The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) initiative was undertaken to make education, training, and lifelong learning available anytime, anywhere (Fletcher, Tobias, & Wisher, 2007). Relying on information and communicative technologies as well as many partnerships, ADL has developed a reference model of specifications and techniques that are being adopted by… (More)
Designing and building quality distance education is a challenge facing many organizations. Option Six is an independent company building customized e-learning solutions. Over the last two years, the instructional designers and user experience analysts at Option Six worked to help develop a four-stage process for evaluating e-learning courses. The process… (More)
Amazon's SimpleDB provides a low-cost, scalable solution for applications requiring robust, potentially processor-intensive database tasks. This article describes lessons learned by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Extension's Academic Advanced Distributed Learning Co-Laboratory (AADLC) while using Amazon SimpleDB as a cloud storage solution to… (More)
Call to Order The meeting was called to order at 10:36 a.m.
Conditions The presentation was created by myself and two other employees of Option Six, Inc. Our purpose for this presentation was to share an effective online pedagogical model we had a part in creating and used extensively over the past year. The presentation was also intended to develop interest in Option Six courses with potential clients. Scope This… (More)