What we're doing this week: We are happy to be reviewing a set of courses for one of our clients. We were able to complete the reviews of the individual courses and the LMS, and spent the week documenting our recommendations for improving the consistency and quality of their offerings. We are preparing for xAPI Camp at the Learning Solutions conference next Tuesday, March 15th. Sean will be speaking on best practices for using some of the … [Read more...] about Weekly Update #002
What we're doing this week: This week, we're starting a project to review 22 elearning courses for a client, along with their LMS. We'll be looking at design standards, adherence to the company style guide, visual and instructional design, course structure, interaction design, usability and accessibility, and how they're reporting is set up. Learn more about our elearning review service. We're also finalizing support documentation for the … [Read more...] about Weekly Update #001
As we blow past January and into February, we’ve refreshed our website to be more usable and provide a better window into the type of work we love to do. We look at this as an opportunity for a fresh start to the new year and to highlight some of the awesome people we get to work with and the clients and projects that helped us achieve success in 2015. The State of the Network Our network of ninjas is strong, and we’re learning every day how to … [Read more...] about A Refreshing Start to 2016
Sean and Brian will be attending DevLearn 2015 in Las Vegas September 29-Oct 2. We have some new ideas to announce, and we're bringing some schwag! Let us know if you want to meet up. Brian Dusablon: xAPI Camp (Tuesday, September 29) Hyperdrive presentation on the Learn xAPI project (Tuesday, September 29 3:30pm-6:30pm) Sean Putman: xAPI Camp (Tuesday, September 29) ILT to Elearning (10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Thursday, October … [Read more...] about Learning Ninjas at DevLearn 2015
Do you do quality assurance (QA) testing for your elearning courses? If so, what do you do? Depending on the number of interactions and how much conditional feedback is involved – and the user conditions you need to emulate for testing – I’d say it takes on the order of 2 to 4 hours for a thorough QA of a 30-minute module. I tend to assume 6 to 12 hours per module, knowing that most modules will need to undergo more than one comprehensive QA … [Read more...] about What’s in a QA?
This Week at Learning Ninjas: We have been designing scenario-based elearning with multi-level feedback loops inside of Storyline, and talking about how important the ecosystem is as we build interactive training and performance support solutions. If we don't identify and capture enough of the right information from our content, we're not doing our jobs. We need systems that enable more than just tracking completions. We're also working on … [Read more...] about Gathered Intel #10