ASTD no more

Jay Cross

Now it’s the Association for Talent Development. This is hardly the first time this professional association has taken on a new name. Vendors of packaged training courses filled ASTD’s exhibit halls. Every business you could name was going global.

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Analysis of ASTD International Conference and Expo 2013

eLearning 24-7

It’s the yearly review of the ASTD International Conference and Expo. First off, this part is going to sound like I’m bashing ASTD, and perhaps to a degree I am. It is not like this is the first go around for our beloved association in having a conference and trade show. If you were a volunteer to ASTD, this is not about you – it is solely about ASTD. ASTD bags – always nice. EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it.

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Big News Out of ASTD International Conference & Expo 2014

OpenSesame

This past week I had the privilege of attending my first ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) conference in Washington D.C. Brand new colors and signage trumpeted ASTD’s rebranding as “ATD”—the Association for Talent Development.

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Talking eLearning ROI

Web Courseworks

Do you see an opportunity for your association or organization to get ahead of the curve and leverage its collective expertise to become an industry expert? When I help associations formulate their strategy, we create what I call “strategic strings.”

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Gifting Corporate Clients or Associates? Try 3G4L

Kapp Notes

What do you get them that is not too expensive but not too cheap, that is business-focused but not too business-focused. Here is what ASTD's Magazine, T&D had to say about Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning. But what makes this book different is its unique approach to the knowledge-transfer issue.This book is a valuable resource for any business looking to find practical solutions to the boomer-gamer knowledge-transfer gap.

eLearning Book Review: The Accidental Instructional Designer

Web Courseworks

Using the concept of a pie, she explains the importance of learning theory, creativity, technology, and business acumen as part of a holistic model that puts the role of an instructional designer into perspective.

Learner Engagement – Are Games the Answer?

Association eLearning

If you read industry journals like “T&D” from ASTD or Associations Now, you’ll see that engagement is hot. Our businesses rely on a workforce that is continually learning and developing. A long-time distance learning professor for Seminole State College and nationally-recognized speaker on eLearning, Jack stays busy both in and out of the office.

EL247?s Vendors 2 View Guide @ #ASTD2014

eLearning 24-7

A couple of notes before I present my guide to ASTD exhibitors. I will be using Twitter throughout the day ( @diegoinstudio ), with live tweets using the ASTD hashtag #ASTD2014. To save time, I have them linked directly to where they are with the ASTD online guide. Hopefully this will be fine with ASTD, but if this “bullet” changes to the vendor’s site, you will know why. Some vendors will make their debut at ASTD. Hi all!

Review of #ASTD2014 International Conference and Expo

eLearning 24-7

Before you say, “well it is more for corporate”, i.e. the show, I’d mention that all three of the above vendors are offering solutions for business as well. I’d add that there are folks who want an education focused system for their business “universities”, rather than the “corporate/business” systems, which I would recommend over those in education for the business side of the house.

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

With a PhD in educational psychology from The Ohio State University, he is an adjunct associate professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School, a sought after conference speaker, and a prolific writer. Learnnovators: Our hearty congratulations to you on being awarded: The ASTD’s Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performance Award (2011). I so admire the creativity, innovation, technology, and business success of Disney. ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W.

How to Select Learning That Fits Your Business

CLO Magazine

percent in 2011, according to the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD). set up a four-week program to allow employees to explore various business topics in virtual meetings with company vice presidents, it supplemented the sessions with independent assignments and message board discussions. Advantages: Conferences and seminars provided by associations tend to be targeted to the membership.

Want Your Business to Grow? Drive Employee Growth With a Performance Development Program

Mindflash

Though busy employees may handle today’s responsibilities, unless they are constantly learning and growing, they won’t be ready to handle a constantly changing workplace and changing performance demands.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

HP Slate already is in the market, runs on Windows7, but targets the business market. Charles Jennings, Managing Director, Duntroon Associates. Tags: E-Learn Info HTML5 LCMS LMS SCORM Talent and Performance Management Trends Uncategorized e-learning e-learning vendors elearning learning portal mobile learning tablet tablets webinars ASTD clo mlearning talent management

Aligning Learning to Performance

LearnDash

For years the argument against business implementing a robust learning program has been that it’s too difficult to measure the impact. One organization that repeatedly works to provide useful statistics in this ares is the Association for Talent Development (formerly ASTD).

I Can’t Be Great If I Don’t Know What is Expected

Mindflash

Jay is a member of SHRM, ASTD, the National Speakers Association and the Florida Speakers Association. Online Training business goals HRThis blog is generally about maximizing performance – sometimes through expanding education, sometimes just by stating the obvious.

The (Big) Difference Between ‘I Have to Get to Work’ and ‘I Can’t Wait to Get to Work’

Mindflash

Businesses grow when employees create an emotional connection with customers. Jay is a member of SHRM, ASTD, the National Speakers Association and the Florida Speakers Association, and you can follow him on Twitter. Do your employees say, “I have to get to work”?

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Steps to Developing a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

It doesn’t happen simply because of the pronouncements of the CEO, or a reorganization of business units, or by conducting an organizational pulse survey, or by hiring new managers. Changing an organization’s culture is not easy.

What’s REALLY Going On? 6 Truths About Training in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

The 2012 State of the Industry Report from The American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), the world’s largest professional association dedicated to the training and development field. ASTD State of the Industry Repor t. The numbers in ASTD’s report back us up.

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Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

HP Slate already is in the market, runs on Windows7, but targets the business market. Charles Jennings, Managing Director, Duntroon Associates. E-Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning HTML5 LCMS learning portal LMS mobile learning SCORM tablet tablets Talent and Performance Management Trends Uncategorized webinars ASTD clo mlearning talent management

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

The most amazing metric, though, comes from the American Library Association which says that by 2020, information on the Internet will be doubling every 15 minutes. Blog posts from such reputable sources as Harvard Business Review.

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Review, Rethink, Respond

Mindflash

It also encourages employees to develop skills, learn, play to their strengths and stay focused on things that add value and make a difference the business. > Jay is a member of SHRM, ASTD, the National Speakers Association and the Florida Speakers Association.

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#astd2014 Conference recap and trends

Challenge to Learn

Here is my recap of the Washington ASTD ICE 2014 conference. During the conference ASTD announced a new name, it is now ATD the Association for Talent Development. It is the same with the ASTD they will remain doing the same things, so ASTD or ATD, what is in a name?

Harnessing Untapped Technology with Organizational LMS Leads to Increased Sales Training Efficacy: A Case in Point

G-Cube

According to a research by leading training research organization ASTD , most new recruits among the sales force are trained for more than 15 days per annum. Since there was no cost to associate, it increased interest in the solution for all learners.

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Performance Support Goes to the Oscars

Allison Rossett

Mobile was the buzz at the ASTD International Conference in Dallas in May, 2013. Ultimately, the core question should be about the business goals that are top of mind. How can a retailer use mobile performance support to deliver business impact?

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

The most amazing metric, though, comes from the American Library Association which says that by 2020, information on the Internet will be doubling every 15 minutes. Blog posts from such reputable sources as Harvard Business Review.

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Gamification Blog Book Tour, Week Three Stops and Week Two Recap

Kapp Notes

TODAY”S BLOG STOP: April 30: Enid Crystal New York ASTD Chapter Blog. Next Karl Grieb of the ASTD Philadelphia eLearning SIG provides a description of the content of the book. I also did webinar for the Houston Chapter of ASTD arranged by Debbie.

Professional Organizations and Career Options

Experiencing eLearning

Association for Talent Development. The Association for Talent Development (ATD) is another useful organization for professional development, networking, and job searching. , Note that ATD used to be known as ASTD, the American Society for Training and Development.).

Stop Evaluating Training!

Upside Learning

Kirkpatrick’s evaluation model has long been the holy grail of training effectiveness measurement to businesses. Arriving at meaningful measures of behavioral change and demonstrating tangible results needs elimination of other influences on individual & business performance.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Hiring Women in 1943. You Go, Girl!

Learning Visions

Its certainly good for a laugh on a busy morning. Given the female employee a definite day-long schedule of duties so that theyll keep busy without bothering the management for instructions every few minutes. Avoid "fun" animations and sounds associated with errors.

Learning Circuits 3D Article

Kapp Notes

As part of the blog book tour, Tony and Karl wrote an article for ASTD Learning Circuit s called Lessons Learned from Conducting 3D Virtual World Learning Experiences Here are some of those lessons, go to the article to see more detail and the "missing" lessons. Lesson 1: Solve a real business need with the implementation of the virtual immersive environment.

Human Capital Analytics — Now

eLearning Brothers

Human capital powers activity in commercial business and in government. While this sounds obvious, performance data required to make this analysis—and determine the associated adjustment to increase performance—is frequently isolated in multiple spreadsheets or locked in enterprise systems.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

The most amazing metric, though, comes from the American Library Association which says that by 2020, information on the Internet will be doubling every 15 minutes. Blog posts from such reputable sources as Harvard Business Review.

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Gamification Blog Book Tour, Week Three Stops and Week Two Recap

Kapp Notes

April 30: Enid Crystal ASTD New York Chapter Blog. Next Karl Grieb of the ASTD Philadelphia eLearning SIG provides a description of the content of the book. I also did webinar for the Houston Chapter of ASTD arranged by Debbie.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling

Learning Visions

A basic premise of the book is that gamers are on their way into the workplace and will be changing how we do business. There may also be some stigma associated with the stereotypes of gamers that scares girls off from playing as extensively.

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Tony Karrer

Dr. Tony Karrer is an expert on innovative uses of technology that improves human performance and drive business results. Tony educates individuals, businesses and organizations on social media, web 2.0 tools and the associated methods and skills.

A showdown between quality eLearning and rapid development? #ASTD2014

Web Courseworks

ASTD’s International Conference and Exposition is a massive, thoroughly capitalist, and rather carnivalesque convergence of people working in corporate talent development, along with the companies and consultants who sell to them.

Investing in Training in Downturns and Upturns

The Performance Improvement Blog

ASTD reports an increase in spending on L&D in 2010 (latest year for which data is available); they estimate companies spent about $171.5 Bersin & Associates reports that corporate spending on training increased 9.5% The U.S.