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#ASTDTK2013 Resources from ASTD Presentations

Kapp Notes

ASTD TK 2013 has been a great time. I’ve enjoyed spending time with old friends and making new ones. Here are the slides from my presentation, my workshop on “Games and Gamification” with Koreen Olbrish will be in another post. Proceedings of PRESENCE 2006: The 9th Annual International Workshop on Presence. ASTD Conference Avatar Design GamesThe “Immernet”: Immersive Learning through Games, Gamification and Virtual Worlds from Karl Kapp. Here are some related resources that you may find of value. 1. Reference: Yee, N., & Bailenson, J.N. 2006).


ASTD ICE 2013 Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are the resources from my ASTD ICE 2013 presentation. Proceedings of PRESENCE 2006: The 9th Annual International Workshop on Presence. W209 – Interactivity, Games, and Gamification: A Research-Based Approach to Engaging Learners Through Games from Karl Kapp. Companies Mentioned. Enspire Learning. Zombies Run. Game On! Learning. Axonify. Knowledge Guru. Allen Interactions. Game Development Software ThinkingWorlds (3D Software). Unity 3D (3D Software, fairly Complex). Raptivity(Games Pack). Raptivity (Simulation Pack). Articulate Storyline. The Knowledge Guru. Axonify.


ASTD Philly 2013 Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Proceedings of PRESENCE 2006: The 9th Annual International Workshop on Presence. Here are the resources from my presentation. Here are the slides: Companies Mentioned. Enspire Learning. Zombies Run. Game On! Learning. Knowledge Guru. Allen Interactions. Axionify. Game Development Software ThinkingWorlds (3D Software). Unity 3D (3D Software, fairly Complex). Raptivity(Games Pack). Raptivity (Simulation Pack). Articulate Storyline. Here is some content and references from the presentation. 1. An experience as an avatar can change a person’s real life perceptions. 2006). 2005). 2009).Virtual


ASTD Techknowledge 2012

Learning Visions

ASTD Techknowledge 2012 January 22-27 Las Vegas, Baby! We’re looking for great case studies , tales of organizational change using elearning , practical sessions and workshops for those new to elearning, sneak peeks at upcoming technology, and ideas for improving your practice as a trainer using technology within an organization. Welcome to conference proposal season! I am thrilled and honored to be this year’s TK12 planning committee chair, following in the noble footsteps of the wonderful Ellen Wagner. Come join the fun and submit your session ideas by June 13. link]. astdtk12

Karl Kapp, Sharon Boller Partner for Learning Game Design Workshop

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ve known this shift is happening, but the growth became even more obvious when the Play to Learn session we are hosting for ASTD ICE quickly reached capacity. REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOP. You’ll do all of that and more in this workshop. The workshop agenda is intentionally balanced between foundational information and hands-on practice. Read full bio.

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ASTD DC Metro 2013 Presentation Resources:Gamification of Learning

Kapp Notes

Had a great time last night with the wonder folks from the ASTD DC Metro chapter, a full house with lots of great questions and interactions. Proceedings of PRESENCE 2006: The 9th Annual International Workshop on Presence. Met a number of new friends, saw an old college classmate, Dara Nicholls, and ran into Richard Blunt, author of Do Serious Games Work? Companies Mentioned. Game On!



Kapp Notes

Sharon Boller, Steve Boller and Leanne Batchelder from Bottom Line Performance co-presented a workshop on game design and here are the slides and some other resources related to the workshop which you may find helpful. The workshop is called “Play to Learn.” ” And, if you couldn’t make it to this “sold out” workshop, consider joining us on August 28th in Indianapolis, IN. Learning Game Design Workshop from Karl Kapp. Proceedings of PRESENCE 2006: The 9th Annual International Workshop on Presence. Articulate Storyline.

ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 Workshop Agenda

Kapp Notes

On January 29, 2013, I am partnering with Koreen Olbrish on a pre-conferene workshop at the ASTD TechKnowledge Conference. This section of the workshop discusses several methods for ensuring that the learning objectives you establish in the game link to the business outcomes of your organization. In this section, we’ll share lessons learned from the workshop, review the tools and techniques we leveraged to create our game concept and our paper prototypes and we’ll discuss the next steps for each individual. Hope you see you there. Breakfast and Networking. 00-9:30.

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)


That said, there are rich skill statements out of places like ASTD and LPI.” – Clark Quinn (in our interview with him). “ As more learning designers become aware of the latest research, through their Personal Learning Networks, it will eventually take hold.   THE QUOTE: “ Instructional designers need to run, not walk, away from classroom-thinking and get to the point of providing short, quick business focused learning points that are easily accessible when and where our learners need them. This means leveraging new technologies to deliver non-traditional instruction.”- Karl Kapp.

ASTD Mid NJ 2013 Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Had a great time last night with the wonder folks from the ASTD Mid-NJ chapter, lots of great questions and interactions. Proceedings of PRESENCE 2006: The 9th Annual International Workshop on Presence. Met a number of new friends caught up with some old friends and heard some wonderful presentations. Took one of our students, Melissa, to the event and she had a great time meeting everyone as well. and might have even gotten a few job opportunities!). want to thank all the people for a wonderful event. really enjoyed meeting and speaking with all the great folks. Enspire Learning.

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Learnnovators: Our hearty congratulations to you on being awarded: The  ASTD’s Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performance Award (2011). In our webinars, workshops, presentations, and publications, we quite publicly share what we do and how we do it. ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W. ALLEN (CEO and Chairman, Allen Interactions Inc.). Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. hope so.

2014 – The Year In Review


Hosted a Stop for Karl Kapp’s Blog Book Tour: We were delighted to host one of the stops for Karl Kapp’s blog book tour (organized for his ASTD co-published book ‘The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Theory into Practice’). 2014 has been a wonderful year for us, because it was replete with LEARNNOVATIONS (learning innovations). And, it has earned us many an insight from thought leaders who travelled along with us in our quest for knowledge. We launched this campaign on 15th November 2013 as part of our tenth anniversary celebrations. How would people learn in future?

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ASTDTK2013 Workshop Materials

Kapp Notes

Here are the slides, the game design document and the workshop handout all in one convenient location. And, if you go to this blog entry, you’ll get links to materials and information that was covered in the workshop: #ASTDTK2013 Resources from ASTD Presentations. Had a great deal of fun presenting with Koreen Olbrish at TK 2013. Astdtk2013 workshopmaterials from Karl Kapp. Games

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider


Ref: ASTD_TechKnowledge Presentation). MOOCs – you can love them or hate them but you can definitely not ignore them. Despite countless stats on MOOC dropout rates, MOOCs are appearing everywhere. And IMHO, we will continue to see this phenomenon rise. Just as the advent of e-learning created a shift in training paradigms a couple of decades back, MOOCs are set to create another shift today.

Resources from ASTD Webinar

Kapp Notes

Had a great Webinar with some wonderful people through ASTD. ASTD Gamification Webinar Slides from Karl Kapp. Proceedings of PRESENCE 2006: The 9th Annual International Workshop on Presence. The Webinar was about Games and Gamification. Here are the slides from the presentation. Here is some content and references. 1. An experience as an avatar can change a person’s real life perceptions. Reference: Yee, N., & Bailenson, J.N. 2006). August 24- 26, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. See more research at the Stanford Virtual Human Interaction Lab. 2. 2005). 2009).Virtual 12, 1–25.

An energizing retreat – ASTD 2013

Learning Journal

I spent most of last week in Dallas, Texas for the annual ASTD International Conference – a HUGE gathering of like-minded folks and an excellent professional retreat. happened to attend Julie Dirksen’s session and came away with new perspectives and new references. I saw Karl Kopp speak on the topic at the Philadelphia ASTD chapter conference just a few days before I left for Dallas. Nonetheless, I often wish that there could be more workshop-length sessions embedded in the conference schedule. Next year, ASTD is in Washington, DC. – May 4-7, 2014. I Gamification.

The Changing Face of Corporate L&D


Four Big Insights From ASTD 2014 : Check this blog post (by Shum Attygalle of Axonify Inc.) that shares some interesting insights after hearing attendees’ stories of learning challenges in the ASTD 2014 event. THE QUOTE: “ Learning & Development needs a makeover…It’s time for a change.” – Clark Quinn. The result? What are the factors that are triggering these changes? Books.

5 Reasons I’m Geeky about Learning Design!

Learning Rebels

Is it a workshop? It’s not just instructional design, or building learning strategies, or even conducting workshops – for me it is about helping people to find knowledge. Accidental Trainer Change Learning Design Motivation Status Quo Tips #ATD2016 ASTD ATD Collaboration Connectivity Geek hearts and minds Positive DevianceThere I said it. ” It’s in my DNA. Yes, you.

Knowledge Guru Game Creation Wizard Unveiled at ASTD ICE

Bottom-Line Performance

We are taking our show on the road to ASTD ICE, May 20 – 22 in Dallas, Texas to unveil the Knowledge Guru Game Creation Wizard. Try it free for 30 days… then take advantage of the ASTD ICE special rate. Learning Game Design Workshop. We are hosting free webinars on learning game design and Knowledge Guru shortly after ASTD ICE, too. All About Knowledge Guru™.

Game Design and Gamification Workshop at ASTDTK2012

Kapp Notes

Are you headed to ASTDTK13, if so, check out this great workshop. Here is the ASTD press release. You now have an opportunity to participate in a hands-on workshop,  Game Design and Gamification , where you will work through the game design process step-by-step with two internationally recognized authors and speakers on the topic. This event, led by Karl Kapp and Koreen Olbrish, is being offered as a preconference workshop at  ASTD TechKnowledge ®  in San Jose, CA, on January 29, 2013. Learn how to engage learners using game design and gamification! Games

The 0% Solution to Learning

The Peformance Improvement

Learning occurs because of a performance management system that permeates every aspect of organizational life, not because of isolated instructor-based courses, workshops, and seminars. In a recent post on ASTD’s Learning Circuits Blog , Connie Malamed asks, “What do you think the future role of the training professional will be?” Robert O. Training is always an expensive solution.

ASTD Essentials Series: Essentials of Experiential Learning and Simulations

Take an e-Learning Break

Experience is the Best Teacher – Using Simulations to Build Experience Ken Spero, Executive Director, NexLearn - Immersive Learning University Are you interested in developing simulations but don’t have the time to go to a workshop or conference? If so, this ASTD online workshop may be the answer. Each Essentials Series online workshop is delivered by a live facilitator who is an experienced learning and development practitioner. Each session of an Essentials Series workshop is recorded in case you miss a session or would like to review the content again.

E-Learning by Design - The New Edition

Web Courseworks

This news came to me after having received a phone call from the Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter for ASTD , in which I was asked to introduce Bill Horton at their Milwaukee ASTD Legend Series during the week of October 10 th. Bill and his wife, Kit, were early e-learning pundits and have taught many workshops over the years. Bill Horton is back! William Horton Photography.

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The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support


Sales Enablement and Employee Empowerment: Driving Performance Support With Mobile Devices : This ASTD article by Phillip Neal discusses why tablets (such as iPads) make a perfect tool for delivering performance support for sales reps in selling situations, and how to achieve this effectively. We, at Learnnovators, have always been fascinated by the power that EPSS can offer. Videos. Tools.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer


As per many reports (including the Informal Learning: The Social Evolution survey, conducted by ASTD and the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), informal learning is playing a role in the learning initiatives within most organizations today. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt to most of these changes. SKILLS: 6. ATTITUDE: 8. Bottom Line.

Learning Game Design and Gamification Professional Development Opportunities

Bottom-Line Performance

Whether you just want some free information to guide your own learning, a day-long workshop experience that gives you a repeatable process you can use to practice designing games, or a tool you can use to create games easily without worrying so much about the design, we have something for you. Sharon and Karl have gave this workshop at ASTD ICE in May 2013… and it quickly sold out.

Learning: Playing the Blame Game

Learning Rebels

In the past we may have been able to put together a workshop and call it a day.  Accidental Trainer Change Culture Leadership Learning Rebel News Status Quo Accidental Trainers ASTD ATD Communication Development L&D Leadership Development motivation questioning Risk When did shaming the learner become okay? We have a customer, and the customer is the Learner. Is this our intent?

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Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


That said, there are rich skill statements out of places like ASTD and LPI. C2 Workshop Digital Education Digital Learning e-learning elearning Experience API Game Based Learning Gamification GBL Instructional Design L&D Learning & Development Learning Management System Learning Standard Learning Theory Learnnovators mLearning Mobile Learning Online Education Online Learning Tin Can API xAPI Adaptive Learning Arthur C. ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn.

Train-the-Trainer Program by ASTD

The Learning Circuits

This three-day workshop is a practical, how-to overview of the entire training function. This includes being introduced to the ASTD Competency Study, which forms the foundation of the ASTD Training Certificate. don't use those words lightly. I had never attended anything like the ASTD Training Certificate and my eyes were opened to the world of training and development. I was energized to reach new heights with my training. The Premier Train-the-Trainer Program. It's not often that something is not only career changing, but life changing. Training Certificate

ASTD ICE 2009 -Impressions

Web Courseworks

I’ll confess that I may not have been at the ASTD conference every day this past week, but I do have some impressions of the event I’d like to share. I was pleasantly surprised at the large turn-out (unofficial estimates are somewhere around 8,000), which was comprised of a large contingent of international attendees and probably a good amount of people networking for a job. conducted a workshop on developing interactive learning objects such as games and simulations with game designer Joe Rheaume ( games can teach ) on Saturday.

Upcoming Workshop On Designing Effective Learning Games

Bottom-Line Performance

I’ve written quite often about our Play to Learn  workshop because, quite honestly, it’s an amazing experience. I sat in on the inaugural session (which was sold out) at ASTD ICE last May. We play both tabletop and digital games and evaluate their merits to kick off the workshop. You can also attend the session as a preconference workshop at DevLearn.

August Learning Game Design Workshop Recap

Knowledge Guru

Another successful Learning Game Design workshop is in the books. Sharon Boller and Karl Kapp gave their first joint session in May of 2013 at ASTD International in Dallas… and the gaming goodness continued in Indianapolis on August 28th. assisted Sharon and Karl at this workshop at ASTD ICE, but this was the first time I actually got to experience it as a participant.

Event Recap: ASTD Atlanta Conference & Expo (ACE) 2014

E-learning Uncovered

This past week, Tim and I had the great opportunity to attend and present at the Greater Atlanta Chapter of ASTD ’s ACE (Atlanta Conference & Expo) 2014. For those of you who are actively involved in ASTD national and local chapters, you undoubtedly know the benefits of these types of events. October 27, 2014 |  DevLearn Pre-Conference Workshop: E-Learning 101  | Las Vegas, NV.

Speaking and Workshop Services

Tony Karrer

While I've been speaking and conducting workshops for quite a while, I've never really treated this aspect of my professional life … well professionally. Speaking and Workshop Topics Tony can speak on a wide variety of topics, but here are a few recent topics that might spark ideas. Here are some examples of types of recent presentations and workshops. where he received a M.S.