My title has recently been changed from Director of eLearning to Director, Blended Learning Strategies. Yesterday I received my new business cards and had the opportunity to hand them out for the first time today. They were well received. Actually, one of the comments was “oh, so you do more then just eLearning then?”, which… Continue reading Dropping the “e” – A Sign of the Times!
As part of my work with the “Leverage Immigrant Talent to Strengthen Canadian Business” project for the University of Ottawa, I will be co-presenting along with Dr. Linda Manning and Dr. John Paul Hatala at the Diversity 08 Conference in Montreal Canada on June 20th 2008. Our two conferences are entitled: Cracking the Cement Ceiling… Continue reading Diversity 08 Conference
Hold the date! On June 6th 2008, the third edition of the “Le eLearning, je l’adopte” conference will be held in Montreal. The focus of this conference is the sharing of effective, performance drivent case studies of eLearning implemented in organizations. Follow the Alliance eLearning bulletin (in French only) for updates on this major event.
My presentation at ISPI-Montreal’s 2006 Conference discussed A Systemic Approach to Designing Fluid eLearning Environments for Learning Organisations. Presentation Summary 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 Designing eLearning Environments for Learning Organizations
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 Organizational Learning Strategy and eLearning
eLearning is a human performance improvement initiative that employs electronic technology. By that definition, consulting an Internet-based dictionary to find out the meaning of a word is a form of eLearning. Indeed learning is occurring, therefore improving performance by the means of an electronic technology. Though it is incidental and informal, it falls within the… Continue reading Assumptions about eLearning
I presented on the subject of Rethinking Multimedia Instructional Material Design for an Equitable and Critical Pedagogy at two conferences this spring: In Touch with Technology conference presented by the Association of Media and Technology for Education in Canada (AMTEC), Laurentian University Pioneers in a New Age conference presented by the Canadian Association of Distance… Continue reading Rethinking Multimedia Instructional Material Design for an Equitable and Critical Pedagogy