What’s in My Conference Bag? ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

It’s 2018, What’s in my Conference Bag? Then, don’t miss out at the very bottom is my conference bag checklist and goal planner! . Back in 2014, David Kelley interviewed me for the (then) upcoming Dev Learn Conference sponsored by the Elearning Guild, he was writing a series on what people bring to the conference with them. I challenge you to answer the questions for yourself and set solid goals for your conference experience.

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.

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Top Chief Learning Officer Conferences of 2019

Continu

If you have recently become a Chief Learning Officer or are looking to expand your skills, attending a chief learning officer conference is a great way to master the latest industry trends. To help, we’ve pulled together the best and most comprehensive learning and development conferences of 2019. Here is a snapshot of each so you can decide which conferences are the right ones for you to attend. Yearly conferences. Conference highlights. Conference highlights.

Show me the problem! From instructional designer to performance consultant

Elucidat

In this guest blog, Jean Marrapodi explores this common issue and challenges instructional designers to start thinking of themselves more as performance consultants. Maybe we need an elearning module to explain ‘supply chain management’, so they can see the bigger picture.”. The Instructional Designer’s Role: Performance Consultant. As Instructional Designers, we really must serve as Performance Consultants when we are given an assignment. Elearning Inspiration

It’s Showtime! How to Enhance Conference Learning With Online Video

Talented Learning

So how exactly can this work for associations hoping to enhance and extend conference learning? Video may be everywhere we look these days, but effective educational footage doesn’t just appear out of thin air. If not, consider ideas like these to improve your educational programming while injecting more personality into your conference marketing: 1) Crowdsource Your Agenda. Associations invest too much time and effort in conferences to ignore video’s power and reach.

Learning and eLearning Conferences to Attend in 2019

Xyleme

It is time to start planning your 2019 learning conferences to attend, we are! Here is a list of some of our favorite conference to go to, but we would love your input also! Email Us the details of any conferences we have missed or that aren’t on our radar yet. ATD TechKnowledge Conference. ATD TechKnowledge is the premier conference and exposition at the intersection of technology and learning. Learning Solutions 2019 Conference & Expo.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

Learning and eLearning Conferences to Attend in 2018

Xyleme

2018 is upon us, and with the learning and eLearning conferences you will attend to further your education, evaluate products, and find out what will change in the coming year. We update this list as new conference dates and details are released, so check back for updates! Here is our list of learning, eLearning, and training conferences to attend in 2018: ATD TechKnowledge. Training Magazine’s 41st Annual Training 2018 Conference & Expo.

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. Although flipped learning has been used successfully for a decade by high school and college instructors, associations have been slow to adopt it for educational events, like conferences. Let’s take a look at the benefits of flipped learning for conference attendees.

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. No matter how knowledgeable your SMEs are, if they are not presenting their information in engaging, effective ways, it won’t have the maximum possible impact. I don’t have enough time or space here to go over everything needed to create effective learning situations.

Valuable Insights from ATD’s TechKnowledge 2018 Conference

ReadyTech

In late January, we attended ATD’s TechKnowledge 2018 conference at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. Covering numerous topics such as elearning, virtual classrooms, management, strategy, and emerging technologies—this 3-day event was both eye opening and informative. We wanted to share the most interesting ideas and key takeaways from the conference: Anthoine Wurth , CEO of Mindmarker , presented on how reinforcement increases impact.

How to Make Elearning Accessible: Insights from the 2017 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

The Learning Dispatch

A week at the CSUN Assistive Technology conference in San Diego leaves the mind reeling. What I’d really like to talk about though, is the way that accessibility, the process and principle of making content available to those with disabilities, relates to elearning. Drawing from various presentations, I’d suggest that accessibility can inform elearning in four areas in particular: the design process, content development, course production, and module testing.

Surprising ELearning Survey Results

LearnDash

Companies looking to get into elearning may find themselves at a loss at how to get started. There are many ways to go about implementing a corporate elearning program, so you will want to make sure that you do it properly to maximize its effectiveness. However, before even beginning a corporate elearning plan, it is probably a good idea to do a little market research so as to best plan the strategy going forward. elearning

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7 Habits of Highly Effective Instructional Designers

Integrated Learnings

Stephen Covey is a well-known organizational consultant, perhaps especially well known for his book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. If you can use that link to build a strong case that yields the resources you need, you get that all-around win - an engaging project for you, an effective learning experience for the learner, and the desired results for the client. By Shelley A. Gable.

How to Make Elearning Accessible: Insights from the 2017 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

The Learning Dispatch

A week at the CSUN Assistive Technology conference in San Diego leaves the mind reeling. What I’d really like to talk about though, is the way that accessibility, the process and principle of making content available to those with disabilities, relates to elearning. Drawing from various presentations, I’d suggest that accessibility can inform elearning in four areas in particular: the design process, content development, course production, and module testing.

Successfully Implement Your Learning Management System (Includes Webinar Recording & Slides)

Adobe Captivate

On November 29, I presented a 60 minute session on how to efficiently implement an LMS, based on my experience during 30+ implementations I’ve led or consulted on for clients and former employers. If you’d like to get to know other professionals in e-learning and learning technology, create an account on the Adobe Elearning blog or join the 2,300 members of LinkedIn group Learning Management System (LMS) Administrators.

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10 eLearning gamification examples

Ed App

Integrating gamification into everyday online learning (eLearning) keeps people more engaged, curious, and motivated. By combining gamification elements with eLearning, you create a fun, convenient, and inclusive learning experience.

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. Classic experimental design is based on two hypotheses: the null hypothesis, in which the treatment has no effect; and the alternative hypothesis, in which the treatment has an effect.

Lectora User Conference Showcase: But Does It Work?

Trivantis

Mobile eLearning Platform for All mLearning. -->. Lectora User Conference 2014. Your Annual e-Learning Conference. eLearning Tips and Videos. -->. Monthly eLearning News. -->. Getting Started with eLearning. -->. Lectora User Conference Showcase: But Does It Work? Using storyboards, functions such as a QA editor and the Debug Mode in Lectora®, and well-run user tests are effective ways to achieve desired learning results. Forum. Logins.

Preparing for DevLearn09 - Part 4 - FREE Consulting

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

So why not get over 1000 eLearning pros to review your latest project and give you the BEST feedback? Tell your boss, or the bean counter, that DevLearn is the cheapest consulting you'll pay for EVER! And you are guaranteed to come back to work with ideas for improving your training effectiveness and do it better, faster, and cheaper. DevLearn 2008 Conference & Expo - November 10-14 - San Jose, CAor as we like to call it, DEMOFEST!

It’s a Wrap! ATD ICE 2017: It’s All About Connections with Chris Coladonato

Learning Rebels

Conferences are about building connections, and ATD ICE 2017 was no exception! . Here is Chris Coladonato, Learning Consultant with Farmers Insurance – with her wrap up thoughts about ATD ICE and connections. How do you sum up a conference as large as ATD 2017? I decided to go back to what I was hoping to get out of the conference – CONNECTIONS. There were many sessions about this topic throughout the conference.

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Double Your eLearning Return on Investment

eLearning Architect

I was recently invited to speak at the annual Learning Technologies conference in London. My seminar was called ‘How to Double your eLearning Return on Investment’ - and following a lively seminar with lots of questions, I wanted to share some highlights. The last time I presented at Learning Technologies was three years ago - whilst still being responsible for delivering an eLearning program within a huge, global organisation. What do you dislike about our eLearning?

THE CHANGING FACE OF CORPORATE L&D

Learnnovators

The transformation from the traditional role of ‘Learning & Development’ to the challenging role of ‘Performance Consulting’ in spite of many obstacles resisting such change! We have also been trying to leverage the power of emerging technologies for designing and developing cost effective and powerful performance support solutions. Do L&D professionals have the necessary skill set to handle the role of Performance Consultants?”.

Learning at Large Ep6: Measuring the effectiveness of human-centred learning

Elucidat

In this episode, Nick puts his theories into the context of an L&D leader, showing practical guidance on a bottom-up approach for delivering human-centered learning at scale, which types of learning experience will build better engagement, how to benchmark the effectiveness of your learning strategy, and finally, how to capture authentic stories on camera within your organization – and why.

A Simple Way to Work with Subject Matter Experts

Rapid eLearning

You’re trying to get them to help you build an effective course. ATD International Conference & Expo. Here’s a great job board for elearning, instructional design, and training jobs. Participate in the weekly elearning challenges to sharpen your skills. Lots of cool elearning examples to check out and find inspiration. This elearning 101 series and the free e-books will help.

Adult Learning: Thoughts of Lou Russell

Web Courseworks

I originally approached Lou Russell’s June 2016 LearningFlash as a review of the 2016 ATD Conference hosted in Denver. She asks these two questions: “Why don’t we push back and sell our services to our internal customers more effectively?”. Lou finishes the article by coming back to the ATD conference where she rants about how every year “a new group of vendors show up with impossible promises, cool giveaways, free drinks and the new God’s-Gift-to-Training.

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JAY CROSS – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

He was the first person to use the term eLearning on the web. Jay is the author of Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways that Inspire Innovation and Performance , Working Smarter Fieldbook , Implementing eLearning , and Real Learning. Jay has keynoted conferences in the U.S., Conversation was a more effective teacher than school. Schooling, the model that most people support because they were brainwashed into it, is not the most effective way to learn.

You Just Selected a Shiny New LMS. Great! Now What?

Talented Learning

As learning systems consultants , we’ve seen our share of organizations abandon LMS platforms that once seemed like ideal solutions. Even if you haven’t relied on a consultant for LMS selection , it’s critical to put an independent advisor on your side now. How will you finish the new elearning content module when your subject matter expert gets the flu? Attend user meetings and industry conferences.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

& Fastrak Consulting Ltd.): Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. All the research data is positive – they are effective and learners like them.

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ATD ICE 2019: A first timer’s perspective

Rustici Software

That’s what I observed while attending ATD International Conference & Exposition, one of the world’s largest events for talent development professionals worldwide. By embracing emerging eLearning technologies, learning can be fun, engaging and productive again. From VR and AR to AI and interactive video content, the advancement of technologies to support eLearning is fascinating to watch. Conferences eLearning IndustryWhat an exciting time it is!

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The Changing Face of Corporate L&D

Learnnovators

The transformation from the traditional role of ‘Learning & Development’ to the challenging role of ‘Performance Consulting’ in spite of many obstacles resisting such change! We have also been trying to leverage the power of emerging technologies for designing and developing cost effective and powerful performance support solutions. Do L&D professionals have the necessary skill set to handle the role of Performance Consultants?”.

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Rockstars on the Road: Hear Marty Rosenheck Speak at These Events

eLearning Brothers

We’re proud to have one of those people right here at eLearning Brothers. Marty Rosenheck recently joined our team as the director of talent development consulting, enabling our Custom Solutions team to provide an even wider array of services to our clients. Marty brings a wealth of expertise in talent development, learning experience design, and learning technology ecosystem consulting. DevLearn Pre-Conference Certificate Workshop | Las Vegas, Nevada.

17 AWESOME RESOURCES ON MICRO LEARNING

Learnnovators

We have been doodling about the possibilities this learning technique offers while developing cost effective and powerful mobile performance support solutions. What are the possibilities this technique offers to make learning effective and powerful? What are some of the interesting stories of organizations who have already explored or even implemented this approach successfully for enabling more contextualized and effective ‘learning’?

CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

After an academic career, Dr. Quinn served as an executive in online and elearning initiatives and has an international reputation as a speaker and scholar, with four books and numerous articles and chapters to his credit. How do you educate your clients about the most effective approaches to learning? What would be your advice to budding learning professionals who aspire to consider consulting as a career option?

CLIVE SHEPHERD – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

& Fastrak Consulting Ltd.): Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. All the research data is positive – they are effective and learners like them.

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MICHAEL ALLEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

He was the founder and CEO of Authorware, a revolutionary eLearning authoring tool. With a PhD in educational psychology from The Ohio State University, he is an adjunct associate professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School, a sought after conference speaker, and a prolific writer. Boring instruction ranges in effectiveness, but resides in the area of a total waste of time to an unfortunate loss of opportunity. The Serious eLearning Manifesto is the result.”

Essentials of Interactive E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

If you focus on the activities and not the information, you’ll most likely built more effective, engaging, and interactive e-learning. Good books to learn more : Performance Consulting or The Performance Consultant’s Fieldbook to help learn more about meeting the organization’s performance requirements. FocusOn Learning conference. Here’s a great job board for elearning, instructional design, and training jobs.

JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools. His mission is to improve the quality of eLearning with practical approaches that work.

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

As an instructional designer, I’m always trying to make my eLearning courses more interesting, effective, and engaging. That’s why I decided to ask the leading eLearning industry experts to share their single best tip for creating engaging learning. Here are our amazing eLearning experts: Tom Kuhlmann | Karl Kapp | Ray Jimenez | Patti Shank | Bryan Jones. To make eLearning more engaging, think of how a TV mystery show is created.

How will new digital accessibility regulations impact the eLearning sector?

Learning Pool

eLearning professionals who understand the benefits of creating products and services which are accessible for everyone, including people with permanent, temporary or situational impairments, have long been disappointed by the lack of engagement with digital accessibility in the eLearning sector. So, what is the new legislation and why do many people believe that it is a ‘game-changer’ for the eLearning industry? Are the regulations enough to engage the eLearning industry?