For everyone who has sent me e-mails asking me to look at their projects or other issues, I promise to catch up shortly. For all of the open questions on LearnCircuits, some questions will have to come in small chunks.
For myself, the past month has been a full learning opportunity, not always good. Some key lessons I have learned:
- Those who believe in eLearning stand by it to the bitter end- Those who believe in traditional learning, likewise, stand by it to the bitter end- rarely do those on either side of the issue look at the benefits of blending those styles.
- One cannot, in less than a month, rush out a pilot eLearning replacement program and expect it to be welcomed or immediately improve upon a blended solution that has been in development for years.
- A pilot launch is, in itself, a learning tool- especially when trying something new or shaking up 'the system'.
- sometimes it is good to be just a cog. A successful car has one engine made up of many cogs.
- Brent may have the right idea regarding being a free agent.
- Life goes on. A successful project is one you can grow and learn from, not one that always makes everyone happy.
All in all, this seems like a vent but it really isn't. As you can tell, my recent project didn't go to the standard I like to achieve. While there are many factors for this, all we can do is learn lessons and move on. I still believe that this was a success in proving a concept, especially considering we are comparing a three week developed course to a course that has been developed, re-developed and perfected over the past several years. Considering the L3 results were almost identical- I am not completely dissatified with what happened.