The Business of Learning

Author’s Note:This blog entry is the second in a series I started to capture what I thought were important points from the April 2013 Fredrickson Roundtable for Learning Leaders meeting. The discussion topic of this Roundtable meeting was Building a Better Relationship with your LMS Vendor. Here’s a link to my first entry in this […]

The Business of Learning

The April 2013 Fredrickson Roundtable for Learning Leaders meeting topic addressed the question of how learning professionals can build a successful relationship with their LMS vendor. The session was so packed with information and ideas worth summarizing, that it will take more than one blog entry to do it! This blog concentrates on sharing the […]

The Business of Learning

A while ago, I came across a blog post from Clive Shepard titled, Do instructional designers need to know about what they are designing? I was eager to dive into Clive’s blog and finally get some clarity on this issue. Instead, what I read was a classic pro-con argument for both positions, but with only […]

eLearning

Translation. It’s what everyone wants to talk about. When I was doing the conference circuit, about 25% of the questions I was asked were about translation. And that’s not the topic I was there to present! There are more and more companies popping up whose business model is solely based on translation and foreign language […]

The Business of Learning

As an instructional designer, I spend a good deal of time thinking about stories when working on a learning project. My primary goal during my early meetings with a client is to determine the overarching story that will structure the learning event. Then I gather as many anecdotes as possible from subject matter experts so […]

Learning Technology & Trends

As a learning professional, it is incredibly refreshing to take a step back from “doing” learning and instead be a participant in the process. Taking the time to be in the same place as others who have similar ideas, wants, needs and desires really enhances the learning experience. As I’ve been reflecting, processing and synthesizing […]