Employee Generated Learning, a transcending role for Instructional Designers 

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In my last post, I proposed three major game changers this shift towards Employee Generated Learning will have: The evolving role of the instructional designer. Employee generated learning: new roles for instructional designers. The Co-creating role. The Managing role.

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Easygenerator is looking for an International sales representative

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Easygenerator is eLearning software with a very specific focus on people who do not have an e-Learning background. Easygenerator is used and sold globally (mostly in North America, Europe and Australia). Do you have at least two years of experience in (online) sales, are you ambitious and do you want to play a key role in accelerating the growth of Easygenerator? Your job: Drive Easygenerator’s revenue growth through outreach emails, phone calls and demos.

Reflection: my first 265 days as CEO of easygenerator

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He said it had become more a marketing blog for easygenerator and less reflective than it was before. I shifted (a bit) from a personal view to a corporate (easygenerator) view. I will start with a personal reflection on my first period as CEO of easygenerator. I have 100 days to go to complete my first year as CEO of easygenerator. The easygenerator team is just over 20 people and they depend on easygenerator for their livelihood.

Easygenerator 8.3 released

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Easygenerator 8.3 Maybe the greatest thing is that it isn't really a seperate edition, in easygenerator terms we added another 'user role'. is officially released. Our free edition is part of this release but there is a lot more. This blog covers the highlights of this release. Free edition. We are very exited about the release of the free edition (see for details this. blog post ).

The people behind Easygenerator: Kseniya Kobryn

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Easygenerator is growing. This gave us the idea to do a series of blog post on the people behind easygenerator. I started my work with easygenerator in November 2008. In 2006 ISM (the mother company of easygenerator) took over easygenerator from the founders.

Start-up growth Challenge

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That time has come for Easygenerator. This means my role as a CEO is changing significantly. Today, Easygenerator is a 30-employee company (divided over four countries), and we are still growing. In day-to-day operations, my role is changing from management to leadership.

We are hiring: Easygenerator is looking for all-round junior sales and marketing support

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Easygenerator is eLearning software with a very specific focus on people who do not have an eLearning background. Easygenerator is used and sold globally. Do you want sell Easygenerator to larger organizations all around the world? Responsibilities: Drive Easygenerator’s revenue growth through outreach emails & phone calls with a focus on setting appointments for the inside sales team. Educate prospects on Easygenerator’s eLearning authoring solutions.

Curator; A new role for the instructional designer

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We all know the world of learning is changing rapidly and with that new tasks and roles will emerge. One of the most important roles is Curator. In this post I will look at the curation role in more detail and show you how easygenerator will facilitate the curation process.

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Think Like a Start-Up, Act Like a Product Manager

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They should then cross-communicate with leaders and constantly involve them in playing a role to co-champion the change initiative. At Easygenerator, for example, our product managers work with nine separate development tracks at once. Kasper Spiro is CEO of Easygenerator.

Easygenerator 8.3 is Officially Released, Free eLearning Authoring Software is Now Available!

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Easygenerator 8.3 Maybe the greatest thing is that it isn’t really a seperate edition, in easygenerator terms we added another ‘user role’ This means that all future changes and new functionalities will automatically be available to users of the free edition too!

It is great to have that startup feeling again

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This week Easygenerator moved into a new office and that gave me the “startup feeling” all over again. A bit of Easygenerator’s history. In fact Easygenerator is (in e-Learning terms) an ancient company. We reinvented Easygenerator from the ground up.

My tips for the DevLearn conference in Las Vegas

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I do believe that curation is one of the roles an eLearning developer should perform in order to stay relevant. I will be presenting two times at the Management Xchange Schedule stage in the expo center about the launch of our easygenerator’s free edition ( read all about it! )

Ukrainian visit | Change to learn

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Skip to content Homepage Kasper Spiro Change to learn “ On a mission to make EasyGenerator the best and most successful e-Learning authoring tool in the world ” ‹ Generating an Easy startup The future of e-Learning, according to Kasper Spiro › November 21, 2010 Ukrainian visit This week I have visited the development team of EasyGenerator located in the Ukraine and it was great.

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QMlive: The way software should be « Change to learn

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Skip to content Homepage Kasper Spiro Change to learn “ On a mission to make EasyGenerator the best and most successful e-Learning authoring tool in the world ” ‹ Output management Social networks › February 6, 2010 QMlive: The way software should be One of the roles I have at Stoas is the role of Product manager for Questionmark Perception. I have that role since I started working for Stoas, three years ago.

From output management and e-Learning to output learning

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Recently I have reviewed a lot of e-Learning courses to get ideas for our further product development of easygenerator. One of the things I noticed was that learning objectives often play a secondary role or no role at all.

Generating an Easy startup

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Thanks to the fact that my transfer from Stoas learning to EasyGenerator goes in good consultation, I am able to transfer my work at Stoas this month to my successor and at the same time startup at EasyGenerator. In my role at Stoas we were the reseller of software from our partners and it was quite easy to comment from the sideline, “I don’t like this” or “Why don’t you do that?”. e-Learning authoring tool EasyGenerator Learning technology

Devlearn conference 2011: retrospective

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For easygenerator it was an important conference too. I do believe that it is not a threat for e-Learning authors but a great change to get a greater and even more meaningful role. I’m even considering adding support for the agile process to easygenerator. devlearn curation e-Learning EasyGenerator eLearning guildI’m back home after a great DevLearn conference. Looking (and reading) back at the conference there are several things that stick out for me.

Make e-Learning work: Outcome learning (6): the vendors perspective

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I started working on the Outcome learning idea to give direction to the product development of easygenerator. First we created all kind of features that would enable SME’s to play a bigger role in development process. So we created a role based system, workflow facilities and more features like that. Easygenerator works with so-called master pages; they define the look and feel of a course and the functionality of the course.

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My E-learning predictions and plans for 2011 #LCBQ

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This will (over time) change the role of the professional e-Learning author. In stead of creating complete courses he will be coaching learners and Sme’s and instead his writing role will become more an editorial role. 2011 will be a crucial year for easygenerator. LCBQ e-Learning EasyGenerator Innovation Learning Circuit The big question Vision on e-Learning

DevLearn follow up: Not only curation but also moderation and didactics

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I believe that the role of e-Learning and e-Learning developers will become even more important in the near future.” I do believe that there is an important role here for learning departments en developers because it is not about the technology, it’s about the content and knowledge. My conclusion is that e-Learning will become even more important than it is now and for e-Learning developers there is a whole new role as a moderator.

The future of e-Learning, according to Kasper Spiro | Change to learn

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Skip to content Homepage Kasper Spiro Change to learn “ On a mission to make EasyGenerator the best and most successful e-Learning authoring tool in the world ” ‹ Ukrainian visit The mission of EasyGenerator according to Kasper Spiro › November 24, 2010 The future of e-Learning, according to Kasper Spiro Two weeks ago, I wrote a blog about starting up my work as CEO for EasyGenerator.

The e-learning revolution is finally there

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It changes the role of the learning department (from directive to facilitate), it changes the role of the instructional designer (from creator to coach) and it will change the way companies are using their ‘old school’ LMS, I believe they will vanish.

Design your own authoring functionality

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Easygenerator has decided to give you the opportunity to act on this frustration. We are offering a contest that allows you to design or improve functionality in easygenerator. We will select, from all submissions, at least one idea and build it into easygenerator. This contest is open to everybody, easygenerator user or not. The biggest prize is having your idea implemented in easygenerator.

eLearning is now created by people with no e-Learning background

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Easygenerator’s e-Learning software , is now live for one year and we have 7.500 users in 154 countries. And with the question types that are available in easygenerator it becomes a popular activity with his students.

Learning Objectives Drive Personalized Learning

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Learning objectives play a crucial role in learning – supporting the learner by ensuring an understanding of learning expectations and outcomes. Easygenerator. Create a course in easygenerator.

Learning Objectives Drive Personalized Learning

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Learning objectives play a crucial role in learning - supporting the learner by ensuring an understanding of learning expectations and outcomes. In easygenerator, learning objectives are used to create a personal plan or study advice, guiding the learner to those areas that need improvement.

12 e-Learning trends that you need to know about

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It is about the changing role of the L&D department. I will try to make this more concrete with an Easygenerator example. You can track and trace learners results through Easygenerator. I like to know what the trends are in e-Learning.

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12 e-Learning trends that you need to know about

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It is about the changing role of the L&D department. I will try to make this more concrete with an Easygenerator example. You can track and trace learners results through Easygenerator. I like to know what the trends are in e-Learning.

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Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map

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The idea is to go over the process of agile software development at easygenerator and translate that into eLearning development. Before I can do that I have to introduce the roles in this process and map them to ‘e-Learning development roles’. Software role.

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User generated content; The next trend!

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Kevin Claus, Instructional Designer, Nielsen: “We were looking for an easy to use eLearning authoring tool such as Easygenerator that is intuitive and not intimidating. The world of training and development in the enterprise continues to change rapidly.

Why do searches on e-Learning terms drop dramatically?

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e-Learning software like Easygenerator make it possible for everybody to create e-Learning without any prior knowledge. But the general trend is that the main role of the instructional designer needs to change from designer to coach.

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Managing Changes with Start-Up Thinking and Employee-Driven Learning

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L&D expert Jane Hart argues that, “L&D professionals need to break free from their traditional roles and relinquish some responsibility — instead of spoon-feeding employees, we should be helping people do things for themselves.” Kasper Spiro is CEO of Easygenerator.

Why do searches on e-Learning terms drop dramatically?

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e-Learning software like Easygenerator make it possible for everybody to create e-Learning without any prior knowledge. But the general trend is that the main role of the instructional designer needs to change from designer to coach.

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Book review: Corporate universities. Drivers of the learning organization

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Martyn Rademakers has a refreshing view on the position of corporate universities, focusing on their role in strategic change. The book focuses on the role a corporate university can (must) play in this kind of processes. . Easygenerator has just launched an action.

Involve your experts (sequel)

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Once the subject matter expert needs to be more involved, easygenerator offers another fitting solution. We added a role and rights system to easygenerator. This system grants different rights to different roles. E-learning development usually is a team process.

Easy and powerful e-Learning authoring

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For easygenerator this is one of our main focal points. That makes sense when your name is easygenerator. One of the reasons easygenerator is so easy to use, is our intuitive interface. We added a big change too: our rights and role model. We have seven different roles, from a reviewer up to an administrator. And yet, at the same time easygenerator is a very powerful tool.

Learning metaphors, support for subject matter experts and more at #LSCON12

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Easygenerator is present at the Learning Solutions conference in Orlando next week. pm I will do a live demo of easygenerator. of easygenerator and I will show you how it will help you to bring your e-learning to the next level.