Eight professionals posing for a picture in a conference room

Robin Lucas, VP of Learning at Fredrickson, wrote this post using information from an Agile conversation we had with Sarah Walz, Instructional Design Consultant, Optum; Alison DeRudder Thorpe, Contractor, Fredrickson Learning; Amy Keppert, Sr. Manager, Learning & Performance, Optum; Tara Aiken, Sr. Manager, L&D Strategy and Logistics, Target; Dave Lasecke, Owner & CFO, Fredrickson Learning; JoAnn Cintron, Principal L&D Project Manager, C.H. Robinson; Jill Stanton, Project Manager, Fredrickson Learning; Molly […]

eLearning

“Video is too hard and too complicated for us to do and doesn’t serve a good learning purpose.” We hear things like this all the time. Many in our community are jumping right into producing and using video in learning, while an equal number of others have been taking a “wait and see” attitude. Whichever […]

eLearning

Video is a great tool to present and demonstrate content within an eLearning course. But video currently has some limits: there aren’t many options for integrating learner interaction, and it’s difficult to assess learning and collect analytic information. We’re eager—and a bit impatient—to get past these limits. So we decided to start our own series […]

Jake Turner teaches attentive Mobile Learning Network members about using video for learning.

Our Mobile Learning Network is a fairly new community. With any new community, I often wonder about the people around me. Questions like these come to mind: Who here has actually done a mobile learning project? What tools are people using? How confident are people in their mLearning skills? I want a read on the room, […]

The Business of Learning

Some people are natural instructors. They adapt well to changing audiences and can generate interest in the most banal topics. But let’s be honest. That isn’t everyone. And when it matters most – when the audience is a new or potential customer of our product – companies are often caught in a dilemma. They can […]

How a large healthcare company rolled out new call center training under tight deadline

The high my learning team and I get when we make a difference in someone’s life is incredibly rewarding, even addictive at times. To get this result, however, solutions must address a real pain in that person’s life. And, straight from the school of hard-knocks, the first step toward a successful learning program is to […]