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Barry Shields

Program Manager, Learning Technologies
World Wide Sales Force Development

Barry is a learning professional focused on delivering an integrated and active learning experience to the adult learner. He believes in situated cognition, constructivism, and a reflective learning process. At the heart of his learning vision is a desire to give, and ask the learner to take, control of thier own learning. He believes learning should be integrated into the daily lives of adults, through many different mediums, and a strong learning organization focuses on the best learning and non-learning solutions to acheive that integration.

As a Program Manager with Cisco's Learning Technologies group, Barry drives the direction of Sales Force Development's knowledge management and collaboration portal as well as leads the effort of using Second Life for improving sales performance.

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