#ASTDTK2013 Resources from ASTD Presentations

Kapp Notes

ASTD TK 2013 has been a great time. Here are the slides from my presentation, my workshop on “Games and Gamification” with Koreen Olbrish will be in another post. Proceedings of PRESENCE 2006: The 9th Annual International Workshop on Presence. ASTD Conference Avatar Design GamesI’ve enjoyed spending time with old friends and making new ones.


ASTD ICE 2013 Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are the resources from my ASTD ICE 2013 presentation. Proceedings of PRESENCE 2006: The 9th Annual International Workshop on Presence. W209 – Interactivity, Games, and Gamification: A Research-Based Approach to Engaging Learners Through Games from Karl Kapp. Companies Mentioned. Enspire Learning. Zombies Run. Game On! Learning. Axonify. Knowledge Guru. Allen Interactions. Game Development Software ThinkingWorlds (3D Software). Unity 3D (3D Software, fairly Complex).


ASTD Philly 2013 Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Proceedings of PRESENCE 2006: The 9th Annual International Workshop on Presence. Here are the resources from my presentation. Here are the slides: Companies Mentioned. Enspire Learning. Zombies Run. Game On! Learning. Knowledge Guru. Allen Interactions. Axionify. Game Development Software ThinkingWorlds (3D Software). Unity 3D (3D Software, fairly Complex). Raptivity(Games Pack). Raptivity (Simulation Pack). Articulate Storyline. Here is some content and references from the presentation.


ASTD Techknowledge 2012

Learning Visions

ASTD Techknowledge 2012 January 22-27 Las Vegas, Baby! We’re looking for great case studies , tales of organizational change using elearning , practical sessions and workshops for those new to elearning, sneak peeks at upcoming technology, and ideas for improving your practice as a trainer using technology within an organization. Welcome to conference proposal season!

Karl Kapp, Sharon Boller Partner for Learning Game Design Workshop

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ve known this shift is happening, but the growth became even more obvious when the Play to Learn session we are hosting for ASTD ICE quickly reached capacity. REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOP. You’ll do all of that and more in this workshop. REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOP.

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ASTD DC Metro 2013 Presentation Resources:Gamification of Learning

Kapp Notes

Had a great time last night with the wonder folks from the ASTD DC Metro chapter, a full house with lots of great questions and interactions. Proceedings of PRESENCE 2006: The 9th Annual International Workshop on Presence.



Kapp Notes

Sharon Boller, Steve Boller and Leanne Batchelder from Bottom Line Performance co-presented a workshop on game design and here are the slides and some other resources related to the workshop which you may find helpful. The workshop is called “Play to Learn.” ” And, if you couldn’t make it to this “sold out” workshop, consider joining us on August 28th in Indianapolis, IN. Learning Game Design Workshop from Karl Kapp.


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. This section of the workshop discusses several methods for ensuring that the learning objectives you establish in the game link to the business outcomes of your organization. We are currently working on the agenda and thought I’d post in case anyone was interested in attending. Hope you see you there.

ASTD Mid NJ 2013 Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Had a great time last night with the wonder folks from the ASTD Mid-NJ chapter, lots of great questions and interactions. Proceedings of PRESENCE 2006: The 9th Annual International Workshop on Presence. Met a number of new friends caught up with some old friends and heard some wonderful presentations. Took one of our students, Melissa, to the event and she had a great time meeting everyone as well. and might have even gotten a few job opportunities!).


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


That said, there are rich skill statements out of places like ASTD and LPI.” – Clark Quinn (in our interview with him). “ 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. This means leveraging new technologies to deliver non-traditional instruction.”- Karl Kapp.

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Learnnovators: Our hearty congratulations to you on being awarded: The ASTD’s Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performance Award (2011). In our webinars, workshops, presentations, and publications, we quite publicly share what we do and how we do it. ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W. ALLEN (CEO and Chairman, Allen Interactions Inc.).

ASTDTK2013 Workshop Materials

Kapp Notes

Here are the slides, the game design document and the workshop handout all in one convenient location. And, if you go to this blog entry, you’ll get links to materials and information that was covered in the workshop: #ASTDTK2013 Resources from ASTD Presentations. Had a great deal of fun presenting with Koreen Olbrish at TK 2013. Astdtk2013 workshopmaterials from Karl Kapp.

2014 – The Year In Review


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’). 2014 has been a wonderful year for us, because it was replete with LEARNNOVATIONS (learning innovations). And, it has earned us many an insight from thought leaders who travelled along with us in our quest for knowledge.

Resources from ASTD Webinar

Kapp Notes

Had a great Webinar with some wonderful people through ASTD. ASTD Gamification Webinar Slides from Karl Kapp. Proceedings of PRESENCE 2006: The 9th Annual International Workshop on Presence. The Webinar was about Games and Gamification. Here are the slides from the presentation. Here is some content and references. An experience as an avatar can change a person’s real life perceptions.

5 Reasons I’m Geeky about Learning Design!

Learning Rebels

Is it a workshop? It’s not just instructional design, or building learning strategies, or even conducting workshops – for me it is about helping people to find knowledge. My name is Shannon and I am geeky about Learning Design. . There I said it.

The Changing Face of Corporate L&D


Four Big Insights From ASTD 2014 : Check this blog post (by Shum Attygalle of Axonify Inc.) that shares some interesting insights after hearing attendees’ stories of learning challenges in the ASTD 2014 event.

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


Ref: ASTD_TechKnowledge Presentation). MOOCs – you can love them or hate them but you can definitely not ignore them. Despite countless stats on MOOC dropout rates, MOOCs are appearing everywhere. And IMHO, we will continue to see this phenomenon rise.

Knowledge Guru Game Creation Wizard Unveiled at ASTD ICE

Bottom-Line Performance

We are taking our show on the road to ASTD ICE, May 20 – 22 in Dallas, Texas to unveil the Knowledge Guru Game Creation Wizard. Try it free for 30 days… then take advantage of the ASTD ICE special rate. Learning Game Design Workshop.

Game Design and Gamification Workshop at ASTDTK2012

Kapp Notes

Are you headed to ASTDTK13, if so, check out this great workshop. Here is the ASTD press release. You now have an opportunity to participate in a hands-on workshop, Game Design and Gamification , where you will work through the game design process step-by-step with two internationally recognized authors and speakers on the topic. I hope you’ll consider joining us for the gamification preconference workshop, I know it’s going to be a great event.

The 0% Solution to Learning

The Peformance Improvement

Learning occurs because of a performance management system that permeates every aspect of organizational life, not because of isolated instructor-based courses, workshops, and seminars.

ASTD Essentials Series: Essentials of Experiential Learning and Simulations

Take an e-Learning Break

Experience is the Best Teacher – Using Simulations to Build Experience Ken Spero, Executive Director, NexLearn - Immersive Learning University Are you interested in developing simulations but don’t have the time to go to a workshop or conference? If so, this ASTD online workshop may be the answer. Each Essentials Series online workshop is delivered by a live facilitator who is an experienced learning and development practitioner.

E-Learning by Design - The New Edition

Web Courseworks

This news came to me after having received a phone call from the Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter for ASTD , in which I was asked to introduce Bill Horton at their Milwaukee ASTD Legend Series during the week of October 10 th. Bill Horton is back!

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Learning: Playing the Blame Game

Learning Rebels

In the past we may have been able to put together a workshop and call it a day. Accidental Trainer Change Culture Leadership Learning Rebel News Status Quo Accidental Trainers ASTD ATD Communication Development L&D Leadership Development motivation questioning Risk

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Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer


As per many reports (including the Informal Learning: The Social Evolution survey, conducted by ASTD and the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), informal learning is playing a role in the learning initiatives within most organizations today.

The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support


Sales Enablement and Employee Empowerment: Driving Performance Support With Mobile Devices : This ASTD article by Phillip Neal discusses why tablets (such as iPads) make a perfect tool for delivering performance support for sales reps in selling situations, and how to achieve this effectively.

Learning Game Design and Gamification Professional Development Opportunities

Bottom-Line Performance

Whether you just want some free information to guide your own learning, a day-long workshop experience that gives you a repeatable process you can use to practice designing games, or a tool you can use to create games easily without worrying so much about the design, we have something for you.

Event Recap: ASTD Atlanta Conference & Expo (ACE) 2014

E-learning Uncovered

This past week, Tim and I had the great opportunity to attend and present at the Greater Atlanta Chapter of ASTD ’s ACE (Atlanta Conference & Expo) 2014. The Greater Atlanta ASTD chapter board of directors and volunteers did a fantastic job organizing this conference.

Train-the-Trainer Program by ASTD

The Learning Circuits

This three-day workshop is a practical, how-to overview of the entire training function. This includes being introduced to the ASTD Competency Study, which forms the foundation of the ASTD Training Certificate. I had never attended anything like the ASTD Training Certificate and my eyes were opened to the world of training and development. The Premier Train-the-Trainer Program.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


That said, there are rich skill statements out of places like ASTD and LPI. C2 Workshop Digital Education Digital Learning e-learning elearning Experience API Game Based Learning Gamification GBL Instructional Design L&D Learning & Development Learning Management System Learning Standard Learning Theory Learnnovators mLearning Mobile Learning Online Education Online Learning Tin Can API xAPI Adaptive Learning Arthur C.

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. I conducted a workshop on developing interactive learning objects such as games and simulations with game designer Joe Rheaume ( games can teach ) on Saturday.

Upcoming Workshop On Designing Effective Learning Games

Bottom-Line Performance

I’ve written quite often about our Play to Learn workshop because, quite honestly, it’s an amazing experience. I sat in on the inaugural session (which was sold out) at ASTD ICE last May. A few spots still remain for the August 28th workshop.

August Learning Game Design Workshop Recap

Knowledge Guru

Another successful Learning Game Design workshop is in the books. Sharon Boller and Karl Kapp gave their first joint session in May of 2013 at ASTD International in Dallas… and the gaming goodness continued in Indianapolis on August 28th. Post-Workshop Resources.

Speaking and Workshop Services

Tony Karrer

While I've been speaking and conducting workshops for quite a while, I've never really treated this aspect of my professional life … well professionally. Speaking and Workshop Topics Tony can speak on a wide variety of topics, but here are a few recent topics that might spark ideas.

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.

Sharon Boller, Karl Kapp to Deliver Live Online Game Design Course

Knowledge Guru

Sharon and Karl have partnered several times before to deliver their popular “Play to Learn” game design workshop to sold out groups around the US. We also conducted a public session of the workshop at ExactTarget in Indianapolis. Learn more about the live workshop here.

Iowa ASTD and Some Definitions

Kapp Notes

In a few short weeks I will be doing a workshop at the Central Iowa ASTD chapter. You can check them out on the ASTD Central Iowa Program blog in my entry titled Games, Gamers and the Workplace. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content GuideThe topic will be "Gadgets, Games, and Gizmos for Learning” and I will be presenting on Friday, April 3rd from 8:00am-Noon at the DeWaay Capital Managment complex.

ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

Last week at ASTD TechKnowledge , I did a keynote on Work Literacy and eLearning 2.0, Work Skills Workshop Take Action to Get Results If you felt that you should be doing something after hearing this, I would highly recommend taking the following immediate steps: I'll be doing posts periodically as follow-up to this session, so I'd highly recommend taking this as an opportunity to subscribe to my blog via email or an RSS Reader.