Ray Jimenez is the Chief Learning Architect and Founder of VignettesLearning.com. He designed the principal architecture of TrainingMagNetwork.com, with over 40,000 members.
Ray's passion focuses on helping organizations, learning leaders and learners to apply context-driven and micro-content learning design and delivery. Based on his applied research and work with clients, Ray has developed learning design methodologies and software application that reflect such context-driven learning concepts. The core of his expertise is in Story-Based Learning Designs (SBLD) and Contextual Learning Platforms (CLP). He invented the kernel learning design called "SRIA" - Set up, Relate, Interpret and Apply. SRIA applies to all modalities including micro-elearning and mobile learning.
Ray is the author of the "Story-Based eLearning Design", "3-Minute e-Learning", "Scenario-Based e-Learning", "Do-It-Yourself eLearning" books and several papers and publications. He is a sought-after speaker and thought leader and presents in conferences for ASTD, Training Magazine, eLearning Guild, ISPI, DevCon mLearning and others.
He started his career as a management consultant for Coopers and Lybrand in the areas of information management systems and management development. Among his clients are Booz Allen Hamilton, Ernst & Young, Psychological Associates, Transamerica Financials, Boeing Company, Pearson, Darden, Oracle Corporation, Cisco, Pixar, Dendreon, U.S. Air Force, Oakwood Worldwide, Aramark, Lyondellbasell, BridgePoint Education, Netafim, Nexans, California Institute of Technology, Edison Mission Group, Chipotle Restaurants, Progressive Insurance and National Aeronautic Space Administration (NASA). Ray is an adviser and presenter to eLearning programs for the University of California, Irvine, University of Texas - Southwestern Medical Center and Assumption, Bangkok. He completed his PhD from St. Peter's College and Studies in Interactive Media from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Workshop and briefing participants describe Ray as "fun", "engaging", "technically savvy", "has depth in e-learning experience", "balances theory and hands-on experience" and "inspiring".Ray has developed award-winning software, which clients call, "innovative with breakthrough designs."
Ray's Activities and Passions
Stories, Scenarios and Micro-Learning
Story Impacts Learning and Performance - FREE eBook
Story-based eLearning Design Workshop
Creating Engaging E-Learning with Articulate Storyline
E-learning Design Certificate: Faster, Better and Lower Cost Strategies and Methods
Scenario-Based E-Learning Certificate
Webinars by Ray Jimenez
Schedule of Upcoming Webinars
Social Learning Communities Managed by Vignettes and Ray's team
TrainingMagNetwork.com (over 40,000 members)
Innovations in Learning Systems and Technologies
3-minute eLearning Game and Exercises
Instant Learning for iPad and Desktop
Story Impacts Learning System
Unique Solutions and Innovations
Systems, Widgets & Micro-Apps Development
Vignettes Video Platform
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