About the Author
VALORIE BEER has been a training and development manager in high-technology companies for 15 years. She has designed, developed, and delivered learning environments for technical, sales and managerial training at Xerox Corporation, Apple Computer Inc., Netscape Communications Corporation, and E*Trade Group Inc. Valorie's numerous publications, as well as her vocational interests, emphasize her focus on the intelligent use of technology for learning and development. She holds a doctorate in education from the University of Southern California. Valorie lives in Palo Alto, California.