ADDIE or Agile? A false dichotomy

By | 2017-09-03T13:14:29+00:00 August 28th, 2014|elearning, Instructional Design, LLAMA, News|

There’s a lot of buzz these days about whether we should abandon the training industry’s go-to model, ADDIE, for an Agile approach. The discussion has been rich, with elegant arguments made on both sides. A disclaimer: we’re all about Agile, or rather, LLAMA – the Lot Like Agile Methods Approach [...]

Why do we teach Agile to elearning developers?

By | 2017-09-03T13:14:29+00:00 April 22nd, 2014|elearning, LLAMA, News|

“We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it.” This is the preamble to the Agile Manifesto (www.agilemanifesto.org) and it’s one of the most important pieces of the whole thing, as far as we’re concerned. It means we’ve learned this by experimenting, by [...]

Agile: An incredibly freeing way to work

By | 2017-09-03T13:14:29+00:00 September 20th, 2013|elearning, LLAMA, News|

At a recent conference session on using Agile project methods for elearning (what we call LLAMA), an interesting question came up. I’ll paraphrase. “Doesn’t the project team think this is just incredibly controlling?” Uh, no... “Really? I tried to do something very much like this and nobody liked it. They [...]