DevLearn 2018 Recap: Top 5 Event Highlights


While DevLearn 2018 may be over…the learnings, excitement and momentum gained from this experience are only beginning to crystallize. We took some time to think about our collective experiences at the conference and came up with these impressions of DevLearn: Nate, Founder and CEO: “This was a conference bringing together leaders in the learning and development world, to network and learn from each other.

2018 E-Learning & Training Conferences


Every year there are a number of really great e-learning and training conferences taking place across the United States. If you haven’t been to one then make it a resolution to attend an event that matches your interests. Not only will you learn something but you will come away from the event with a stronger network and renewed enthusiasm for your craft! Some of these events do come with a pricier admission fee. 2018 E-Learning & Training Conferences.

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LearnDash at Learning DevCamp 2018


Come “nerd out” on e-learning with us! Learning management is a big industry with many players, most of which are venture-funded. Our learning management system is one of a select (very) few offerings that started without venture capital and has steadily grown organically through word of mouth and by offering a solid product with vision-oriented development. What is Learning DevCamp? The post LearnDash at Learning DevCamp 2018 appeared first on LearnDash.

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Flawless Virtual Events: Managing the Tech Risk

InSync Training

When thinking about designing or facilitating live online learning, what scares you the most? Virtually There Session Recap. For many, the technology feels like an intimidating part of the equation. What if learners can’t navigate the environment ? What if we lose audio in the middle of the Subject Matter Expert presenting key information? What if the slide deck fails to load within the platform? EdTech Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Virtually There

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. across the learning experience1.

2018 in Modern Learning: A Year in Review

InSync Training

This time of year encourages reflection, both personal and professional, causing the InSync Team to ask questions such as: What did I learn this year? Where did learning provide innovative value to our companies? For us, 2018 marked a widespread shift towards truly blended learning. Organizations, learners, and practitioners alike began to embrace the possibility of building skills outside of formal events. Another year has come and gone.

Upcoming Event: Creating a Culture of Learning at TLDC 2018 (Phoenix, AZ – Jan 29 & 30, 2018)


Last year I was privileged to share Reflection Center duties with meditation and mindfulness expert Jennifer LeBrett at the inaugural TLDC event (The Learning and Development Conference). Conference Co-founders Brent Schlenker and Luis Malbas have put together a creative, intimate “un-conference” setting for 2018 in beautiful Phoenix, AZ, where I’m joining an impressive slate of speakers, including the folks you see here. Events Upcoming Events

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post! As fiercely independent learning technology analysts, we think a trend isn’t just a fleeting idea that comes and goes like fashion, or a social media hashtag. A trend should matter to any buyer, seller or user of learning technology who wants to make ongoing, intelligent and informed choices. It directly affects learning technology buyers and sellers.

Top Posts of 2018

Mike Taylor

Part of my reflection on 2018 includes a peek at my website stats to see what the numbers look like. Top 5 2018 Posts. Learning Conferences Calendar: L&D-related events in a searchable, easy-to-use place. 5 More Great Books for Your Learning & Development Bookshelf. Learning Conferences Calendar: [link]. learning 2018 stats

Upcoming Events

Usable Learning

In the mean time, feel free to join the conversation in the Design for How People Learn Facebook group. Also thought I would mention some upcoming events. Upcoming Events: HR Excellence Center – China. May 31, 2018 | Beijing. June 6-8, 2018 | Sydney. 2018 Guild Academy Workshops. June 25, 2018 | San Jose, CA. VOV Learning Network Summerclass. July 10, 2018 | Duffel Belgium. ID Academy (Torrance Learning).

ATD ICE 2018: It’s a Wrap, Krissy Richard

Learning Rebels

ATD ICE 2018: It’s a WRAP! ATD ICE 2018 – Another one in the books. I get forever frustrated with learning professionals who tell me that they cannot find any sessions to learn from …ARE YOU KIDDING ME? If you cannot find something to learn from at an ATD ICE conference, well, you are not trying hard enough. You can learn from the variety of session and networking opportunities. The learning opportunities are endless!

FREE WPCampus Online Event on January 30th


If you have an interest in WordPress and education then this is a great opportunity to learn something new without the hassles of traveling as is standard in most conferences (even WordCamps). That said, the “bread-and-butter” of this event is using WordPress in an educational format. If you use LearnDash for delivering online courses then you could learn some practical techniques for making your courses even better.

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Where’s Clark? Fall 2018/Spring 2019 Events Schedule

Clark Quinn

Here’re the events where I’ll be through the last quarter of this year, and into the next. at DevLearn on measurement and eLearning science, and at AECT on meta-learning architecture. On Litmos’ Live Virtual Summit on 7-8 November, Clark will talk Learning Experience. Clark will be presenting in the Modern Workplace Learning track at the LearnTec conference in Karlsruhe, Germany that runs 29-31 January.

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Upcoming Event: Essentials of Brain-Based Learning (Live online: Feb 8-22, 2018 & more)


I’m proud to be the designer and instructor for ATD National’s Online Essentials of Brain-Based Learning course. Thanks to recent advances in neuroscience, learning and talent development professionals now have an opportunity to alter their approaches to change management, leadership development, training, and instructional design. Learn how the brain receives, encodes, and retrieves information to construct knowledge, and use these insights to improve your learning programs.

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Our Favorite Gifts for Event Professionals

Adobe Captivate

Gifts for event professionals can be hard to choose. What to get the event prof in your life that has it all? Gifts for event professionals can be hard to choose. When picking gifts for event professionals keep in mind these individuals are busy, stressed, and usually have a higher taste for things. We’ve hand-selected our favorite gifts for event professionals so that you can ensure your gift to them something they will love to have!

NRF 2018: It’s About the Brand, not the Channel


With 35,000 attendees from over 18,000 retailers, you can quickly take the pulse of the entire industry at the event. Retailers are learning to ensure that every experience is a brand deposit, regardless of the so-called ‘channel.’. Across the event, vendors are offering novel approaches to device deployment, new software applications to manage communications with staff, and real-time data for everyone to drive visibility and accountability. Events Trends NRF

Upcoming Event: Creating a Culture of Learning at TLDC 2018 (Phoenix, AZ – Jan 29 & 30, 2018)


Last year I was privileged to share Reflection Center duties with meditation and mindfulness expert Jennifer LeBrett at the inaugural TLDC event (The Learning and Development Conference). Conference Co-founders Brent Schlenker and Luis Malbas have put together a creative, intimate “un-conference” setting for 2018 in beautiful Phoenix, AZ, where I’m joining an impressive slate of speakers, including the folks you see here. Events Upcoming Events

Mark Sheppard: Entering the Backchannel of ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

Buckle up people, it’s ATD ICE 2018! Therefore, I try to enlist the help of our Learning Rebel village and I have quite the list for you. As much as we’d all love to attend all the great conferences out there, cheering our peers and colleagues as they take the stage, but we have learned to mitigate our FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) syndrome by tapping into the event the best way we know how. You have a PLN (Personal Learning Network), don’t you?

Meaningful Change for L&D in 2018 – According to the Experts


My goal is to provide specific, achievable ideas you can use this year to evolve your L&D (learning and development) practices for the better. Founder, Centre for Learning. & Senior Learning Strategist. Learning & Performance Strategist, DeakinCo. President, Work-Learning Research, Inc. Now, let’s take a look at what they had to say about how L&D can take a meaningful step forward in 2018. Learning Trends

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5 Key Takeaways from Restaurant Leadership Conference (RLC 2018)


This training challenge is especially acute for LTOs since they require learning new recipes in short periods of time. The post 5 Key Takeaways from Restaurant Leadership Conference (RLC 2018) appeared first on Inkling. Events TrendsDid you make the journey to Phoenix in mid-April for the Restaurant Leadership Conference ? If not, never fear: we have compiled our five key takeaways so you can stay on top of all the juicy stats and trends within the restaurant industry.

Top 10 Learning Systems for 2018

eLearning 24-7

The sun is setting and the only thing on my mind right now, is the Top 10 learning systems for 2018. 10 Cornerstone Learn – Heyo! 9 SumTotal Learn – UI/UX is strong. Mixed report on next generation functionality – though they do have deep learning, content curation, ask an expert and video management (mixed results at the present time). A lot of potential for this learning engagement platform. One to watch in 2018. #7

Help Learners Get the Most Out of Virtual Training Events

InSync Training

Jennifer Hofmann, President of InSync Training, recently joined eLearning Guild’s Virtual Classroom Panel during their 2018 Learning Solutions Conference. Jennifer and other industry experts shared their insight into the challenges, realities, and best practices of live online learning. From instructional design to delivery to production , virtual learning requires special treatment.

2018 International E-Learning Events to Mark on Your Calendar 


The industry of e-learning is constantly changing and evolving and if you want to remain one of the top service providers you need to grow along with it. No doubt, the best way to develop your knowledge is by learning from the experience of your peers and sharing your own insights too. An e-learning event is the best way to achieve all that. If the event is held abroad, it gives you broader opportunities for networking, which makes it worth the travel.

Tips for Successful Event Capture


Between the venue, speakers, catering, and marketing, associations spend millions of dollars each year hosting continuing education events and conferences. Here, I share wisdom from the team to help you avoid these mishaps for a successful event capture …. Before Your Event. Most of an event planner’s heavy lifting is going to take place well in advance of the event. Post Event.

What’s in My Conference Bag? ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

It’s 2018, What’s in my Conference Bag? Back in 2014, David Kelley interviewed me for the (then) upcoming Dev Learn Conference sponsored by the Elearning Guild, he was writing a series on what people bring to the conference with them. Now it’s 2018, WOW has time flown. I have taken the same questions from my 2014 interview and updated my answers to reflect where we are now in 2018. I still create a checklist for this event.

Perspectives 2018: The Age of Learning On-Demand


Why Perspectives 2018 is a must-attend for everyone. industry trends Skillsoft events Andy Cunningham Josh Bersin Perspectives Wendy Sachs

Workplace Learning Trends in 2018

Origin Learning

In this blog post, we will have a quick glimpse of what we believe would be some of the key trends in workplace learning this year. AR- and VR-enabled learning solutions are beginning to make a mark in workplace learning as well. With a steady decrease in the manufacturing costs of AR- and VR-enabled devices and smartphone apps simulating the learning environment on the phone screen itself; exciting times lie ahead. App-Based Learning. Bite-Sized Learning.

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ATD ICE 2018: It’s a Wrap Pt 3 – Kate Pinto

Learning Rebels

Our ATD ICE 2018: It’s a Wrap Series continues with Pt 3 & Kate Pinto. Jump down to the bottom to enter the May, ATD ICE 2018 “Wish You Were There” giveaway). For those of you who went, and those of you who didn’t – I feel sure Kate’s post will inspire you to keep learning. My journey to ATD 2018 ICE began about a year ago. One thing I learned: I cannot let another person or organization snuff out my passion.

Talented Learning Greatest Hits – 2018 Edition

Talented Learning

So as you prepare for what’s ahead, join me as I reflect on topics that mattered most to the extended enterprise learning community in 2018. If I could choose a keyword to describe this year’s learning systems landscape, it would be “dynamic.” Regular readers know that this blog isn’t the only way we share advice with learning technology buyers and sellers. Top 3 Podcasts of 2018. How does it improve learning analytics?

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Were My 2018 E-Learning Predictions Correct?


The year sure went by quickly, did e-learning evolve at the same pace? At the beginning of every year I take a moment to make three predictions in the e-learning industry. Either way, it’s fun to watch the evolution of e-learning! As 2018 has just ended it is time for me to have a look at my most recent predictions and give a self-assessment on how accurate I was now that 12 months are in the books. The rise of micro-learning cannot be ignored.

E-Learning Events in the USA to Visit in 2018 


E-learning has become an integral part of our everyday life in one form or another: it is part of corporate trainings, of school and college life, it is a way to learn new things in an interesting way. One way to get inspiration or to share your knowledge are the e-learning events organized every year throughout the USA. Top E-Learning Events You Shouldn’t Miss. Elliott Ma sie’s Events . Virtual E-Learning Summits Throughout the Year.

Learning 2018 – Chat Interfaces: Leveraging Bots for their Value in Learning

Brightwave Group

This November Brightwave are proudly sponsoring Elliott Masie’s Learning 2018 for the first time EVER. This unique event is one of the most important meetings in the US learning and development calendar. Now in its 28th year, Learning 2018 brings together learning leaders and experts with the latest thinking, insights and perspectives in L&D, and we are excited to be taking our vision and solutions Stateside and putting innovative learning to work.

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2018 Top 10 Learning Tools

Mike Taylor

My 2018 Top 10 Learning Tools. The kids are back in school, trees are starting to change color, and it is time for Jane Hart’s Annual Learning Tools survey. I’ve even setup a WordPress site to run an online social learning course, Learn Camp , which has attracted participants from around the world. While Twitter has fallen from its longtime perch at the number one slot, it is still a valuable place to connect, learn and share with others. learning

Adobe Conference (East) 2018

Adobe Captivate

It was the first conference I’ve been to since diving more deeply into Captivate and Adobe products that I didn’t feel like a complete novice, and while I missed going to the “getting started” type sessions by Dr. Poojah Jaisingh, Ray Jimenez, and Paul Wilson, who I have followed and learned so much from over the past few years, I did enjoy getting to visit with them during breaks, and was able to still keep learning from a new group of experts.


Adobe Captivate

October 03, 2018. Learn from the best in the business how you can unlock the potential of Adobe Captivate to create brilliant eLearning courses. Following the training you will complete an online assessment – upon successful completion, you will receive your Adobe Captivate Specialist certificate and badge on October 4 th at the Adobe Learning Summit. Enabling Learning Management System (LMS) compliance and accessibility. HARD ROCK HOTEL, LAS VEGAS.