What Is Agile Learning Design?
MAY 7, 2013
If you’re in the learning design business or working with game based learning , then you’ve probably come across the term “Agile” a lot recently, so we’re going to try and make sense of it. So let’s dive in and learn about Agile Learning Design.
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
Last Friday’s #GuildChat was on Agile Development. Fast forward a couple of decades, and the Agile Manifesto puts a stake in the ground for software engineering. Whether it’s Allen’s SAM or Ger Driesen’s Agile Learning Manifesto , we’re seeing a call for rethinking the old waterfall model of design. The topic is interesting to me, because like with Design Thinking , it seems like well-known practices with a new branding.
Agile vs ADDIE: Which Is Better for Learning Design?
MAY 11, 2013
My last post was about Agile Learning Design , an iterative model of instructional design that focuses on collaboration and rapid prototyping. How we talk about Agile versus ADDIE. In fact, you can make the case that in an Agile model you still do all the steps of ADDIE.
Agile Learner; Agile Leader
The Peformance Improvement
APRIL 26, 2013
I have to admit that prior to hearing Elliott Masie talk about “learning agility” last week at the virtual Human Captial Media Symposium for CLOs , the concept was not on my radar. It appears that there are at least three definitions of learning agility being used in the field.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
implementation, leveraging the power of the LLAMA® approach to Agile project. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital.
5 quick wins for more agile e-learning development
Challenge to Learn
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
I write and present on agile e-learning development since 2011. 5 quick wins for more agile e-learning development. If you want to know more on agile, check out my links at the bottom of the post. Create an agile e-learning customer. Include agile best practices.
Scrum vs. Kanban: Which Agile Method Should You Go With?
DECEMBER 29, 2015
The post Scrum vs. Kanban: Which Agile Method Should You Go With? Solutions Series Agile method agile project management Kanban Kanban vs. Scrum project management Scrum Scrum vs. Kanban Whati is Agileappeared first on InsiderHub.
Using Emotional Intelligence for Agile Learning
MARCH 16, 2017
This is problematic, because being an agile learner—curious, adaptable, open to change, and having the resilience to keep on trying to learn despite making mistakes along the way—is more important than ever. BYTE Agile Learning Emotional Intelligence
Fight Ambiguity by Focusing Agile Talent
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
Some are more agile than others, for instance. “At In today’s environment, businesses cannot afford to think of agility and change readiness as suitable on an as-needed basis, said Bailey. “It’s The White House has business leaders on a swivel right now.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
RELEVANTPROGRESS OVER PERFECTION SIMPLE, SMALL, AGILE AND FAST L&D IS TAKING TOO LONG TO BUFFER FROM COURSES TO RESOURCES Learning at the time and place of need Going mobile BYOD LEARNER-DRIVEN MAKING PROGRESS. of learning are simple, small, agile and. processes to become more agile.
The Importance of Being Agile in a VUCA World
JANUARY 15, 2015
We are well aware that to survive and thrive in the VUCA world, we need to be agile in all respects – in learning, towards change, regarding work as well as life. We talk about learning agility, organizational agility, individual agility, agile as a philosophy and much more.
Are You AGILE?
MAY 27, 2014
Today, training and development professionals must deliver faster, more flexible customized learning solutions, and ultimately, be more agile instructional designers. That’s why we’ve been incorporating an AGILE approach to instructional design. AGILE is one of the latest instructional design trends developed by Conrad Gottfredson. Let’s take a look: A lign – This is my favorite step of AGILE Instructional Design. The post Are You AGILE? eLearning AGILE
Technical Communications: Writer Challenges in Agile and Traditional Development Teams
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
NOVEMBER 17, 2013
A number of factors can influence how these challenges manifest during product development, including organizational culture and various business needs, and the agile development approach can help. Agile is an increasingly popular development method primarily used by software companies. This three-part series discusses those challenges, and shows why agile can be the better approach for technical communicators. Agile development focuses heavily on communication.
What Agile/Scrum Can Teach Learning
AUGUST 8, 2016
I was recently immersed in the world of Agile/Scrum during the development process for an online course. Scrum is basically an agile framework to help complete complex projects. In many ways Agile/Scrum is a study in the learning process itself.
How to Respond to the Rise of the Agile Workforce
JANUARY 9, 2017
As the rise of the agile workforce continues, terms like temp, consultant or freelancer will continue to blur along with it. After all, almost half of companies are committed to building an agile workforce model, according to a December 2016 report from staffing firm Randstad.
Agile eLearning - 27 Great Articles
APRIL 6, 2011
The first couple of responses to this month's LCBQ Addressing I Want it Now #LCBQ have come in and Kasper Spiro's caught my eye: On demand: agile e-Learning development #LCBQ. Like Kasper, I'm very familiar with Agile in software development. So, I wanted to pull together some reading and resources around Agile eLearning , Agile ADDIE , etc. Making Change Agile, Lego and Training: The common factors. -
What It Means to Be Collaborative in Agile Learning Design
AUGUST 5, 2014
This is an excerpt from Jennifer Bertram’s new white paper, Agile Learning Design for Beginners: Designing Learning at the Speed of Change. Agile instructional design focuses just as much on communication as it does process, if not more. Agile Learning Design White Paper
Agile eLearning Development: Let’s Have That ‘Agile’ Conversation
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
Esteban Cascante, SweetRush Project Manager, explains what Agile eLearning Development means for SweetRush. E-learning Uncategorized agile eLearning development
AGILE Is As AGILE Does
Living in Learning
NOVEMBER 3, 2013
As with earlier conferences that I’ve spoken at this year, there is once again a lot of buzz around the concept of AGILE. AGILE what? That is a key question to ask because from what I’m seeing, not all AGILE approaches are scoped equally when it comes to learning and performance solutions. Continuous Learning EPSS Learning @ the Point of Work Learning Ecosystems Performer Support Sustained Capability AGILE ISD Learning ecosystems performance support performer support
A Conversation about New “Agile Courseware” Book
APRIL 6, 2016
I received a notice in my in-box the other day about a new self-published book that discussed the idea of something called Lean-Agile Courseware by Raytheon. Kapp: You’ve just released an eBook called Lean-Agile Courseware, what is the book about?
Agile Bay Area #LNDMeetup Mindmap
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
I’ve been interested in process , so I attended this month’s Bay Area Learning Design Meetup that showcased LinkedIn’s work on Agile using Scrum for learning design.
Managing Your Team’s Workload With Agile Learning Design
JULY 29, 2014
This is an excerpt from Jennifer Bertram’s new white paper, Agile Learning Design for Beginners: Designing Learning at the Speed of Change. Agile does not mean there isn’t any planning, but rather that planning is different. Agile White Paper agile agile learning design white paper
Which came first: Agile or Culture?
AUGUST 5, 2015
We get asked the proverbial chicken and egg question a lot: which came first our LLAMA (Lot Like Agile Management Approach) project management or our communicative, accommodating culture? In other words, Agile is embedded in the culture. Not sure if your organization is ready for Agile?
ADDIE isn't Dead; it's just more Agile
MARCH 27, 2011
This enables ADDIE to be more Agile. And that's why the Agile method is so appealing. A circular ADDIE model meshes well with the rapid Agile development techniques so popular in software development today. Would Agile ADDIE work for you? By Jay Lambert.
They Say, “Be Agile”. What Does that Really Mean?
JUNE 22, 2015
It’s more-than-popular to talk about “Agility” in business lately. But what does “being Agile” really mean? And, if you’re not a software developer, what does it mean to “borrow concepts from Agile software development”? There is no one specific way to be Agile.
Agile & ADDIE -Tango or Face Off 2
OCTOBER 18, 2016
The last decade or so has seen the emergence of a number of alternative approaches to address the new demands of learning – such as Rapid Learning, Agile and Scrum, SAM, DADDIE (D is Define from DMAIC) so on. What are the challenges in making learning design agile? Do ‘rapid / agile’ approaches work? Featured Learning Cafe Webinar ADDIE agileOverview. Over the years the systematic ADDIE process has proven successful in design and development of learning.
Choose Agility, Choose Stability
MAY 13, 2016
Well, the answer is simple: agility. What is agility? Agility, as defined by Christopher Worley, is the ability to make timely, effective and sustained change when and where it provides a performance advantage for the organization. And for that, you will need agility.
Agile eLearning development (4): Planning and execution
Challenge to Learn
JUNE 25, 2013
When using an agile approach there is a different way of making estimations, you don’t calculate hours but use story-points. This post is part of a series on agile eLearning development: Review on Michael Allen’s book ‘Leaving ADDIE for SAM.
Book review: Leaving ADDIE for SAM: will agile eLearning development become mainstream?
Challenge to Learn
MAY 3, 2013
I believe that an agile approach will bring a lot of benefits to e-Learning development. I’m interested in agile development because we develop the easygenerator software in an agile way. A concept that will help you to become more agile in your design process.
ELC 037: Applying Agile Principles To eLearning Projects
The eLearning Coach
NOVEMBER 27, 2016
Agile principles call for iterative and incremental development that improves as a project advances. In this session, I speak with Megan Torrance about Agile project management for eLearning design and development.
Agile eLearning development (2): Culture
Challenge to Learn
MAY 29, 2013
I planned to write this second post on agile eLearning development about the backlog and estimations. The difference between a classic waterfall approach and an agile one is way more than applying a different set of tools and techniques, it is a different state of mind.
Agile E-Learning development
Challenge to Learn
NOVEMBER 24, 2011
I believe in the AGILE approach. At easygenerator we develop our software in an Agile way and it works wonders for us (I wrote about this in an earlier post ). I also wrote earlier about Agile e-Learning development in a post for the LCBQ. Recently I noticed that more and more people are writing about agile e-Learning development. The agile e-Learning process. It gives a very complete overview on how to apply the agile approach for e-Learning.
Agile Instructional Design
B Online Learning
DECEMBER 15, 2014
At the recent DevLearn 2014 conference in Las Vegas, I attended a presentation on agile instructional design by Megan Torrance. During this presentation she discussed agile instructional design models such as SAM (Successive Approximation Model) and LLAMA (Lot Like Agile Methods Approach).
Leverage points for organizational agility
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
And I also think a culture for agility comes from a different ‘space’ than does a rabid focus on numerics. I received some feedback on my post on Organizational Knowledge Mastery. The claim was that if you trusted to human sensing, you’d be only able to track what’s become common knowledge, and that doesn’t provide the necessary competitive advantage. The extension was that you needed market analytics to see new trends. And it caused me to think a little deeper.
Embracing The AGILE Method For Great eLearning Results
MARCH 7, 2017
Agile learning design isn’t really a new phenomenon. Athletes, savvy entrepreneurs and hard-nosed businesspeople have known for decades that being agile in the face of tough competition is the key to success. What is Agile Learning? Making Agile Work in Organizations.
Agile eLearning development (6): Recap
Challenge to Learn
JULY 15, 2013
Over the past weeks I have written a series of blog post on agile eLearning development. A successful implementation of an agile method requires a certain culture. This post describes some techniques from an agile method that can be applied to eLearning one-on-one.