ATD TechKnowledge 2015 – #ATDTK
JANUARY 20, 2015
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.
Enspire’s Robert Bell Speaking at ASTD TechKnowledge 2013
JANUARY 28, 2013
Robert Bell, senior instructional designer at Enspire Learning, will be speaking at ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 this week in San Jose. This session will provide more than a recounting of the project’s design process. If you will be at TechKnowledge this year, come to Robert’s session and stop by Booth 412 and say hello! 10:45 am – 11:45 am. Location: Room 212AB.
TechKnowledge 2012 – Post Assessment
JANUARY 31, 2012
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.
Do you want to predict learners’ path?
JANUARY 12, 2016
Harnessing the power of collective intelligence , the product provides a context and a connection with learners that can predict their behavior, learning patterns and has the ability to assess the skill gaps arising from time to time. Admin & User Dashboards : Konnect provides separate admin and user dashboards. Unbelievable, isn’t it? Interviews were followed by medical exams.
Recap of ASTD TechKnowledge 2013: Day 1
JANUARY 30, 2013
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. unique product that uses the power of animated figures. Can output to MP4 or Flash, I loved the MP4. Pricing is low. Mango. CODEBABY.
Reflections on the final day of TechKnowledge 11
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
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. Instructional Design Panel. Closing Session. design mobile
ASTD TechKnowledge 2008 - Conference Planning
JANUARY 28, 2008
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.
Preparing for ASTD TechKnowledge
JANUARY 23, 2007
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.
Gamification of Learning and Instruction Theory Into Practice Blog Tour
DECEMBER 15, 2013
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. I am please with the book and excited to have it ready in time for 2014 projects you migh undertake. Week One. Week Two.
Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
What is a ‘Performance Support System’? 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 four components of a good PSS. Upside2Go: ?
Game Design and Gamification Workshop at ASTDTK2012
DECEMBER 3, 2012
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
Celebrating 9 Glorious Years Of Learning!
APRIL 8, 2013
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.
Doodle.com: Hassle-Free Scheduling
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
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?
Lectora 12 – Moving Ahead and Catching Up
DECEMBER 31, 2014
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.
ASTD #TK11 Opening Keynote Tony Bingham
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
Here we are in sunny San Jose, kicking off ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2011. Learning professionals are still playing catchup with web 3.0, 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 to be creative?) Is Web 2.0 a Fad?
MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points to Consider
JANUARY 19, 2015
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.
Getting a job as an Instructional Designer
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
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. This post is my response to those emails.
Angry Plants vs. Zombies: 4 Things a Game Engine Can Do For You
ATD Learning Technologies
DECEMBER 2, 2015
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. 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—Part 2
ATD Learning Technologies
MARCH 1, 2016
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). Learning Authoring Tools. What are the differences? BRAVO!
E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions
ATD Learning Technologies
FEBRUARY 28, 2016
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.
Knowledge Guru Adds New Enterprise Edition and Racing Theme Pack
JANUARY 20, 2014
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.
5 Lessons for Designing Engaging E-Learning Interactions…From Project Runway
ATD Learning Technologies
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
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. discussed sketching and prototyping as a design methodology for designing effective e-learning. Importance of Design. You get the idea. Key Takeaways.
Free Webinar: Extend the Shelf Life of Your Training
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
Ryan Eash is an education evangelist for TechSmith Corp., a software company that provides practical business and academic solutions that change how people communicate and collaborate across devices. In Ryan’s previous role as an instructional designer for TechSmith, he created training videos for Camtasia Studio, and provided in-person training workshops for customers. and U.K.
Experiencing a Realistic Simulation at Training2014
FEBRUARY 11, 2014
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.
December Blogger: Judy Unrein
The Learning Circuits
DECEMBER 5, 2011
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.
Karl Kapp "The Case of the Disengaged Learner" #ATDTK
JANUARY 14, 2015
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.
Introducing GeoTalent Flex
JANUARY 26, 2016
This month at ASTD Techknowledge, we introduced our newest product: GeoTalent Flex. Our TrainingPartner product line provided customers with a completely customizable learning management system. GeoTalent Flex provides new customers with the most customizable LMS on the market without sacrificing responsiveness to mobile devices. Now you can!
10 Ways to Bring A Conference Back to Work
The Learning Circuits
FEBRUARY 5, 2012
Check out her live blogging notes from TechKnowledge 2012 (scroll down to see all of her notes). 2. 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. 5. Most vendors provide in-person or virtual demonstrations. Any other ideas?
What is Gamification? and Why it Matters to L&D Professionals
The Learning Circuits
JANUARY 9, 2012
explore many more in The Gamification of Learning and Instructio n which will be out in May and in my talk at TechKnowledge 2012 —coming up shortly. Story Games are interesting and motivating because they have a story, they provide a context in which actions need to take place. Many learning courses provide no context, no reason for actions. Stories bring context back. Games
MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider
MAY 24, 2015
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.
70-20-10 : No longer applicable to online learning – and here’s why
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
In January it is at ATD TechKnowledge. I mention the conferences because invariably I will information from either a fellow speaker’s mouth, or a vendor or an attendee, that frankly is inaccurate on some level, when it comes to e-learning, WBT and lately LRS. On the 70-20-10 front, well that is something entirely different and will be presented here in a few fine moments, since it is back, actually never left for some in learning. While he provides training for skills, compliance and other professional growth. And yes, the name reflects the power err empowerment.
When Remembering Really Matters: The Power of Serious Games for Learning (Free Webinar)
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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?
Twitter Conference Ideas
JANUARY 30, 2009
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).
David Kelly "Building a Learning Strategy from an Ecosystem of Resources" #ATDTK
JANUARY 16, 2015
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. 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. shift happened a while ago -- we went from being training orgs to learning orgs. It exists.
When Did You First Realize You Were a Designer?
JANUARY 31, 2012
different "TK Chat" at ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 with myself, @opensesame, @JaneBozarth and @LnDDave. At ASTD TechKnowledge last week, there was a “TK Chat” (a panel discussion) about authoring tools and HTML 5. Sketching on sticky notes to design a learning experience provides a lot of flexibility. “When did you first realize you were a designer?”
What will your training role be in the future?
The Learning Circuits
FEBRUARY 12, 2012
After sitting in on a training professional competencies focus group at TechKnowledge 2012, I became more inspired than ever to think about the role that learning and development professionals can look forward to in the future. For those who remain flexible and partake in continuous learning, I think this field will be more exciting than ever, providing wonderful opportunities for the 21st century. Enable Learning: In this role, the L&D professional provides opportunities for a motivated workforce to learn and grow. Start with the core and work outward.
Staying Relevant in E-Learning in 2014
JANUARY 20, 2014
Conferences: * ASTD TechKnowledge : January 22-24, 2014, Las Vegas, NV. ASTD.org/Communities-of-Practice/Learning-Technologies : Provides current and archived Learning Technologies articles, webcasts, books, and blog posts. TrainingMag.com : Provides publications and resources for developments in training and online learning tools and techniques. As you dive into the new year, keep your sights on what is possible for e-learning. If you’re like me, you’re always looking for ways to grow and new things to learn. Learning DevCamp : June 10-12, 2014, Salt Lake City, UT.