eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] January 2012 January 2-4, 2012 College Teaching and Learning Conference, sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research, Orlando, California, USA. link] January 4-7, 2012 Presidents Institute , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida, USA.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. link] December 1-5, 2012 Learning Forward Conference, (Learning Forward is the new name for the National Staff Development Council, NSDC), Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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ASTD TechKnowledge Happenings

The Learning Circuits

So, I hope to meet a number of readers, commentors and lurkers in person at TechKnolwedge 2012 at the end of this week. My TechKnowledge 2012 Presentation Here is a description of my session. TechKnowledge 2012 Chats I am participation two TK Chats.

Gearing Up for a Laptop-Free TechKnowledge 2012

The Learning Circuits

So I’ve decided to go to TechKnowledge almost laptop-free. (As It’s not on the app stores yet, but there will be a conference app and you’ll definitely want it to help you plan your conference experience.

ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

Looking forward to a week of learning about learning with 1,200 of my peers at ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2012. As this year’s Planning Committee Chairperson, it’s been a real honor to help Linda David and the rest of the ASTD TK team plan the education format for this year’s conference.

How to Create a Learning Journal to Go with Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

This helps her assess the learner’s level of understanding prior to doing some hands-on activities. Let them know that the learning journal is their personal training manual that they can always reference later if they need more help. I’ll also be in Vegas this week at TechKnowledge.

10 Ways to Bring A Conference Back to Work

The Learning Circuits

Sharing what you've learned will not only benefit others in your workplace, it may help you take better notes and stay more organized during the conference. The pressure of knowing that you'll need to convey the best of the conference tends to help a person plan ahead.

Need to Combine E-Learning with Mentoring? Here’s a Simple Solution.

Rapid eLearning

Not only is this an effective way to teach new employees, it’s also a great way to help build a social connection to the work and organization. So there’s pressure to help the new person but then get back to work. The note-taking in the learning also helps with knowledge transfer. This helps move the training forward. The training program is a solution that helps meet your objective of training people. January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ).

What is Gamification? and Why it Matters to L&D Professionals

The Learning Circuits

I 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. We need to use story elements, plot, characters, resolution, scene setting to help put learning back into context.

Year End Musings, Reflections, Predictions and Thoughts: Part Three

Kapp Notes

Lots of events happening in 2012. Just around the corner is TechKnowledge 2012 is Las Vegas on January 25-27th. DATE: February 22, 2012. Also, new for 2012, I have updated by bio picture so you can see the updated (read older) me.

How Big Data Will Reshape eLearning — and the Future of Work


I recently attended the American Society for Training and Development’s 2012 TechKnowledge conference , where over 1,200 attendees and 70 exhibitors got together in Las Vegas to talk about training, do some networking, and discuss the future of learning and technology.

Accidents Do Happen

The Learning Circuits

Because I knew the business and had helped design our software package, and because I was pretty good in front of a crowd, I ended up doing the training. ASTD’s TechKnowledge (coming up January 30-February 1, 2013 in San Jose) is a great place to learn more about elearning and connect with other learning geeks. What helps you create and sustain passion for this work? Once upon a time, I worked at a small company.

Reflections on #ASTDTK12

E-learning Uncovered

Aaron Silvers and Kris Rockwell, helping Jane McGonigal demonstrate massively multiplayer thumb wrestling. Jeanette Brooks from Articulate and Diane Elkins were a huge help working the room and troubleshooting as we covered as much ground as we could in these 75-minute, hands-on sessions.

February Welcomes Connie Malamed

The Learning Circuits

He not only offered some insightful posts about how “gamification” is affecting the world of learning, he kept us abreast of happenings at ASTD TechKnowledge 2012. However, Connie is probably most well-known for The eLearning Coach ( [link] ), which is her own blog where she shares actionable strategies, practical content, product reviews, and resources to help practitioners design, develop, and understand online learning. Much thanks to Karl for guest blogging in January.

Upcoming Webinars, Articles and Events

Kapp Notes

In this webinar, Karl will share practical examples of how to apply game dynamics, or “gamification”, as part of your instructional tool kit helping you to engage students and create an active learning environment. Additionally, I am speaking at ASTD’s 2012 TechKnowledge Conference in Las Vegas. The conference is being held from January 25-27, 2012. I am presenting a couple of Webinars in the near future. Here are the details.

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

The conference will not be held it 2011 and may be held in 2012. link] February 2-4, 2011 American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) TechKnowledge , San Jose, California, USA.

Are You Asking These Questions to Build Effective E-Learning?

Rapid eLearning

This helped us focus on tangible results. The author does a good job of helping walk through the process of building objectives framed around understanding. 2012….coming January 25-27: Las Vegas (ASTD TechKnowledge 2012).

Check Out This Free PowerPoint Template & Tutorial

Rapid eLearning

I like this look because it helps get away from the PowerPoint look and it adds a sense of informality to the course which may help make the content seem less rigid. Hope you enjoy the template and have a great 2012! January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ).

Are These the Three E-Learning Books You Would Recommend?

Rapid eLearning

It’s important to understand how people learn because it will help you build better learning experiences. Anything you can do to help you get there is a win. This book is great at helping you craft a message that has meaning and impact.


Want a Great Looking E-Learning Course? Here’s a Simple Way to Get It.

Rapid eLearning

There are three core questions that help guide the development of an elearning course. January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ). I discussed this a bit in the post on building a roadmap for elearning. What is the look and feel of the course?


Review of Karl Kapp’s newest book on learning games aka serious games

Knowledge Guru

I first met Karl Kapp in late 2012. Consequently, I was pretty thrilled when he visited the Knowledge Guru booth at DevLearn 2012 to learn about our newly-launched game engine. The section on scoring will be hugely helpful to any new learning game designer.

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Here’s an Inexpensive Way to Build a Library of E-Learning Assets

Rapid eLearning

So anything you can do to find inexpensive assets that you can be used for elearning helps. January 25-27: Las Vegas (ASTD TechKnowledge 2012). Over the years elearning software has become easier to use. But with that comes some challenges.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] January 27-29, 2010 American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) TechKnowledge , Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences.

Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

I keep falling behind on my reading, so it’s great to have this look across a bunch of great writers and thinkers who help me stay up to speed. Towards the bottom are the hot topics during that time (which helps me have a pulse on what’s going on). I got into the auditorium an hour before hand to see if I could help and to save places on the front row to so we could heckle him. I will also name a few tools that help you leverage those trends.