We don't have a secret lair, yet. But if we did, I like to think it would resemble the Thundercats lair (which, awesomely, people are recreating in Minecraft). Instead, we make do with cool AirBnB rentals that have plenty of space to write, learn, and debate, along with a close proximity to excellent food. This year, our retreat was in Chicago. While not exactly a tropical paradise this time of year, we lucked into some decent weather and were … [Read more...] about 2019 Ninjas Strategic Retreat
Recently, I was invited to join Chris Van Wingerden and Brent Schlenker on Instructional Designers in Offices Drinking Coffee (IDIODC) to speak about accessibility and inclusion in learning. Watch the video recording. Also, be sure to check out our accessibility primer and resources. Drop us an email and let us know what you're working on and what challenges you face when it comes to designing for everyone. … [Read more...] about Brian on Inclusion and Accessibility on IDIOIC
We are helping one of our clients design an employee onboarding program. Our goal is to help their organization support new employees in locations across the country using a consistent, scalable approach while maintaining a strong community culture. To that end, we have recommended blended learning. While the approach you decide to take depends on a number of factors (desired outcomes, personnel, what they need to do their job(s), timing, … [Read more...] about A Few Resources and Research on Designing Learning Experiences
Sarah Mercier and Brian Dusablon will be speaking at The eLearning Guild's Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando, Florida March 26-28, 2019. Tuesday, March 26th[F01] Panel: Where is Instructional Design Heading? Mobile Learning Design in Practice: Deconstructing a Financial Literacy App Wednesday, March 27th[F04] Designing for All: A Panel About Inclusive, Accessible Design We also recommend these sessions from some of our … [Read more...] about Learning Solutions Conference 2019
We are excited to announce a new addition to Learning Ninjas! Teresa Dussault has joined our team as Director of Operations. Teresa brings strong business operations, project management, and education expertise to our team, with most of her career focused specifically in workforce development. She is also the co-founder of Slow Wave Coffee, a responsible coffee roasting company, so you can be assured all Learning Ninjas will stay adequately … [Read more...] about New Director of Operations: Teresa Dussault
The Learning Ninjas are excited to be heading to DevLearn this week! This is one of our favorite conferences, and we are looking forward to meeting new people and catching up with colleagues and friends. We would love for you to join us for two sessions focusing on xAPI and data collection: Session 106 - Investigating Performance: Using Your Data Effectively Wednesday 10:45 am in Montego DE In this session, Janet Laane Effron and Sean … [Read more...] about And We’re Off to DevLearn 2018!