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 […]

The Business of Learning - learning ecosystems

One of the trends I’ve noticed lately is that we’re getting quite a few requests to upgrade, improve, or modernize existing learning programs instead of creating new programs. It’s not that we’ve never had clients who needed this before, it’s just that suddenly it seems like it’s a lot more common of a need. With […]

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 […]

Jess Elmquist presents at Fredrickson Learning's Learning Leadership Summit

From my chair at our 2015 Learning Leadership Summit, Jess Elmquist had a clear message to the assembled learning leaders. The message? Develop the skills and courage to advocate for what you need to meet business goals. I heard a similar message at the PACT* meeting last week: own your expertise and share it to […]

Jess Elmquist presents at Fredrickson Learning's Learning Leadership Summit

I hope you’re getting excited for Fredrickson’s annual Learning Leadership Summit, happening next Thursday, July 16! I know I am, for a few reasons: Unveiling Fredrickson’s new brand! You may have heard that we’re undergoing a bit of re-branding. We’re now known as Fredrickson Learning—we feel it does a better job of describing what we […]

Note: This article is republished with permission from Intercom, the magazine of the Society for Technical Communication. It was originally published in May 1994 and focuses on creating user documentation concurrently with software development. If you’ve ever prepared a cost estimate for a project, you know that you can lose sleep over it. Did you […]