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Aesop’s Fables

Over the past couple of months I’ve had the good fortune to work on a project about Aesop’s Fables for Alison.com, the free global online learning platform. It has been a mother and daughter project, with me providing the text and Aysha Tengiz doing the illustrations. Aysha is now in her second year of her illustration […]

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New Website, New Me!

I hope you like the new website. It’s part of my plan to reinvigorate my work. It was built in a day with the delightful Jamie at PootlePress on his WordPress Xpress option and it features the wonderful illustrations of the talented Aysha Tengiz. Find more of her work on her blog: ayshatengiz@wordpress.com. I should […]

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How to stop ‘managing’ subject experts and work with them: 5 strategies to help SMEs share their knowledge

Creating online learning means collaborating with subject matter experts – SMEs in the jargon of elearning. If you frequent the elearning discussion boards, you’d be forgiven for thinking that SMEs are the thorn in the side of elearning authors and developers. There are countless discussions about how to ‘manage your SMEs’, about how they do […]

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“The internet has changed my life”

“The internet has changed my life” my son announced to me one day during the Christmas break. As an evangelist of online learning I listened with anticipation to hear how. “If I hadn’t watched those scooting videos I would never have learned to tail whip,” he added. Not quite what I was expecting, but interesting […]

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