Managing eLearning

Interview with a Veteran LMS Administrator

The following is an interview with Connie Welch. Connie is the Director of Student Services at the Credit Union National Association, otherwise known as CUNA. She has been involved in online training at CUNA since 1999, when CUNA first began offering online training to its member credit unions. Connie has helped defined the “features” direction […]

Anatomy of an LMS Administrator – Part 2, Additional Roles of the LMS Administrator

Handling Site Settings, Report Generation, and the Front/Home Page – An Interview with Michael Lanius: As promised in my last post on LMS administration, I have a second set of interview clips to share from my chat with Michael Lanius about his perspective on an LMS Administrator’s role. In this second part of a two-part […]

Anatomy of an LMS Administrator – Part 1

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Setting Things Up and Dealing with Errors – An Interview with Michael Lanius: Today we are going to focus on some of the nitty gritty software issues that LMS Administrators face in uploading user information and assigning users to courses in the LMS system.  We’ll do this by talking with Michael Lanius.  This is the […]

Hiring the Right LMS Administrator

Work Tasks and Skill Set Uncovered: An Interview with Elizabeth Lepkowski I occasionally encounter customers of our Learning Management System that are unaware of the need to hire people to support the system. Or they end up hiring a person who does not have the technical skills to administer the LMS. Sometimes customers make the […]

Game-Changing Games

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I have been exposed to Dr. Kurt Squire’s video games and learning curriculum since 2006, when I was a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Squire inspired me to provide leadership for development teams that created innovative game-based learning for Miller Brewing (Score Your Pour) and an extensive curriculum for the Children’s Hospital […]