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How to Increase Conference Attendance

Association eLearning

For associations, conferences represent a major source of potential revenue. To best realize that revenue, your conference not only has to attract attendees but also retain them year after year. No matter how knowledgeable your SMEs are, if they are not presenting their information in engaging, effective ways, it won’t have the maximum possible impact. It’s really a win-win.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. Clayton R. Private? Personal? What’s Next?,

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. As always, please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. Clayton R. Do Different.

DevLearn 2014 Conference Review

eLearning 24-7

Back from another interesting conference, this one packed a whallop and I mean that in a good way. The Conference Sessions. Easy and very effective. Greetings!  The show? DevLearn.  The location: Las Vegas, NV.  The result?  Wowsa-Rama!! Break it all Down and Put it up again. The Foot Scooter. Sorry to disappoint. The Basics. Simple, but it worked. Strange Bonus. The EXPO.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Leadership Roundtable of the Conference Executive. Board, “Shifting an effective manager to an effective. retention by 40%.” So how effective are your managers at leading and. effective training and support. the Corporate Executive Board, “Shifting an effective manager to. an effective people manager can. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. they need to succeed.

How Can Virtual Leaders Be Effective?

Voice of Clarity

In response to an increasingly global marketplace, over half of organizational leaders are now called upon to collaborate with and oversee virtual teams—groups of remote employees who are spread out across cultures and time zones, connecting with the group via technology such as Skype, email, and phone conferences. Communicating effectively. Encouraging community. Career Development

10 Things…Online Learning Conference Presentation Notes

Kapp Notes

Types of Stories to Effect Change. Had a great time presenting on 10 Things We Know about Designing Games for Learning From Research. Here are the slides and some related notes. Videos. Articles and Blog Entries of Interest. Storytelling and Instructional Design. Eight Game Elements to Make Learning More Intriguing. Games, Gamification and the Quest for Learner Engagement. Polling Software.

2015 ATD ICE Conference Slides & Resources

Kapp Notes

Great time presenting at ATD ICE Conference, so many wonderful people and experiences. Types of Stories to Effect Change. Five Gaming Elements for Effective eLearning. Here are the slides and other information from my presentation. Storytelling and Instructional Design. Eight Game Elements to Make Learning More Intriguing. Gamification, Separating Fact from Fiction. Articles.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] gmail.com This 26th version of the conference list covers selected events from four continents. Only listings until June 30, 2012 are complete as dates, locations, or Internet addresses (URLs) were not available for a number of events held after this date. => Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another eLearning Conference! What’sNext?,

Resources from Learning 3.0 Conference Presentation

Kapp Notes

Virtual self-modeling: the effects of vicarious reinforcement and identification on exercise behaviors. The Proteus Effect: Implications of transformed digital self-representation on online and offline behavior. 2011) A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. The river cruise was a lot of fun and educational. Learning 3.0

Learning Solutions 2014 Conference Takeaways

JPL Learning

I recently had an exciting opportunity to attend the 2014 Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando. Case studies are effective stories that support training in all fields and give the learner a chance to apply what they’re learning. Gamification, storytelling, and subscription learning were just a few of the trends featured at the Learning Solutions 2014 Conference and Expo. The post Learning Solutions 2014 Conference Takeaways appeared first on JPL Learning Solutions. Innovation was the theme of the three-day event. So what were the highlights?

4 Pillars of Training Effectiveness – Leading Learning Podcast

Web Courseworks

In this podcast, Thalheimer focuses on discussing smile sheets, which he describes as the questions we give to learners or conference attendees at the end of a session. Leading Learning also asks about effective measurement tactics for large annual conferences. After a conference, how should you go about evaluating and measuring learning? So, what can we do to improve?

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I wanted to follow-up 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences with some additional resources that relate to this topic. primarily used the eLearning Learning and Communities and Networks sites and used Conference , Online Facilitation of Conferences , Online Interaction in Conferences , Moderating Online Interaction , and others. When developing PowerPoint slides to use in web conference training follow these guidelines: Simplify content. The names of these people came from the participants list of the conferences. Conference Back Channel.

Free papers on mobile learning from #IMLF2016 conference #mlearning

Ignatia Webs

The proceedings were disseminated before the actual IMLF2016 conference start in Bangkok, providing a nice bit of reading. However, empirical findings show that educators are not integrating technology effectively into the curriculum. conferences education learning theory mLearning mobile learning mobile technology QR code research technology

Are You Ready? Your ATD ICE Conference Bag!

Learning Rebels

After Mark Sheppard’s guest blog from last week discussing the use of the back channel as a way to attend the ICE conference virtually – it got me thinking about those who will be there. Last year, David Kelly interviewed me for the (then) upcoming Dev Learn Conference sponsored by the Elearning Guild. Let’s see what our conference bags have in common!

World of Learning Conference Review

eLearning 24-7

Because those who were fortunate to attend the World of Learning Conference, everywhere they looked was a nugget of gold, especially those who used the dynamite technique of e-learning. Show and Tell sales meetings on the floor in an area located on the floor every day,  one of my clients had multiple meetings in a day.  As any vendor who attends a trade show/conference will tell you, it is all about being seen, generating real leads which turn into sales is rare (it does happen, but closing time often goes past 6 months and even past one year).   Ratings. Great. Average.

Creating The Desired Impact From Audio-Conferencing: Some Tips To Increase Effectiveness

G-Cube

In the day and age of high-end communication technology, most organisations are trying to cut travel expenses and save time by organizing conference calls which are a means of conducting business, update each other and even learn. But though conference calls are aplenty, many organizations feel that their conference calls are usually chaotic and counter- productive. Learning

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ASTD ICE Conference Recap, Lessons Learned and Random Events

Kapp Notes

had a great time at the ASTD ICE Conference which recently concluded in Dallas Texas. started the conference co-facilitating a workshop with Sharon Boller of Bottom Line Performance. In a workshop we called “Play to Learn-Designing Effective Learning Games.” The highlight of the conference for me is meeting with friends and making new friends. Not even close.

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Think like game designers plea at eLN conference

Sponge UK

The eLearning Network’s annual conference will hear how “thinking like game designers” can help learning professionals unlock the full potential of games in digital learning. Kate Nicholls, Cre ative Director at award-winning elearning company, Sponge UK is hosting a session at the conference looking at the role of games in elearning.

#astd2014 Conference recap and trends

Challenge to Learn

Here is my recap of the Washington ASTD ICE 2014 conference. This This was my second ICE conference (did Dallas last year), it was huge and it was interesting. This is the main trend I see at the conference. Two ways off doing that faster and more effective are: Leadership development and better retention. But I did love this conference. Big Data. Speed of change.

Conferences can be better, a whole lot better

Jay Cross

The conference business is booming yet every participant has some major gripe about the way conferences are run. In the beginning of the year, I looked into the future of conferences. concluded that: Flipping conference presentations can vastly improve learning outcomes. Many Next Practices for conferences (I’ve listed 30) are not difficult to implement. Design

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Online Conference Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Five Gaming Elements for Effective eLearning. Here are my slides from the presentation. What is Gamification? Articles. Here is some information on thinking like a game designer. Improve Training: Thinking Like a Game Designer. Here are some elements you can add to your training to elevate the level of engagement. 10 Best Practices for Implementing Gamification. Zombie Run! Books.

Serious #gaming conference with #education interest

Ignatia Webs

With mobile gaming getting more and more attention in education as well, this conference seems a good immersion for serious gaming. At the upcoming 2 nd Annual Serious Play Conference , some of the top thinkers in serious games will be brought together to discuss big questions facing the use of non-entertainment games and sims. games education conferences

5 Must-See Sessions at This Year’s ATD International Conference

Inkling

The annual ATD International Conference and Expo is coming up on May 22 – 25 in Denver, CO, and it’s one of the most well-attended and diverse talent development conferences around. No matter the content format, topic, or authoring tool, you’ll learn strategies to immediately improve the effectiveness of your content. The post 5 Must-See Sessions at This Year’s ATD International Conference appeared first on Inkling. Of course, with such a wide range of things to see, do, and learn, planning your schedule can get a little overwhelming. Event

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2015 Lectora User Conference Recap by Donald H Taylor

Everything E-Learning

spend a lot of time at conferences—whether running them, talking at them, or attending—and I can tell you the toughest thing about getting them right is not finding the right venue; it’s not getting the food to arrive hot, nor even choosing the speakers. That’s why I was so impressed by the 2015 Lectora® User Conference in Nashville in May. It’s setting the right tone. Blog LUC

6 Ways to Have an Awesome Lectora User Conference – #LUC2014

eLearning Brothers

Since the Lectora User Conference (#LUC2014) is coming up March 31 – April 4, in Hollywood, CA, I thought I’d share a little advice on how to have the most AWESOME experience possible. 1. Added bonus: Social media connections will help you stay in touch long after the conference and continue to share knowledge. 6. Attend the Keynotes. Vendor Alley).

Twitter Conference Ideas

Tony Karrer

Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences. The overall effect is a nice backchannel, constant conversation with attendees. There is also an interesting effect that people who are not attending still hear quite a bit about the conference and have some level of tangential participation. We also encouraged everyone to put in the hashtag.

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Free mobile learning papers from mLearn2016 conference in Sydney #mLearning #mobile

Ignatia Webs

This is a great set of mobile learning papers ( proceedings available here ) written for the 15th mLearn conference that was organised in Sydney, Australia on 24-26 October 2016. The theme chosen for the conference was Mobile Learning Futures – Sustaining Quality Research and Practice in Mobile Learning. Issues to consider include teachers‘ technological and pedagogic expertise when evaluating the effects of mobile technology on learning and the achievement of the goals of instruction. Sustainability and quality are the keys to mobile learning. Yue, Lisa Y. Chan, Elaine Y.

Devlearn conference day one: an exhilarating day

Challenge to Learn

As always at the first day of a guild conference it was an exhilarating day. I was able to attend some sessions and keynotes and talked to lot’s of people. Trends? I try to spot the emerging trends at conferences like this, for this conference there are two. His story was along the lines of the keynote of last year by John Medina at the Learning Solution conference.

Corporate Advisory Council Conference: Corporate Presentations

Kapp Notes

Wearing two hats, one from La Salle University and one from her own consulting firm, Advantage Learning Technologies Bobbe Baggio provided a lively and engaging presentation discussing the creation of visually effective instruction. Here is a brief re-cap of the presentations. First Presentation Christopher Reese discusses Knowledge Management with CAC members. Well said.

Ultimate Conference-zilla part 2: Better content by design

weelearning

This is part 2 in our series rounding up the “research” we carried out into Redesigning the Conference Experience. Part one focused on ways to make networking more effective and inclusive. Next we’re going to look at ways to improve … Read more › blog Event write-ups community conferences design thinking

Future of Conferences: Why People Attend

Jay Cross

I’m investigating the future of f2f conferences. Will conferences be disrupted à la newspaper business? What’s the future for L&D conferences, say five years out? How can we make conferences more effective? First of all,  Why do people attend conferences? Participants attend conferences to network and to learn. Another “Badge” .

Why E-Learning is So Effective

Rapid eLearning

One of the challenges with making elearning effective is how you manage the courses and access to resources. I’m an advocate of freeing up the course navigation and giving the learner more control. Elearning is cost effective and can produce great results. Where do you see elearning’s effectiveness? E-learning is hot. And for good reason. Improved training costs.

Designing Next-Generation Learning Conferences

Enspire Learning

What stands out for me was a common feeling that I had while at 7 industry conferences that I either attended, exhibited or spoke at – that as an industry, we’re missing a tremendous opportunity to apply innovations from the world of learning into the design and delivery of our learning industry events. Designing a complete learning experience starts with creating the right culture.

Serious Play Conference Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are the slides from the conference presentation. Three Guidelines for Effectively Integrating Games in the Classroom. Abstract of Study: Effect of Computer-Based Video Games on Children: An Experimental Study. They include the citations to the research I mentioned in the presentation. Here is a link to the 2KLearning web site. Articles of Interest. Books. Games

30 Days To Go Until ATD International Conference & Exposition 2015 Comes Alive!

Origin Learning

Association for Talent Development, ATD’s International Conference and Exposition (ICE) is a much awaited event for learning professionals across the globe. The high quality information exchange created by the presence of world renowned speakers and industry leaders makes the ATD exposition undoubtedly the largest conference in the field.