Instructional Design Portfolio Resources

Experiencing eLearning

Everyone working in instructional design, learning experience design, or elearning should have a portfolio. Why do you need a portfolio? If you’re wondering why you need a portfolio , read Tom Kuhlmann’s explanation. Christopher Pappas provides another 7 reasons you need a portfolio , if you need more motivate. My post on 30+ ideas for portfolio samples can give you some inspiration if you need to create new artifacts. Hosting your portfolio.

Creating an eLearning Portfolio Using Your Community Content


One of my favorite (and lesser-known) features on the Trivantis® Community is the ability to share Lectora® courses. As a diehard developer turned Community Manager, I still get the itch to play around in Lectora, so I love it when I have an excuse to create something new. If you are creating content that you’d love to get out into the world, there’s no better way than to place all your shared titles in one place on the Community, then link them to your portfolio.

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How Freelance Clients Find Me

Experiencing eLearning

Portfolio. An online portfolio is a requirement if you’re freelancing. Your portfolio is a way to tell your story about the work you do and the work you want to do in the future. My portfolio is on my business website. You don’t need to have lots of full courses on your portfolio. If I was starting over now, I’d register a domain right away and create my blog as part of my website and portfolio. Social Media and Online Communities.

How to Create an E-Learning Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

In recent posts, we discussed why you need a portfolio for personal development and to manage your professional career. The obvious next question is what tools and resources should I use to build a portfolio? What Goes in the Portfolio? The portfolio represents your skills and expertise. You need to decide if you want the portfolio to be static where you only do occasional maintenance and updates. I like the weekly challenges as a way to manage the portfolio.

[FREE WEBINAR] – How to create a portfolio of eLearning samples when you’re starting out – 23rd May

Adobe Captivate

Looking to create a portfolio of work that showcases your skills in project design? Having your own sample portfolio can be particularly useful when you’re just starting out and don’t have any client projects to showcase or when you can’t use client projects due to confidentiality. A sample portfolio will allow you to demonstrate your unique style and approach to potential clients. DATE: Wed 23rd May. TIME: 11am AEST. REGISTER HERE: [link]. New to the world of eLearning?

eLearning Community ? June Update

Adobe Captivate

Similarly, you can create other blogs with HTML5 previews and build a portfolio, which you can then share with others. The post eLearning Community – June Update appeared first on eLearning. Blog eLearning eLearning Community Adobe Captivate elearning community questionThanks for all your feedback on last release – [link]. For this release, we have introduced a new feature along with few workflow improvements based on your feedback.

Communities of Practice Need Some Practice

Nick Leffler

Defining Communities of Practice (CoP). It’s hard to define a Community of Practice, but I think a good start would be to quote a Tweet I recently saw from another MSLOC430 participant. It sums up what happens when you’re in a Community of Practice and it’s a summary of none other than Harold Jarche who seems to have something relevant to each category I’m writing about. What’s your take on Communities of Practice?

The differences between social professional networks and communities of practice


The meaning of ‘community’ has changed drastically with the spread of the internet and the rise of all the social networks. No longer confined by geography, people who share the same interests can connect, share and grow as a community online. Organizational value of online communities. However, it’s a very thin line between a community focusing solely on the social aspect and one that is truly dedicated to enriching the skill and competency portfolio of its members.

Here’s How an E-Learning Portfolio Builds Your Skills

Rapid eLearning

Having a portfolio is really important, especially in today’s world of digital technology. Recently, I gave a presentation on why you should maintain a work portfolio, here’s part of the presentation where we’ll focus on your personal development. What is a Portfolio? A portfolio does three main things: It showcases your skills. And without a portfolio how can you show your work and skills? Common Objections for Not Maintaining a Portfolio.

Instructional Design Experience Before Your First Job

Experiencing eLearning

People who built portfolios as part of a masters or graduate certificate program are generally in a better position, but they may need experience too. If you’re someone looking to transition from another field into instructional design, what do you create for your portfolio to prove your skills? You get some experience and a project for your portfolio; a nonprofit gets some free content to further their cause. Portfolio building.

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Here’s What Needs to be in Your E-Learning Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

I get questions all the time about work portfolios. One of the most frequent questions is “what types of courses need to be in the portfolio?” ” Why Have a E-Learning Portfolio? The portfolio is your proof of skills. If that’s the case, you want to create a few sample modules that demonstrate your skills and get the attention of the person reviewing your portfolio. Here’s What Should be in Your E-Learning Portfolio.

Thanks everyone for making Adobe eLearning Community as #1 portal in the eLearning space!

Adobe Captivate

Adobe eLearning Community is listed as top eLearning portal on – NowComms. Thanks everyone for making Adobe eLearning Community as #1 portal in the eLearning space. The community portal will turn one shortly. It has been a fabulous and memorable journey so far with so many of you contributing to this community to grow. Hope you are all enjoying the community!! Thanks again for making this community vibrant and engaging!

Here’s Why You Need an E-Learning Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

I got about 1000 inquiries and ended up looking at over 200 portfolios. I could have looked at more but I got a lot of emails from people who didn’t have portfolios. They either didn’t have a portfolio or the projects they worked on were proprietary so they couldn’t share them. And based on the tons of emails I get about finding work in this industry, I’d like to share some thoughts about why you need a portfolio and how it can help you get better at elearning.

Podcast 30: Learning From Customer Conferences – With Tristan Jordan and Tara Pawlak of Community Brands

Talented Learning

EPISODE 30 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUESTS: Today I’m thrilled to welcome two executives from Community Brands – EVP and General Manager, Tristan Jordan , and Director of Marketing, Tara Pawlak. Community conferences are a powerful way to build a brand – strengthening relationships while you celebrate customer successes and explore common challenges. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: JOHN: First, maybe we should introduce Community Brands. I had no idea your portfolio spans 59 brands!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Portfolios

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 02, 2007 Online Portfolios Jennifer Madrell shows us a great example of an online portofolio , which she calls a "svelte and sparkly version of this blog - that is a requirement and capstone project at Indiana University." Should the blog become the landing point for your online portfolio? So I have some questions: Do you have an online portfolio? Hi Cammy I havent got an online portfolio for myself. Thank you for pointing to my blog and portfolio!

How Your Skills Can Change the World & Help Build a Professional Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

A great way to grow your skills and add to your portfolio is by volunteering to build courses. This means that communities could excavate more wells, protect more sensitive areas, feed more malnourished children, introduce more agricultural innovations and implement more life-saving health programs – without additional resources! You’ll also be able to add a new project to your portfolio and you’ll get to network with others in our industry.

Communities of Practice in your LMS: A hidden KM tool


Extend this to the Subject Matter Experts and popular spokes-person through a defined communication framework and you have a community of practice in action! Tapping into daily conversations of a community of practice will help identify learning gaps (eLearning course topic) and how (eLearning course content) these gaps need to be fulfilled. Knowledge in this wiki is “community managed and owned”. Communities of practice are created by developing explicit knowledge.

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TCC09: Creating a Culture of Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Online Portfolios. Get principals to model by creating their own portfolios. Posted in Higher Ed, K-12, Learning Communities, Tools, Wikis. Tags: Higher Ed K-12 Learning Communities Tools Wikis Google Docs Google Forms online portfolios Skype TCC09 tcc2009 Full Title: Creating a Culture of Learning – Modeling a Vision for Technology Use in an Online Environment to Impact the Use of Technology in the K-12 System. Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference.

Communities of Practice in your LMS: A hidden KM tool


Extend this to the Subject Matter Experts and popular spokes-person through a defined communication framework and you have a community of practice in action! Tapping into daily conversations of a community of practice will help identify learning gaps (eLearning course topic) and how (eLearning course content) these gaps need to be fulfilled. Knowledge in this wiki is “community managed and owned”. Communities of practice are created by developing explicit knowledge.

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Why You Need to Connect with Your Peers in the E-Learning Community

Rapid eLearning

I’m a big fan of community and how it helps us learn from each other. And that’s why community is so important for us. The Value of the E-Learning Community. Community isn’t content. Here’s one example of how this happens in the community. When I facilitate elearning workshops I routinely show the examples created for the community’s weekly elearning challenges. They’re authentic and created by real community members.

A Brief Introduction – Communities of Practice Manager

The Learning Circuits

As Ryann mentioned in a previous post, I’m the Community of Practice Manager for Learning Technologies at ASTD. In this role, I engage with the community and help build ASTD’s portfolio of content—from T+D articles to books to educational programs to conferences and beyond. I also help foster discussion and debate within the community.

How to Become an Industry Pro

B Online Learning

In this video, Tom Kuhlmann, VP of Articulate Community talks about how to become an industry pro. How to build your online portfolio through community Tips & tricks on establishing your expertise. Adult Learning Principles Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News Informal Learning Social Media community elearning instructonaldesign l&d pd personallearningnetwork pln shareyourwork storyline studio tomkuhlmann

Podcast 11: Top Association Technology Trends ? With Tamer Ali of Community Brands

Talented Learning

Join me as I explore these issues and more with Tamer Ali , SVP of Education at Crowd Wisdom , a division of Community Brands. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: As a consultant, I’m often asked about the many recent acquisitions by Community Brands. So Community Brands is bringing together best-in-class providers to break down the barriers, centralize data and provide a solution set that brings in modern technologies, web services and the seamless integrations associations deserve.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: With Community Comes Great Responsibility

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 09, 2007 With Community Comes Great Responsibility In reflecting over the benefits of the first week or so of the 31 Days to Better Blogging Challenge , the biggest thing for me has been the overall boost in community. But with community comes great responsibility. (Im This is where the community part of the whole shebang really happens. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Instructional Design Certificate or Masters Degree

Experiencing eLearning

I’m involved in teaching extra-curricular activities to kids and adults in my community. Portfolios and Practical Experience. One measure of where you’ll learn more is whether or not the program helps you build a portfolio. A certificate program that provides opportunities to gain practical experience, creating realistic samples that could be used in a portfolio would be preferred to a theory-only masters program.

Don’t miss these 5 project management trends shaping up for 2015


Portfolio management to become key focus Given the complexity of most projects, as well as the effects of globalization, it is expected that the approach to project management will become more and more strategic, rather than tactical. Project portfolios work by prioritizing customer needs and market trends, which determines their increased importance for most companies. How much would it cost you and your business to not follow project management trends expected for 2015?

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning


MOOCs which straddle the line between social learning and e-learning with learner communities. This is leading to a shift in the role of the L&D department – from managers and disseminators of formally designed programs to facilitators and enablers of collaboration and communities. Shift from networks to communities. However, facilitating networks is not enough albeit it’s the necessary precursor to building communities.

A Little Help from Your Friends

Matthew Guyan

They are inspired by folks from the eLearning community through them sharing some of what they know. eLearning Articulate e-learning Portfolio practice Show your work Storyline YouTubeI’m an advocate for continual skill development especially for people working in eLearning. Thankfully there’s lots of folks in this field who generously share their knowledge and expertise through blog posts or YouTube videos or articles or podcasts or books and make it available to everyone.

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

This could be your whole business website and portfolio with an integrated blog, all at one URL. There are also limitations to the types of files you can share, so you may have to host portfolio samples elsewhere and link to them. Build Your Community. Respond to and recognize your readers and the blog community. Promote comments to posts: I haven’t done this recently, but I did use this technique early in my blog to help build the community of readers.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island

Learning Visions

Friday, August 24, 2007 Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island As you know, Ive been trying to walk-the-talk and experiment a bit with Second Life, role my virtual sleeves up and see what all the fuss is about. This has sparked a little exchange in the comments between myself and one of the active members of the of Renaissance Island community. I think this is a really interesting story of how spontaneous community happens.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Technology, Colleges and Community Online Conference

E-Learning Acupuncture

Thursday, December 20, 2007 Technology, Colleges and Community Online Conference I live in Canada and these days everywhere I look, I see snow. The Technology, Colleges and Community (TCC) Conference is hosted by Kapiolani Community College, in Honolulu, Hawaii. skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology.

Podcast: Instructional Design Certificate or Master’s Degree

Experiencing eLearning

On February 6, I had the pleasure of speaking with Luis Malbas and the TLD Community. We also talked about portfolios, as your portfolio is often as important (maybe more so) than your formal credentials. What has more value: someone with business experience and a portfolio or someone with a master’s degree? How important is a portfolio in comparison to formal credentials? Is it OK to use free hosts like Wix for a portfolio?

An eLearning Guide to Summer Fun


For our latest Lectora® development contest in the Trivantis® Community, we combined our two favorite things. Our Community Manager, Jennifer Valley, shared a course on her dream trip to London. These community contests are a great way to work on your Lectora development skills and produce content for your portfolio. Join Community. Blog CommunitySummer is winding down—but the fun doesn’t have to!

50 Posts and Articles that Made Me Think in 2011

ID Reflections

In the past one year, I have made a career shift or should I sayexpanded my work portfolio (and I have describedthe move here ), and these posts and articles have been instrumental inhelping me make sense of the move and impart some value to the work I do. efforts by Dion Hinchcliffe Howto Build an Online Community by Vanessa DiMauro 11Social Media Yodas Define Community Management “Passion” by Baochi Nguyen Who'sTo Blame For A Failed Community?

5 Practical Tips To Maximize Your Gains From Outsourcing Corporate eLearning Development

Adobe Captivate

Addition of more innovative solutions to your portfolio. While most eLearning development organizations have access to a similar portfolio of tools and technologies, your partner can add value to your learning designs through innovative and creative Instructional Design approaches. Blog eLearning eLearning Community blog corporate eLearning Corporate learning Corporate Training elearning community Elearning Content