A Reflection on Distance Education

Distance education perceptions down the road When you think of distance education what comes to mind?  Do you see shady colleges predating on unsuspecting learners in dark back alleys taking money and printing flimsy degrees on tissue paper?  Or do you see innovation at work, leveraging the technology of today to make learning attainable to … Continue reading A Reflection on Distance Education

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Converting face-to-face content to a distance format

When faced with the prospect of taking face-to-face content and converting it to a distance format, the task can seem daunting.  The difference between the two content types may seem vast, but the similarities will be helpful to convert face-to-face content to a distance format.  Here are a few tips: Make sure the content can … Continue reading Converting face-to-face content to a distance format

Give a Mouse a cookie, Scope creep in projects

Give a mouse a cookie, and they will ask for a glass of milk.  This is a fair analogy of scope creep.   In project management scope creep is “Adding additional features or functions of a new product, requirements, or work that is not authorized (i.e., beyond the agreed-upon scope).”  (Larson, Larson, 2009.)  Whatever it is … Continue reading Give a Mouse a cookie, Scope creep in projects