What’s the best way to take an Instructional Design career to the next level? Should you go for a certificate from a non-academic institution? Would a master’s degree or a doctorate better serve your long-term goals? How can you obtain the necessary credentials online? These are important questions, and this article provides an overview, advice, and examples to help you make your decisions!
The critical moment in learning happens when the learner is at the moment of actual performance: when it comes time to apply skills and knowledge on the job. We haven’t done a very good job in the past of actually supporting this moment, but technology now makes it possible to do much more. Here’s how to produce dynamic learners who can learn and apply “on the spot.”
DSLRs are wonderfully capable cameras, but they have their limitations when it comes to shooting video. If you understand the limitations, though, DSLRs can offer benefits for eLearning production. Steve explains how.
The relationship between technology and the ways we learn and work is changing. As designers, we have the opportunity to take advantage of this through informal learning and gain many benefits. Here are some points to consider.
by Judy Unrein
Does your choice of authoring software forever determine the quality of the e-Learning you create? Must rapid tools produce only cookie-cutter content? What makes the real difference in quality? The answer is — you, the designer. Here is the way to change your design habits.
Adding mobile devices to the channels available for learning does far more than “putting a classroom in every pocket.” The ability to move around and to contextualize learning based on the learner's location breaks the classroom metaphor and opens up new possibilities for learning. Here are some key issues and considerations about engineering intelligent learning content for a mobile world.
by Bill Brandon
The Learning Solutions Conference and Expo 2011 opened today in Orlando, Florida, with a record number of participants in attendance. Here’s a quick look, including photos, at the pre-conference events and the opening morning.
by Kim Perego
Making the move from teaching in a physical classroom to teaching in a virtual environment can be stressful because of the differences in practice that these venues require. Here are some essential adjustments to make to your delivery that will help you succeed in the virtual classroom!
Selecting the right tool for the job is a critical decision, and one that needs to be guided by a strategy, not driven by marketing copy in ads or on Web sites. Two experts give you a step-by- step method in this article to create that strategy.
You already know about e-Learning and mLearning. You have read here about t-Learning (learning via Twitter). Now there’s s-Learning — learning via Skype. Here’s how to use this free service to deliver just-in-time learning.