Trending Sources

Kapp ASTD 2014 (ATD) Slides and Notes

Kapp Notes

Had a great time at ASTD 2014 this year (now known as ATD-Association of Talent Development). This provides ownership and a sense of choice. The goal was to model how these three elements can be integrated to provide an engaging and meaningful learning experience.

ASTD 57

Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech

Web Courseworks

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. .

ASTD ICE Conference Recap, Lessons Learned and Random Events

Kapp Notes

had a great time at the ASTD ICE Conference which recently concluded in Dallas Texas. What a great opportunity to catch up with old friends, make new friends and to stay informed of all the happenings in the world of learning. Here is some information on The Settlers of Catan.

ASTD 99

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Instructional designers need to run, not walk, away from classroom-thinking and get to the point of providing short, quick business focused learning points that are easily accessible when and where our learners need them. 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.

Continuing my Work on ASTD ICE Presentation

Kapp Notes

I am working to combine story, game-elements and game-thinking into one comprehensive, interactive presentation that both demonstrates the concepts I am discussing and provides ideas on how to employ these concepts into your own design. This presentation has proven somewhat trickie for me.

danah boyd ASTD Tech Knowledge Key Note #astdtk13

Learning Visions

These are my liveblogged notes from ASTD Tech Knowledge 2013 Opening Keynote kicking off today January 29, 2013 in San Jose, California. Young people assume information flows faster. Privacy is not control of information; it’s the ability to control a social situation. Kineo.

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Research on human learning can be quite informative, but research on instruction is difficult because of the many circumstantial variables that have impact. Learnnovators: For decades, you have been concentrating on defining unique methods of instructional design and development that provide meaningful and memorable learning experiences through “true” cognitive interactivity. ZebraZapps provides and enhances many of Authorware’s innovations. Are you providing that?

#TK11 Keynote: Google’s Karen Wickre and Ann Farmer

Learning Visions

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. Analytics Part 2: Ann Farmer How successful communications work – ambiguity and encoding… @ Google everyone and everybody contributes to the intranet… On Twitter, hashtags provide context.

FAQ 49

2014 – The Year In Review

Learnnovators

Hosted a Stop for Karl Kapp’s Blog Book Tour: We were delighted to host one of the stops for Karl Kapp’s blog book tour (organized for his ASTD co-published book ‘The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Theory into Practice’). Learnosphere supports both the self-paced (asynchronous) and facilitated (synchronous, via web conferencing and social features) modes of learning, thereby providing a comprehensive learning experience to users.

2009 Top Posts and Topics: Kapp Notes

Kapp Notes

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. This post attempts to provide some tips for avoiding that fate.

Do we really need to design differently for the so called "Digital Natives"?

Kapp Notes

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.

How to Evaluate Learning: The Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century

Social Learning

Recent research by ASTD and REED Learning indicates that the top skills desired by Learning & Development departments are measuring and evaluating training. The “chain of evidence” supports the results, showing the value learning and reinforcement has provided to the business.

The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/28/2010 The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter On Twitter exists a resourceful community of e-Learning professionals. As a result, I have created the following list of the most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter. Hi Ed, could you please provide me with a link to his Twitter account?

Informal Snake Oil

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

I watched vendors hi-jack the term eLearning, and I don’t want to see it happen to social or informal learning. Yet at the ASTD Conference six months later, dozens of vendors claimed to have eLearning. Informal Learning in a Nutshell gives my definition of informal learning.

Talking eLearning ROI

Web Courseworks

This SWOT analysis will help you to determine a realistic market position and provide you with a baseline for developing concrete objectives and strategic actions. Gather as much information as you can so you can make informed decisions on how to build your eLearning business plan.

ROI 21

Selling Social Media for Learning: ASTD Big Question

Kapp Notes

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.

Web 2

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Theory Into Practice Blog Tour

Kapp Notes

We are starting it today as ASTD and I kick-off a 10+ stop blog book tour for the ASTD co-published book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Theory into Practice. The book is available at the ASTD Book Store.

ASTD Keynote: “People Lie” Richard Hilleman Electronic Arts #tk10

Learning Visions

This are my liveblogged notes from Thursday, January 28 Keynote at ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 in Las Vegas, NV. Every online game played in John Madden for the past year phones home…it reports button presses, the timing, lots of detailed information. Tags: gam astd gaming Richard Hilleman, the man behind the EA sports brand (Madden football) -- currently focused on EA’s internal university. People Lie… …but their actions don’t.

Small Changes Make a Difference

Tom Spiglanin

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.

Frank Nguyen - EPSS - at ASTD

Tony Karrer

Frank Nguyen is presenting at ASTD on EPSS. His major points were: Search is not an effective method for performers to find information. Integrating information closer to the work flow and work interface can improve performance. Providing learners with more on-the-job performance support does not eliminate the need for training and there are cases where training is preferred When in learning mode - people want minimal information.

ASTD TechKnowledge 2008 - Conference Planning

Tony Karrer

ASTD TechKnowledge 2008 is coming soon in San Antonio. In looking back, I first found a lot of posts that really suggested the key was having a good set of questions to provide a lens onto the conference: Be an Insanely Great Professional Conference Attendee Conference Preparation Better Questions for Learning Professionals Continuing Thoughts on Questions Do Learning Professionals Make the Worst Learners? It also supposes you can get into and use ASTD CONNECT for the conference.

When Remembering Really Matters – New White Paper from Sharon Boller

Bottom-Line Performance

It’s full of research, case studies, and advice for learning professionals ready to reduce the amount of information learners forget from all types of training. ASTD estimates that in 2012, organizations invested $164.2 ” Provide multiple repetitions.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

Learning Visions

But in my quest for an informal M.Ed, Ive got to get into theory a bit, right? Provide support and control mechanisms to help learners "stick with it." ASTD Keynote: “People Lie&# Richard Hilleman Electr. Getting an Informal M.Ed

Why Leaders Don't Use Strategic Tools

The Peformance Improvement

In the first of a series of blog posts that Ralph Jacobson and I wrote for the ASTD Workforce Development Blog, we argue that strategic leaders need strategic tools. It is here that issues require input from many sources—and available information is scant and must be teased out.

Frank Nguyen - EPSS - at ASTD

Clark Quinn

Frank Nguyen is presenting at ASTD on EPSS. His major points were: Search is not an effective method for performers to find information. Integrating information closer to the work flow and work interface can improve performance. Providing learners with more on-the-job performance support does not eliminate the need for training and there are cases where training is preferred When in learning mode - people want minimal information.

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

I went back and found a 1998 ATD (then ASTD) State of the Industry report. all exist to provide us with feedback and enable others to coach us. Artificial intelligence and machine learning take in lots of data inputs and provide pinpoint guidance back to us.

Trends 141

15 essentials for successful learning

Jay Cross

While cleaning up my office this afternoon, I came up this list of essentials for effective informal learning I wrote a couple of years ago for the ASTD Handbook. Whenever possible, provide choices. “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.”

My evolving learning journey

Jay Cross

ASTD held TechKnowledge in San Jose this year. Needless to say, the “capital of Silicon Valley&# has a different take on providing wifi. Google provides a lot of the infrastructure social learning rides on; they own Blogger, YouTube, GoogleDocs, GoogleAnalytics, and so forth.

Show Me the Examples! ASTD Big Question for June

Kapp Notes

It has a lot of good interactions and chunks the information well. It just provides a demonstration of how to navigate the e-learning modules. Informal "e-Learning" The best example (and I am sure many of you have seen it) is the Learning 2.0--23

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

Absorb LMS

The problem, though, is that it can be difficult to find high quality, informative learning content among a massive sea of choices. Given that most organizations provide dozens of courses to learners, the cost savings translate into tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars per year.

Cost 75

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

A PLN is “a system of interpersonal connections and resources that support informal learning” (Trust, 2012). There are two main types of tools for building a Professional Learning Network: information aggregation and social media connection. Information Aggregation.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

A PLN is “a system of interpersonal connections and resources that support informal learning” (Trust, 2012). There are two main types of tools for building a Professional Learning Network: information aggregation and social media connection. Information Aggregation.

How to Create Interactive E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

There’s a lot of opportunity in elearning to let the person explore the course content and provide places for them to reflect and test ideas—“What happens if I make this choice and click here?”. Sometimes it’s preferable to get the information in a simple linear process.

Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems

Upside Learning

A ‘Performance Support System’ or PSS refers to any system that improves worker productivity by providing on-the-job access to integrated information, advice and learning experiences. The advisory component is meant to provide help wherever and whenever the user requires it.