E-Learn 2016

E-Learn 2016 Presentation on Distributed Learning

Oct. 23, 2016 by

I’m pleased to announce that my colleague Shannon Hart and I will be presenting our paper Distributed Learning: A Flexible Learning and Development Model at the E-Learn 2016 conference. The

What’s my motivation? Building learner interest

Feb. 26, 2016 by

Note: This article was originally published on the Obsidian Learning blog. Why do learners choose to learn? What keeps them going in an eLearning course? We all want our courses

Going to E-Learn conference

Feb. 23, 2016 by

It looks like I’ll be attending the AACE E-Learn conference this year. This is exciting, because I haven’t been to an academic conference since ED-MEDIA back in 2010, where I presented my

A few of my favorite things: Open access journals on eLearning

Feb. 19, 2016 by

As any university librarian will tell you, academic journals are expensive. Last year, Peter McPherson, president of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, issued a statement of support for a

How do you measure training effectiveness?

Jan. 5, 2016 by

Over at the Obsidian Learning blog last month, I published an article on techniques for measuring training effectiveness, including the Fitzpatrick Four Levels. How far do you go with your

Making connections: Trends in social learning

Mar. 17, 2015 by

Where are we going with learning theory in the 21st century? It’s all about social learning, as I wrote here.

Not my style…

Mar. 5, 2015 by

I’ve written another post for the Obsidian Learning blog, this time on learning styles, a much over-used term in the learning industry (in my opinion). What’s your take on “learning

informal learning

Informal Learning in the Workplace

Feb. 27, 2015 by

How do you keep learning going after class? Here’s a link to an article on informal learning I wrote for the Obsidian Learning blog.

Blogging 101 and Photo 101 start Monday

Feb. 27, 2015 by

Hmm, I should sign up for this. I’m trying to resurrect this blog, and we’ve started a blog where I work.


Feb. 18, 2015 by

The company I work for (Obsidian Learning) recently started a blog, and I’ve made a couple of contributions. Here’s a piece I wrote on the slow death of Flash. It’s