Managing eLearning

eLearning in the Age of Automation

In 2011, I took a human-computer interaction course at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. One day, the class collectively decided to discuss automatizing the workforce. I greatly enjoyed musing over the restructuring of society and what it means to be a member of a “work force” who no longer has to work. How could capitalism survive […]

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 […]

Tips for Marketing (Online Courses) To Your Association Members  

marketing online courses to members

Associations and nonprofits share a marketing dilemma unlike traditional for-profit businesses. The target market and demographics for a business are centered around prospective clients and existing clients. Nonprofits and associations have a limited target audience, which consists of existing members, sponsors and exhibitors. Planning and effective execution of marketing concepts for services, such as online […]

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 […]

You Decide! Interactivity in New Media

interactivity in new media

I recently wrote about my experiences presenting at FocusOn Learning 2017 (you can read about them here). Part of my presentation pertained to branching scenarios, online simulations in which learners decide how to proceed in problem solving. Typically, learners get different narrative endings depending on the choices they made throughout the scenario. If they’re unhappy […]