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Ken Whitaker

Managing Director Leading Software Maniacs
Ken Whitaker (Leading Software Maniacs) has 25 years of software dev experience. A book author, innovator in instructional design, workshop host, PM Chalkboard video creator, software VP, Better Software mag editor, and gamification product designer.
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iPad Pro For mLearning: Is The iPad Pro What eLearning Needs?

iPad Pro For mLearning: Is The iPad Pro What eLearning Industry Needs?

On September 9, 2015, Apple announced the long-awaited iPad Pro [1]. To some, the announcement was a huge letdown. More of the same. To others, this laptop-sized tablet could be a stroke of genius. Regardless of your bias towards Apple’s continual product evolution, is using iPad Pro for mLearning a great idea? Does this new tablet make the perfect eLearning device?
4 Mistakes Creating An eLearning Course

4 Mistakes Creating an eLearning Course

If an eLearning course doesn’t truly engage the self-motivated student, you’ll have a failure on your hands. Many of us think the transition of live workshop courseware to eLearning is as easy as recording an existing PowerPoint as a movie for viewing on a LMS website. I made plenty of mistakes attempting to create a self-study course directly from a traditional, live classroom course. It is easy to underestimate the courseware preparation and content differences between eLearning and traditional classroom learning.