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An Interview with Dr. Rouel Belleza

By Joe Cozart / October 31, 2014

Cherokee County is a suburban school district northwest of Atlanta, GA. In the last several years, the district has seen an explosion of interest in online learning. The district is attempting to leverage digital resources in a way that can enable growth of blended learning district wide as well. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW, K-12 BLENDED AND ONLINE LEARNING

Scaffolding Collaboration: An interview with Chen Wenli

By Ryan Tracey / June 5, 2014

In the Singaporean culture where individuals do not automatically act as a group, a structured process is promoting collaborative learning and critical thinking. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW, INTERNATIONAL ONLINE EDUCATION

Raising the Bar: An interview with Carol Russell

By Ryan Tracey / May 20, 2014

College students are tech savvy, and they want to use their mobile devices to enhance their learning experience. How should institutions and instructors respond? Dr. Carol Russell of the University of Western Sydney (UWS) in Australia has some thoughts and her answers may surprise you. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

Outside the LMS Box: An interview with Ashley Tan

By Ryan Tracey / April 10, 2014

Dr. Ashley Tan leads the Centre for e-Learning at Singapore's National Institute of Education, which is the only institute in the country responsible for preteacher education. In this interview, Dr. Tan discusses the movement of instructors away from the institutional LMS toward open social platforms. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW, INTERNATIONAL ONLINE EDUCATION

A Look at Web-based Instruction Today

By Ann Taylor / March 12, 2014

In part two of our interview with Badrul Khan, Ann Taylor and Badrul examine Web-based instruction in relation to Khan's "Framework for e-Learning." They also discuss Badrul's interviews with visionaries leading the way in technology-based education, and he shares advice for those just entering the Web-based instruction realm. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

A Look at Web-based Instruction Today: An interview with Badrul Khan, Part 1

By Ann Taylor / February 28, 2014

In the first of this two-part series, Ann Taylor and Badrul Khan discuss how Web-based instruction has grown since its inception and explore the particular case of MOOCs. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

The Agony or the Empathy? An interview with Anne Bartlett-Bragg

By Ryan Tracey / February 5, 2014

Anne Bartlett-Bragg holds a unique space in eLearning as both a researcher and a practitioner. In this interview, Anne discusses the importance of immersion. By empathizing with the learner, one can truly design the best solution. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW, CORPORATE LEARNING, INTERNATIONAL ONLINE EDUCATION

Alicia Sanchez: A review of recent games research

By Jane Bozarth / September 30, 2013

Alicia Sanchez is a regular fixture at conferences where she presents highlights and key findings on current research related to gaming and online learning. Collected in this overview are six studies that address the characteristics of and impact of games. In this inteview, Dr. Sanchez shares her thoughts on the use of games in online learning. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

The Rock Stars of eLearning: An interview with Connie Malamed

By Rick Raymer / September 19, 2013

Connie Malamed shares her inner vision in this final interview of The Rock Stars of eLearning series. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

The Rock Stars of eLearning: An interview with Karl Kapp

By Rick Raymer / September 5, 2013

Pushing boundaries is the sign of a true rock n roller, although marching to the beat of your own drum doesn't hurt. Frank Zappa did it for music, and Karl Kapp is doing it for eLearning. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

The Rock Stars of eLearning: An interview with Judy Katz

By Rick Raymer / August 28, 2013

Look at your feet. What do you see? Perhaps you see the power to move, but beyond that, it could be a reminder of the power to be moved. In this installment of "The Rock Stars of eLearning," Judy Katz discusses her passions, advice for instructional designers, and how the eLearning industry needs to evolve. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

The Rock Stars of eLearning: An interview with Tracy Bissette

By Rick Raymer / August 13, 2013

With an indie spirit and an artists soul, Tracy Bissette is one of the most talented instructional designers in our industry, which is why she is an eLearning Rock Star. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

The Rock Stars of eLearning: An interview with Reuben Tozman

By Rick Raymer / July 29, 2013

Leadership and vision are characteristics of most influential people, and Reuben Tozman has these qualities in spades. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

The Rock Stars of eLearning: An interview with Patti Shank

By Rick Raymer / June 25, 2013

Supporting the eLearning industry with top-notch research, Patti Shank is helping to shape the strategic vision of training and development, which is why she's an eLearning Rock Star. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

The Rock Stars of eLearning: An interview with Alicia Sanchez

By Rick Raymer / June 5, 2013

With the best rock star title in eLearning, Game Czar, Alicia Sanchez is a leading voice in bringing innovative ideas to training programs. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

The Rock Stars of eLearning: An interview with Chad Udell

By Rick Raymer / May 21, 2013

Where and when do learning occur, and how do you track it? These are simple questions, with complex answers. As an eLearning Rockstar Chad Udell has tackled these problems, and is here to help in this exclusive interview with Rick Raymer for eLearn Magazine. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

The Rock Stars of eLearning: An interview with Megan Bowe

By Rick Raymer / April 30, 2013

The path along the future of training and development can be murky. Visionaries like Megan Bowe are mapping this brave frontier. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

The Rock Stars of eLearning: An interview with Clark Quinn

By Rick Raymer / April 18, 2013

Leveraging the powers of technology and science, the amazing Clark Quinn performs incredible feats in learning and performance. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

The Rock Stars of eLearning: An interview with Jane Bozarth

By Rick Raymer / March 26, 2013

ELearning's Rock Stars are individuals whose passion and enthusiasm has made a positive impact on the industry. When Jane Bozarth talks, not only do people listen, but they are compelled to be a part of the conversation, which makes what Jane has to say, even more powerful. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

The Rock Stars of eLearning: An interview with Neil Lasher

By Rick Raymer / March 12, 2013

ELearning's Rock Stars are individuals whose passion and enthusiasm has made a positive impact on the industry. Whether it's using new technologies, or staging an epic event, Neil Lasher is an expert at making impactful learning. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

ELearning's Rock Stars

By Rick Raymer / February 28, 2013

ELearning's Rock Stars are individuals whose passion and enthusiasm has made a positive impact on the industry. This series of 12 interviews will spread some of the knowledge behind what drives these eLearning rock stars. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

Managing the Unforeseen: An Interview With Abigail Wheeler

By Jeannette Campos / April 12, 2012

Abigail Wheeler talks us through the project management required to develop creative eLearning while remembering the importance of developing yourself along the way. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW, DESIGN FOR LEARNING

The Space Between: An Interview with Craig Wiggins

By Jeannette Campos / April 10, 2012

Craig Wiggins prioritizes paper and pencil over authoring tools and talks to eLearn Magazine about storyboarding as the essential for all designers. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW, DESIGN FOR LEARNING

Peeling Back the Layers: An Interview with Kevin Thorn

By Jeannette Campos / March 29, 2012

In part 2 of this 4 part series, Kevin talks with eLearn magazine about designing before developing eLearning and understanding the layers of instructional design. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW, DESIGN FOR LEARNING

The Incomplete Designer: An Interview with Cammy Bean

By Jeannette Campos / March 23, 2012

In part 1 of this 4 part series, Cammy Bean talks with eLearn Magazine about the four quadrants of the eLearning pie and how to build from your strengths to become a more well-rounded eLearning designer. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW, DESIGN FOR LEARNING

An Interview with Alicia Sanchez

By Jane Bozarth / September 6, 2011

At GameTech11 Dr. Alicia Sanchez, Defense Acquisitions University, and Dr. Clint Bowers, University of Central Florida, presented Top 10 Research Findings in Games. In this interview with eLearn Magazine, Dr. Sanchez provides an overview of the research. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

An Interview with Sebastian Deterding

By Jane Bozarth / July 20, 2011

Researcher and UX designer Sebastian Deterding, who specializes in persuasive design and gameful design discusses "gamification," intrinsic motivation, and good game design. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

An Interview with Dr. Henry Jenkins

By Lisa Gualtieri / January 19, 2011

Esteemed professor, media and popular culture authority, writer, and self proclaimed Aca/Fan, Dr. Henry Jenkins reflects on digital and media literacy. From Twitter to the perceptions and misconceptions about new media, Jenkins offers a thought provoking take on learning. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW