DevLearn Reflections


Just back from DevLearn and still reeling under its effect, I thought it would be the perfect time to share my experience with everyone. DevLearn gave us a perfect chance to celebrate this occasion by giving us a chance to talk with many of our customers at the booth.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

We have our very own Learning Stage at DevLearn this year! Games deliver lots of actionable data to measure effectiveness, both individually and through group learning, showing gaps and areas to optimize for a continuous cycle of improvement. How to write effective RFPs.

My tips for the DevLearn conference in Las Vegas

Challenge to Learn

DevLearn promises to be a great conference this year again.There is a very promising line-up of keynote speakers and other presenters. Should be interesting, a presentation on how all the 21th century changes effects learning design and methodologies like ADDIE and Agile.

Reflections on DevLearn’s xAPI Hyperdrive


Still emanating from DevLearn two weeks ago, the buzz about the Experience API is resonating. It was an incredibly exciting week to see the incredible gains and growth the xAPI community has had in the last year.

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Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative learning solutions, has won the DevLearn 2015 Hyperdrive contest, for its Mobile Performance Support System (MPSS) solution. MPSS is a mobile app-based performance support solution that Learnnovators designed and developed for their client MTAB. In addition to winning the DevLearn Hyperdrive Contest, MPSS also recently won Gold in the 2015 Brandon Hall Excellence Awards in the ‘Best Use of Performance Support’ category.

#DevLearn 2012: Kapp Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Wow, had a great 3 days at DevLearn, met some absolutely wonderful, fascinating and brilliant folks. DevLearn presentation on Future of Learning from Karl Kapp. Virtual self-modeling: the effects of vicarious reinforcement and identification on exercise behaviors.

Devlearn 2017: The Future is Here (recap)

Tom Spiglanin

DevLearn 2017 Recap. My intent is to stop to reflect after three days of intense thinking among my Learning and Development colleagues from around the world at DevLearn 2017. Today, the scene I observe makes me think differently, thanks to DevLearn.

Devlearn 2017: The Future is Here (recap)

Tom Spiglanin

DevLearn 2017 Recap. My intent is to stop to reflect after three days of intense thinking among my Learning and Development colleagues from around the world at DevLearn 2017. Today, the scene I observe makes me think differently, thanks to DevLearn.

DevLearn conference Day 1: a hectic day

Challenge to Learn

He said that you have to do a performance analysis instead of a training need analysis. What I understand from the mind map that he focuses on the effect of the cloud on behavior and not on the technique. devlearn #devlearn11 Adaptive learning Charles Jennings e-Learning EasyGenerator eLearning guild outcome learningThe actual start of the conference and what a day it turned out to be. It began early at 02.00.

DevLearn 2016: Must see sessions to spark your creativity

Sponge UK

There’s a month to go until DevLearn, the Elearning Guild’s annual learning extravaganza in Las Vegas, so we’re highlighting our must see sessions at the show. Knowing how to tell stories effectively in this new medium will be critical for learning professionals in the near future.

eLearning Rockstars Stage – Using Games to Make Your Training More Effective

The Game Agency

Karl Kapp , Professor of Instructional Technology and Director of the Institute for Interactive Technologies at Bloomsburg University and Stephen Baer , Managing Partner of The Game Agency, joined forces to present an engaging, interactive session at this year’s DevLearn Expo.

Upcoming Workshop On Designing Effective Learning Games

Bottom-Line Performance

Some groups took a performance challenge one person was facing in their workplace. Participants at past workshops have made some pretty neat game boards, as you can see: Join Us August 28th… or at DevLearn. You can also attend the session as a preconference workshop at DevLearn.

#DevLearn 2013 Resources: Thinking Like a Game Designer

Kapp Notes

Had a great time at DevLearn, first doing a workshop with Sharon Boller and her crew from BLP. Retrieval Practice alone can provide improved recall performance by as much as 10-20%.[2] 2] When combined with Spaced Retrieval the effect is multiplied.

Headed to DevLearn? 8 Sessions You Don’t Want to Miss

Knowledge Guru

Although I won’t be making the trip to Vegas this year, Bottom-Line Performance President, Sharon Boller, and a few of my other BLP colleagues will be in attendance. The post Headed to DevLearn? Game Based Learning Gamification devlearn

A Look Back At DevLearn 2016 – Some Session Takeaways


I recently attended DevLearn along with Caoimhín , Phily and Eoghan from the LearnUpon sales and marketing teams. Penn talked about how magic tricks consist of two components, the Effect (what it looks like) and the Method (how you do it). Using Your Data Effectively.

Top 10 Learning Technologies and Talks at DevLearn 2015

WalkMe Training Station

DevLearn is like being a kid in a candy store…for training and learning techies like us. Why DevLearn 2015? The annual DevLearn conference is the place to see demos of the best e-learning technologies on the market. 5 DevLearn Talks you Shouldn’t Miss.

Our Takeaways from DevLearn 2011

E-learning Uncovered

This week I attended my first DevLearn, and as hyped as it was in the months prior to the event, it did not disappoint. DevLearn is one of the largest events in the learning industry; according to the conference website, 1,747 people registered for the event.

XAPI Gaining Traction: An interview with Megan Torrance

Web Courseworks

Megan Torrance, of TorranceLearning, had a strong presence on the exhibit floor and various sessions this year at DevLearn 2015. This interview was conducted to give readers a sense of what DevLearn was like from Megan’s perspective. Managing eLearning DevLearn LRS Megan Torrance xAPI

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Fresh from DevLearn 2012: Tin Can API

The Learning Dispatch

DevLearn attracts many leaders in the online learning industry for its annual conference. SCORM allows us to track who takes training and how well each person performs. This year 2,000 learning and development practitioners gathered in Las Vegas for the October 31 – November 2 event.

Game Based Learning – Why Does it Work?

Bottom-Line Performance

He will be appearing in person at DevLearn to hand out scrolls and spread the word that game-based learning works. Forty years of research [i] says yes, games are effective learning tools. I cannot perform my job unless I learn how to do X.

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

eLearning Brothers

A thought leader and sought-after expert on the application of cognitive science research to learning and performance, he has over 30 years of experience. If you attend his session at DevLearn 2018 you will receive a certificate of participation! .

17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning


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?

Connect learning to the business: Learning objectives and action mapping

Challenge to Learn

I’m preparing my presentation for my concurrent session at DevLearn, Las Vegas. The trend is in the direction of workplace learning, social learning, mobile learning, just in time learning and performance support. I hope to meet a lot of you at DevLearn.

What did I get out of DevLearn?

eLearning Blender

Going into DevLearn I was a little unsure of what to expect considering it was my first conference like this. eLearning 2.0 , and Opportunities for Performance Support which I wrote about in previous posts were awesome. However, the other workshops I attended were not as effective and a couple of them proved to be excruciating. The most effective workshops were those that facilitated discussion among the group and I wish there was more of that.

Certificate program for Captivate 4 and other opportunities at DevLearn

Adobe Captivate

If you are planning to attend DevLearn next month, there is a great opportunity to brush up your knowledge of Captivate 4. In the coming days I will post more info on our plans at DevLearn, and some of the sessions the Adobe team is conducting. devlearn , captivate training , elearning suite training.

Opportunities for Performance Support – Allison Rossett

eLearning Blender

Another DevLearn workshop I got a lot out of was “Opportunities for Performance Support” with Allison Rossett. In many cases if not most, a job aid or tool can be more effective than investing in ILT or eLearning. I learned to always ask myself “Do they already know how to perform this task?” By making more of a focused effort to look for “Opportunities for Performance Support,” I can make more of a difference in my organization with less effort and time.

Notes from DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit

Steve Howard

It is what it is, and is for me and my fellow DevLearners first and foremost. The second was DevLearn, run by the eLearning Guild. Someone is compiling a ‘tweet book’ of all the tweets posted about DevLearn that week. Use sparingly for effect. • @rebecka7: I keep hearing over & over again…get your course/training RIGHT ENOUGH for your deadline and then improve. • [link] Articulate showcases. what is more effective learning? INTRODUCTION.

Make e-Learning work: Outcome learning (3). The managers perspective

Challenge to Learn

Bring learning closer to the workplace; integrate it with performance support and task support. Use social media and memory retention tools, make learning easy and effective. Learning objectives form the heart of adaptive, individual and effective (e)-Learning. To be continued … #devlearn #devlearn11 e-Learning Learning objectives outcome learningThis post is the third in a series. first post and second post ).

Engaging Learning and the Serious eLearning Manifesto

Clark Quinn

At its core was an alignment between what made an effective education practice and what makes engaging experiences. They’re listed as: performance focused. Way back in ’05, my book on games for learning was published.

Network Effects - Collaboration Curve - MMO Serious Game

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Expanding the idea of network effects one step further with the collaboration curve is intriguing to me because it puts a name to an idea that we have all been discussing. Even though, within the game, experience points become more difficult to acquire as you advance, World of Warcraft players are improving their performance four times faster as they continue to play the game."

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems

Learning Visions

Thursday, December 06, 2007 eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems The eLearning Guild hosted a webinar this afternoon featuring the winners of The eLearning DemoFest which took place at the DevLearn Conference & Expo on November 7, 2007.

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The Future of Learning is Still All About the Humans


From artificial intelligence (AI) to the advancing world of digital analytics and emerging technologies aimed at enhancing learning, this year’s DevLearn conference saw no shortage of innovation. Engaging and effective facilitation. Thanks for the Insights, DevLearn.

The Future of Learning is Still All About the Humans


From artificial intelligence (AI) to the advancing world of digital analytics and emerging technologies aimed at enhancing learning, this year’s DevLearn conference saw no shortage of innovation. Engaging and effective facilitation. Thanks for the Insights, DevLearn.

Thoughts on Learning Design Strategy

Clark Quinn

At the DevLearn conference, I ran a Morning Buzz on Learning Design Strategy. Attendees suggested it’s your goals and approach, ensuring you are delivering effectively. One was adopting a learn-apply-perform model, which another termed a learn-practice-demo.

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

Mike Taylor

I´m looking forward to a mostly unscheduled weekend and some time to start working on the L&D Strategies from the Marketing Playbook DevLearn pre-conference workshop that Bianca Baumann and I are doing again this year.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

While I haven’t blogged in a while, I continue trawling through my RSS feeds, seeing more and more references to mobile learning, mlearning, performance support, ‘just-in-time’ and so many other terms that make sense in that context. Mobile Learning Is Effective – MoLeNET 2 Report.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 16, 2019

Mike Taylor

In this article Jos Arets ( @AretsJos ) discusses the difference between evidence-based and evidence-informed, teaching you how to determine the effectiveness of any learning service, by aiding the decision-making process. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H.