Tag: elearning

Transitioning from SCORM to xAPI

xAPI

On October 5th, 2017, the Department of Defense announced that its eLearning curricula would adhere to xAPI standards rather than the more traditional SCORM standards of the eLearning industry. By “traditional”, I mean developed-in-the-year-2000-why-is-our-industry-still-using-17-year-old-technology traditional. Although I don’t expect instructional designers to leap from their desk chairs and start dancing in glee, the Department of […]

Enabling Learning & Performance Analytics with xAPI

xAPI

Mike Rustici, President of Watershed LRS, will be presenting “Enabling Learning & Performance Analytics with xAPI” on November 28th as part of our Thought Leaders Series Webinar! Mike started his career as an innovative software developer and, eventually, found his way into the world as an entrepreneur. He is currently helping companies understand if the […]

Why Should You Provide Continuing Education to Your Members?  

Professional education is one of the top perks that young professionals are looking for in the 21st century. This is especially true for millennials entering the work force, because they tend to be more concerned about their career paths than older generations. Providing educational resources that allow your association members to advance their own careers […]

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 […]