We-Learn Weekly: January 12, 2022

This week’s sweets: free LXD design course, the need for needs analyses, EdCamp: Computational Thinking, Maximizing SME interviews, web accessibility tool, 2022 color trends, and 11 Unsplash alternatives.

On the left of a black background is the date, January 12, 2022, followed by the seven topics of this week's resources: Edcamp: Comp. Thinking, free LXD design course, the need for needs analyses, web accessibility tool, 2022 color trends, 11 Unsplash alternatives, and maximize SME interviews. On the right half is a pale blue light blue bulb with a plant growing inside (the logo for Bela's website) with yellow dots surrounding it. Beneath is "We-Learn, Weekly ID, LXD, and L&D treats" along with "Bela Gaytan" and "belagaytan.com" in green, coral, and yellow colors.

It’s the first Wednesday of 2022 that I’m hitting you all with your SWEET dose of ID, LXD, and L&D sweets!  Enjoy and share with others!  🍭🍬🍫  

If you have any resources or events you feel would be helpful to the community, be sure to contact me with the details so I can share the goodies with everyone!

Note:  Clicking on the titles below will take you directly to the resources being offered.  I’ve also included the links in the description, as well as other helpful links.

☕ You may also read We-Learn Weekly posts on Buy Me a Coffee.

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If you have followed me for a bit, you know that not only do I praise EdCamp, but I have also facilitated multiple EdCamps.  On 1/22/22, they will be hosting an EdCamp on Computational Thinking.  Please attend if you can!

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Join NovoEd for five weeks beginning Jan 17 for Learning Experience Design: From Ideas to Impact, an SHRM-certified NovoEd course co-managed by Entelechy, that will enable participants to think in a more powerful way about learning experiences, your role, your network, and your learners.NovoEd is providing a way for us to elevate our digital learning experiences.  

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eLearning Brothers has provided a wonderful article on The Need for a Needs Analysis.  

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WAVE® is a suite of evaluation tools that helps authors make their web content more accessible to individuals with disabilities. WAVE can identify many accessibility and Web Content Accessibility Guideline (WCAG) errors, but also facilitates human evaluation of web content. 

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Shutterstock – you capture my heart with these 2022 color trends!!!  I can spend hours looking at colors and building palettes!  This guide is amazing! 

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Darshak Rana shared 11 brilliant alternatives to Unsplash for free stock photos!  One that I’ll add that I use often (more so than Unsplash these days) is Pexels!

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There is a big difference between expert and user interviews.  Thankfully, the UX Collective breaks down how to maximize effectiveness when interviewing SMEs.

Image description: On the left of a black background is the date, January 12, 2022, followed by the seven topics of this week’s resources: Edcamp: Comp. Thinking, free LXD design course, the need for needs analyses, web accessibility tool, 2022 color trends, 11 Unsplash alternatives, and maximize SME interviews. On the right half is a pale blue light blue bulb with a plant growing inside (the logo for Bela’s website) with yellow dots surrounding it. Beneath is “We-Learn, Weekly ID, LXD, and L&D treats” along with “Bela Gaytan” and “belagaytan.com” in green, coral, and yellow colors.

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