When is a learning designer a project manager?

Amy Wilson The LX Role 0 Comments

When is a learning designer a project manager? It is a question I have considered my entire career (well the part of it spent working in e-learning), and I am revisiting it now as I’m looking for opportunities in e-learning project management. Very timely, I came across a recent publication by Intentional Futures (2016), a group funded by the Bill and …

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The Hows and Whats of an “Accomplished” LX Designer

Jess Knott LX Perspectives, LX Practice, The LX Role, What is LX design? 0 Comments

Accomplishment This post focuses on professional development and ways of gaining valuable skills you can apply to your work in LX design. Assuming a management role has shifted my work lens from “why and where” to “how and what.” Leading a talented team of learning designers is humbling, challenging, and more rewarding than I could have imagined. As we have …

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You just might be a Learning Experience Architect

Joyce Seitzinger LX Practice, The LX Role 6 Comments

DM from Keith: Hey I’m looking for some input. Got a minute? I’ve been asked to take on a role that combines staff capability building in edtech with “exploring innovation”, whatever they mean by that. Specifically we are looking at new tech, tools,  platforms and workflows for students and teachers. DM from me: What do you need? DM from Keith: …

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#LXDesign Panel at #SXSWEdu

Joyce Seitzinger Events 0 Comments

Today was a day about a year in the making. Our #lxdesign panel at #sxswedu in Austin, Texas was finally on and we got to engage with our learning communities around our favourite topic. As happy as we were to be selected out of 1400 proposals, I was even prouder to be sharing the stage with such innovators in Jessica Knott …

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Stop Designing for Designers #sxswedu

Myra Travin LX Perspectives, Opinion 0 Comments

This post was written by Myra Travin, (@m_travin on Twitter) in preparation for our SXSWEdu panel on Tuesday 8 March 2016 in Austin, Texas. Every great author knows that stories tend to write themselves. This is because characters in fictional stories are unpredictable—they do things that you can’t imagine even when you are the person who created them. Like your …


The Democratization of Learning #sxswedu

Jess Knott LX Perspectives, LX Practice, Opinion 0 Comments

In preparation for our panel at SXSWedu, the panelists and I agreed to write a blog post about how we made the connection between UX and learning design. As I started thinking, I kept coming back to “why,” rather than “how.” To me, LX means the democratization of learning. It means separating subject matter expertise from “knowing” what students need. …

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Confessions of a newfound LXer – episode 1

Perrin Rowland LX Practice 0 Comments

This is a guest blog post by Perrin Rowland. Perrin is the elearning project director for the Intueri Education Group, previously she was the Learning Technologies Team Leader for the Waitemata District Health Board in Auckland, NZ. Despite having the loudest laugh in any room, Perrin also makes a mean Carnitas. You can find her on twitter as @perrinia. I’m …

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My experiment in the #LXDesign of information presentation

Marcus McDonald LX Practice 0 Comments

This is a guest blog post by Marcus McDonald. Marcus says of himself: “I’m an aspiring educational technologist or is that a technology educationalist…I seek tools and frameworks to enhance the student experience in health care education.”  There is no denying that the use of PowerPoint in academia has taken some criticism over the years. In the overhead projector days it …

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LX Perspectives: A Hot New Marriage by Myra Travin

Myra Travin LX Perspectives 0 Comments

LX Perspectives is a series of guided articles by guest bloggers on LXDesign.co. We ask learning designers, education technologists, UX designers and others to share their views on what experience design can mean for education and learning. Each guest is posed 4 questions to explore this topic and free to share other thoughts as well. Our first guest is Myra …