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Reflecting on ATD TechKnowledge 2017


The Axonify team headed to Las Vegas last week for ATD TechKnowledge. We must commit to providing value-added learning experiences and hack our way to better and better solutions #ATDTK Click to Tweet. We must commit to providing value-added learning experiences and hack our way to better and better solutions. Data is a strategic decision. As customers, we’re always connected.

ATD TechKnowledge 2015 – #ATDTK

eLearning Brothers

For the past few years, we have attended the ATD TechKnowledge Conference, and 2015, was no different. We came to #ATDTK with a mission—to provide rocking eLearning Templates and eLearning Stock for all attendees. Though we didn’t get a chance to talk to everyone, we provided tons of people with awesome eLearning assets. We Were On a Mission. Booth Set Up.

6 Top-Notch Sessions at ATD TechKnowledge 2017

Knowledge Guru

We’re speaking and exhibiting at our fourth straight ATD TechKnowledge conference in Las Vegas, Nevada this week. They are used to interacting with apps and websites that provide an excellent user experience. Unfortunately, some corporate training programs struggle to even provide an adequate user experience. I selected my top six sessions and have listed them below.

TechKnowledge 2012 – Post Assessment

eLearning 24-7

For the price of $1,500 or so to attend (non-member), and even near 1K to attend as a member, at least provide something, rather then free ice cream at 3 p.m. With Unison you can integrate right into their other product – the platform called Focus – which provides video capture – oh, output includes mp3, mp4, avi, wav and mov. We also provide some reports and some analytics” Me: “Okay, you are an online authoring system” Him: “No. They stressed it provides analytics and is secure. Last week, I attended TK 2012 in Las Vegas.

Reflections on the final day of TechKnowledge 11

Clark Quinn

Because of prior commitments, I only got to attend the last day of the TechKnowledge conference, to participate in two panels, one on mobile and one on instructional design, and then listen to the closing session. The possibilities provided by knowing where you are, that these devices have GPS in many cases, was also mentioned. Some thoughts stuck with me: The Mobile Panel. It’s clear to me that many folks are still thinking of mobile as content delivery in a course mode. Kris mentioned the possibilities of just using voice, and I chimed in with the potential for using SMS.

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 discusses how games are design and provides tips and techniques for ensuring the game process produces a learning focused game. This section discusses how games are design and provides tips and techniques for ensuring the game process produces a learning focused game. We are currently working on the agenda and thought I’d post in case anyone was interested in attending. Hope you see you there. 8:30 – 9:00. Breakfast and Networking.

Recap of ASTD TechKnowledge 2013: Day 1

eLearning 24-7

That said, I will be providing a product review on Studio 13 before it is launched – AN EXCLUSIVE. I’ll be providing updates on this in the near future. Okay, the first day of ASTD TK13 has wrapped up – at least from the expo side of the house. Excuse any strange text breaks – writing from the WordPress iOS app. Let’s jump right in for the game action. TOUCHDOWN. I was really impressed with a few new products. Animate. A unique product that uses the power of animated figures. Can output to MP4 or Flash, I loved the MP4. Pricing is low. Mango.

Preparing for ASTD TechKnowledge

Tony Karrer

It is a way to start the event on a virtual basis prior to the start and then continue the conversations afterwards and provide an archive for what happen and what people thought about it. So, quick search found the following: Viva Las TechKnowledge Wiki wiki wiki ASTD TechKnowledge ASTD TechKnowledge If you are going please. Upcoming presentations TechKnowledge in Las Vegas Pretty small list. It appears that relatively few bloggers will be presenting at ASTD TechKnowledge in Las Vegas as compared to the eLearningGuild's Annual Conference in Boston.

ASTD TechKnowledge 2008 - Conference Planning

Tony Karrer

ASTD TechKnowledge 2008 is coming soon in San Antonio. In looking back, I first found a lot of posts that really suggested the key was having a good set of questions to provide a lens onto the conference: Be an Insanely Great Professional Conference Attendee Conference Preparation Better Questions for Learning Professionals Continuing Thoughts on Questions Do Learning Professionals Make the Worst Learners? Now that it's less than a month away, I thought I'd sit down and try to do some conference planning. To help me prepare, I went back to a few previous posts on related topics.

2017 ELearning & Training Conferences


They provide professionals and businesses alike an opportunity to network and learn. January 11-13, 2017 … TechKnowledge Conference. It is a new year and that means there are some new elearning and training conferences you should mark on your calendars! Every year there are hundreds of conferences nationwide in the United States dedicated to the elearning industry.

Where is Clark?

Clark Quinn

I was at ATD’s Techknowledge in January, and as this is published I’m on my way to Long Beach for their Core 4 event (sold out; if you’re one of the lucky ones there, say hi!). A bit quiet, but providing time for some writing. So, where am I this spring? I’m taking the train (and a bus); look forward to watching the terrain roll by and writing. But there’re a couple more events this spring. Next week (March 30th), I’ll be giving a talk to ATD’s East Bay chapter on innovation. Again, if you’re going, say hello! strategy

Principles for Creating a Successful Virtual Reality Learning Experience

Kapp Notes

The book provides a model called 3DLE which builds from 3D sensibilities in VR (like sense of self and sense of space) to design principles (discussed here) with several instructional strategies and overall macrostructures sandwiched in the middle. To add to the growing body of ideas around VR, this article provide what Tony O’Driscoll and I call Fundamental Principles. Introduction.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Theory Into Practice Blog Tour

Kapp Notes

The goal of this book is to provide a practical, hands-on approach to creating games, gamification and simulations for learning. This new book covers case studies, provides worksheets and gives the information needed to take theory and turn it into practice. Also, there will be a live stop at ASTD Techknowledge. The book is available at the ASTD Book Store. Week One. Week Two.

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


This will provide the employees with an opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge in their areas of interest beyond the purview of their current roles thus equipping them with new skills, a critical aspect of professional development. Provide self-directed development – Pitney Bowes. Ref: ASTD_TechKnowledge Presentation). Needless to say, none of this will be easily achieved.

Lectora 12 – Moving Ahead and Catching Up

E-learning Uncovered

The improvements focus on designer usability and provide PowerPoint-like flexibility when working with text, images, shapes, and buttons. Jan 12 – 13 | ATD TechKnowledge: Articulate Storyline Certificate | Las Vegas. Jan 14 | ATD TechKnowledge: Top Storyline Tips, Secrets, and Time-Savers | Las Vegas. These enhancements further that position. Hassle-Free Scheduling

E-learning Uncovered

Step 1: Provide some general information. Just provide some general information; the only required fields are your event title, name, and email address. If you’ve opted not to provide email addresses on the website, you simply email the link to each participant. Jan 12 – 13 | ATD TechKnowledge: Articulate Storyline Certificate | Las Vegas. Made a mistake?

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Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems

Upside Learning

A ‘Performance Support System’ or PSS refers to any system that improves worker productivity by providing on-the-job access to integrated information, advice and learning experiences. The advisory component is meant to provide help wherever and whenever the user requires it. The information component is meant to provide all the information the users require to do their job.

Getting a job as an Instructional Designer

Learning Visions

You have to provide some proof of your capabilities and at the very least be able to point to a really kick ass portfolio of design treatments or even courses you’ve built (or collaborated on with someone else). that provides some good discussion and practical tips. I get a lot of emails from people asking me how to break into the ID field. You did it, Cammy, so how can I?” “I’ve

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Knowledge Guru Adds New Enterprise Edition and Racing Theme Pack

Knowledge Guru

Contribute to our product development roadmap: We give our Enterprise customers the dedicated support and resources BLP is known for providing our custom eLearning clients. See it all Live at ASTD Techknowledge 2014. Knowledge Guru is a Silver Sponsor at ASTD Techknowledge… and we are launching our new Enterprise Edition and racing theme pack at the conference.

Game Design and Gamification Workshop at ASTDTK2012

Kapp Notes

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 more about the other preconference programs available at TechKnowledge! TechKnowledge will provide you a tremendous learning opportunity unmatched in the industry. For more information about TechKnowledge please visit our website , or click here to register today. Are you headed to ASTDTK13, if so, check out this great workshop. Here is the ASTD press release. Games

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points to Consider

ID Reflections

This will provide the employees with an opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge in their areas of interest beyond the purview of their current roles thus equipping them with new skills, a critical aspect of professional development. Thus, MOOCs provide a good platform for organizations to create a strong brand presence in the minds of employees – both existing and prospective.

ASTD #TK11 Opening Keynote Tony Bingham

Learning Visions

Here we are in sunny San Jose, kicking off ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2011. but plan to catch up quickly” Strategies for Learning Professionals …learn about the mobile web, the smarter web, the immersive web (identity management, governance, search and discovery, mobile and augmented reality) In 2015: mobile learning provided by most orgs, ISD (instructional design) will demand new skills and mindsets – interactive, multi-media, dynamic, device management target and immediate… Are you ready These are my live-blogged notes from the opening session. to be creative?) Is Web 2.0 a Fad?


Angry Plants vs. Zombies: 4 Things a Game Engine Can Do For You

ATD Learning Technologies

Just as the e-learning authoring tool provides you the ideal environment for focusing on creating e-learning, a game engine comes with supporting tools to help you create a game, using its built-in game mechanics. A game engine allows you to focus on the experience, the aesthetics of your design by providing you access to built-in mechanics. What’s a Game Engine? Path Finding.

E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions

ATD Learning Technologies

At the 2016 ATD TechKnowledge Conference, I hosted a session designed for people just getting started with e-learning. Who are some of the main off-the-shelf e-learning content providers? Some of the major providers of off-the-shelf e-learning courses include: Skillsoft. If you are just getting started yourself, you might be curious about many of the same issues. NovoEd.

December Blogger: Judy Unrein

The Learning Circuits

I first saw Judy speak at last year’s TechKnowledge conference on HTML5, a topic of increasing importance in the learning and development field. Judy is also on the advisory committee for the upcoming TechKnowledge conference (and responsible for helping put together one of the conference’s best lineup of sessions). So, with that in mind, Judy will be blogging here this month about HTML5 and providing a peek at the upcoming conference. Judy Unrein designs learning solutions for Artisan E-Learning , an e-learning design and consulting firm.

5 Lessons for Designing Engaging E-Learning Interactions…From Project Runway

ATD Learning Technologies

Last month, I had the honor of speaking at the 2016 ATD TechKnowledge Conference in Las Vegas. While still far from being the runway garment, the muslin mockup provides vital information, building on ideas from the initial sketch. I discussed sketching and prototyping as a design methodology for designing effective e-learning. Importance of Design. Case in Point. You get the idea.

E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions—Part 2

ATD Learning Technologies

At the 2016 ATD TechKnowledge Conference, I hosted a session designed for people just getting started with e-learning. An LCMS can provide a collaborative authoring environment, a reusable asset library, review tools, and ways to output content in multiple formats (such as self-paced e-learning and classroom-based training). E-Learning Authoring Tools. What are the differences? BRAVO!

Twitter Conference Ideas

Tony Karrer

Here are a few of the things we've been doing Twitter as Social Chat At both DevLearn and TechKnowledge , we created a hashtag and created a specific Twitter account that was the hub. For my keynote at TechKnowledge, I did something a little different to plan out my presentation - and provide value to the audience (or at least part of the audience).

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When Remembering Really Matters: The Power of Serious Games for Learning (Free Webinar)

Knowledge Guru

And since everything we do is grounded in research, they’ll provide recent research on games and case studies that demonstrate how games can be used for learning. How confident are you that learners really remember what they learn from training delivered in your organization? Research has shown time and time again that remembering is hard and forgetting is easy. Can’t attend?


Celebrating 9 Glorious Years Of Learning!

Upside Learning

We attended, sponsored a few, exhibited and delivered learning sessions at 9 international, premiere learning events such as CIPD HRD, ASTD ICE, AITD National Conference, Learning Technologies, LearnX, mLearnCon and ASTD TechKnowledge. The number ‘ 9 ’ symbolizes harmony; it represents the inspiration and the perfection of ideas. We couldn’t agree more. Innovation. Growth.

David Kelly "Building a Learning Strategy from an Ecosystem of Resources" #ATDTK

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from David Kelly''s concurrent session here at ATD TechKnowledge, happening this week in Las Vegas. Providing the least disruptive support to help people and give them what they need. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. A shift in the ways we define learning strategies within our organizations. Why don''t orgs have a learning strategy? Some orgs the l&d as a team is a new idea -- they''re just hitting the low hanging fruit and there''s no strategy in place. A shift happened a while ago -- we went from being training orgs to learning orgs.

Experiencing a Realistic Simulation at Training2014

Kapp Notes

Especially since I had to miss TechKnowledge. Jane and Trish provide a musical interlude. The main purpose is to provide military personnel and first responders with training that has almost 100% fidelity yet is safer than the actual environment. (Scroll Down to Simulation , if you want to get right the simulation part of this post.). The event was, as usual, a lot of fun.

Karl Kapp "The Case of the Disengaged Learner" #ATDTK

Learning Visions

These are my liveblogged notes from Karl Kapp''s session at ATD TechKnowledge, happening this week in Las Vegas. More tips: Provide multiple scenarios First person thinkers (drop someone into a situation and you have to go solve some problems. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. Karl Kapp professor of ID at Bloomsburg University, author of a lot of great books on eLearning, and general eLearning smarty pants. The average person checks their cell phone 150 times a day - that''s nine times an hour. Smartphone users spend 2.5 hours a day on their phones, some of that playing games.

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10 Ways to Bring A Conference Back to Work

The Learning Circuits

Check out her live blogging notes from TechKnowledge 2012 (scroll down to see all of her notes). It provides a way for people to attend a conference virtually, to catch up on missed sessions and to continue to learn after the event ends. Here is his curated backchannel of TechKnowledge 2012. Most vendors provide in-person or virtual demonstrations. Any other ideas?