The Business of Learning - learning ecosystems

A while ago, I came across a blog post from Clive Shepard titled, Do instructional designers need to know about what they are designing? I was eager to dive into Clive’s blog and finally get some clarity on this issue. Instead, what I read was a classic pro-con argument for both positions, but with only […]

eLearning

Translation. It’s what everyone wants to talk about. When I was doing the conference circuit, about 25% of the questions I was asked were about translation. And that’s not the topic I was there to present! There are more and more companies popping up whose business model is solely based on translation and foreign language […]

The Business of Learning - learning ecosystems

As an instructional designer, I spend a good deal of time thinking about stories when working on a learning project. My primary goal during my early meetings with a client is to determine the overarching story that will structure the learning event. Then I gather as many anecdotes as possible from subject matter experts so […]

Learning Technology & Trends

As a learning professional, it is incredibly refreshing to take a step back from “doing” learning and instead be a participant in the process. Taking the time to be in the same place as others who have similar ideas, wants, needs and desires really enhances the learning experience. As I’ve been reflecting, processing and synthesizing […]

The Business of Learning - learning ecosystems

Editor’s Note:This entry is part of the Fredrickson Thought Leaders in Learning series. For this guest blogging series, we’ve invited well-known experts in a variety of fields to address leadership-level learning and development professionals with their thoughts on topics of their choosing. Our hope is to prompt discussion around an expansive range of ideas and […]

The Business of Learning - learning ecosystems

I have three kids and a husband. Without exception, they are easily and quickly drawn to the shiny new thing off in the corner. I can lose my husband for hours in a bookstore as he picks out books one by one and says, “Oh, cool!” My kids do the same in the toy aisle […]