Queen of Learning Objects

Queen of Learning Objects

Karl Kapp’s blog mentions of Wisconsin Online Resource Center’s (Wisc-Online) practically free game templates inspired me to check in with the learning object project leader, Kay Chitwood, Director of Learning Innovations, at Fox Valley Technical College. What...
Converting Face-to-Face Workshops

Converting Face-to-Face Workshops

Spring is finally here—and it usually means a busy period for eLearning developers who are productively delivering on 1st quarter promises. I have been following Clive Shepard and Elliot Masie’s posts on the economic condition in the training and development field....
Queen of Learning Objects

eLearning Guild Annual a Success!

I attended the eLearning Guild’s Annual Gathering in Orlando last week, and I was very impressed with the generally optimistic atmosphere. Unlike other conferences I have attended this year, staff members freely acknowledged, albeit unofficially, that attendance may...
Recession Power Tool: LinkedIn

Recession Power Tool: LinkedIn

I do not have statistics, but I would venture a guess that the amount of activity on LinkedIn must be escalating during this recession. My network of 300 people has certainly increased their usage. Do we have more time on our hands? Is LinkedIn the networking power...
Moodle Doodle & White Bread

Moodle Doodle & White Bread

I’ve had about a week to settle back in after giving a presentation at Training 2009 on the open source LCMS, Moodle. As I mentioned last week, I had a packed audience but received mixed reviews. We have been utilizing Moodle for over two years for several client...
What is Good Interactive Writing?

What is Good Interactive Writing?

Tony Karrer asks a great question in his blog post: “What is good writing?” It is really all about context. Although I agree that concise and bullet-pointed writing can be worthwhile in certain contexts, I do believe that teaching fundamentals is the first priority of...