Tag: development process

Failure is the New Success

Failure in game-based learning

As some of our readers may know, I spent a significant portion of my life studying and working in games for education. That’s why I’m excited to tell you that my speaker proposal for the 2017 FocusOn Learning Conference has been accepted. Huzzah! The focus of the conference this year is on mobile, games, and video. […]

The Business of Learning Conference

Web Courseworks will be exhibiting and presenting a demo at this year’s Tagoras Learning Technology Design (LTD) virtual conference. LTD is a conference designed to help anyone in the business of learning to create lifelong education initiatives through learner engagement and effective use of learning technology. The conference will be held from March 1st– March […]

“The Medium is the Message”: An Instructional Design Perspective

Mobile Learning Instructional Design

Back in the 1960s, Marshall McLuhan famously argued that “the medium is the message.” According to McLuhan, we focus too much of our efforts trying to dissect the content presented in a medium without considering the effect that the medium itself will have on that content. Content and mediums have a symbiotic relationship, and one […]

ACEHP: Demonstrating the Value of an LMS

Demonstrating the Value of an LMS

Last week, Dr. Andy Hicken attended the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions’ annual conference. This year’s conference focused on the value of continuing education for healthcare providers. The theme of workshops, discussions and presentations revolved around how continuing education leads to improvement in the work and patient care of health professionals; ultimately leading […]

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 […]