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. There is also an interesting effect that people who are not attending still hear quite a bit about the conference and have some level of tangential participation.

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Elearning Predictions 2019

Mike Taylor

For example, looking back in time, we will find two simple yet super valuable resources to guide us toward the most effective and efficient solutions for our future learning and development work. elearning learning ElearningGuild predictionsEvery new year brings us opportunities to explore new tools, technologies, and strategies. This year the eLearning Guild has compiled a collections thoughts and predictions into a free ebook. 2019 Predictions for eLearning ”.

Advice for Learning and Technology Professionals

eLearning Weekly

Exciting and flashy interactions do not always equal effective learning. I will be facilitating one of the Breakfast Byte sessions at the upcoming DevLearn 2008 conference. The session will be called, " I’m new to eLearning and I have no idea where to start! " " This will be an open session for people who are new to the learning and technology (eLearning) field. I will provide resources, tips, tricks, suggestions, etc. I’ll do my best to help people get on the right track.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | April 26, 2019

Mike Taylor

Learning by teaching others is extremely effective—a new study tested a key reason why. A collection of free sound effects for your multimedia projects. Books, Podcasts, Courses: The ElearningGuild has unlocked a big load of content worth checking out with your FREE membership.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-24

Jane Hart

RT @ eLearningGuild : Plz take the Social Media for Learning survey [link] #. The Q is now how do you evolve the L&D role so that it supports learning more effectively across the organisation [link] #. Tweet. RT @ sparkandco : Some interesting ideas for # RealWPLearn here: [link] #. RT @ TechCrunch : Blackboard Buyer Providence Equity Acquires Personalized Online Learning Platform From PrepMe [link] #.

Conference Balance

Tony Karrer

It seems like the eLearningGuild is doing a better job at this recently. Just read a great post by Clive Shepherd - Cutting the Pie - where he discusses what the appropriate balance is at conferences. As you know creating Better Conferences is something that very much interests me.

Get Together at Conferences - F2F Still Matters

Tony Karrer

Kathy then tells us: The most underrated benefit of the face-to-face effect of conferences is INSPIRATION. Unfortunately, it's difficult to know who is going to Boston (eLearningGuild) or Atlanta (ASTD).

Future Platforms for eLearning

Tony Karrer

I've seen the Content Authoring Research Report from the eLearningGuild that suggests what tools are being used in 2005 and it suggests that most content is being authored using fairly traditional tools such as Flash, PowerPoint, Dreamweaver, Captivate, Lectora.

Online Conference

Tony Karrer

Organize quickly Low cost Side note: It was somewhat ironic to hear all the discussion about how to improve "traditional conferences" while we were participating in something that was not really traditional - but was fairly effective. The eLearningGuild has been doing this for years with monthly, for-fee online conferences structured around particular topics. Discussion Mechanism Networking Start-up Support / Training - How do you help participants participate effectively?

Web 2.0 Corporate Access

Clark Quinn

I’ve been working with Steve Wexler and the eLearningGuild on the eLearning 2.0 One of the comments I received on Network Effects - YouTube - Video Blogs and More that had a video hosted on YouTube was: We see and hear more and more about corporate content published on YouTube. survey. This is resulting in some pretty interesting data such as the Web 2.0 Tools Used in corporations.

Conference Balance

Clark Quinn

It seems like the eLearningGuild is doing a better job at this recently. Just read a great post by Clive Shepherd - Cutting the Pie - where he discusses what the appropriate balance is at conferences. As you know creating Better Conferences is something that very much interests me.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

6) iPad (5) SkillSoft (2) Social Learning (15) Virtual Classroom (5) ASTD (8) eLearningGuild (2) And here were my top posts based on social signals. Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009. And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010.

Low Cost LMS - Help Needed

Tony Karrer

So, help on effective all-in low cost LMS solutions would be good. I tried to find information from the eLearningGuild, but had a hard time finding anything. I received an inquiry about the need for a low cost LMS solution and I've not had time to help this person with answers. I'm hoping folks can chime in with suggestions and resources. I'll try to aggregate them together.

LinkedIn Connection Approach Rethought

Tony Karrer

Thus, by searching the eLearningGuild or ASTD groups, I'm able to find people who can help answer questions. When I do a group search, the same effect is there about only being able to tap into 2nd degree. With the group search, I can find out that someone exists, but I can't really effectively connect with them unless I'm fairly close by. If you read my blog much, you know that I use LinkedIn quite a bit to help me find experts and expertise.

Training Method Trends

Clark Quinn

Steve Wexler who runs eLearningGuild research has been producing some really interesting information recently. All of the data comes from surveys to the eLearningGuild membership (which is more than 30,000) and typically they have 2,000 - 3,000 respondents on surveys which is large enough to get pretty good indications. It's a bit complicated, but it effectively judges the trend - not necessarily the amount.

Hot Topics in Training

Tony Karrer

One of the reasons I choose the Training conference is that it's not as leading edge as eLearningGuild events, but is a bit more mainstream, corporate than ASTD conferences. I wonder if the steady increase in rapid and the decrease of effective has anything to do with that? Last year, I did Hot Topics in Training - A Crude (but mildly interesting) Analysis where I analyzed the topics at Training 2005 and Training 2006 to determine what topics were emerging and fading.

Learning 2.0 Strategy

Clark Quinn

Instead, I've found that it's much more effective to look at individual opportunities and figure out what makes sense. found in the recent eLearningGuild survey. Over the past two years, I've worked with start-ups and corporations around the world who are grappling a bit with the impact of Web 2.0 on learning. One of the more interesting aspects of this is that I've really changed and refined what I advise both audiences in terms of their learning 2.0 strategy.

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course - Part 1

eLearning Cyclops

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. eLearning Cyclops. My insights on elearning and mlearning. Pages. Free eLearning. Cloud Apps. About Me. Privacy Policy. Sunday, November 13, 2011.

Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008

Tony Karrer

Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective. The Big Question this month are Predictions for Learning in 2008. Here are my predictions, but realistically they are more about trends in eLearning and eLearning Software. Prediction #1 => eLearning 2.0 - Increasing Pressure It's safe to predict that you'll be hearing more and more about eLearning 2.0 during 2008. While large scale adoption will be slow, specific solutions aimed at particular audience needs will be more common.

The LCB Big Question Reframed: Should More Learning Professionals Be Blogging?

Tony Karrer

Not sure I can capture these differences effectively - it's just a "feel" right now. Now before you assume that's negative, in most cases my firm belief is that having the right question is the whole battle - eLearning Technology: Be an Insanely Great Professional Conference Attendee (at eLearningGuild's DevLearn). Out of the original October 2006: Should All Learning Professionals Be Blogging? we've seen some pretty amazing discussion. But, we've also reached an interesting point.

eLearning 2.0 Random Thoughts based on Chat

Tony Karrer

presentation were much more sophisticated that audiences at ASTD, ISPI and even the eLearningGuild. But right now, a distributed discussion is hard to effectively track. Going back through the back chat / back channel during my presentation was really interesting to me. Since I couldn't read it at the same time I was presenting, it was amazing how much conversation was going on among the participants.