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Connie Malamed, from The eLearning Coach site, shares fresh ideas and actionable tips for success with creating online and mobile learning experiences. Listen to interviews with expert designers, developers, authors and professors who provide strategies for both learning architects and educators. If you have a passion for instructional design, cognitive psychology, visual communication, social media learning, mLearning, and related topics, this podcast is for you.

Connie Malamed, from The eLearning Coach site, shares fresh ideas and actionable tips for success with creating online and mobile learning experiences. Listen to interviews with expert designers, developers, authors and professors who provide strategies for both learning architects and educators. If you have a passion for instructional design, cognitive psychology, visual communication, social media learning, mLearning, and related topics, this podcast is for you.
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Connie Malamed, from The eLearning Coach site, shares fresh ideas and actionable tips for success with creating online and mobile learning experiences. Listen to interviews with expert designers, developers, authors and professors who provide strategies for both learning architects and educators. If you have a passion for instructional design, cognitive psychology, visual communication, social media learning, mLearning, and related topics, this podcast is for you.

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English


Episodes

ELC 050: Should you believe it?

7/11/2018
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Are you inadvertently believing learning myths? Are your best practices based on hearsay? In this episode, I speak with Clark Quinn, Ph.D., about many of the myths, superstitions and misconceptions he explains in his book Millennials, Goldfish and Other Training Misconceptions.

Duration:00:38:18

ELC 049: How to ‘Find Funny’ When Speaking, Writing and Installing Mufflers

6/2/2018
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Research shows that appropriate humor in the instructional setting can set the stage for a fun attitude toward learning. It can enhance interest, build rapport and heighten attention. In this conversation, Mark explains techniques for speaking and writing with humor.

Duration:00:32:16

ELC 048: The Strategic Use of Learning Management Systems

4/9/2018
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If you want to get the most out of your learning management system or if you want to purchase or research one, this interview will help you make a more informed decision.

Duration:00:29:15

ELC 047: The Action Mapping Alternative

2/23/2018
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If you are frustrated with the limited models available for instructional design, then you’ll be interested in this conversation with Cathy Moore. She is the creator of Action Mapping, a model of training design that focuses on improving workplace performance.

Duration:00:24:09

ELC 046: Best Podcast Gems Of 2013

1/15/2018
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Tune in to this episode of The eLearning Coach podcast for some of my favorite gems from episodes in 2013. The topics include finding a job in instructional design, social media for learning, storytelling, cognitive architecture, and information graphics.

Duration:00:27:47

ELC 045: The Art And Science Of Practice And Feedback

11/27/2017
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Designing the appropriate type of practice and providing effective feedback requires a lot of know-how. Patti Shank, PhD., has been studying the research on this topic and wrote a book about it.

Duration:00:24:12

ELC 044: Behind The Scenes With Three Voice Actors/Artists

10/9/2017
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What do narrators need in a script? What can we provide to ensure we support them to do their best. Do they want to be called narrators, voice actors, voice talent or voice artist? These questions and more are answered in this episode.

Duration:00:32:02

ELC 043: Will you design intelligent agents in the future?

8/13/2017
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The future is now. I’m talking about the fact that software we use every day is based on artificial intelligence algorithms and the trend is growing. How will you be using AI in the future? Will you benefit from automation? Will you design AI software for learning? Will you be training AI agents?

Duration:00:39:29

ELC 042: The Power and Practice of Digital Curation

7/5/2017
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Digital curation is emerging as a sound strategy in learning experience design to replace or enhance courses. Find out how to be successful at curation.

Duration:00:31:08

ELC 041: Technology Implementations Are About People

6/7/2017
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In this episode, I speak with Donald Taylor about the old and new ways of the Learning and Development team and the key to a successful learning technology implementation.

Duration:00:33:43

ELC 040: How To Improve Your Skills And Products With Design Critiques

4/19/2017
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Design critiques, whether formal or informal, are an important tool to have in your toolbox. When they focus on the goal of meeting your objectives they may provide some of the most valuable feedback you can get.

Duration:00:33:54

ELC 039: How To Plan, Design and Write Tests

3/15/2017
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Testing expert, Michael Rodriguez, PhD, gives advice, guidance and guidelines for effective test design and writing better test items.

Duration:00:44:28

ELC 038: Learning Games, What Works And What Doesn’t

2/1/2017
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Do you want to design learning games or improve your skills, but you're not sure where to go? I suggest listening to the learning game guru, Karl Kapp.

Duration:00:37:00

ELC 037: Applying Agile Principles To eLearning Projects

11/27/2016
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Agile principles call for iterative and incremental development that improves as a project advances. It's an effective way to make project corrections as requirements change. In this session, I speak with Megan Torrance about Agile project management for eLearning design and development. Megan is the chief energy officer of TorranceLearning, an eLearning design and development firm. She has spent over two decades knee-deep in projects involving change management, instructional design,...

Duration:00:29:39

ELC 036: Strategies For Effective Online Instruction

10/6/2016
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Does learning with technology rewire our brains? How can we leverage technology to enhance attention and memory? If you ever ask yourself these questions, you'll enjoy this conversation with Michelle D. Miller, author of Minds Online: Teaching Effectively with Technology. Michelle is Director of the First Year Learning Initiative and Professor of Psychology at Northern Arizona University. WE DISCUSS: How Minds Online contributes to the body of knowledge about online teaching. Thinking in new...

Duration:00:31:13

ELC 035: There’s More Than One Way To Storyboard

8/17/2016
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In this episode of The eLearning Coach Podcast, I speak with Kevin Thorn about a hot topic in our field—how to write storyboards. Kevin teaches storyboarding classes and is an award-winning eLearning designer with over 30 years of experience in the training industry, with the last decade in eLearning. His experience in instructional design, storyboarding, eLearning development, LMS implementation, illustration, graphic design, storytelling, cartooning, and comics makes him unique in the...

Duration:00:26:38

ELC 034: Psychology, Behavior and Design

7/14/2016
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If we want to facilitate behavior, performance and attitude changes, than we need to spend more time and effort thinking about the psychology of the audience members we are designing for. In this session, I speak with Victor Yocco, PhD, about some of the psychological principles that impact design. Victor is the Research Director at Intuitive Company. He works with clients in diverse fields applying principles of psychology and communication to improving products. He is also the author of,...

Duration:00:38:17

ELC 033: Mapping Experiences To Improve Design

6/8/2016
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How often do we look at the actions, thoughts and feelings of learners over time to better understand what they experience while they are working, using a learning management system, taking a course or seeking support and help? In this episode, I interview Jim Kalbach, author of Mapping Experiences: A Complete Guide to Creating Value through Journeys, Blueprints, and Diagrams. Jim entered the design world as an information architect and has worked in various design-related consulting roles...

Duration:00:31:52

ELC 032: Learning Myths and Misconceptions

4/28/2016
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Roddy Roediger, PhD, is a psychology researcher, distinguished professor and Dean of Academic Planning at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the co-author of Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning and has edited or co-edited ten other books. His research has centered on human learning and memory and he has published about 300 articles and chapters, mostly on various aspects of cognitive processes involved in remembering. His recent research has focused on illusions of...

Duration:00:35:07

ELC 031: How To Do Course Evaluations The Right Way

3/7/2016
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Will Thalheimer, PhD, cares about improving the products that learning professionals create. He has spent years exploring the best ways to conduct course evaluations and has compiled his findings in an excellent book, Performance-focused Smile Sheets: A Radical Rethinking of a Dangerous Art Form. Will has worked in the learning-and-performance field for 30 years—as a trainer, instructional designer, simulation architect, project manager, business product line manager, speaker, writer,...

Duration:00:24:15