LS809 Learning to Speak Code: What You Need to Know to Work with Developers
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Thursday, March 23
Management and Strategy
With custom development, you can break out of the box and do more than what your standard eLearning tools can do. This requires a new skill, though: knowing how to direct web developers to create custom eLearning. What do you need to know to speak their language without having to learn to code yourself?
This session will cover the basics of code terminology to empower you to manage and direct your developers and know what is possible and what is not possible. You will explore different types of code available for the different types of projects you may need to develop. You will learn what kinds of developers you need to hire and how to guide them to create awesome custom learning experiences.
In this session, you will learn:
- Code terminology
- Basic terms and concepts
- What kind of developer you need for what kind of project
- The purpose of various files in a web project
Novice designers, project managers, and managers.
Jeff Batt is founder and head trainer/sensei at Learning Dojo, a company dedicated to training people to become software ninjas in a variety of eLearning-, web-, and mobile-related software applications. Jeff is also the lead eLearning producer for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, producing online training for the church worldwide. With more than 10 years of experience in the digital learning and media industry, Jeff is a regular conference speaker and industry leader regarding eLearning technologies such as the xAPI (Tin Can API), Articulate Storyline, Adobe Edge Animate, Captivate, Camtasia, HTML5, and more.