by Patti Shank
Getting content from your subject matter experts (SMEs) can be a bit of a nightmare. This situation is a common one and it’s a problem that does have a solution, although not a solution that is used as often as it could be. Here’s Part One of a short series on dealing with reluctant SMEs.
by News Editor
The eLearning Guild, OpenSesame, and humanitarian consortium LINGOs (Learning In Non- Governmental Organizations) have announced the finalists in the Third Annual eLearning Global Giveback Competition. The groups will announce the winner during a reception March 22, 2012 at the Learning Solutions Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida.
How do you determine whether learners “got it” in an eLearning program? The most common method is to give them a multiple-choice test. However, developing a test that gives a valid measure of the learner’s knowledge requires considerable care. Here is a guide that will save you a lot of effort as you design tests!
Not-for-profit organizations always have the challenge of reducing costs and streamlining operations, and this is even truer in times of economic uncertainty. A key support for this is the way that these organizations manage and develop their people. Here’s how Sutter Health is meeting the challenge with the help of talent management technology.
When you write text for eLearning content, do you use language that sets up unrealistic expectations for the learners? There are many types of assumptions that instructional designers can make when they write, that can undo even the best design. Here is an explanation of three of the most common of these assumptions, and what to do about them.
by Jane Bozarth
Formal design process gets a lot of attention, but not every problem requires the full treatment. Consider first what your client needs, before you start working on what the process flow chart requires, and when the problem is simple, keep the solution simple. Jane offers the key to remedies for performance issues.