About

Gender

Male


Job role

Education & Training Development Manager


Organisation

Elekta Ltd


Size of organisation (employees)

>5000


Areas of professional interest

Blended learning, Content authoring and design, Human capital and talent management, Instructor-led training, Gaming and simulations for learning, Learning management systems and methods, Measurement methods and technologies, Mobile learning, Organisational learning, Performance support technologies and methods, Skills assessment and competency mapping, Virtual classrooms, Workflow and process-embedded learning, My personal professional development


Sector

Other


Dennis left a comment on Content creation within organisations
"Yes - There should be some concerns and I hope you or someone within your organisation is RoboHelp fluent.  I used the software application for 3 years and produced some quality programmes. It's a good beginner's application "
Mar 11, 2011
Dennis left a comment on Content creation within organisations

Lectora is moderately compliant to SCORM 1.2 stds and no where close to 2004.  It has some good features but the publishing and hosting requirements will depend on your client requirements.
 
Captivate is an excellent tool for emulating software…"
Mar 10, 2011
Dennis replied to Richard Clewer's discussion Colour code standards for schematic diagrams in Armed Forces (UK) and MOD
"Richard,

You may wish to refer to IEEE for colour specific international standards."
Jun 22, 2010
Dennis replied to Anju Patel's discussion Copyright Issue in Content creation within organisations
"We know everyone has a tendency to surf the public domain for graphic images and insert a few into bespoke programmes. But as the thread has suggested you need to check for copyright before inclusion in your programme. Litmus test - downloading…"
Jun 9, 2010
Dennis replied to Mike Collins's discussion How to create engaging and innovative e-learning internally in Content creation within organisations
"Mike,

I would suggest an investment into a enterprise solution i.e. Learning Content Management System to meet your diverse organisational, publishing and media requirements. A single portal for your staff will ensure successful outcomes and you…"
Aug 12, 2009
Dennis replied to Laura Dickson's discussion Need to develop technical skills - advice on books/courses welcomed! in Content creation within organisations
"Laura,

I would say your outcomes depend on the expectations of your audience and budget.
With what information you have provided - I personally wouldn't go down that path because of the technical nuances.
I would look for an alternative simpler…"
Aug 12, 2009
Dennis replied to Diane Lane's discussion Benchmarking Management Development in Share & Learn Good Practice
"Training media should be segmented with nano-bytes of information.
Use levity for Management Development and keep it didactic.

Video Arts is a good source that can be contacted for some excellent examples of the aforementioned requirement."
Jul 22, 2009
Dennis replied to Karen Kimberling's discussion Tips to help you record narration like the pros in Share & Learn Good Practice
"Another Useful Tip

Egg carton foam packaging material is inexpensive and easy to acquire.
Place your microphone in box [12" X 12"] lined with foam material. This little technique has been used by reporters around the world; recording final audio…"
Jul 22, 2009
Dennis left a comment for Simon Coles
"Simon,

New email address for Paul is plorenz@san.rr.com.

Rgd's"
May 22, 2009
Dennis left a comment on Large Private Sector Enterprises
"Glad to be of assistance."
May 21, 2009
Dennis left a comment on Large Private Sector Enterprises
"AC120_54a.pdf

Simon,

It has been a few years but can I suggest that you contact Paul Lorenz @ Focus Learning [paul.focuslearning.com] for the aforementioned case studies and white papers. 001 858 549 0982 Focus Learning Corp, 173 Cross St #200,…"
May 21, 2009
Dennis left a comment on Large Private Sector Enterprises
"Simon,

To my knowledge the MoD has several platforms to record this type of information e.g. Defence Learning Portal, Defence Electronic Learning Centre., etc. The platforms are unfortunately supported by different Learning Management Systems…"
May 20, 2009
Dennis replied to Julie Ferroni's discussion e-Learning checklist & governance issues in Share & Learn Good Practice
"Hi Julie,

Please find listed below governing bodies and their websites for what you have described.


1. Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL)[http://www.adlnet.org/Pages/Default.aspx]
a. SCORM 1.2
b. SCORM 2004
c. SCROM 2.0
2. Learning Education…"
May 18, 2009
Dennis replied to Joanna Higginson's discussion E-learning Manager job descriptions in Share & Learn Good Practice
"Hi Ruth,

Kinaesthetic is applicable to the human senses i.e. Sight, Hearing, Taste, Smell, Touch, Balance and acceleration, Temperature, Kinesthetic sense and Pain. It is the foundation for learning and should not be discredited in the development…"
May 13, 2009
Dennis replied to Joanna Higginson's discussion E-learning Manager job descriptions in Share & Learn Good Practice
"Hi Joanna,

I strongly advocate your position for an e-Learning Manager as it truly is a specialised role that has emerged over the years through the advancement of technology i.e. virtual learning classrooms, mobile devices (PDA/Smart phones/IPods)…"
May 6, 2009
Dennis left a comment on Armed Forces (UK) and MOD
"For those who have access: Understanding Defence, Understanding the RAF, DACP Upskilling and CIPS have excellent examples of summative and formative assessments contained within the courseware. I've also attached source material outlining various…"
Mar 27, 2009
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