eLearning

If you’ve been intrigued by the possibilities offered by the Tin Can API like I have, you’ve been wondering how to get started with it. For this reason, I was really happy to have tech geek and entrepreneur Mike Rustici come and talk with our Fredrickson Roundtable for Learning Leaders. Mike’s talk was definitely full […]

eLearning

If you were able to join us at the Fredrickson Roundtable for Learning Leaders on April 3, you got to hear Mike Rustici speak about Tin Can API. Mike gave us an informative, thought-provoking introduction to the what, why and how of this new protocol. You witnessed his enthusiasm for the possibilities of this new […]

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

“Variety and challenge.” That’s how most instructional designer candidates answer when I ask, during an interview, what they’re looking for in their next position. Usually, they mean meeting new people, writing about different topics, and using different authoring tools . On the other hand, managers who are bringing someone on board for a short engagement […]

Learning Technology & Trends

When I wrote my last blog, I had just found out that my colleague, Melissa Chambers, and I were accepted to present at the eLearning Guild’s Online Forum in April (we are presenting on April 11 at 10:30 CST). Since then, we’ve been having great conversations, gathering great case studies and collecting relevant, practical, content […]

The Business of Learning - learning ecosystems

Being long-time advocates for Plain Language (PL), we were pleased to read Governor Dayton’s Executive Order 14-07, “Implementing Plain Language in the Executive Branch,” signed yesterday, March 4. In his EO, Gov. Dayton writes: “Plain Language is a communication, which an audience can understand the first time they read or hear it. Plain Language will […]

Learning Technology & Trends

  1:45 – 2:30p Travel Time 2:30 – Client Meeting 3p – 3:45p Travel Time Yup. That’s forty-five minutes each way for a client check-in meeting, held in-person to briefly discuss next steps in the design and development process for an e-learning course. Was it inconvenient? You bet. Was it worth every minute of time […]