2017 ELearning & Training Conferences

LearnDash

It is a new year and that means there are some new elearning and training conferences you should mark on your calendars! Every year there are hundreds of conferences nationwide in the United States dedicated to the elearning industry. 2017 ELearning & Training Conferences.

Making Mobile Learning Work – LearnX 2013 Panel Discussion Summary

G-Cube

Here is summary of topics that were discussed and key points that I took away from the discussion –. Another interesting barrier discussed was a need for learner literacy – do we need to train learner to use mobile devices properly to get the best out of them?

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FocusOn Learning Conference – Day 2

Tom Spiglanin

This is my fourth post about the FocusOn Learning conference that wrapped in Austin, Texas. This video log discusses day 2 of the conference. ConferencesThanks for watching! tomspiglanin.

How to Increase Conference Attendance

Association eLearning

For associations, conferences represent a major source of potential revenue. To best realize that revenue, your conference not only has to attract attendees but also retain them year after year.

STC Conference

Kapp Notes

This has been a busy conference week for me. On Monday, I attended the 55th Annual Society for Technical Communication conference in Philadephia, PA. You can see the conference web site here. I was only at the conference briefly but had a great audience for my presentation with some great questions and discussion.

Resources from Learning 3.0 Conference Presentation

Kapp Notes

Blog posts discussing subjects covered in presentation: Consider Player/Game Interactions. Met some wonderful people in Chicago, reconnected with old friends and co-author Tony O’Driscoll and had a great time!! The river cruise was a lot of fun and educational.

Are You Ready? Your ATD ICE Conference Bag!

Learning Rebels

After Mark Sheppard’s guest blog from last week discussing the use of the back channel as a way to attend the ICE conference virtually – it got me thinking about those who will be there. You can see the rest of the Elearning Guild “What’s in Your Conference Bag” series here.

‘Discussion forum': don’t let the name of the tool put you on the wrong learning design track

The eLearning Nomad

They’re usually called discussion forums or discussion boards and are the most commonly used tool for answering questions as well as for any conversations we have in an online learning space. To keep with the name, discussion forums are generally used for a discussion activity.

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Keynote Resources for New Designs for Learning: Games & Gamification Conference

Kapp Notes

Great time at the New Designs for Learning: Games and Gamification Conference. Met so many wonderful people and had a great time discussing games and gamification. Here are the slides from the keynote: Case of the Disengaged Learner: New Designs for Learning Conference from Karl Kapp.

World of Learning Conference Review

eLearning 24-7

Because those who were fortunate to attend the World of Learning Conference, everywhere they looked was a nugget of gold, especially those who used the dynamite technique of e-learning. A lot of talks of showing product, discussing deals, scheduling future meetings. There were a lot of custom (Bespoke) course vendors in attendance, not really a surprise, because I see a huge swath of them at other conferences around the world.

Make the Most of ASAE Annual 2013 Conference: An Interview with Jay Daughtry of Chatterbachs

Association eLearning

I was honored to interview him in preparation for my first ever ASAE Annual Conference and Expo next week. Social media is the way to extend the conversation before, during, and after a conference. SL: What have you seen in years past that are major conference “no-no’s?”.

Innovations in E-Learning Conference

Kapp Notes

As part II of my week at conferences, I am now at the Innovations in E-Learning Conference held at George Mason University in Virginia. This is a small venue with about 250 people which makes it a great conference, small intimate and a chance to get to know and meet a lot of people.

Conferences can be better, a whole lot better

Jay Cross

The conference business is booming yet every participant has some major gripe about the way conferences are run. In the beginning of the year, I looked into the future of conferences. I concluded that: Flipping conference presentations can vastly improve learning outcomes.

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6-Step Guide for Delivering Professional Web Conferences

DigitalChalk eLearning

With so much of our daily work lives taking place online nowadays, it comes as no surprise to see a growing trend of professionals, including eLearning instructors, taking their meetings into the cloud and hosting web conferences. Web conferences save time, increase productivity, enhance communication and reduce travel costs. Your agenda will help you determine all the content and material which you require for your upcoming conference.

Corporate Advisory Council Conference: Corporate Presentations

Kapp Notes

First Presentation Christopher Reese discusses Knowledge Management with CAC members. Second Presentation Peter Rizza discussing the features of ExpressTrain. Third Presentation Cliff and Rhonda discuss the Erin Manning scrap booking site development.

How to Continue the Conference Learning Experience

WBT Systems

Conferences consume a great deal of your association’s time and financial resources. The truth is: conferences are not the most effective method of transferring knowledge. In most associations, only a small percentage of members attend conferences. To resolve these issues, try a different approach to conferences: make a plan to continue the conference learning experience. Why Continue the Conference Learning Experience. Highlight conference content.

World of Learning Conference and Exhibition - Day 2

Unicorn Training

Our second day at World of Learning Conference and Exhibition kicked off with a nice little surprise! It was then time to head off to the conference, the first session being 'How to curate formal and informal learning'. Ben then went on to discuss how in today's world, where information is easily and quickly accessible - our learners need to be able to access information they require quickly.

World of Learning Conference and Exhibition - Day 1

Unicorn Training

The weather was kind to us on day 1 of World of Learning Conference and Exhibition at Birmingham NEC, after the somewhat bizarre weather on the journey here yesterday. We were keen to attend the conference and the first session we picked was Amy Brann's session - 'Using neuroscience to aid the engagement and development of staff'. Check back tomorrow for more from World of Learning Conference and Exhibition.

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Mind the Product London 2016 – Conference Review

Administrate

As we discussed in our blog post on ‘The How and Why of Attending Conferences‘, a big part of our learning comes from attending industry events, expanding our network and spreading the word about Administrate. The post Mind the Product London 2016 – Conference Review appeared first on Administrate. As you might have guessed, working in the EdTech sector, the Administrate team loves to learn.

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Learning Solutions 2016 Highlights

Raptivity

The Learning Solutions conference achieved another benchmark as a successful event this year. Key highlights: Our Raptivity team was all set to welcome conference attendees and provide them with product details and demo at the booth.

19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences

Tony Karrer

I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). They had attended the LearnTrends free online conference. This conference has been run for a few years now and is tentatively scheduled for November 15-17 this year. This is my attempt to collect some of what we’ve learned over the years doing those conferences. Open discussions have worked, but they are risky.

Preview of the Learning Solutions and the Learning Performance Ecosystem conferences

Challenge to Learn

Next week I will be attending the Learning Solutions conference and the co-located Learning Performance Ecosystem conference. I have checked out the conference program for you so you can see if there is anything of interest for you. This is hopefully helpful if you are attending, but if you do not go to Orlando there are many ways to tap into the rich conference resources. Tom Wujec will open the conference with a keynote about innovation in Fortune 100 companies.

ATD 2017 - Post-Conference Takeaways & Thoughts

Litmos

Now that the dust has settled from ATD 2017 International Conference and Expo, and everyone is back to business as usual, we’ve had time to process our highlights from this amazing event. The post ATD 2017 - Post-Conference Takeaways & Thoughts appeared first on Litmos.

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Serious Play Conference

Kapp Notes

The Serious Play Conference, taking place August 23-25 at DigiPen Institute of Technology, has announced the International Serious Play Awards , a program to recognize and certify exemplary products for training or learning in the education, corporate, government/military, healthcare and consumer markets. “We plan to elevate the discussion on serious games to the productive, practical level,” Clark Aldrich, conference director, said. “We

Attending A Conference? Step Up Your Learning With These Tips

TeamFluent

What do you get from attending a conference that you can't get by taking a class, reading a book, watching a video, having a discussion over email with someone or discussing something on social media? The answer is simple: you get to learn in a new environment and connect with people who can help shape new perspectives

They’re not like us

E-Learning Provocateur

We share knowledge on Twitter, contribute to discussions on LinkedIn, read books, write blogs, comment on blogs, subscribe to industry magazines, share links to online articles, watch videos, and participate in MOOCs.

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Recap of The eLearning Guild’s 2014 Learning Solutions Conference

E-learning Uncovered

Two weeks ago, the entire Artisan team had the opportunity to attend the Learning Solutions conference in Orlando. We outlined our process for searching and selecting the tool and discussed the various features you can find in these tools. We discussed some of the common fears, insecurities, and unknown variables that most e-learning designers face when starting a freelance career. We also discussed strategies for working with clients and managing projects.

E-Learning = Innovation = Science

E-Learning Provocateur

Have you ever been to a conference where the presenter asks the audience, “Who’s implemented a mobile learning strategy?”, To help bridge the gap, I was honoured to moderate a panel session at last month’s AITD National Conference.

10 Ways to Bring A Conference Back to Work

The Learning Circuits

When it comes to conferences, a better slogan would be, "What happens in Vegas should NOT stay in Vegas." If you're one of the fortunate people from your organization to attend a professional conference, how can you bring it back to the workplace so everyone can benefit?

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I wanted to follow-up 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences with some additional resources that relate to this topic. I primarily used the eLearning Learning and Communities and Networks sites and used Conference , Online Facilitation of Conferences , Online Interaction in Conferences , Moderating Online Interaction , and others. When developing PowerPoint slides to use in web conference training follow these guidelines: Simplify content. Is it a Conference

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Flipped Learning Increases the Value of Conference Education

WBT Systems

Everyone knows that sitting in an audience listening passively to a speaker is not an effective way for adults to learn, yet that’s still the norm at many conferences and educational events. With flipped learning, the student learns about something first through assigned reading or videos, and then puts that knowledge to work in the classroom through group exercises, case studies, role-playing, problem-solving, or facilitated discussions.

Resources from Training 2013 Conference and Expo #trg13

Kapp Notes

Blog posts discussing subjects covered in presentation: Consider Player/Game Interactions. The presentation was a great deal of fun. We played “Fact or Fishy” Had a great audience and we had a great deal of fun. Team A got beaten fairly handidly so Team B gets accolades throughout the land. Here is a copy of my slides from the presentation. Games, Interactivity, Gamification for Learning: Creating Engaged Learners from Karl Kapp.

GLS 8.0 Conference Fuses Videogames & Education

Web Courseworks

Leaders and top researchers in the videogame industry will gather tomorrow and Friday for the eighth annual Games+Learning+Society Conference, held at the University of Wisconsin’s Memorial Union. The videogame landscape has changed both in technical capacity and creative development, and videogame and learning experts will discuss how these innovations can be applied to learning and [.]. eLearning conferences game based learning Jon Aleckson Web Courseworks