Key Roles of an ELearning Project


While every elearning development project is unique in regards to the content, there are some aspects that span across them all, and one of those aspects are the key roles. Defining the roles of team members is one of the most important things you will do for any elearning development project.

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What We Can Learn From The Blue Man Group

Kapp Notes

How about job aids, an e-learning module, a face-to-face role-play and reminder email messages.

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Trending Sources

You ask for some online games.I give you the FBI.

Kapp Notes

Personnally, I'd like to see some more interactive, role playing FBI games especially for grades 6-12 (the games they have designated for that age group are a little young) but even a serious agency like the FBI sees the value in casual games.

Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was originally published on in February 2008. Many organizations have tasked such groups to make strategic investments that put the best people in suitable roles at the right time to drive performance.

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The grassroots of learning

E-Learning Provocateur

” I note that this explanation from 2012 is somewhat different from his paper in 2008, which of course reflects the evolution of the idea. ” From 2008 to 2012, I see a shift in Dave’s language from Rhizomatic Education to Rhizomatic Learning.

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Reasons to be teaching

Learning with e's

Like it or not, a child's teacher is her role model, who she will either studiously copy, or deliberately avoid, depending on the teacher. Children who are inspired and motivated are often more creative and imaginative in their work (Jeffrey, 2008). 2008) Creativity Revealed.

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So what is blended learning?

Clive on Learning

Methods can be grouped according to the social context(s) in which they operate: Self-study: for example, reading, reflecting, interacting with content, viewing video, simulation, undertaking a project, writing an essay; One-to-one: for example, on-job instruction, coaching, mentoring, support; Small group: for example, discussion, role play, group assignments, multi-player games; Large community, for example, lecture, presentation, Q&A.

LMSs that kick ass:

Janet Clarey

In addition, employees can view a graphical representation of skills gaps that would need to be filled before an individual would be qualified for a particular job or role. This week on the Friday series, LMSs that kick ass , I’ m pleased to feature ’s LearnCenter system.

How do you measure effectiveness when transitioning from presentation of content to a constructivist-based, distributed learning model?

Janet Clarey

The role then for the ID is to provide access to immersive environments (which may include simulations, ILT, virtual classrooms, etc.) This is a question that I think has probably been answered by people much smarter than me. However, I’m working through the question in the context of a report I’ve just written about designing instruction for a multi-generational workforce.

Challenges 2008

Tony Karrer

This was a great exercise and the fact that I had not considered my big challenges for 2008 made it harder to do my Conference Planning for ASTD TechKnowledge 2008. So, when I look at 2008, some challenges jump out at me: Challenge #1 - How do I balance time spent between blogging, direct conversations, small group virtual conversations, small group networking, speaking at virtual conferences, speaking at conferences and writing?

Summer Academy 2008 Bloomsburg University

Kapp Notes

My role was to speak on the topic of "Understanding Digital Diversity." Even after a long day, the audience of college faculty members of the PA State System of Higher Education asked insightful questions about "digital diversity".

What Everyone Should Know About Working with Subject Matter Experts

Rapid eLearning

This makes sense since they play such a critical role in the course’s success. They play a key role in the content you need, how you design your course, and whether the course succeeds or not.

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Learning 2.0 Strategy

Clark Quinn

implies some pretty significant changes in the way that organizations look at the role of a knowledge worker, management, the learning/training organization, boundaries of organizations, when you reach across boundaries, etc. Over the past two years, I've worked with start-ups and corporations around the world who are grappling a bit with the impact of Web 2.0 on learning.

Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape

Tony Karrer

Trying to "keep up" and putting ourselves in the producer role is not going to work. Beth Griese - posted a response Is Learning 2.0 a long tail? to my post Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis. In it, Beth shows a graphic: This caused us to have a good exchange.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Monday, January 07, 2008 The Value of Instructional Designers Ive been having on ongoing conversation with other instructional designers as to whether or not we need to have the technical skill sets to actually build the courses we design.

Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis

Tony Karrer

What are the new roles that must be created to go after this? John Seely Brown and Richard P. Adler's recent article - Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0 talks about the implications of the Long Tail on Education.

Ideal Job Roles for Digitals – The Person-Technology Fit

Your Training Edge

A recent survey by CareerBuilder informs us that 45% employers now search for candidates on social media websites, compared to 28% in 2008. Apart from that, employers are using social media sites to background check and get references for employees. The digital generation is thus not just limited to the Gen-Z, but also involves the Gen-X and Gen-Y population who are turning to evolving technology and education concepts of the wireless age.

Will at Work Learning: Personality Instruments and Workplace Performance

Will at Work Learning

Main | Learning Landscape Model Annotated » Monday, 29 December 2008 Personality Instruments and Workplace Performance The learning-and-performance industry is deluged with instruments purported to help people (1) work better in teams, (2) manage more effectively, (3) hire the right people, (4) promote the best people, (5) etcetera. An examination of the role of personality in work accidents using meta?-?analysis. Vol 57(1), Jan 2008, 94-108.

# 1 - Deepening Social Learning to Work Performance - Proposed Model

Vignettes Learning

I admit that there is an enormous role and burden on my side to facilitate the process. Series # 1 - Can we use formal learning structure as a framework in implementing Learning 2.0?

2008 Milestones Retro

Learning with e's

Here are my top ten milestones of 2008. achievement for 2008 was an invitation for me to edit the proceedings for the ICT and Learning for the Net Generation IFIP conference which was held in Kuala Lumpur in July this year.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

Learning Visions

Monday, May 21, 2007 Learning Styles as Fortune Telling My research into understanding the role of learning styles in e-Learning continues. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

What did I learn about learning in 2008?

Clark Quinn

The Learning Circuit’s Blog Big Question for December is “What did you learn about learning in 2008?&# It’s good to reflect, and using the end of the calendar year is a traditional time. There’re some new thoughts brewing, of course, and maybe that’ll play a role in my predictions for next year.

Future of the Book?

Clark Quinn

There’s clearly a role for editorial choice, but at some point everyone can publish, and we need ways to find what we want, which is really about the marketing, which was clearly where many authors (including yours truly) felt that they were let down. Last nite was the NextNow event on the future of the book/publishing/? Jay Cross really helped by adding significant data around and input to the discussion; a very public thanks. He’s also blogged it, with video.Â

Monkey business

Learning with e's

Several of her colleagues appeared in cameo roles, monkeying about with the screen, trying to fathom out how it worked. I took my wife and son to see the animals yesterday. No, not the football crowd at Plymouth Argyle. I refer to the wonderful animals at Paignton Zoo, especially the baboons.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Metaphors of Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

DevLearn 2008 - Day 1 Recap

eLearning Weekly

Day 1 of DevLearn 2008 kicked off today with a great keynote from Tim O’Reilly ( @TimOReilly ), where he walked us through the Web 2.0 As we use more social media, our roles will change to be social media architects, where we will build and nurture learning environments. movement and how it has impacted learning and training. Here are some of the notes I took during his keynote: We should always try to follow the “alpha-geeks.&#

Neon Elephant Award for 2008 given to Robert Brinkerhoff

Will at Work Learning

The 2008 Neon Elephant Award goes to Robert Brinkerhoff for developing the Success Case evaluation method and for advocating that learning professionals play a more “courageous” role in their organizations.

Experiencing E-Learning » Daily Bookmarks 01/14/2008

Experiencing eLearning

Interactivity-Centric Blended Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

We showed this graphic for the first time at DevLearn 2008 Conference & Expo at the Fairmont San Jose. Thus, group dynamics plays an important role. The conference theme was, in keeping with its Silicon Valley venue, learning in a Web 2.0 world.

The role of T&D in the 21st Century: it’s about the method

Janet Clarey

Harold Jarche has a thoughtful post on changing the training and development role in the 21st Century. I think that’s what most people in workplace learning roles do now isn’t it? Or is the role to provide support for pre-set, top-down performance indicators set around the business needs by communicating ‘learning objectives’ and creating activities around those objectives? You have to build the customer into this new role.

Some Facts about Immersive Learning Worlds

Kapp Notes

Calling a meeting to order.sort of. The other day, a blog reader sent me an email asking about Immersive Learning and wanted some information about what it meant and how it is being used. So, here are some interesting facts and figures about immersive learning environments.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Connectivism: Week 1

Learning Visions

Friday, September 12, 2008 Connectivism: Week 1 With little time these days, Ill be auditing the auditors version of the 12 week Connectivism course happening now. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

E-Learning challenges in vocational education

E-Learning Provocateur

Our role was to share our perspectives of e-learning in the industry sector with the conference delegates, hopefully sharing some knowledge, experiences and ideas that can cross over into vocational education.

New Rollout

Moodle Journal

While it has always been a contention from me that we must avoid at all costs the possibility of allowing the VLE to slip into the role of document dump, the reality remains that popularity and acceptance will only really emerge with use.


“Talent Balance Sheet” is What We Need


PAA is the ones whose competencies are completely aligned to their job roles while PAL are the ones whose competencies are completely misaligned to their job roles. It is the responsibility of recruitment to define the job role and competency for each role and screen talent accordingly.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

Friday, February 08, 2008 Instructional Designer as Consultant? See part one: Instructional Design as a Spectrum ) In eLearning Magazines predictions for 2008 , Patti Shank said this: Learning content, activity, and assessment authoring tools continue to improve.

The big question: making a start in e-learning

Clive on Learning

Once you know where you'd like to fit in, you should consider whether to undertake some formal education or training that's appropriate for your role. In the Learning Circuits Blog, the big question for October is "I'm interested in a career in e-learning. What should I do first?"