ASTD TechKnowledge Happenings

The Learning Circuits

If you are going to TechKnowledge 2012 , stop by and say hello, I will be doing a number of different events and I love meeting new people as well as past, present, or future students. My TechKnowledge 2012 Presentation Here is a description of my session.

Mobile Learning Implementation: Need, Myths & Success Factors (ASTD TK 2013 – Slide Deck)

Upside Learning

It is with this view and context, that I delivered my session on ‘Mobile Learning Implementation: Need, Myths & Success Factors’ , at the recently concluded ASTD TechKnowledge 2013, in San Jose. Hope you find it helpful and useful in your mobile learning endeavors.


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ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 Workshop Agenda

Kapp Notes

On January 29, 2013, I am partnering with Koreen Olbrish on a pre-conferene workshop at the ASTD TechKnowledge Conference. There is no point in creating a game in a business environment if it doesn’t help improve performance. We are currently working on the agenda and thought I’d post in case anyone was interested in attending. Hope you see you there. Game Design and Gamification Event: January 29th. 8:30 – 9:00. Breakfast and Networking. 9:00-9:30.

ASTD #TK11 Opening Keynote Tony Bingham

Learning Visions

Here we are in sunny San Jose, kicking off ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2011. Tony Bingham , President of ASTD on the future of learning… IBM Study (Capitalizing on Complexity) of senior leaders: complexity is the biggest challenge (can you help Most not equipped to cope with it Need creativity and innovation to handle that complexity (how do we teach organizations to adapt? These are my live-blogged notes from the opening session.


ASTD TechKnowledge - DevLearn Conference

Clark Quinn

I just received a question that I'm sure often is on the minds of people in eLearning - which conference they should attend (eLearning Guild DevLearn or ASTD TechKnowledge). Here's was the specific question (and all the information I have to go on) to help advise this person - I have been trying to decide whether to attend DevLearn 2008 or ASTD TechKnowledge in 2009.

ASTD TechKnowledge 2008 - Conference Planning

Tony Karrer

ASTD TechKnowledge 2008 is coming soon in San Antonio. To help me prepare, I went back to a few previous posts on related topics. It also supposes you can get into and use ASTD CONNECT for the conference. Now that it's less than a month away, I thought I'd sit down and try to do some conference planning.

ASTD TechKnowledge 2007 - Opening Sessions

Tony Karrer

I'm at the opening session at ASTD TechKnowledge ( [link] ). Tony Bingham, President of ASTD, is doing his introduction, and his content is: Web 2.0, And, it's somewhat surprising to see a relatively slow moving organization, ASTD, driving this discussion. Everyone needs to go back to school (interesting that he assumes that going back to school will help I'll soon be doing a session on Blogging and Social Bookmarking for Personal and Group Learning.

Here’s How to Help Your Subject Matter Experts Build Better E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

I’ve also included links to previous posts that may help. This helps build the context that is so critical to gaining expertise. Help learners create meaning out of the information you share. ASTD TechKnowledge in San Jose on February 2-4.

Help Your Client See E-Learning from a Different Perspective

Rapid eLearning

Today, I’d like to offer a few ideas to help your client and subject matter experts understand what type of course they need to build. It does a great job walking through the process of helping your clients understand their performance goals and objectives.

Captivate at ASTD TechKnowledge 2010

Adobe Captivate

The Captivate team is going to present in full strength at ASTD TK 2010 in Las Vegas. They will be discussing our plans for the future, and will help answer any questions or concerns you have about the current product.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Thoughts on ASTD

Learning Visions

Sunday, June 07, 2009 Thoughts on ASTD This past week, I spent Monday and Tuesday at the ASTD International Conference & Expo in DC. This company really cares about helping people create better eLearning with their products.

eLearning on iPads – 10 Bright Ideas

Upside Learning

While exhibiting at ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 and Learning Technologies 2013, we seem to have severely underestimated the interest and demand we would have for our little pocket ready-reckoner on “ eLearning on iPads – 10 Bright Ideas ”! Sorry!

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Second Life Books: ASTD

Kapp Notes

Here are the slides for the ASTD TechKnowledge Presentation. It was an all day workshop and we spent most of the time in Second Life but you may find the slides helpful. For the ASTD Conference, we talked about a couple of books used for Second Life.

ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

Last week at ASTD TechKnowledge , I did a keynote on Work Literacy and eLearning 2.0, However, this type of collaboration can help them learn and personally grow. an online Q&A Session for the Virtual Conference and a session on using Web 2.0 Tools for eLearning. You can find the handouts for the last session via TK09 Handouts. I thought I'd capture some links and thoughts around these sessions.

6 Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Learning Game Design at #ASTDTK14

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ll present these – with more detail – at sessions we’re doing at ASTD TechKnowledge later this week as well as at Training 2014 in early February. Most players need help figuring out how to play – but typically won’t opt for it if given a choice.

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First Thoughts After ASTD Sessions

Tony Karrer

I'm on the flight back from ASTD TechKnowledge and thought I should try to capture some initial thoughts from the conference and sessions while it was still fresh and before life clouds my memory. I'm going to do a similar presentation in June at ASTD ICE in San Diego. I used suggestions from Conference Breakout Sessions to help me design this session.

A Year’s Worth of Free E-Learning Assets

Rapid eLearning

You’ll get plenty of help. January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ). Louis (ASTD). March : Knoxville, TN ( Smokey Mountain ASTD ). April 10 : Jacksonville, FL (ASTD). April : Virginia ( SEVA ASTD ).


Getting a job as an Instructional Designer

Learning Visions

Here are three ideas I have to help you break into the field: Strut Your Stuff You’ve got to show what you know. SALT , elearning guild and ASTD are just a few places to start. I get a lot of emails from people asking me how to break into the ID field.

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A Book to Elevate Adobe Captivate 8

eLearning Brothers

Power Tips : advanced tips and secrets that can help you take your production to the next level. Pull up your sleeves everyone, it’s time to Elevate Your Captivate 8 knowledge with Diane Elkins’ new book, E-Learning Uncovered: Adobe Captivate 8. .

Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems

Upside Learning

The advisory component is meant to provide help wherever and whenever the user requires it. Training Component - The training component of the PSS helps the user access training material on demand. We unveiled our mobile learning solution – Upside2Go – at ASTD TechKnowledge 2011.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider


Ref: ASTD_TechKnowledge Presentation). They can become platforms for capturing tacit knowledge: By virtue of having discussion forums and user-generated content capability built into MOOCs, they help organizations to capture the much needed context and tacit knowledge.

Staying Relevant in E-Learning in 2014

E-learning Uncovered

We thought it would be helpful to have a list of them here, in one place. Conferences: * ASTD TechKnowledge : January 22-24, 2014, Las Vegas, NV. ASTD ICE (International Conference and Exposition) : May 4-7, 2014, Washington, D.C. Courses and Certificates: ASTD certificates: ASTD national offers many courses and certificates to members. As you dive into the new year, keep your sights on what is possible for e-learning.


Help Create Resources for Keynote?

Tony Karrer

I'm doing a keynote presentation at ASTD TechKnowledge in January on New Work Literacies and eLearning 2.0 I would really like to be able to point attendees, blog readers, and realistically a lot of other folks to a set of resources that would help them on these topics. Are you willing to pitch in to help me create some interesting resources? and another session on Learning 2.0.

When Remembering Really Matters: The Power of Serious Games for Learning (Free Webinar)

Knowledge Guru

Sharon and Steve will explain how games can help form long-term memories… and business results. She has spoken at numerous conferences—including ASTD, ISPI, and SALT on the topics of learning design and game design.


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. I am presenting a couple of Webinars in the near future. Here are the details. Thursday, December 8, 2011 10:15 AM (Pacific Time).

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Upside2Go – Changing The Game

Upside Learning

It is a solution that will not only help your training department reach out to your mobile workforce easily, but would also enable a mobile-based approach to real-time sharing and collaborating, within and outside a team.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points to Consider

ID Reflections

They can become platforms for capturing tacit knowledge: By virtue of having discussion forums and user-generated content capability built into MOOCs, they help organizations to capture the much needed context and tacit knowledge.

Free Webinar: Extend the Shelf Life of Your Training

Visual Lounge

Our discussion will address the following to help you get started: Why the flipped model works in education, and how it’s an effective method for professional development. Join us for a free webinar about using ideas from the flipped classroom model in businesses and training. Sign up here!

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 ). Louis (ASTD). March : Knoxville, TN ( Smokey Mountain ASTD ). April 10 : Jacksonville, FL (ASTD).


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. January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ). Louis (ASTD). April : Virginia ( SEVA ASTD ).

Meet Us At CIPD HRD 2011, Olympia, London

Upside Learning

After a huge success at ASTD TechKnowledge 2011, April will see us participating in CIPD HRD 2011 , an HRD conference and exhibition. We’ll be happy to share how we are currently helping our customers maintain continuous learning and development within the constraints of the current economy. 2011 seems to be really big on events for us.

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.

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. Louis (ASTD).


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. December 8 : Charlotte, NC (ASTD)— Rapid E-Learning Design. January 25-27: Las Vegas (ASTD TechKnowledge 2012).

One Learning Designer's Look Back at 2012

Learning Visions

The year started off with me wrapping up my stint as the planning committee chairperson for ASTD TechKnowledge 12. I helped facilitate two ASTD Learn Now Conferences -- one in April and the other in July -- where we focused on real application of social, mobile, and performance support.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help!

Learning Visions

Monday, September 21, 2009 eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help! Could you help me out and go play around with this mind map here? I put in info on CourseLab, Wimba Create and eXe - hope that helps :) Mark Drechsler 1:10 AM greencurry said. any help is much appreciated! ASTD Keynote: “People Lie&# Richard Hilleman Electr. eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help!

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. Connie is a frequent contributor to Learning Circuits, and has spoken at several ASTD events about the fields of online learning, information design, and visual communication. Much thanks to Karl for guest blogging in January.