The Business of Learning - learning ecosystems

Fresh from our annual Learning Leadership Summit, I read Clark Quinn’s latest book in two days on vacation. I would have finished faster if I wasn’t taking so many notes! This book is a great tool for learning leaders who are trying to reshape how learning happens in their organizations. Here’s a quick overview to […]

Jess Elmquist presents at Fredrickson Learning's Learning Leadership Summit

The discussion topic for our September 2015 meeting of the Fredrickson Roundtable for Learning Leaders is, “What does ‘good learning’ mean to you?” I’ve been fascinated by this question ever since some of the Fredrickson Learning employees first brought it up a few months ago. It’s seemingly a very simple question, but, as with many questions […]

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 […]