Category: Learning Consulting

  • ASTD NY: Josh Bersin on Continuous Learning (Part 1)

    Josh Bersin, Principal & Founder of Bersin by Deloitte (formerly Bersin & Associates) recently spoke at  an ASTD NY meeting.  You can read the one-page summary of my write-up on the ASTDNY blog here.  But Josh had so many interesting things to say that I felt it well worth posting my complete write-up here on […]

  • MOOCs and Coursera and Games–Oh, My!

    If you’re visiting this site, chances are you’ve already heard something about MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), and in fact you may be way ahead of me in taking advantage of them.  My undergrad alma mater, Harvard, has partnered with MIT, Berkely, and other notable institutions to offer free courses on their MOOC site, EdX.  And […]

  • My Wish Lists for Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate

    IF YOU’D LIKE TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST VERSION, PLEASE SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST.  THE ACTUAL ITEMIZED WISH LISTS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE AUDIO, BUT ARE AVAILABLE ON THIS POST.  ENJOY! (If for any reason the podcast doesn’t appear, try reloading this page.) Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate 6 have both […]

  • New eLearning Samples Page Is Now Available!

    I’m delighted to announce that I’ve added an eLearning Samples page to this site.  On this new page, you will be able to launch and view any brief eLearning courseware samples that I make available from time to time.  Currently, I have two samples available: an eLearning Process Overview, and just completed: a New Hire […]

  • Leaving ADDIE for SAM at ASTD-NY January eLearning SIG Meeting

    On Wednesday evening, January 23rd, Dale Carnegie Training kindly hosted ASTD-NY’s January eLearning Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting.  Guest speaker Richard Sites, Ed.D, Vice President of Client Services for Allen Interactions, was a gracious, amusing, and interesting presenter.  Richard took time out of his busy schedule to speak with us about the new book he worked […]

  • Brewing Up Same Day Training Success

    I was recently invited by one of my former students to visit her company, a major coffee and coffee products corporation.  Laura brought me in to teach the same full-day course she took with me back at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2010 conference: How to Create and Deliver eLearning Voiceovers Like a Pro.  In […]

  • 2012 eLearning Tools Landscape: The Rise of HTML5

    TO LISTEN TO AN AUDIO VERSION, PLEASE SCROLL DOWN.  NOTE THAT  REFERENCES TO FLASH REFER TO FLASH AS AN OUTPUT FORMAT (.SWF) FOR eLEARNING PURPOSES. APPLE.  IN THE LIBRARY.  WITH A LEAD PIPE.  If life was like the classic board game “Clue,” that might well have been the headline in all our eLearning journals at the […]

  • Words, Words, Words! (and How to Use Them in eLearning)

    IF YOU’D LIKE TO LISTEN TO AN AUDIO VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE, PLEASE SCROLL DOWN! LORD POLONIUS  What do you read, my lord? HAMLET  Words, words, words. LORD POLONIUS  What is the matter, my lord? HAMLET  Between who? LORD POLONIUS  I mean, the matter that you read, my lord. HAMLET  Slanders, sir…. This odd exchange between […]

  • Emerging Trends and Roles in eLearning

    On the evening of February 1st, I attended an ASTD-NY eLearning Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting kindly hosted by Visiting Nurse Service of NY, and SIG co-chairs Enid Crystal and John Galto.  The guest speaker was Ross Squire, the man behind the well-respected eLearning staffing and consulting agency, Knowledgestaff.  I heard Ross speak at an […]

  • Great Video Recap of Learning Solutions 2011

    I had a great time at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2010 conference, as teacher (voiceover skills, and presentation skills) and as attendee.  And I remember being interviewed at the time about my impressions of the conference.  So I was pleased to come across this video clip that gives a recap of the highlights, and […]