Mobile Learning - mobile first design

When designing for mobile, what should be considered beforehand? There are many motivations to create mobile learning. The sheer number of smart phones in use presents an unprecedented opportunity to reach many learners. So, it makes sense so many of us feel pressured to implement learning via mobile. Taking advantage of the opportunities mobile presents […]

Accessible Learning

At first glance, creating eLearning that’s accessible may seem as simple as expanding the technical requirements for building eLearning to meet a set of technical accessibility standards. It all sounds very simple, but the process is, unfortunately, much more complex. In this blog, I’m going to tell you about some of the common challenges to […]


There are many great TED Talks available, and here’s a nice curated list of TED Talks applicable to eLearning.  And, of course, much of the information goes beyond eLearning and really speaks to the future of learning as well. 10 Ted Talks That Will Help You to Make ELearning Meet Modern Learners’ Needs

Accessible Learning

What if you’ve been asked to provide “accessible eLearning?” Either you need to build new courses that are accessible, or to re-develop existing courses to make them accessible. First step—figure out what “accessible” means. What? You mean there isn’t a cut-and-dried standard out there that says exactly what needs to be done? Here’s the part […]

Accessible Learning

You may have heard about accessibility in news stories related to the ADA or other legislation, but if you don’t require any assistive technologies yourself, you may have not given it a second thought…especially related to eLearning. I’m here to tell you that it’s time to think about it. Let’s start with the “why.”  Why […]

In April, I attended the eLearning Guild’s Annual Gathering in Boston. The conference attracted many of the industry’s top researchers and practitioners, and it provided an opportunity to learn from both authorities and peers. It was exciting to hear about the latest trends and buzz surrounding eLearning, but the main message I heard again and […]