Learning Rebels and the ASTD (ATD) Guest Blog: Learning through Sharing

Learning Rebels

Sharing time with newby L&D people, helping contacts with building their networks and SoMe presence and as you all know, recently I was asked to conduct a webinar with Rick Blunt (@rblunt81 on twitter ) and the DC Chapter of ASTD on Social Media Tools for Learning. Your challenge today , find a newby in your twitter stream, send a direct message asking if they need twitter guidance…help them to fish. Learning through sharing.

Here a Hashtag, There a Hashtag, Everywhere a Hashtag

Learning Rebels

Understanding the basics of social media tools such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and most of all, twitter – is also understanding the importance of hashtags. They aren’t just for twitter anymore! Hashtags are only good for twitter. A word about twitter chats. .

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Using Twitter as a Professional Development Tool

The Learning Circuits

Immediately one word came to mind: Twitter. It isn't the tool itself that has been so impact full for me; it's the world to which Twitter opened up to me. Then I discovered Twitter. From that moment on, I have never looked at 'Training' the same, and each day the interactions I have on Twitter continue to shape me as a professional. I find that Twitter has the audience and usage that best provides professional development support for those in our field.

ASTD TechKnowledge Happenings

The Learning Circuits

TechKnowledge 2012 Twitter Game For the first part of the conference, I have co-created a game that is designed to increase conference learning and give attendees the opportunity to network with peers or play solo.

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. If you were a volunteer to ASTD, this is not about you – it is solely about ASTD. ASTD bags – always nice. Twitter feed. It would seem to me that in order to push a lead towards a potential sale is to offer a special ASTD International show discount. EXTRA! EXTRA!

Hoodies, iPads & a Meetup: Getting Excited for ASTD 2011

OpenSesame

I’m also looking forward to seeing new and old Twitter friends like Shannon Tipton , Jenna Papakalos and Cammy Bean.

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ASTD LearnNow Day 2 notes #ASTDLN

Learning Visions

These are my notes from the morning session of ASTD LearnNow Conference, happening July 25 & 26 on the lovely shores of the Charles River in Cambridge, MA.

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

Learnnovators

That said, there are rich skill statements out of places like ASTD and LPI.” – Clark Quinn (in our interview with him). “ How we use social media for informal learning : This blog post, by Steven Boller of Bottom-Line Performance, discusses about #TalkTech – a 30 minute chat they hold once a week on Twitter – an interesting activity that helps his company successfully practice informal learning with the effective use of social media.

Free webcast (ASTD members) - Twitter 101: The Basics and Tips for Learning Use

Take an e-Learning Break

ET Presenter: David Kelly Twitter is an excellent tool to leverage for both personal and professional learning and growth, and more and more organizations are harnessing its power as part of learning programs. And with that, many learning professionals are encountering the same challenges, such as: How can I use Twitter in my learning programs if I don't even know how to use Twitter myself? REGISTER NOW Open to all as part of the ASTD 2012 TechKnowledge webcast series

#TrainChat: Recap of our Twitter Chat with David Kelly

Mindflash

On Friday, the Daily Mindflash hosted a Twitter chat with contributor David Kelly, in which we discussed his latest article, “ Three Essential Tips for New Online Trainers.” dawnjmahoney : Engage w/local groups like ASTD chapters/develop a local network = invaluable!

For the Love of Learning

Learning Rebels

Take a look at this back channel of information curated by Dave Kelly (@lnddave on twitter). I have gathered up a wonderful group of people through twitter and I knew most of them would be there – who could pass up such an opportunity?

Recap of our Twitter Chat with David Kelly: Why People #HateTraining

Mindflash

On Wednesday The Daily Mindflash invited David Kelly to host a Twitter chat to discuss his recent post, “ Why People Hate Training, and How to Overcome It. David Kelly is the director of training at Carver Federal Savings Bank and ember of the ASTD National Advisors for Chapters.

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?

The 2015 ATD International Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources #ATD2015

David Kelly

10 Steps to Creating the Perfect Educational Twitter Account by Craig Kemp. Access the up-to-date ATD ICE backchannel [Twitter: #ATD2015]. Curated Backchannels ASTD ATD backchannel Conference

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. Teenagers on Twitter, Instagram, with millions of followers. Go through your Twitter. Kineo. 10206. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE.

Attending the ASTD International Conference? There's an app for that!

Take an e-Learning Break

If you are attending the ASTD International Conference in Denver May 6-9, download and start populating the ASTD Events app - Android or iOS (iPhone/iPAD) available. Now View : Stay informed about hot issues, program changes, upcoming sessions, Twitter feeds and organizer messages. You don't have to carry around a paper schedule! Only drawback I see is I loaded the app on both my iPhone and iPAD and it looks like they don't sync up.

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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!

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo! ASTD’s new Yammer web site enables the exact same thing for instructional designers in companies and government agencies. Twitter.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo! ASTD’s new Yammer web site enables the exact same thing for instructional designers in companies and government agencies. Twitter.

#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. 100 Twitter accts, 20 FB pages…this is all for Google corporate info (how tos product news, etc.) Twitter = “an information utility” – mostly use them as a heads up on what’s going on – raising information to a level/surfacing it. In Twitter, there’s a great self selection going on. astd tk11

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E-Learning Musings

eLearning 24-7

As an honored tradition for the ASTD International Trade Show and whatever else they call it, I present my latest news and notes in the world of e-learning. ASTD e-learning Trends & Forecasts ASTD International trade show and exhibition LMS

Learning: Playing the Blame Game

Learning Rebels

I see it on twitter and I read it in blogs. Example: jump on an L&D or education based twitter chat and ask, “What’s so bad about classroom style learning, I happen to love it.” Try #NT2T on Saturday mornings (New Teachers 2 Twitter) – now there’s a supportive group.

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Thoughts on ASTD

Learning Visions

This past week, I spent Monday and Tuesday at the ASTD International Conference & Expo in DC. But more important than all that, and what you, my fellow bloggers/twitterers will be most interested in, are all the cool bloggers/tweeple I got to meet face to face!

ASTD ICE 2009 -Impressions

Web Courseworks

I’ll confess that I may not have been at the ASTD conference every day this past week, but I do have some impressions of the event I’d like to share. I was a little disappointed that ASTD decision makers, whoever you are, did not put the eLearning vendors together. ASTD is an interesting “club” of volunteers and staff with a somewhat bureaucratic culture. ” Tags: ASTD Elaine Biech Game Based Learning

Learning Rebel Yell for DevLearn Technology: Tom Spiglanin

Learning Rebels

You can also find Tom on twitter @TomSpiglanin. Past conferences offered their participants leading-edge technologies, including ways to assemble slides for later use from a variety of presenters, and content aggregators that reflected a snapshot of the conference from the Twitter backchannel.

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. Posted by Cammy Bean at 12:39 PM Labels: articulate , astd , kineo 6comments: Jane Bozarth said.

How to Learn from a Conference You Aren’t Attending

Mindflash

think of this now as I prepare to attend the ASTD International Conference and Exposition next week in Denver. For me, the best tool for extracting learning from a conference remotely is Twitter. If you’re an active user of Twitter you may be familiar with the concept of a backchannel.

How to Save ‘Social Learning’ Before We Destroy It

Mindflash

Social media tools like Facebook, Twitter, Yammer, and others do represent a critical milestone for social learning. David Kelly is the director of training at Carver Federal Savings Bank and member of the ASTD National Advisors for Chapters.

More on ASTD Keynote

Tony Karrer

I know that Jon didn't create his post - ASTD TechKnowledge Comments in order to get me to post and link to him. But in many ways, Jon is exactly right that David set the stage discussing Twitter and other aspects of social media. If you want get a sense of what I discussed in the keynote - go to ASTD Follow-Up.

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?" Position Social Media Differently Than It's Intended Use For example, the Twitter question is "What are you doing?"

ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

Last week at ASTD TechKnowledge , I did a keynote on Work Literacy and eLearning 2.0, 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. Learning from Our Kids In my keynote, I mentioned a Fourth Grade Wikipedia Update.

The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Underway!

Kapp Notes

We have just started an exciting blog book tour as ASTD and I venture on a 25 stop blog book tour for the ASTD co-published book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education. The book is available at the ASTD Book Store.

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. The Twitter hashtag for the tour is #gamiLI.

Twitter: The #1 Tool for Learning

Upside Learning

There’s been quite a bit written about how Twitter can be used for learning. I personally believe that Twitter is a great tool to get access to knowledge and information—provided you follow the right people. Now learning professionals have voted Twitter the #1 learning tool.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Join Me at ASTD ICE June 1&2

Learning Visions

Friday, May 29, 2009 Join Me at ASTD ICE June 1&2 Are you going to ASTD this coming week? Posted by Cammy Bean at 9:54 AM Labels: astd , beer , kineo 1 comments: Dave Ferguson said. ASTD Keynote: “People Lie&# Richard Hilleman Electr.

The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Underway!

Kapp Notes

We have just started an exciting blog book tour as ASTD and I venture on a 25 stop blog book tour for the ASTD co-published book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education. The book is available at the ASTD Book Store.

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