Tag: Web Courseworks

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

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 […]

How to Add the “e” to eLearning

Transform In-Person Content to Virtual Content

This month, our webinar revolves around learning and eLearning content. We will be joined by Karen Hyder, an expert in online virtual training and education. Hyder has experience teaching about technology (using technology) for the past 25 years, and is a Certified Technical Trainer CTT+. She has also co-authored, “The eLearning Guild’s Handbook on Synchronous […]

At Healthcare Educators’ Conference, “A Culture of Performance Improvement in Practice”

Culture of Performance Improvement in Practice

The new administration has introduced uncertainty into healthcare education. CME and other forms of continuing education in the health professions have been influenced by the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”), and with expected changes to that legislation, educational practitioners naturally wonder about the effects on their field. Specifically, the ACA’s drive toward quality of care has […]

2017 Brandon Hall Awards Ceremony: An Elegant Evening

brandon hall award ceremony

Last night, I had the opportunity to attend the 2017 Brandon Hall Awards ceremony.  The Web Courseworks team won a Bronze Award for our Quality Improvement Education platform. Congratulations to the leadership team of the Brandon Hall Group for organizing a fabulous event and producing a great show for everyone in attendance. Below I have compiled […]

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 […]