Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech
AUGUST 4, 2014
When my copy of the second edition ASTD Handbook arrived at the office this summer, I immediately felt the urge to explore my new resource and see what content made the final cut for an important industry asset. The ASTD Handbook does just that. The ASTD Handbook does this. .
21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)
MAY 29, 2014
THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas. This is mainly because designing informal and social learning experiences for workplaces demands a diverse and unique set of qualities.
Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer
MARCH 15, 2014
Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning).
Informal Learning – the other 80%
APRIL 16, 2013
The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Informal learning is effective because it is personal.
ASTD ICE learning game design workshop resources
MAY 29, 2013
Karl Kapp and I had a fantastic workshop last week at ASTD ICE. A tutorial round at the start of the game helps guide you to how to play. It has a wealth of information. The post ASTD ICE learning game design workshop resources appeared first on.
Some Posts About Web 2.0 and Informal Learning
OCTOBER 19, 2009
and SharePoint Pedia Palooza A Pharmaceutical Leveraging Web 2.0 --In a Big Way The Right Place to Find Help: ASTD's Big Question Tear Down the Walls: Web 2.0 Extends Class Informal Learning: Structuring a Blog Some informal learning resources Wiki or a Blog? Creating a Vibrant Learning Community Embracing Informal Learning (Whitepaper) __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.
Continuing my Work on ASTD ICE Presentation
APRIL 29, 2014
In the first few go-arounds, he was more of the “dumb” anti-hero who did not have a clue but I couldn’t find a good way for him to learn new information and then to intelligently ask the learners/audience about the new information.
5 Reasons I’m Geeky about Learning Design!
MARCH 29, 2016
People do not consume information the same way they did just 5 years ago. Ultimately you are helping people discover new knowledge, guiding them down newly paved roads, or enhancing skills that have long since collected dust. My name is Shannon and I am geeky about Learning Design. .
The 2015 ATD International Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources #ATD2015
MAY 14, 2015
Step-by-step guide to making infographics by Dan Steer. Stop Reading and Start Learning: How to Absorb Information Better by Kevin Daum. Curated Backchannels ASTD ATD backchannel Conference
Here’s Some Background Information for Your Next E-Learning Course
FEBRUARY 28, 2012
I also just added information for the free Articulate jam session while I’m in Jacksonville. April 10 : Jacksonville, FL ( NEFL ASTD ). April 17 : Virginia ( SEVA ASTD ). October 17 : Bloomington, IL ( CIC-ASTD ). During the year I conduct dozens of elearning workshops.
#TK11 Keynote: Google’s Karen Wickre and Ann Farmer
FEBRUARY 3, 2011
These are my live blogged notes from Thursday’s keynote at ASTD TK11 with Karen Wickre (Global Communications Team) and Ann Farmer from Google. Twitter = “an information utility” – mostly use them as a heads up on what’s going on – raising information to a level/surfacing it. Google has a social media toolkit: Wtools to use when (they serve diff purposes) Style guides – a blog style is the voice you’re writing in, Twitter has space limitations – how do you stay brief?
2009 Top Posts and Topics: Kapp Notes
DECEMBER 4, 2009
The ASTD Big question this month is an annual question: What did you learn about learning in 2009? This entry was made because I was doing a presentation on the topics and I wanted to use my blog as the platform for presenting the information and as a "leave behind" resource so that the teachers could reference and find the games all in one place when they wanted to use them for the classroom. Information on to help an organization adopt technology.
Learning: Playing the Blame Game
AUGUST 20, 2014
Participants don’t get it unless the information is spoon-fed.” . The challenge, is to guide and offer solutions (we are learning professionals) – not to punch, jab and dance away, hidden behind 140 characters or a blog post. When did shaming the learner become okay?
Do we really need to design differently for the so called "Digital Natives"?
MAY 1, 2008
This month, I worked with Tony Karrer to help create the ASTD Big Question (which always seems to be multiple questions under one big theme.) This is due to expectations, capabilities and the overwhelming amount of information people are now required to know on the job.
NOVEMBER 22, 2008
ASTD TechKnowledge 2009 is coming to Las Vegas in January. Session Hopping a Practical Guide General Session - New Work Literacies and E-Learning 2.0 Thursday, 01/29/2009 8:00AM - 9:00AM Over the past 20 years, there has been an explosion of information sources, greatly increased accessibility of experts and expertise around the world, and new tools emerging every day. I'm doing two sessions including a keynote / general session - descriptions below.
ASTD Second Life Webinar
FEBRUARY 21, 2008
Yesterday, Tony O'Driscoll , Matthew Monahan and I gave an ASTD Webinar on the topic of Second Life. If you haven't already, you should check out his blog.lot of great links and posts to good information.
Selling Social Media for Learning: ASTD Big Question
NOVEMBER 3, 2009
This month's ASTD Learning Circuit's Blog Big Question is "How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization?" Address the need to share knowledge over distances or the value of timely information to sales tactics, don't focus on the technology.
Informal Management of Millennial Learning
JANUARY 20, 2011
In order to support informal learning, learning leaders must learn to manage—or rather not manage—social media tools. technologies have given a new energy to social learning and have made it easier to access immediate information, which is personalized to individual learning needs. As noted by ASTD in this article , social learning enhances productivity in employees, the speed of business, flexibility, quality and innovation. Ask A Gen Y informal learning social learning
The Right Place to Find Help: ASTD's Big Question
NOVEMBER 12, 2008
This month's ASTD Big Question on the Learning Circuit's Blog is about Social Networking and finding help and expertise if you have a question or a concern for which you need input and/or advice.
Small Changes Make a Difference
MAY 3, 2014
Charles Jennings (who will be speaking at the ASTD conference this week) has promoted a 70:20:10 framework for organizational learning, where on-the-job and informal learning represents the preponderance of each employee’s overall learning.
ASTD TechKnowledge 2008 - Conference Planning
JANUARY 28, 2008
ASTD TechKnowledge 2008 is coming soon in San Antonio. I also found a few posts around practical attendee ideas: David Warlick - Conference 2.0 - Ten Tips for Extending your Education Conference Session Hopping â€“ A Practical Guide Conference Networking Tools Ray Sims had some good practical suggestions in the comments of Conference Networking Tools that suggest how to make contact. It also supposes you can get into and use ASTD CONNECT for the conference.
FEBRUARY 6, 2012
Studies, as well as common sense, indicate that interactivity helps the learner retain information as well as increasing the learner’s willingness to spend time with the material. In The 2000/2001 ASTD Distance Learning Yearbook. Alexandria VA: ASTD.  Michael Allen’s guide to e-learning: Building interactive, fun, and effective learning programs for any company. The Advantages of Interactivity.
Five Ways to Spice Up Employee Training Programs
MAY 22, 2012
Jay guides organizations — their leaders and managers — in how to attract, hire and retain today’s best talent. Jay is a member of SHRM, ASTD, the National Speakers Association and the Florida Speakers Association.
First Time Visitor Guide
AUGUST 30, 2006
Presentation - ASTD OC eLearning 2.0 Start-Up Guides Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 Informal Learning, Communities, Bottom-up vs. Top-Down Rosenberg's Beyond eLearning - Is that eLearning 2.0? Informal Learning Informal Learning - Let's Get Real - Part II Informal Learning - Let's Get Real Elves, Measuring Results and Informal Learning Guidance Needed - Are we Misguided in Informal Learning and.
My evolving learning journey
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
ASTD held TechKnowledge in San Jose this year. It was, as the Michelin Guide would say, “worth the journey. Or leaks private information? I attended ASTD, eLearning, Online Learning, Elliott Masie’s TechLearn, Training, ISPI (then NSPI), and many others.
2013 Corporate Learning Trends: Where Are We Now? (White Paper)
JUNE 18, 2013
Based on what we’ve seen through industry conferences (ASTD ICE 2013, Training 2013 anyone?), The high level of interested we received in the Knowledge Guru Game Creation Wizard at ASTD ICE is also telling. Less Formal Training; More Informal Social Learning.
Show Me the Examples! ASTD Big Question for June
JUNE 7, 2007
It has a lot of good interactions and chunks the information well. This presentation is not an e-learning presentation per say but it is a presentation using e-learning technologies to quickly get information to learners or people who would be interested in the topic.
Steps to Developing a Learning Culture
The Peformance Improvement
AUGUST 27, 2014
In my online course for the Association for Talent Development (formerly known as ASTD) titled, Essentials of Developing an Organizational Learning Culture , participants want to know what they can do in the short term to create a learning culture.
A Conversation with Michael Allen–ADDIE, SAM & the Future of ID
OCTOBER 1, 2012
He is the author of seven book including a best-seller on creating effective e-learning and in has received ASTD’s Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performance Award in 2011. Michael Allen and I sit down and discuss the Zebra program at ASTD conference way back in 2011.
Managers and Employee Learning
The Peformance Improvement
MAY 31, 2013
As I explained in a post on ASTD ''s Workforce Development Blog, four trends are increasing the importance of a manager''s role as faciliator of learning: Technology has contributed to a DIY environment for learning. Managers must become curators of performance-related information.
3 Ways to Make Your E-Learning Course Look Like a Comic Book
JUNE 19, 2012
On top of that a comic-like layout breaks the content into panels which allows you to control the pacing and flow of information as each panel progressively reveals more. For example, you may have one type of layout for information, another for decision-making, and another for feedback.
How Can Infographics Produce Better E-Learning Courses?
MARCH 27, 2012
I like them because they remind me a little of I Spy where you get to explore a busy graphic and search for interesting nuggets of information. They both share information in a visual medium. So we tend to over inform which makes it hard to focus on the critical information.
How to Create Interactive E-Learning
MAY 1, 2012
Another value in exploration is that it allows the learner to determine what information is relevant or not. Sometimes it’s preferable to get the information in a simple linear process. And we tend to lock it because we’re worried that the “learner will not get all of the information.”.
How Your Skills Can Change the World & Help Build a Professional Portfolio
JUNE 5, 2012
To volunteer check out this information. July 18: Knoxville, TN ( Smoky Mountain ASTD ). July 25: Portland, OR (ASTD). July 31: Austin, TX (ASTD). I’ll be in town for business so the Austin ASTD is hosting a free Articulate jam session.