There’s one simple change every e-learning designer could make when writing or updating a course, which would show you’re treating the learner as an adult. Simply banish the ‘voice of God’ from the feedback to questions. You know what I mean. ‘Correct!’ ‘Incorrect.’ Or its polite counterpart ‘That isn’t exactly the answer we were looking […]
I’ve come across various strands of criticism and concern about the introduction of Mindfulness into therapeutic and business contexts. As an aspiring teacher of the Mindfulness Based Stress Release (MBSR) course I’m concerned to figure out the seriousness and validity of the criticisms. Here’s my first attempt. Bear in mind that although I have taught […]
(Reprinted from my old blog – one of a series of articles in the spirit of Flann O’Brien. More to follow. ) How will your new rapid authoring product have me producing courses? Quickly And in addition to that? Easily That is certainly an agreeable vision. Anything else? Affordably What kind of quality content will […]
I used to be a blogger. Then I wasn’t. I ran two blogs. One, ‘eel-learning’ (a naff title if ever there was one), purported to be about my professional field, eLearning. A couple of years ago as more and more curated lists of learning authors arrived in my mailbox I saw my efforts as unnecessary […]
If you happen to visit this site between 30 Dec and 7 Jan you may find a bit of chaos as I am working on a radical overhaul. Apologies for any inconvenience.
I’m just getting to the end of an intense period of learning about different aspects of this activity I’m so immersed in. I enrolled for a Coursera course called Introduction to Music Production. I’d been reading about MOOCs and this opportunity popped up. What’s a MOOC? It’s a Massive Open Online Course. Many universities are […]