This is the second of a two-part series about online learner engagement. This week, instructional and eLearning designer Laureen Barry provides some tips on online course development and how to…
In 1999 Laureen joined the Technology Transfer, Research and Innovation department at Royal Roads University in Victoria, British Columbia, as office manager. With a Diploma in office administration and experience as a Legal Secretary, she brought strong project management and organizational skills to a team dedicated to the newly emerging eLearning field.
It didn’t take long before she became captivated by the possibilities of eLearning and immersed herself in new technologies associated with online course development. She quickly moved into a more creative role with an innovative team that pioneered the award-winning CEDAR Learning Content and Learning Management System – the first dynamic, learning-styles adaptive, course authoring platform with a reusable learning objects repository.
As a dedicated life-long learner, Laureen expanded her skills to include videography and rich media production – including the currently popular white-board animations style.
Laureen is passionate about using her extensive instructional design and online course development experience, to assist clients in achieving their eLearning goals, from inception to deployment.