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No Such Thing as a Dumb Question

When people ask me about my background in e-learning or my background in technology, I have to fess up that I don’t have either. My educational and training background are rooted in journalism and English literature (in other words, reporting [...]

How to Create a Podcast for e-Learning, DevLearn 2010

Rick Nielsen, who has hosted a podcast about e-learning for the last five years, put together a primer for first-time podcasters and presented it at DevLearn 2010 this week. DevLearn is one of the largest e-learning conferences in North America, [...]

Crowdsource an Answer and Help Out a Colleague

Do you have advice or suggestions for Dave M, who wrote: We have been asked to develop 8 week online courses, but my faculty are concerned that the 8 weeks limits the course too much (and that science and math [...]

The Difference Between eLearning (Know) and ePerformance (Do), DevLearn 2010

The Difference Between eLearning (Know) and ePerformance (Do), DevLearn 2010

In the e-learning world, what’s the difference between knowing and doing? It’s a question that trainers struggle with, whether they realize it or not. Martin L. Cohen of Breakthrough Performance Tech gave a talk this morning at DevLearn that focused [...]

State of Learning in the Workplace, DevLearn 2010

What 10 factors are changing the landscape of workplace learning today? Jane Hart, an e-learning consultant in the U.K. who runs the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies, and member of the Internet Time Alliance, gave a talk at DevLearn [...]