An Exploration of Education and E-Learning
by Mike Simpson
Ancestry Project is an education program focused on Canadian culture and history. The project’s front face is an e-learning website that offers educators digital storytelling training and free PDF handouts. This special employment of WordPress showcases Mike Simpson’s design and learning development work.
About Mike Simpson’s E-Learning / Education Tech Explorations
Mike is an educator and designer from Toronto, Canada. Since 2000, he’s been a teacher / trainer and designer / media producer. Currently working on e-learning via hands-on exploration and study (Certificate at the University of Toronto), Mike is very excited about continuing to grow his skills in the hybrid areas that exist between education development and design / media.
Recently Mike has expanded from Adobe CC and its broad tools to the use of e-learning authoring tools and HTML5 animation programs (Articulate Storyline 2 and Tumult Hype). He’s currently seeking work in teaching / training and e-learning development / graphic design.
I’m excited to announce the upcoming launch of Ancestry Project. I’ve been developing the project since middle 2016. The plan is to use a learning management system plugin such as LearnDash inside WordPress and build a repository of resources and...read more
In late 2015 I hit upon an idea that would take about six months to come to fruition. The idea was to take WordPress, with its marvellous graphic and page layout abilities, and turn it into a full fledged learning management system (LMS). This is not an easy task but...read more
Note: November 2016 – As noted in “update 2” at the bottom of this post, I’ve now officially completed the E-Learning Certificate. What follows is an informal review and thoughts about the program. Well, I guess I’m officially a career...read more