DESIGN CHALLENGE #1 (part 2 of 4)

Crafting a Goal

In this part of our design challenge, we are going to look at performance goals for the ChAMPIONs project. If you need a refresher on our challenger or the project we are discussing, look at Design Challenge #1 – Part 1 of 4: Meet Our First Challenger. The Value of a Performance Goal There are … [Continue Reading]

DESIGN CHALLENGE #1 (part 1 of 4)

Meet the First Challenger

This post is part of the Elearning Design Challenge Series, which you can read about here. Volunteer: Dr. Mia Kalish, Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Doña Ana Community College Challenge: The nursing program recently lost its accreditation because its instructors could not adequately evaluate teaching outcomes. The college provides a professional training program called ChAMPIONs to … [Continue Reading]


Introducing the Elearning Design Challenge Series

As learning professionals, we know it’s one thing to learn about something in theory, but quite another to put theory into practice on actual projects. To help you with this, we’ve created The Elearning Design Challenge Series. Each series takes you through the design and development of real elearning projects to help you learn to … [Continue Reading]

Facebook Blues

Today I read about an interesting study from the University of Michigan which found that the more people used Facebook, the unhappier they were. This may seem counter intuitive since you’d think that being more connected to others would enhance one’s sense of well-being. One possible explanation is that by spending more time doing virtual socializing, … [Continue Reading]

Why you should read this blog

One of the design principles I always emphasize is how important it is to motivate your learners. So, following my own advice, I thought I should answer the question you may be asking yourself: “Why should I read yet another elearning blog?” The answer, as Kung Fu Panda might say, is “because it’s going to … [Continue Reading]