NOT JUST A TECHNOLOGY, IT'S A STRATEGY — A REBUTTAL
This article provides an alternate perspective to Bryan Chapman's article about using reusable learning objects as a way to make training more efficient and effective. I'm grateful to Carla Torgerson for sharing her thoughts here, in particular because readers have told me they especially enjoy rebuttal articles. Carla is not ambivalent on the topic: “Reusable learning objects do not give appropriate context for the learner, which makes them less effective. While they may make development faster, they are not likely to produce better learning outcomes nor will they increase speed to competency.” While one might too easily conclude this is a conflict between what's expedient ...