Strategies for Making Content Accessible for Learners

Yesterday, I blogged about making content accessible to learners so that they might access it when they are ready to learn. Now the question is: how do we make this content accessible? Ross Dawson has a few ideas. But they aren’t new ideas. He’s actually pulled them from his Living Networks book which he wrote… Continue reading Strategies for Making Content Accessible for Learners

Filters to Avoid Being Flooded by a Wave of Content

When I was approached two weeks ago to be part of the Workplace Learning Today team, I was both flattered and thrilled to take on a new challenge. In preparation for delivering weekly insights, I decided to do a major cleanup of my Google Reader Feeds. And before I knew it, the wave of content… Continue reading Filters to Avoid Being Flooded by a Wave of Content

From the Innovative Mind of Janey Clarey: Instructional Design by Example Blog

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 contribute in the very… Continue reading From the Innovative Mind of Janey Clarey: Instructional Design by Example Blog

Wireframing Tools for Mockups and Prototypes

Great list and commentary on desktop and online wireframing tools to create mockups and prototypes for when pen and paper just aren’t enough. Like most things today, the world of interaction design moves quickly. Although a pen and notebook may suffice when it comes to simply jotting down ideas, planning a series of website screens… Continue reading Wireframing Tools for Mockups and Prototypes

The Ethnography of Design

I’ve been looking at ethnographical studies to determine how researchers and experts collaborate. Of course, this proposes that ethnographic analysis can inform design. This leads me to reflect further on the impact of the research results on the way that online environements in which researchers and experts collaborate are designed. Ethnography is a research method… Continue reading The Ethnography of Design

Facebook Cheatsheet (or how I Adore Diagrams)

Leave it to Andy Wibbels to explain everything in a well designed diagram. You’re not crazy: Facebook’s interface is hard to learn. Sure posting things and sharing is pretty straighforward, but if you want to figure out what goes where and who can see it, that is a bit more of a challenge. I took… Continue reading Facebook Cheatsheet (or how I Adore Diagrams)

How Are You Stimulating the Flow of High-Quality Contributions?

Dr. Jacques Bughin of McKinsey & Company throws a question to how are organizations stimulating an influx of content. My own response to this question is the following. One of the keys to pulling content from readers and turning them into participants is by asking relevant questions. For example, this particular blog post ends with… Continue reading How Are You Stimulating the Flow of High-Quality Contributions?

Visualizing the Transition from Learning 1.0 to Learning 2.0

On the wiki page devoted to VizThink’s Visual Learning Group, Brent Schlenker asked others represent the  transition from Learning 1.0 to Learning 2.0. I contacted Brent a few weeks ago, manifesting my interest to participate. I’ve got something brewing… Peter Stoyko has already come up with an information graphic. It focuses on how social media/Web… Continue reading Visualizing the Transition from Learning 1.0 to Learning 2.0