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E-Learning Solutions
Portals, Virtual Classrooms, Chat Systems and more
for Non-Profit, Business, and Schools.

John Simmmer - Director of Marketing Design and Usability

John Simmer

John Simmer is a web designer and developer as well as a university instructor on the topics of writing and designing for the web. He has experience in usability testing and analysis. His educational background includes a BA in speech-communication as well as an MS in technical communication, the latter focused on instructional design for online learning.

John also has his own web design company working with non-profit organizations and small business, so he understands the need for achieving goals efficiently and within budget.

He is also cofounder of Web Learning Solutions Inc. (WLS) with business partner Greg Benson. Together, John and Greg have developed several e-learning platforms that are currently in use. This includes Eager-To-Learn and the Minnesota Humanities Center.

The WLS objective is straightforward. Provide streamlined usable online learning platforms with consulting options for effectively adapting and deploying learning content. A software platform and instructional design go hand-and-hand. Effective learning requires both.

Greg Benson - Director of Programming and Application Development

Greg Benson

Greg Benson has a BS in Computer Science and Economics. In his 15 years of development experience he has built web based applications for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), BAE SYSTEMS, and various US military customers. He has also designed and developed numerous web applications that are in use by small, medium and large businesses. Greg specializes in database design, applicaiton logic, and interface development.

At WLS, Greg uses his experience to build a variety of learning systems and portals that are scalable and easily adaptable to differing customer requirements. He uses the latest technologies for secure data management and Web 2.0 for maximum interactive functionaly. Greg always looks forward to the challange of a new project. He finds ways to develop and elegently deploy even the most demanding and complex applications.

Whether it's general platform development or custom applications, Greg eagerly meets the challenge.

Cory Woosley - Consultant, Instructional Designer and E-Learning Specialist

Cory Woosley

Products > Custom Solutions

Cory Woosley is the Program Manager for Eager-to-Learn, an online learning program dedicated to providing quality distance education for early childhood professionals. She played a pioneering role in the development of the program and developing best practices for distance education. In 2008 Cory received an Online Instructional Degree from Concordia University in St Paul MN. Cory has received two Academic Excellence Awards from the Minnesota State College and Universities for her work in developing online curriculum. In addition she has presented both nationally and internationally on the best practices of distance education. Cory believes by deploying effective practices for distance education good teaching is possible anytime, anyplace.

Cory is currently working on her masters degree focusing on strategies and curriculum development for distance learning.