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Learning Solutions 2018 Recap

Learning Solutions 2018 Recap

I’m happy to be writing this blog post because it reminds me of warmer and sunnier days. I had the privilege of joining the ISD community at Learning Solutions 2018 in Orlando, FL this past March. My view at the conference. Now my view from work is several inches of...
BYOD: Building Branching Scenarios

BYOD: Building Branching Scenarios

Don’t you hate when you get out of a conference session feeling all pumped about an idea, but by the time you get back to your workplace you realize that you have no idea how to do the thing you were so excited about? Me too! Introducing people to new instructional...
21st Century Skills and eLearning

21st Century Skills and eLearning

Which century do you want to prepare your learners for: the 1900s, or the 2000s? The answer may seem obvious, but that’s not readily apparent in the eLearning we design. Many of our curricula reflect what we used to value in the workplace: mastery of domain knowledge....
Transitioning from SCORM to xAPI

Transitioning from SCORM to xAPI

On October 5th, 2017, the Department of Defense announced that its eLearning curricula would adhere to xAPI standards rather than the more traditional SCORM standards of the eLearning industry. By “traditional”, I mean...
Data-Driven Instructional Design

Data-Driven Instructional Design

Data, once a word reserved for researchers and computer scientists, has become a buzzword in the field of instructional design. Some instructional designers might have some vague notion that it’s important to collect learner data, but they might not know which data is...