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. Share this on Facebook.

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! . I challenge you to answer the questions for yourself and set solid goals for your conference experience. Conference Checklist.

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.

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. Here is a snapshot of each so you can decide which conferences are the right ones for you to attend.

#astd2014 Conference recap and trends

Challenge to Learn

Here is my recap of the Washington ASTD ICE 2014 conference. This was my second ICE conference (did Dallas last year), it was huge and it was interesting. The message is that we (L&D people) can do for our learners what Google and Facebook are already doing for us.

Learning & Development Conferences for 2019

Limestone Learning

For many L&D professionals, a conference provides the opportunity to do a deep dive into best practices, innovations and cutting-edge tools. With that in mind, here’s a roundup of upcoming conferences on tap for 2019. Conferences

6 Ways to Have an Awesome Lectora User Conference – #LUC2014

eLearning Brothers

Since the Lectora User Conference (#LUC2014) is coming up March 31 – April 4, in Hollywood, CA, I thought I’d share a little advice on how to have the most AWESOME experience possible. Imagine all the knowledge of the conference at the touch of your fingers.

Online Conferences and In-Person Conferences

Tony Karrer

Lisa Neal asked a great question in a comment on Learn Trends 2008 - Free Online Conference : What do you see as the main differences between in person and online conferences? First let me start with a couple of predictions: Prediction 1 - Online only conferences will rapidly increase and will slow down in-person conferences Prediction 2 - Smaller, targeted, short-burst, rapidly planned conferences will emerge. Or you could do it as a Facebook group.

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. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Shelley A. Gable.

Long Live Your Education Sessions: How To Repurpose, Repackage and Reuse your Training Materials

Association eLearning

They are hosting conferences with no video camera in the room capturing what could be an incredible income stream for their association. We began to take it with us to all of our regional conferences and videotaped our sessions with the approval of our speakers in our agreements.

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

Easy to use and very effective. I have a private Facebook account too, but I hardly use it. We now use Facebook more for announcements and things like that. Conferences. Lately more and more conferences have an app and I love that.

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

Being adaptable to change is important, but sometimes the procedures and policies in effect in the workplace are not up to date. ” Presenter Amy Hayes, vice president of learning and development at Facebook, discussed the importance of establishing a learning culture in the workplace.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. At the conference, a representative from Raytheon Corporation spoke about a study they had conducted among their vast employee population.

Learning Rebel Yell for DevLearn Technology: Tom Spiglanin

Learning Rebels

As displayed in the SnapGuide piece I put together immediately afterward the conference (Journey Through DevLearn) https://snapguide.com/guides/journey-through-devlearn/ There was an app for that! Using the app, as Tom points out, was key to link to the backchannel once at the conference.

Jeff Cobb’s New State of Association eLearning Report

Web Courseworks

Mobile and personal computing technology combined with the ability to share information easily across a common platform such as Facebook, YouTube and blogs has provided a veritable gold mine of data. Tags: Association eLearning Facebook Flickr Jeff Cobb Learning 1.0

Gamification Basics

Web Courseworks

In addition to the simulation experience, learners can connect and share their experiences on Facebook. Build Community - An effective game tackles a real problem within an industry and offers a real solution. Gamification is revolutionizing the field of learning and development.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Technology, Colleges and Community Online Conference

E-Learning Acupuncture

Thursday, December 20, 2007 Technology, Colleges and Community Online Conference I live in Canada and these days everywhere I look, I see snow. The Technology, Colleges and Community (TCC) Conference is hosted by Kapiolani Community College, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

How to Save ‘Social Learning’ Before We Destroy It

Mindflash

The “fire burns” message continued to be shared and spread around the community … all without a single Facebook post or tweet. Social media tools like Facebook, Twitter, Yammer, and others do represent a critical milestone for social learning.

Gamification Basics

Web Courseworks

In addition to the simulation experience, learners can connect and share their experiences on Facebook. Build Community - An effective game tackles a real problem within an industry and offers a real solution. Gamification is revolutionizing the field of learning and development.

5 great speakers from the AITD conference - a summary of ideas

Sticky Learning

A couple of weeks ago I flew up to Sydney for a few days to attend the Australian Institute of Training and Development's 2010 conference. I write a blog, use Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn etc but what did I know about Social Media really? I found the conference well worth my time.

#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with e's

By 2006 several social networking sites were enjoying surges in popularity, including MySpace, Bebo and of course, Facebook. We enjoyed great success, with many students learning through creating, sharing and editing content online, a collateral effect of which was better writing outcomes.

Digitec to Exhibit at Learning Solutions 2013

Association eLearning

Each spring, nearly 2,000 members of the eLearning community converge on sunny Florida to learn, share, and connect around one common goal: to create more engaging and effective learning experiences at the annual Learning Solutions Conference & Expo. Since the conference’s inception, Digitec has participated in the event as a sponsor/exhibitor and will be in attendance again this year, demonstrating its award-winning learning technologies. Share this on Facebook.

Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

As support, Anderson provides examples in which exceptional performers (elite dancers, TED Conference speakers), learn from their counterparts around the world by watching them online.

Learning and teaching with Twitter

Learning with e's

It relates to the need to persist with the tool so that you give it enough time to build up a critical mass of followers and followed, ensuring that your personal learning network (PLN) becomes effective.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

You might wonder why Dr. Medina was speaking at a conference for eLearning professionals until you see this last credit…He is also the director for the Brain Center for Applied Learning Research at Seattle Pacific University.

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E-Learning challenges in vocational education

E-Learning Provocateur

Yesterday I participated in an enterprise discussion panel at the eLearning08 conference in Sydney. Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, blogs, wikis and other social media have shifted the role of the learner from a mere recipient of content, to an active participant in the production of content.

What I Learned at LSCon 2019

Experiencing eLearning

I had a great time at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando. I loved being able to meet people in person who I had previously only met online and reconnecting with folks from past conferences. Making mistakes and correcting them is effective for learning.

The Rise and Fall of 3D Learning – Lessons from Real Implementations

Learning Cafe

Having seen its stupendous success with assorted conferences and meetings, various teams worldwide began exploring Second Life, and its applications in Learning. Effective Learning 3D Learning Learning Lessons Learned Simulations Virtual Learning

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Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with e's

We are delighted that Terry will be delivering a keynote speech at this year''s European Distance and E-Learning Network ( EDEN ) Conference in Zagreb in June. Terry: The book, Online Distance Education - Towards a Research Agenda will be published by the time of the EDEN conference.

Causing ripples

Learning with e's

Shelly Terrell's well received keynote speech at the 6th Plymouth e-Learning Conference exemplified this kind of learning. The previous evening she had dashed back from the conference dinner to present a live webinar from her hotel room in Plymouth.

Assumptions about attentiveness: is eye contact engagement?

Good To Great

Keeping the attention of a room full of people when you’ve got the after-dinner slot and everyone’s been at a conference all day isn’t easy! This lady looked at me and made an assumption that I wasn’t paying attention – perhaps shopping online or browsing Facebook instead. But my experience over the past few months has been that live-tweeting does enhance my attention and focus in a seminar or conference situation.

Beyond Control?

Learning with e's

A recent ALT Conference ran under the banner of 'Beyond Control', and I remember writing the editorial for the research proceedings along the lines that the net generation (whoever they are) has been operating largely outside the boundaries of instutional technology provision for some time.

Social Media in the Classroom [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

Although adoption is slow (for instance, only 15% of teachers find value in Facebook, Wiki, and other social networks), time will only show that it will rise. But be judicious, and use it sparingly - doing so will increase its effectiveness over time.

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course - Part 1

eLearning Cyclops

During this years DevLearn 2011 conference I won the DemoFest award for the Software Systems Training category. One of my most valuable insights was that the use of whimsical characters was an effective way to market the course, and increased recognition and participation in the project. Thank you again to all who attended DemoFest and a really big thank you to the eLearningGuild for holding an incredible DevLearn conference. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook.

Tips for Training Remote Employees and Turning Them into a Team

Your Training Edge

You can also use it as an effective tool for employee training and development. Then use video conference software for keeping employees connected when they perform the workout that won your company-wide fitness contest. Follow her on Facebook: [link].

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