Managing eLearning

Content Curation by the eLearning Guild

  David Kelly, Executive Vice President and Executive Director of the eLearning Guild will be speaking on September 26th as part of the Fall eLearning Thought Leaders Webinar Series. Jon Aleckson, CEO of Web Courseworks, interviewed David Kelly about the eLearning Guild and the content that will be presented during the webinar. “Content Curation: Putting […]

Data-Driven Instructional Design

instructional design

Data, once a word reserved for researchers and computer scientists, has become a buzzword in the field of instructional design. Some instructional designers might have some vague notion that it’s important to collect learner data, but they might not know which data is important or why. The importance of data in any educational intervention cannot […]

American Board of Medical Specialties Conference

ABMS, a  prominent board of medical specialty boards, will hold its annual conference in Chicago, September 25-27.  Healthcare professionals attending will include medical educators interested in professional development of clinicians. Web Courseworks’ customer CHEST (the American College of Chest Physicians) educates hundreds of practicing physicians, annually, on technology and procedures relating to topics like difficult airway […]

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 […]

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 […]