Tag: LMS

Data-Driven Instructional Design

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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 […]

Online Learning Needs a Robust E-Commerce System

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  When I write blog posts for Web Courseworks, I’m typically focused on the philosophy and design of adult education, and for good reason: there are many special educational considerations for adult learners, and I want to design curricula that best meets their needs. Part of addressing those considerations is picking the right tools for […]

Mobile Learning: A Manager’s Guide

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Brenda J. Enders published Manager’s Guide to Mobile Learning some three years ago and it is still a relevant read today.   Brenda will be presenting a webinar on creating practical strategy for mobile learning as part of our monthly eLearning Thought Leaders Series.  In preparation for this event on March 28th, I gave her book a […]

xAPI Use Case Session Learning Solutions 2017

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  Next week, Dr. Jon Aleckson of Web Courseworks will be speaking at the Learning Solutions 2017 conference in Orlando, FL. He will be joined by Dr. Chad Jackson of CHEST (American College of Chest Physicians) as they speak on an xAPI project that Web Courseworks and CHEST created using data collection from medical simulators. […]