Author: Jon Aleckson

Dr. Jon Aleckson is an educational leader and consultant in association learning technologies and eLearning. He works with an extensive list of association clients on LMS implementation and development, platform alignment and integration, and online curriculum development, giving him a holistic view of business models, operational practices, and educational approaches in association eLearning.

Content Curation & Association Education Strategy

Content Curation in 2017 National associations or “communities of practice” have been in the business of content curation for many years: publishing journals, books containing the community’s body of knowledge, and face to face educational sessions.  Even museums hire curators to tell stories through assembling artifacts. Aside from the traditional ways of content curation, digital […]

The Benefits of Being a Personify Partner

Personify AMS Integration

Many of our customers use an association management system (AMS) as their system of record.  Our CourseStage Learning Management System (LMS) must integrate or talk to the AMS in order to allow users to have a seamless “single sign on” experience as they move from association website to our LMS.  Often, transcript information is also […]

Educating Medical Personnel: New Book Reviews CPD Topics

Every so often a book is published that provides a community of practice with a fresh perspective on current issues.  Editors William F. Rayburn, Mary G. Turco, and David A. Davis have put together what should become the de facto textbook for anyone studying to become an educator or trainer of medical practitioners.  Titled Continuing […]

Mobile Learning: A Manager’s Guide

manager's guide mobile learning

Brenda J. Enders published Manager’s Guide to Mobile Learning some three years ago and it is still a relevant read today.   Brenda will be presenting a webinar on creating practical strategy for mobile learning as part of our monthly eLearning Thought Leaders Series.  In preparation for this event on March 28th, I gave her book a […]

2017 Brandon Hall Awards Ceremony: An Elegant Evening

brandon hall award ceremony

Last night, I had the opportunity to attend the 2017 Brandon Hall Awards ceremony.  The Web Courseworks team won a Bronze Award for our Quality Improvement Education platform. Congratulations to the leadership team of the Brandon Hall Group for organizing a fabulous event and producing a great show for everyone in attendance. Below I have compiled […]