Agile and ADDIE Add Up

Jeffrey Kachik and Deborah Gadsden talked about Agile and ADDIE. They first referenced the 2001 Agile Manifesto which states: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Working software over comprehensive documentation Customer collaboration over contract negotiation Responding to change over following a plan They say: That is, while there is value in the items on … Continue reading Agile and ADDIE Add Up

General Session on Tuesday Morning at Masie’s Learning 2012

1600 people in a big ballroom showed up for another general session at Elliott Masie's Learning 2012. According to Masie there are a few things different this year in comparison to previous years: Eight years ago everybody was rushing to a session on how to buy your LMS. We have now realized that the LMS … Continue reading General Session on Tuesday Morning at Masie’s Learning 2012

MOOCs, Motivation, and the Mass Movement toward Open Education

Curtis Bonk led a session about MOOCs at Learning 2012. His slides are available at TrainingShare (this is the direct link). His presentation must have been one of the most insanely paced sessions I have ever been to. That is a compliment by the way. What is a MOOC? Start here: Curtis' presentation consisted of … Continue reading MOOCs, Motivation, and the Mass Movement toward Open Education

Hackathons: Innovations in Learning and Collaboration

Melodi Albert and Nancy McClary from Dominian Enterprises, a company with about 3400 employees, talked at Learning 2012 about how they used hackathons as a learning tool. All of their hackathons are two-day long events. They have now organized four different ones for their developers, each focusing on a different API. One of their hackathons … Continue reading Hackathons: Innovations in Learning and Collaboration