As instructional designers and learning managers, we face the copyright dilemma often. We know (or think we know) we can make some limited use of copyright materials without permission for teaching purposes, but where do we draw the line? The process of creating courses can open up many questions about copyright: Can I use this […]

Social Learning

Have you ever wished your subject matter expert (SME) could share their knowledge with your learners? I’m guessing you have.

Congratulations to the companies that submitted the winning entries for our Learning Studio promotion at this summer’s Learning Leadership Summit. Our Learning Studio winners are: General Mills TCF Bank Great Clips Each of these companies will receive a complementary Learning Studio session to help with the project they submitted. Thanks to everyone who took the […]


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. […]

It’s my great pleasure to announce that Boston Scientific Corporation and Fredrickson Communications have won a 2013 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Award. Our companies were awarded a silver medal in the Best Results of a Learning Program category for the Product Life Cycle Process Training program. The 2013 award winners were announced on September […]


Since its release in 2010, the Apple iPad has demonstrated its strength by dominating over 70% of the tablet computer market. During the fourth quarter of 2011 alone, Apple sold 15.4 million iPads.Most consumers use the iPad mainly for a combination of web surfing and online entertainment. In the business and commercial environment, the iPad […]