HPT and Social Learning: David Wilkins via Skype #ISPI -Sharing some key points.

ID Reflections

I just attended an #ISPI session hosted by the Massachusetts ISPI chapter (@ MASS_ISPI ). We should! ~@ dwilkinsnh #ISPI #ASTD GenY has a tribe. ISPI "We should no longer teach a man to fish. The " Cluetrain " effect is here to stay.

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Bob Mosher Workshop on Informal Learning

Learning Visions

Hope to see you there! ** Mass ISPI Fall 2010 Workshop, O ctober 21 Informal Learning: Are We Missing a HUGE Opportunity? This workshop will address issues and methodologies surrounding understanding and effectively delivering informal learning, including e-communities (forums and synchronous environments) and electronic performance support systems (EPSS). Location: Westford Regency 219 Littleton Road Westford, MA 01886 For more information and to register , click: Mass ISPI.

March’s #LCBQ- Assessing Informal Learning – Are you an accountant or financial adviser?

Spark Your Interest

As an ISPI groupie, I am very big on conducting a cause analysis and in many ways it would reduce the training (formal, or otherwise) because we could demonstrate that the cause is NOT a skills gap.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Webinar on Webinars!

Learning Visions

Join Kineos Mark Harrison for a free webinar on webinars: Building effective content for your online sessions. On Guerilla Design and Video Kineo Top Tips Mass Chapter ISPI November Meeting Instructional Design Questionnaire Interview with Brent Schlenker Kineo Webinar on Webinars! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, October 07, 2009 Kineo Webinar on Webinars! Its a Meta-Webinar!

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LMS: The Vendor Search

Your Training Edge

First, go to your industry network, such as colleagues in the training and development business or your local ATD or ISPI chapters. The process of finding an LMS vendor can be just as taxing as the whole LMS implementation process in general.

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The Shoemaker’s Children – How Travel, Training and Social Learning Expand Your Mind


In effect, these cabbies have created a special mind palace to navigate London. In effect, you’re building new memories before you’ve even started. Look for similar programs offered by local chapters of ISPI, SHRM and other organizations.

5 Essential Qualifications to Look for in an Instructional Designer


In order to be a Certified Professional in Learning & Performance (ASTD), or a Certified Performance Technologist (ISPI), one has to continually take courses to improve and hone their skills… which is good for you!

Should the Customer Always Be Right?

Innovative Learning Group

Back to my follow-up post… I’ve believed for years in the power and effectiveness of performance support as a learning solution. Formal training (whether instructor-led or e-learning) is effective for only a small proportion of learning needs. Please join me in New Orleans at the ISPI 2019 Annual Conference , where I’ll be conducting an expanded version of “Transforming E-Learning into E-Performance” on April 14 at 2:15 pm, and see how you can put this concept into practice!


“Labels Do Matter” A brief look at IBSTPI Competencies for Instructional Designers

Coffee and Design

But here is a brief sampling of the “Professional Foundations” domain: Essential - Communicate effectively in visual, oral and written form. Essential - Deliver presentations that effectively engage audiences and communicate clear messages. Advanced - Facilitate meetings effectively.

The Power of Play: How to Use Games for Learning (Free Webinar)

Bottom-Line Performance

The challenge is to map the “fun” elements of games with the principles of effective learning design… and ultimately, real business results. Sharon has spoken at numerous conferences – including ASTD, ISPI, and SALT on the topics of learning design and game design.

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Develop Yourself in Addition to Training

Integrated Learnings

Area events by local chapters can have a similar effect. A few organizations I pay attention to include the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD), International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI), and the eLearning Guild. --3-- By Shelley A. Gable. While we work diligently to develop learning experiences that help our clients meet their business goals, we must also engage in continuous learning ourselves. What types of learning experiences do you pursue?

A Year in Books (2009)

Learning Visions

The classic, in which Mayer looks at research and provides conclusions on effective use of multimedia in eLearning. Ideas and best practices on using multimedia effectively in Moodle. 2009 was a big year for me. New job. New company. Working full time from a home office.

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Learning & Development Conferences for 2019

Limestone Learning

April 7–9, 2019 CANelearn 2019 Digital Learning Symposium , Burnaby, British Columbia Fostering Inquiry: Personal Learning in Digital Environments April 11–15, 2019 ISPI 2019 Annual Conference , New Orleans, Louisiana The story of performance improvement—past… present… future.

Interfacing with Subject Matter Experts

ID Mentors

The effectiveness of Technology-Based Training is dependent on two roles- the Subject Matter Expert (SME) and the Instructional Designer. The Instructional Designer knows how the content must be structured, organized and explained so that the learner learns quickly and effectively. This technique of synergizing with SMEs through a structured approach takes into account most critical factors that need to be addressed to make any training material effective. Introduction.

Bob Mosher on Informal Learning and Performance Support

Learning Visions

with Bob Mosher of Learning Guide Solutions, presented by Massachusetts Chapter of ISPI and sponsored by Kineo. A working definition: “Performance support is providing intuitive, tailored aid to a person at his or her moment of need to ensure the most effective performance.”

Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance

Dashe & Thomson

More specifically, it is a process for cost-effectively influencing human behavior and accomplishment. This is the International Society for Performance Improvement’s (ISPI’s) Human Performance Technology (HPT) model, with the front-end analysis component highlighted: CLICK TO ENLARGE.

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective 1,655 6 98 Fun Headline Generator 1,503 0 1 Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog 1,500 22 52 Web 2.0 Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective 1,655 6 98 First Time Visitor Guide 2,345 17 67 Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog 1,500 22 52 Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0

How to Avoid These Three Pain Points for Online Learning

Rapid eLearning

However, slide after slide of this type of content isn’t the most effective way to engage and teach people. And of course, participate in your local ATD , ISPI , and STC chapters.


How Your Visual Voice Helps Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

And this is one of the first steps in creating effective elearning. If you’re interested in seeing one in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me.

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Learning & Development Conferences for 2018

Limestone Learning

February 12 –14, 2018 Training Magazine’s 41st Annual 2018 Game Changer Conference & Expo , Atlanta, Georgia The official definition of “game changer” is an event, idea, or procedure that effects a significant shift in the current manner of doing or thinking about something.

Curate versus Create: Making Sense of Off The Shelf


This is particularly true if you’ve developed an effective social network, where your people can learn from each other as well as from resources internal and external. The initiative is totally free, and backed by the relevant societies (not least ATD, ISPI, Training Industry, and the eLearning Guild). For anything beyond legal ‘CYA’, that is the ability to say that we’ve provided training whether or not it’s effective, it’s time to look for real capabilities.

Here Are the 3 Building Blocks for Interactive E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

But it doesn’t mean each type of interactivity is equally effective. The hover or rollover effect seems a bit slippery to me. Recommended books: There are many good books on designing effective user experiences. Many elearning courses are linear and not very interactive.

How to Build an E-Learning Template in 30 Seconds

Rapid eLearning

This is a simple technique, but one that’s quite effective if you’re stretched for time and resources. If you’re interested in having a workshop in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me.

5 Ways to Demonstrate Your E-Learning Success

Rapid eLearning

It’s one of the points we discussed in this post on why elearning is so effective. Many times you don’t have access to the types of metrics that really demonstrate the course’s effectiveness.

Here’s How to Convert Click & Read to Interactive E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

If you do those three things you’re on your way to effective and interactive elearning. If you’re interested in a workshop in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me.

How to Create an Interactive PowerPoint Elearning Module

Rapid eLearning

Layer images for more effect. To make it more interesting, I pulled the woman out of the image and added a lighting effect in the corner. As you can see PowerPoint’s freeform environment makes it easy to create your own graphic effects.

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More Than 30 PowerPoint Tips from the PowerPoint Pros!

Rapid eLearning

5 PowerPoint tips essential for effective rapid elearning. November 12: Los Angeles, CA (ISPI)—Articulate Workshop. A lot of rapid elearning hinges on PowerPoint. That means your success building courses is influenced by how well you know PowerPoint.

Why You Need PowerPoint 2010 for Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

PowerPoint lets me add all sorts of cool effects and shadows. I’ve run into this quite a bit in the past where I have an animation effect that I want to apply to multiple objects. November 12: Los Angeles, CA (ISPI)—Articulate Workshop.

Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Laptop Illustration

Rapid eLearning

To create the light effect, use a shape filled with semi-transparent white. If you find it a challenge to create the light effect, just skip it. November 12: Los Angeles, CA (ISPI)—Articulate Workshop.

7 questions from the University of Wisconsin-Stout ID Program

Clark Quinn

related problem is the focus on the ‘event’ model, where learning is a massed event, which we know is one of the least effective mechanisms to lead to long-term retention. The Human Performance Technology approach (ala ISPI) is a necessary analysis before ADDIE, but it’s too infrequently seen. However, the core one is the ability to learn effectively and efficiently.

Lean ISD, Social Learning, VAK, Joe Harless Video, & Google

Big Dog, Little Dog

Such disappointments are very likely due to some design and development flaws in which the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How of learning have not been effectively addressed. It was him as a Wizard doing the Banquet Speech at the 1993 Chicago NSPI (now ISPI) Conference.


Does Your Client Need to Know You’re Using PowerPoint?

Rapid eLearning

The ultimate goal is to create and deliver effective elearning. Simple Tips for Effective and Engaging eLearning. If you’re interested in a workshop in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me. Many organizations have rules on using PowerPoint.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

We have a lending library with most of these books at MASS ISPI. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 15, 2008 Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

3 Reasons Why Linear E-Learning May Be the Best Solution

Rapid eLearning

That’s something that elearning can’t always do effectively. And it’s quite effective in sharing information. Sure you can sit on a soapbox and lament the decline of effective learning because of this.

These Simple Tips Will Help You Build the Right E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

At that point he could have determined the most effective solution for meeting his goals. November 12: Los Angeles, CA (ISPI)—Articulate Workshop. We’re in the middle of beta testing a new product.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 2/16/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Stop Wasting Money on Training - ISPI. Organizations waste enormous sums of money on training when it's not appropriate, sufficient, or effective. Information Overload: Blogs As Content Navigators, Information Filters, Trusted Niche Guides - Robin Good. In the book by P. Evans and T.S.

9 Ways to Encourage the Adult E-Learners

Rapid eLearning

With good planning, it’s a welcome intrusion because we can compress time and create cost-effective and repeatable learning events. November 12: Los Angeles, CA (ISPI)—Articulate Workshop. Recently I spent the day at the beach watching people learning to surf.