Learning Technology & Trends

In conversations with others in our community, through the work we do, and our own exploration and professional development, we’ve compiled the following list of learning and development trends that we feel have the most relevance for 2018 and beyond. Video and Interactive Video Video is the new kid on the block that everyone wants […]

Eight professionals posing for a picture in a conference room

Back row: JoAnn Cintron, Tara Aiken, Molly Hendricks, Jill Stanton, Alison DeRudder Thorpe. Front row: Sarah Walz, Robin Lucas, Dave Lasecke. Not pictured: Amy Keppert.   For several months now, we’ve been hearing from contacts in our community who are asking, “What do you know about Agile in learning and development?” While we at Fredrickson have […]

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 […]