Taxonomy of Online Development Business Models

I received some funding in 2018-9 to clarify a taxonomy of business models that are in place at the institution where I work for developing online courses. I couldn’t find if there was ever a deliberate attempt to define what I say was a diversity of practice. My attempt was to define what I had […]

What’s new about ‘Adaptive Learning’?

How is anything that is being called ‘Adaptive Learning’ more than the programs of past courseware, such as Plato courseware. I used grammar modules on Plato terminals in the first school I taught at in 1992. Besides the advances in the interface, what has changed behind the scenes that takes the activity beyond the ‘if-then’ […]

Developing learning materials for print publishing

I have had the opportunity over the last two years to work on a print-based student materials project. It was quite a change from working on online and digital learning materials. The demands of the creating materials for print make the project feel like the stakes are higher, because once the files go to the […]

Social Learning Leaders

I had the opportunity to participate in a 4-day workshop led by Etienne and Bev Wenger-Trayner on being a social learning leader in growing and developing communities of practice and networks: BETreat “State of the Art” October 7-10, 2014. Sharing the Message from BETreat 2014 Penticton: Our Key Learning: We thought a lot about […]