Last Saturday, I was talking with a past colleague and good friend Virginie, an instructional designer working in the field for 10 years now. We talked about some of the struggles we go through in this profession. We tried to pin point what was the one character quality that all instructional designers should have. We both agreed [...]Continue Reading →
Janet Clarey is one of my favorite bloggers on the topic of training and developement. It is no surprise that she has kicked off this absolutely fabulous idea of blogging about real life instructional design examples.
I wish her the best of luck possible and am thinking up an example to [...]Continue Reading →
Ever notice that a long trip is seems shorter when you’re the one driving? When I’m a passenger and I don’t have anything to distract me, I feel like a trip can go on forever. But when I’m behind the wheel, my mind is constantly engaged, thinking, processing and deciding. I actually prefer driving a [...]Continue Reading →
My presentation at ISPI-Montreal’s 2006 Conference discussed A Systemic Approach to Designing Fluid eLearning Environments for Learning Organisations.
In a learning organization, a shared vision is built by linking individual and organizational performance objectives. The design of this organization’s eLearning environment must reflect this vision, empowering individuals, cultivating communities of practice and encouraging [...]Continue Reading →
Situating the Current Popular eLearning Offering
When one decides to venture into the world of eLearning, he or she will quickly come across the following terms:
Learning object: a pre-defined parcel of learning that elaborates on a subject or a notion. It is usually developed with rich multimedia. Learning Content Management System (LCMS): a system [...]Continue Reading →
I presented on the subject of Rethinking Multimedia Instructional Material Design for an Equitable and Critical Pedagogy at two conferences this spring:Continue Reading →
Kristina Schneider is organizational learning and performance technologist, merging instructional and systems technology with knowledge, project and operations management. Her book Edublogging: a qualitative study of training and development bloggers investigates the value of edublogging as a form of self-directed learning and its potential contribution to communities of practice.