations, Tony! A very well-deserved award. I have learned a lot from you and other followers to your blog throughout 2008 and I am looking forward to an engaging 2009 as well.

Blogger In Middle-earth said...

Kia ora Tony,

they obviously trusted your blog then :-)
Congratulations on a great win!

Best wishes
from Middle-earth

Chris Benevich said...

Tony, first, congrats on your award! I found your site after Googling for different e-learning resources. I'll have to check through your site for your 2009 predictions on the story-based scenario model practiced by NogginLabs, CognitiveArts, and WisdomTools (all companies I've worked with). To remark on an earlier post (http://elearningtech.blogspot.com/2008/02/corporate-learning-long-tail-and.html), my answer on how to compete in the attention economy is Compelling Storytelling(sm). I'll make a point to blog about it in '09 and reference your post. Thanks for your stimulating thoughts!

Tony Karrer said...

Thanks everyone for the congrats.

Chris - in January the big question will be on predictions / plans for 2009. So, plan to contribute your post.

koichi said...

This is great! Congrats Tony - you deserve it!

UNE MATEMÁTICAS I said...

Felicitacion desde Caracas Venezuela!!!!