#16 – Tying Down the Flappy Elements


Our friend Steve Flowers was kind enough to drop by to talk about a whole lot of things: organizational change, digital solutions, Tin Can, and — most significantly — establishing a library of design patterns for instructional design. If you want to talk more with him, contact him (@xpconcept) on Twitter or head on over to one of our new favorite blogs, androidgogy, which just happens to be written by him.

The drinks

Brian drank St. Arnold’s Homefront IPA.

Judy drank Ten-Penny by Rogue (and Nike).

Steve drank tea.

The links

#8: This One Time… At DevLearn…


We’re back after a longer-than-expected layoff.

The drinks:

Judy drank Samuel Smith Winter Welcome 2011.

Brian drank Saint Arnold Santo.

We didn’t get a chance to drink the Dark Lord Stout that Aaron Silvers brought us. We’ll save it for a future episode.

The links:

Also, we followed up with Allen Technologies on some of the questions that we raised about ZebraZapps in this episode. We invite them to comment after they’ve had a chance to listen. Congratulations again on the launch!

#7: Hire McGyver


Brian, Judy, and special guest Kevin “Nuggethead” Thorn discuss tools and processes for instructional and graphic design, including thoughts on prototyping and storyboarding.

The drinks:

Brian drank Piraat Ale

Judy drank Kiwanda Cream Ale

Kevin drank Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat

The links:

Judy had a few minor issues with her mic in the beginning – please excuse the static.

#5: iOS Apps for Learning


Judy finally got an iPad, so we finally get to talk about iOS apps for learning. Also, we update the masses on our favorite soon-to-not-be-vaporware, ZebraZapps and Storyline.

The drinks:

Brian drank Moose Drool Brown Ale

Judy drank Conflux No. 2

The links:

Learning Apps:

Other Apps:

#4: (Why) Do the Tools Matter?


Judy and Brian talk about the eLearning Guild’s Rapid eLearning Authoring – Top Tools report, whether or not the tools matter, Jane Bozarth‘s article on story, and more.

The drinks:

Brian drank The Dude’s White Russian (Caucasian)

Judy drank Lawnmower Lager

The links:

#3: ID on a Mac


The drinks:

Brian drank St. Arnold’s Summer PIls

Judy drank Green Lakes Organic Ale and Lagunitas Lucky 13

The links:

Mind Mapping and Brainstorming