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 […]

eLearning

“Interaction takes place in the brain, not the finger. ” -Thiagi Most learning professionals know that learners learn best when they can interact with the material. Too often, when people think of interactive learning, they usually think of traditional eLearning. While an eLearning course can be a great way to present content in a self […]

Learning Technology & Trends

I just heard the news that my colleague, Melissa Chambers, and I will be presenting at the eLearning Guild Online Forum in April. The topic of this particular forum is “Turning Learning Challenges into Successes.” We’re thrilled to be included! As I was sharing the news this week, everyone had a story to tell. There […]

eLearning

While developing the storyboards for an eLearning course for one of our government clients, I ran into a challenge: how can I make this as interactive and engaging as possible while still conforming to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines? Because the courses had a very large and broad audience, and the modules were being created […]

eLearning

Tin Can API, previously and variously known as Project Tin Can, Experience API, and Next Generation SCORM, is the next generation of SCORM and AICC. But it’s not SCORM. And it seems the designers of Tin Can are trying very hard to make sure we know it’s not SCORM. This is true in many ways. […]