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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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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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LX Perspectives: A Hot New Marriage by Myra Travin

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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 …