Tag Archives: VHRD

MOOCs –Passing Fad or the Real Deal?

Due to their potential to creatively disrupt the well-established Higher Ed business model, Massive Open Online Classes (MOOCs) are catching the eye of both Higher Educators and tech-savvy professionals. Hiles (2013) suggested that MOOCs are the “Next Big Thing” with … Continue reading

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Virtual HRD and Related Literature

This is a listing of some currently gathered literature on Virtual Human Resource Development (VHRD) from a number of sources that might be useful: Year Title Type Citation 1998 Virtual HR: Strategic human resource management in the 21st century Journal … Continue reading

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ePortfolios as spaces for Virtual HRD

Sophisticated technologies are creating highly intuitive and collaborative spaces. According to Bennett, McWhorter and Sankey (2012), electronic portfolios (ePortfolios) offer metrics for tracking performance improvement and competency progression in graduate medical education (GME). Further, ePortfolios foster transition from higher education to the … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality for Virtual HRD

By definition, Virtual HRD is about leveraging technologically integrative environments for increasing learning capacity (Fazarro & McWhorter, 2011).  Augmented reality (AR) has been posited as a likely place to examine Virtual HRD (Mancuso, Chlup & McWhorter, 2010). At its essence, … Continue reading

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Exploring the Emergence of Virtual HRD

For background on Virtual Human Resource Development (VHRD), check out this link for a special issue of the Advances in Developing Human Resources journal devoted solely to this topic: http://adh.sagepub.com/content/12/6.toc

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What is Virtual HRD?

What is Virtual HRD? Virtual HRD is a new area of inquiry examining how sophisticated technologies are affecting the way we do business.  Three definitions for Virtual HRD have been offered: 1. McWhorter, Mancuso & Hurt (2008): “A process for … Continue reading

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