Web Courseworks is excited to announce our partnership with .OrgCommunity for the 2017 eLearning Thought Leaders webinar series. Starting on January 24th from 11:30 – 12:30 pm CT, next year’s series will bring you expertise from a range of topics in eLearning. Please share with your colleagues and register for one or all! We are looking forward to another great webinar series in 2017.
xAPI for Instructional Designers
Who’s presenting: Megan Torrance, TorranceLearning
What’s it about: Ready or not, xAPI has entered the eLearning space. If you want to be ahead of the curve as an instructional designer, you need to stay up to date on how to adopt new technology into design. Torrance will walk us through how xAPI will change learning and performance strategies as well as challenges instructional designers may face with the implementation of xAPI.
Why is it important: One word – Interoperability. xAPI allows integration of data across multiple platforms and syncing online and offline learning, allowing for better tracking of progress through CE. This will make instructional design more efficient and allow eLearning to become more effective.
8 Content Design Tips for Virtual Classroom
Who’s presenting: Karen Hyder
What’s it about: Are you seeking to move your current live courses to an online format? In today’s world it’s almost an expectation for greater accessibility to education and training content and in order to grow your learner base. Learn 8 content design tips for transitioning your in-person education content to an online course that is visually appealing and structurally understandable.
Why is it important: The term “traditional” in front of “training and classroom” no longer guarantees that the course will be hosted in person. Online learning is growing more and more popular, and moving in-person training online can be a more effective and efficient option than live training.
Mobile Learning: A Practical Strategy
Who’s presenting: Brenda Enders, Enders Consulting
What’s it about: Are you looking to either start or grow your mobile learning initiatives? Enders will discuss the best strategies to create and implement mobile learning, from formulating and setting organization objectives, to execution of a mobile learning strategy.
Why is it important: Mobile learning is continuing to gain popularity as an education method because it allows access to eLearning courses 24/7 and also facilitates a spaced learning strategy. Even if your organization does not currently have a mobile learning strategy, your learners are likely using mobile devices for learning. By attending this webinar, you will learn practical takeaways to implement into your mobile learning strategy.
Learning Business Maturity Model
Who’s presenting: Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele, Tagoras
What’s it about: In November 2016, Tagoras created the “Learning Business Maturity Model.” The Learning Business Maturity Model is a four step model (Static, Reactive, Proactive and Innovative) describing each stage of growth within a business of learning. In their session, Cobb and Steele will discuss how they created the Maturity Model, how they see it impacting the learning business community, and how it will grow and adapt in the future.
Why is it important: The Learning Business Maturity Model was inspired by the Capability Maturity Model (CMM) from MIT. The model is intended for organizations that focus on lifelong learning, continuing education, and professional development. The Maturity Model identifies areas to track and measure within an organization, and will aid learning businesses with evaluating these areas in order to know where to focus their energies.
Launched in December 2015, .orgCommunity is the ultimate collaboration environment for association and nonprofit executives and solution providers. Designed by Sherry Budziak and Kevin Ordonez—association industry experts and visionary entrepreneurs who have a combined 50+ years of experience serving the association management industry—.orgCommunity connects association/nonprofit executives and partners through online discussion forums, programs, webinars and a robust knowledge center. Learn more at http://www.orgcommunity.com/.