How Twitter Changed the eLearning Community with Conversations

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

As I was thinking about it I began to remember other Twitter tools like the open source TwitterCamp we used at live events to display the twitter stream. In the beginning You can find out more about the start of twitter by just Googling it. The Business Insider has a good article titled The Real History of Twitter. Here''s another good article from SocialNomics titled The History of Twitter. Twitter launched in 2006. Twitter became a big deal.

Welcome to DevLearn 2017 – Las Vegas

Unicorn Training

Day 1 It has been 6 years since I last visited the DevLearn conference, so this year I decided to return to ‘whacky’ Las Vegas, with my colleague Helen Watts, to find out if anything has changed since my last visit. However, Amy did cover the darker side, citing the example of Tay, the Microsoft chatbot which caused controversy by posting inflammatory and offensive tweets based on its interactions with people on Twitter, forcing Microsoft to shut down the account after only 16 hours.

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DevLearn 2018 | Day 1 Keynote: Julie Snyder

Ashley Chiasson

Today is the first official day of DevLearn 2018 in terms of sessions, and I am super excited about the Julie Snyder keynote! Julie Snyder is the co-creator and executive producer of the podcasts Serial and S-Town. He thought “maybe no one saw it”…and then it was on Twitter and Reddit.

Social Networking, Informal Learning, Twitter, & Gaming

Big Dog, Little Dog

We are all very familiar with social networking platforms such as MySpace, Flikr, YouTube, Twitter, Bebo and Facebook. Why I Love Twitter - O'Reilly Radar. Twitter is simple. Twitter works like people do. Twitter cooperates well with others. Twitter transcends the web. Twitter is user-extensible. Twitter evolves quickly. Includes podcast and slides (pdf). Immersive Learning Simulations - DevLearn ILS slides.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | October 22, 2021

Mike Taylor

In the midst of some dubiously nasty tactics in our local school board , I’m grateful for the opportunity to travel to DevLearn this week and be reminded that most people are good and kind. DevLearn Resources. org/2021/10/19/what-happens-at-devlearn-does-not-stay-at-devlearn/.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | September 24, 2021

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. How Presentation Pros Create Their Own Presentations on the Presentation podcast Coaching and chatbots with Emma Webe r on the Learning Transfer Radio podcast. 5 Fundamentals of Workflow Learning with Bob Mosher and Conrad Gottfredson on the Performance Matters podcast.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 20, 2021

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. 2021 L&D Benchmark Report on the Learning Uncut podcast. Behavior points with Julie Dirksen on the Learning Hack podcast. Building blocks of hybrid collaboration on the Collaboration Superpowers podcast. Follow me on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Steve Martin - From Solo Act to Group Act and How it Relates to Corporate Training

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I was excited to hear that he was going to be on one of the TWiT network shows and so I added Triangulation to my podcast feed list. And the main reason I am sharing this segment with my colleagues in Corporate eLearning is that Steve shares some great insite into understanding Twitter. I think most people, that are new to Twitter, go through a similar process. devlearn social learning twitter elearning corporate eLearning LScon

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | September 4, 2020

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. Podcasts from this week that are worth a listen: What Does a Conversation Architect Do? with Joshua Davies on the Learning While Working podcast. DevLearn is going digital. Follow me on Twitter or connect with me on LinkedIn.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | October 15, 2021

Mike Taylor

I’ll also be at DevLearn in Las Vegas next week. Podcasts. with Peter Manniche Riber on the myHR Future podcast. Super charged skills for learning professionals with Joan Keevil and Dr Hannah Gore on the Mind Tools L&D podcast. Follow me on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 27, 2021

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. The Science of Motivation with Charlotte Blank on the Standard Deviations podcast. with Nigel Paine on the Mindtools podcast. with Jane Hart on the Train Like You Listen podcast. Follow me on Twitter and LinkedIn. “Develop a passion for learning.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | September 10, 2021

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. The Learning Skillset with Jane Bozarth on The Learning Hack podcast Why being a beginner is good for you on the All in the Mind podcast Evidence- based learning on the CIPD podcast. Follow me on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | October 1, 2021

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. Paul Matthews on defining learning workflow on the Training Journal podcast Instructionalists with Donald Clark on the Learning Hack podcast Five moments of need on the Learning Uncut podcast. Follow me on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | September 17, 2021

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. Theory and practice in learning and development on the From Scratch podcast. Better Presentation Design with Jole Simmons on the World of Presentations podcast. Learning in an agile organization with Damien Woods on the Learning Uncut podcast.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | November 5, 2021

Mike Taylor

In his recent DevLearn keynote, John Medina shared some easy things anyone can do to “ Flourish ” that come from Martin Seligman and the Positive Psychology movement. Podcasts. Data in the Flow of Learning with Josh Humphries on the Learning Uncut podcast.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | September 3, 2021

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. Unlearning with Mark Gilroy on this week’s Mind Tools podcast. Social by Design with Mark Britz in conversation with Guy Wallace Dan Levy on improving our teaching on the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Follow me on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | October 8, 2021

Mike Taylor

I’m starting to get excited for DevLearn which is coming up in a couple of weeks. Podcasts. Starting an Online Learning Community with Karl Kapp on the Talented Learning podcast. DevLearn October 20-22 New Jersey ATD – Future of Work – November 10.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | October 26, 2018

Mike Taylor

DevLearn is wrapping up this morning and I’m very grateful for all the great conversations with old friends and meeting some wonderful new ones. DevLearn Resources. Cruise everything on the DevLearn resources page. Dip your toes into the #DevLearn pool. Books/Courses/Talks/Podcasts. Serial – One of the DevLearn keynotes was by the producer of this uber-popular podcast. Follow me on Twitter or even better, subscribe to my newsletter.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 13, 2021

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. Evidence-Based Tools for Learning with Myra Rolden, Patti Shank & others on the Leading Learning podcast. Creating an organizational learning strategy with Michelle Ockers on the Mind Tools podcast. Follow me on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 30, 2021

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. Workflow Tools for Frictionless Creation with Jeremy Caplan on the #Creator Spaces podcast. Clark Quinn on how learning science underpins instructional design on the Accidental Trainer podcast. Follow me on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 9, 2021

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. A two part conversation about the decade of “nudge” on The Nudge Unit podcast Neuroscience of Marketing with Matt Johnson and Prince Ghuman on the Behavioral Design podcast How to Explain Almost Everything with Bill Bryson on the Clear & Vivid podcast.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 16, 2021

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. Attention: How to capture it and keep it with Ben Parr on the Behavioral Grooves podcast. Achieving More by Tapping into the Science of Less with Leidy Klotz on the How to Be Awesome at Your Job podcast. with Megan Torrance on the Listen Like You Train podcast.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 2, 2021

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. John Hagel explores the importance of narratives, platforms, and the passion of the explore r on the Beyond Curiosity podcast. Animation for learning with Selina Wagner on the MindTools podcast Visual Effectiveness and Persuasion with Mike Parkinson on the 356 Labs podcast.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | October 19, 2018

Mike Taylor

Today I’m in the midst of final preparations for DevLearn in Las Vegas next week. While you’re there you should subscribe to the Science of Success podcast too. Next week is #DevLearn Even if you can’t be there, you can still get lots of good stuff from the backchannel. Books/Courses/Talks/Podcasts. Follow me on Twitter or even better, subscribe to my newsletter. Full day workshop DevLearn Las Vegas, NV. October 23: DevLearn. October 24: DevLearn.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 6, 2021

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. Clark Quinn on How Learning Sciences Underpins Instructional Design on The Accidental Trainer podcast. How to Transition into Learning and Development with Sara Stevich on the L&D Lounge podcast. Follow me on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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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. This year, I decided to actively take notes using Twitter. Someone is compiling a ‘tweet book’ of all the tweets posted about DevLearn that week. People used to reading Twitter will be comfortable reading these notes, and even if you are not used to Twitter, you should have no difficulty following along. INTRODUCTION.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 23 2021

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. Deciem’s Wholistic Learning Strategy with Kristina Tsiriotakis on the Learning Uncut podcast Jobs to be done with Tony Ulwick on the Learning & Development podcast Social by Design with Mark Britz and James Tyer on the Mind Tools podcast.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | March 5, 2020

Mike Taylor

This weekend I’ll be working on some DevLearn proposals that I’m excited about. Podcasts. Follow me on Twitter or connect with me on LinkedIn. “If knowledge is power, knowing what we don’t know is wisdom” Adam Grant. Happy Friday!

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Fresh Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | September 7, 2018

Mike Taylor

Books/Courses/Podcasts. Marketing and L&D on the Lounge Podcast. If you like what you hear, Bianca and I are leading a DevLearn pre-conference workshop on this. Follow me on Twitter or even better, subscribe to my newsletter. I enjoy sharing my ideas and experience with corporate professionals via workshops, keynote presentations, podcasts, and webinars. October 22 “L&D Strategies from the Marketing Playbook” Full day workshop DevLearn Las Vegas, NV.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 30, 2019

Mike Taylor

If you’re interested in this idea, you should join Bianca Baumann ( @BiancaBaumann ) and I for our DevLearn pre-conference workshop “ L&D Strategies from the Marketing Playbook “. Tune in to this myth-busting Training Journal podcast that explores learning styles, MBTI and others. October 22-25: DevLearn Pre-Conference Workshop & Concurrent Session. Follow me on Twitter or even better, subscribe to my newsletter.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | September 18, 2020

Mike Taylor

In this episode of David James’ Learning & Development podcast, he spoke with Guy Wallace, a pioneer of performance-focused L&D, about what it’s going to take for the L&D profession to shift its orientation from ‘learning’ to ‘performance’. Podcasts.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | September 11, 2020

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. Here are three podcast episodes from this week that are worth a listen: Leading Learning Transformation with Damien Woods on the Learning Uncut podcast. Data & Analytics in L&D with Trish Uhl on the The Learning & Development podcast with David James.

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Fresh Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | October 5, 2018

Mike Taylor

Books/Courses/Talks/Podcasts. Follow me on Twitter or even better, subscribe to my newsletter. I enjoy sharing my ideas and experience with corporate professionals via workshops, keynote presentations, podcasts, and webinars. October 22: “L&D Strategies from the Marketing Playbook ” Full day workshop DevLearn Las Vegas, NV. October 23: DevLearn Morning Buzz: Curation in the Workplace. Looking for a previous edition? Check out the archives.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 5, 2019

Mike Taylor

Bianca Baumann ( @biancabaumann ) and I are excited to lead a full-day preconference session “ L&D Strategies from the Marketing Playbook ” at DevLearn again this year on this topic and this article will give you a brief introduction. Books, Podcasts, Courses: Check out the 2019 Summer E-learning Reading list. Anna Leach ( @annaroseleach ) AI and Machine Learning on The Lounge Podcast with @jachutchinson. Follow me on Twitter or even better, subscribe to my newsletter.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | June 14, 2019

Mike Taylor

This Sprout Labs ( @RobinPetterd ) podcast with Jenny Saucerman ( @jennysaucerman ) looks at what is broken with assessment in eLearning. Books, Podcasts, Courses: Brandon Carson explores how the digital transformation is affecting workplace performance on the Humans at Work podcast. October 22-25: DevLearn Pre-Conference Workshop & Concurrent Session. Follow me on Twitter or even better, subscribe to my newsletter.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | October 18, 2019

Mike Taylor

Twas the weekend before DevLearn and all through the house the speakers are buzzing taking care of all the last-minute tweaks to their slides and other details. (At If you’re there, I’ll be doing a pre-conference workshop along with a concurrent session, morning buzz and serving as a DevLearn ambassador. This week on The @GoodPractice Podcast with @pattishank – whether traditional formal learning has a role in the modern workplace.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | May 10, 2019

Mike Taylor

Books, Podcasts, Courses: 8 Top Learning and Development Podcasts. October 22-25: DevLearn. Follow me on Twitter or even better, subscribe to my newsletter. “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin. We´ve made it around to another Friday and the sounds of spring are starting to awake as I´m wrapping this up early this morning. I hope that whatever lies ahead of you today and this weekend brings you peace and happiness.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | November 6, 2020

Mike Taylor

DevLearn Resources & Handouts. Even when you aren’t able to attend, the Learning Guild always shares resources and handouts from all the DevLearn sessions which are often super helpful in and of themselves. Here are the DevLearn DDX session resources from this year’s conference. Podcasts. Follow me on Twitter or connect with me on LinkedIn. “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” Ralph Waldo Emerson. Happy Friday!

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | October 9, 2020

Mike Taylor

I’ve been enjoying listening to the Learning Uncut podcast. Podcasts. Here are three podcast episodes from this week that are worth a listen: Digital Skills Uplift at PwC with Luke Warwick on the Learning Uncut podcast. October 19-30 DevLearn DDX Conference.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | September 6, 2019

Mike Taylor

Podcast] Don’t Wait For Learning To Happen To You with Toby Newman. Podcast] Increasing the impact of your learning videos with Danielle Wallace. Podcast] Experience Design with Danny Seals. October 22-25: DevLearn Pre-Conference Workshop & Concurrent Session. Follow me on Twitter or even better, subscribe to my newsletter. Learning impacts every part of your life, long after you’ve left school.