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Putting the Design back into Instructional Design #DevLearn

Learning Visions

Here are my slides from my presentation on Thursday, November 1, 2013 at the eLearning Guild DevLearn conference in Las Vegas. Putting Design Back into Instructional Design from cammybean. Thanks to a great audience -- we had lively conversation and great food for thought

Six Ways To Engage An Online Audience

CLO Magazine

Here are a few tips and tricks to develop engaging online webcasts. Hosting a presentation is an ideal way for a company to release a timely message. However, face-to-face learning and development presentations are not always ideal. When the audience and stakeholders are globally dispersed, it is often impractical to bring everyone together for an engagement. Therefore, webcasts have become more common. They minimize costs and scheduling conflicts while still allowing for appropriate content distribution. Here are a few tips and tricks to develop engaging online webcasts: 1. ” 2.

Have chance, will learn

Lars is Learning

EdSurge reported this great story from Ethiopia that demonstrates further the power of the motivated learner: HAVE CHANCE, WILL LEARN: Amazing preliminary results reported by One Laptop Per Child around a bold experiment happening in rural Ethiopia. Several months after dropping off solar-powered Motorola Xoom tablets, 20 first grade-age children have managed their way from finding the on/off. education mobile learning m-learning

How to Train Your Customers

CLO Magazine

Offering external customers development options is an inexpensive way to boost company loyalty, reduce dependence on help desks and generate revenue. The learning and development industry has its hands full educating various levels of the workforce, but customers are often an employer’s largest audience. Companies such as Apple, Werner, Drivefleet and Franklin Templeton have established initiatives to train their customers, and they’re not alone. “And about half of the remaining 70 percent of those inquires have a component for training customers or business partners.”

New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends

Companies are increasingly dissatisfied with online learning tools, prompting many to reinvest in technology that supports a modern training approach. Download the report from Brandon Hall Group to see how new investments are bringing real business results.


Clark Quinn

At the recent DevLearn conference, David and Heidi (the two-cofounders of the eLearning Guild ) punk’d me. Under the pretense of having me assist the keynote speaker, they had me sit at the front of the stage with another purpose in mind. As background, the Guild is explicitly labeled and designed to reflect the original concept of an association of craftsmen in a particular trade.

DevLearn 2013 Wrap Up #devlearn

Learning Visions

Wrapping up a few days in Las Vegas for this year's eLearning Guild DevLearn 2012 conference. could NOT miss Halloween with my kids, so flew in Thursday afternoon. So I missed a lot, but still had enough time to talk my head off and soak in a lot of elearning goodness. Shortly after I arrived, I jumped on stage to participate in a panel with Koreen Olbrish, Janet Clarey, Jane Bozarth, and Jeannette Campos on New Emerging Tech. Great format as we pulled Jeannette in from Skype and Jane on Twitter. Koreen handed us a new topic every five minutes-- from QR codes (hot or not?) to 3D printers.

How to Make the Most of Social Learning

CLO Magazine

The value of social learning must go beyond the participation rate, says Telus' Dan Pontefract

The Week That Was

CLO Magazine

The top five stories from for the week of Oct. Also, how some CEOs worked through Hurricane Sandy