The Top 5 Sights and Sounds at ATD International 2016


While the conference itself provided an oasis for all things learning, the Inkling booth was truly a #knowledgeparadise. The post The Top 5 Sights and Sounds at ATD International 2016 appeared first on Inkling. The annual ATD International Conference boasts one of the largest gatherings for folks in learning and development, human resources, talent acquisition, and the like. This year, held in the Mile-High City, did not disappoint.

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User Assistance: Standard Gauge

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by Tony Self    It doesn't quite sound believable, but it's true. The  Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards , OASIS, approved the DITA standard in 2005, and although its adoption is growing, it is still nowhere near widespread in technical communication. In 21st Century Australia, there isn't a standard national rail gauge. Gauge is the gap between railway tracks.)


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Never worry about poor sound quality again with the Sennheiser MKE 400 Shotgun Microphone. Try the BÖHM Wireless Bluetooth Headphones to totally block out any background noise, creating a pleasant oasis for any eLearner to immerse themselves in the world of learning. “What gift can you get for the eLearning professional who has everything?”. This is a valid question, right?

Learning Experience : the best workplace environment you need

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It sounds silly, sure. On the one hand, while concentration space should allow for no sound and should feature dim lighting and easy access to information, the collaborative space should be personal for each team and allow for ongoing projects to stay in place without being cleaned out. It is indeed not a space for working, but rather a place for recharging your batteries during the day – an oasis of peace.

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If we were to summarize training into a sound bite, it would be close to something like, “ It’s about mastery, stupid ”. Sounds amazing, right? Other readers have called it “an oasis of engagement ideas and tools”, “a must-have reference guide for new virtual trainers”, and “like a cookbook for the online trainer”. Sounds like a pie in the sky statement? I might be biased, but being part of the learning and development community is not only fascinating but rewarding.

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I think we need to be careful that we dont become elitists, thinking that as trained ID, we are the only source for sound instruction. Thats why Joe Harless aid an ounce of analysis is worth a pound of objectives, and thats why Bob Mager doesnt see "they really oughta wanna" as a sound rationale for inflicting training on people. This sort of work is already happening with groups like the DITA for Learning sub-committe out of the OASIS group.