Teaching soft skills online

Are you needing to develop learning outcomes for soft skills? A soft skill would be how to communicate with others, empathizing with diverse cultures, grow spiritually, become more creative, etc. Whereas,

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My website nightmare!

It’s been a long and bloody road to get this up, so this week I opted to write about it for others to learn from my experience. I am sure many of you have a website or your company does, but there

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Doing a selfie with assessment

Selfies, like photos, are personal, immediate and meaningful to a person. So why not get people engaged in their learning through personal feedback?   Self-Assessments What are self-assessments?

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Many e-courses are missing this …

I’ve noticed of late (especially in the business world), many e-courses are missing … feedback. They have lots of good content, images, links out to resources, etc., etc., but no feedback for

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Which screen is seen?

Designers of instruction wonder how their e-courses will be viewed. Will learners engage via a desktop (large screen), laptop, tablet, smartphone (puny screen) and even an e-reader. This question impacts

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I’m Kelly and I’m an online addict

I wanted to follow up from my post yesterday about the lonely online learner with a personal story. I’m gonna share why I am addicted to online learning and why I found it lonely. There’s going

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What is a Learner Profile & Why Have One?

A learner profile is something you create to identify who your learners are, what they need, where they come from and where they are going. In short, learner profile describes HOW your audience learns

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Prototyping tools

In the MOOC delivered by the Open Learning Design Studio focusing on 21st Century Curriculum we explored tools to design a prototype of a technology-based element to learning, such as activity, LMS, etc. The

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Instructional design tools

At the moment I am engaged in a MOOC on open learning design with a consortium of universities and educational organizations in the UK – really great learning! It is titled Learning Design for a

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Something to learn from the corporate world on e-learning

Recently I designed a report with a partner for a professional organization looking to place a classroom seminar online. This organization was relatively new to delivering learning online and looked to

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