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.

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 […]

Five Reasons to Apply for eLearning Awards

eLearning Awards

This managing eLearning blog’s mission is to inform managers about emerging topics and to impart advice concerning becoming a better leader and manager.  As many of you know, I am a crossover corporate eLearning consultant and vendor. Over the last ten years I have concentrated on association, non-profit and healthcare related eLearning PD and performance […]

4 Phrases to Describe DevLearn 2016

4 phrases to describe devlearn

I’ve been attending eLearning Guild conferences since the community of practice’s inception around 2008. It has been fun watching company name changes and the growth of companies serving this nascent industry.  Watching the growing number of hard working practitioners who utilize vendor software and services has been especially enjoyable.  As an inhabitant of both worlds, […]

Towards a “Maturity Model” for Learning Businesses

I have been a supporter and follower of Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele for almost a decade. I’ve interviewed them and reviewed their books for this blog.  Jeff’s book Leading the Learning Revolution is a reflective masterpiece that touches those of us who have been in educational technology since the pre-dot-com days. Not only that: it […]

xAPI Camp: Medical Case Studies

xAPI Medical Case Studies

I attended the xAPI Camp in Chicago on Friday, September 16, 2016 to learn about use cases in the medical community for xAPI. I was particularly interested because my company, Web Courseworks, will be speaking with the American College of Chest Physicians on November 15th at DevLearn.  xAPI and the Learning Record Store is the […]