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 LinkedIn.

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

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Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] This 26th version of the conference list covers selected events from four continents. > Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another eLearning Conference! link] April10-13, 2012 CiTE, The Pearson eCollegeUsers Conference, J.

Podcast 30: Learning From Customer Conferences – With Tristan Jordan and Tara Pawlak of Community Brands

Talented Learning

Tara and Tristan are joining us fresh on the heels of their annual customer conference, Xperience. What exactly makes this conference so successful? This year’s Xperience conference revealed that associations have reached a pivotal point in their commitment to innovation.

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. Going along with that, exchange Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media info with others.

Web 2.0, Models, ISD, Trends, Hiring, LinkedIn, & Media

Big Dog, Little Dog

This allows faculty to get to know each other socially in order to be more effective sharing and working together later. LinkedIn Applications: Your Resume Just Got More Dynamic - New York Times. Web 2.0 Learning - eLearning Technology.

How to MOOC: Designing Effective MOOC Training Programs

Your Training Edge

How do we design effective training programs for such an eclectic creature? In a presentation given at the 2013 Sloan-C conference, Jason Mock, instructional designer at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, noted that MOOCs do not require completely new models of instructional design, but that problems in MOOCs are by nature much, much bigger than problems in traditional courses. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn:

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

Easy to use and very effective. These streams can be fed by other tools like Twitter, Linkedin and Google reader and I love it. Linkedin is an important application for me (although I don’t like their mobile app at all), I use it a lot to network and connect to people.

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


Nick has just published a new book called How People Learn , which unpicks established theories of learning to propose a more effective way of managing performance improvements. Nick: [ 20:31 ] Most of my stuff, my thinking, people can find for free on LinkedIn.

Instructional Systems Designer Tells Us His Solutions for Retaining Employee Knowledge

Dashe & Thomson

He is a recurring speaker at educational technology conferences. He can be reached through his LinkedIn profile or email at This series explores the difficulties of being a trainer and how to overcome them, along with tips and advice to make your training more effective and even more engaging. The authority in the field of Cooperative Learning, an effective method that can be used for both traditional and non-traditional media.

ATD ICE 2018: It’s a Wrap Pt 3 – Kate Pinto

Learning Rebels

Kate did a brilliant job of wrapping up her conference experience. If you’re considering leaving your job, I recommend timing it around a conference like this. What makes them effective and what are the challenges?

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.

Slaying giants

Learning with e's

Futurist Gerd Leonhard speaking at Learning Technologies 2013 Listening to media futurist Gerd Leonhard speaking at the recent Learning Technologies Conference in London was both engaging and thought provoking.

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

Adobe Captivate

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. Work effectively with your LMS vendor to determine a timeline, set expectations, and get everything done on time. . Connect with me on Twitter or LinkedIn !

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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 LinkedIn.

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.

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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Learning 2012: the 30 Under Thirty experience

Good To Great

Our conference started ahead of time, with a private online networking space so we could start talking and planning for the conference. Over lunch, we each introduced ourselves, our background and our hopes for the conference.

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.

Quick links and resources from BP’s Future of Learning

Good To Great

Conference summaries and overviews: Future of Learning tweetdoc (mostly Day 2, incomplete record) – via Aisha Taylor. Manager Tools search results for podcasts on using LinkedIn effectively – via Aisha Taylor.

Learning 2012: the 30 Under Thirty experience

Good To Great

Our conference started ahead of time, with a private online networking space so we could start talking and planning for the conference. Over lunch, we each introduced ourselves, our background and our hopes for the conference.

Quick links and resources from BP’s Future of Learning

Good To Great

Conference summaries and overviews: Future of Learning tweetdoc (mostly Day 2, incomplete record) – via Aisha Taylor. Manager Tools search results for podcasts on using LinkedIn effectively – via Aisha Taylor.


Learning Cafe

My own experiences, which began in 2008 after attending the Learning Technologies Conference, have shown me that it is HARD work, even painful at times but the journey is a deeply rewarding one. Are you looking to provide more effective ways for people to work together? If you don’t have the network tools within work then use Twitter , LinkedIn , Google +, Facebook or any number of sharing tools like Diigo or

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | November 8, 2019

Mike Taylor

This can have the effect of increasing motivation and helping facilitate comprehension. I was reading a post about transition effects in Adobe Premiere recently and realized they could easily be created in PowerPoint (or Storyline, etc). Conference Roundup.

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8 Workplace Learning Bloggers You Need to Follow

Bottom-Line Performance

LinkedIn: Will Thalheimer. Patti has made the Top 100 eLearning Movers And Shakers List for the past five years and speaks regularly at conferences around the U.S. LinkedIn: Patti Shank. LinkedIn: Karl Kapp. LinkedIn: Connie Malamed. LinkedIn: Jane Hart.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 9, 2019

Mike Taylor

This is LinkedIn post with a lively ensuing conversation on the slow decline of formal training by Nick Shackleton-Jones (@shackletonjones). Awesome PowerPoint Text effects. Conference Roundup. Speaker submissions for the ATD ICE conference are now open through August 14.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | November 22, 2019

Mike Taylor

Using Neuroscience for More Effective L&D. Stella Collins ( @stellacollins ) shares some simple that can help people better retain and leverage learning in her new LinkedIn Learning course. I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.- Henry David Thoreau.

Communal Learning, Online and In Person

The Learning Dispatch

Earlier this year, I attended the 2017 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference. First, of course, going to conferences—what better way to get insights into best practices in our field? And sharing on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other venues?

Setting up your Association’s eLearning

Association eLearning

So, it’s important to assemble a team that can provide advice about your membership, IT, marketing, conferences, and, of course, the current educational programs. Do your members prefer a particular style of delivery, such as recorded conference sessions, live webinars?

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | April 19, 2019

Mike Taylor

This post from the Interaction Design Foundation ( @interacting )will help you understand how the human eye processes information to help you arrange your elements more effectively. LinkedIn 2019 Workplace Learning Report. Conference Roundup.

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Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

LinkedIn is the quickest option if you are not technical and don’t want to deal with setting anything up. First, it’s not on your business site, so you’re splitting your identity between your business website and your LinkedIn profile. Email, eLearning Heroes, LinkedIn groups?

10 Astonishing Corporate Training Statistics and What You Can Learn From Each

Your Training Edge

To make it more effective for you, here are the key takeaway from these corporate training statistics to make your training more fruitful. I learned a lot by attending such conferences regularly in Dubai and all around the MENA region.

Social Media: Reinforce Your Brand

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Social platforms like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook let you move content toward those who need it. During the recent  WritersUA  conference in Palm Springs, I had to create a PowerPoint presentation for each of my three sessions. Since I'd already put in the work, I recorded a quick overview of the conference, complete with: an intro video. I also posted regular updates to  my LinkedIn account , relevant LinkedIn groups, and FaceBook.

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now


Whether you want to learn more about awesome eLearning authoring tools, communicate more effectively with your learners, or organize your time better, our list of useful eLearning tools is sure to help. is a great eLearning tool because it helps you make your content effective.

Transform Learning into Profits for Your Association

Association eLearning

For years, associations have relied on annual sponsorships, conference and meeting fees and internet advertising to generate cash and offset higher operating costs. Share this on LinkedIn.

How To Use Social Learning To Boost Collaborative Learning


It can happen in two forms, including; Synchronous Form: through social media platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Video conference, Chats, Instagram, etc. They also have a direct effect on learners’ performance, which contributes to the ease of measuring results.

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. After reading this, I started thinking about this new LinkedIn utility I recently installed.