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 trainer at Learning Dojo, a company dedicated to training you to become a software ninja in a variety of eLearning, web, and mobile software applications. Jeff has over 10 years’ experience in the digital learning and media industry. He is the product manager for WGU's EdTech department and a regular conference speaker on eLearning technologies such as xAPI, HTML5, Articulate Storyline, Camtasia, and more.