Author Archives: Rory

About Rory

I make my home in the central part of the Garden State along with my family. When I'm not working as an Instructional Designer (focusing mostly on Web-Based learning ... and other eLearning technologies) or researching something, I'm found at home playing computer or video games. Among other things, I volunteer as a choir member and catechist for 8th graders at my parish.

post to Learn-Learn-Learn 10/17/2013


How to Build Your E-Learning Skills – The Rapid eLearning Blog tags: elearning instructional_design Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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mLearning has to be now, or we’re left behind


Had a conversation this week about “this thing called mobile learning” (her words); and I just chimed in to say that we have to do it NOW. Failure to dive into these waters will leave us, as a training organization … Continue reading

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post to Learn-Learn-Learn 02/11/2013


eQuizShow Online Templates tags: eLearning templates Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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post to Learn-Learn-Learn 02/10/2013


Why CEOs Want Faster Training–No Matter The Cost – Forbes the polling firm Opinion Matters found that 90% of CEOs “will either maintain or increase their training budgets” over the next year. What are a CEO’s biggest priorities when engaging … Continue reading

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post to Learn-Learn-Learn 02/09/2013


10 Interaction Design Tips: The eLearning Coach some tips for designing interactions tags: elearning userexperience instructional_design Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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post to Learn-Learn-Learn 01/28/2013


Learning Resolutions « Mike Taylor collection of learning-related resolutions tags: learning instructional_design 10 Ways to Ruin Your e-Learning by Following Commonly-Held Practices “In many professional areas, it is usually a good strategy to look to common practices in the field … Continue reading

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post to Learn-Learn-Learn 01/22/2013


13 Predictions (+1 More) for Mobile and Mobile Learning in 2013: Float Mobile Learning “The year 2013 will see more companies embrace mobile applications, a wider uptake in mobile learning among the general public, and shifts in what kinds of … Continue reading

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Mobile context – Time Opportunity


In thinking more about the context for mobile users/learners, the consideration of “time opportunity” keeps gnawing at me. I started to think out loud via this post, and I’m continuing my lil’ ol’ self-dialogue in this public space. I start … Continue reading

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Mobile context


I have had conversations with folks where I mention the need for an instructional designer to understand the context for a mobile experience. Here’s what I mean … Example 1: I’m standing on the grocery store checkout line. I take … Continue reading

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A conversation about HTML5 tools


All the buzz … find an elearning authoring tool that can convert a course into HTML5 with just the click of a button. Voila! Not only do you get a Flash-based course for desktops/laptops, you get the same content all … Continue reading

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