12+ Books for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

If you’re looking for some reading to improve your skills or get started in the field of instructional design, check out these books. Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. Learning Communities.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-11

Jane Hart

Roles in communities of practice [link] <a very useful post for those interested in CoPs #. The Fresh Air Fund is in need of host families for this summer of 2011 [link] #. How many “powerpuff presentations&# have you seen [link] (Urban Word of the Day) #. RT @ barrysampson : # Lectora are about to announce Snap! A vision of the social organization [link] #.

40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books

Experiencing eLearning

This is a compilation and update of my previous book list and review posts. Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. It provides a model for the range of skills that fall under the umbrella of “instructional design.”

Product Review: Plateau TMS (Talent Management System)

eLearning 24-7

I’ll be the first to admit, that I was not a big fan of the previous versions of the Plateau system. Plateau LMS is a Talent Management System, made up of four modules. After logging into the system a pop up window appears with four option, under the title “How to Get the Most out of the Plateau TMS. On the top of the screen, four labels are visible (you can change the label names, remove if you so choose, etc.). Thus lots of options.