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Getting a job as an Instructional Designer

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You have to provide some proof of your capabilities and at the very least be able to point to a really kick ass portfolio of design treatments or even courses you’ve built (or collaborated on with someone else). that provides some good discussion and practical tips.

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Design for How People Learn by Julie Dirksen @usablelearning

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She explains theory in easy-to-understand terms, provides lots of examples and real world situations to help you see how you can apply the principles she's talking about to your elearning programs. If it’s possible to be in love with a book, then I am in love with this one.

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Will Thalheimer, Subscription Learning: A Fundamentally Different Form of eLearning #LSCon

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He''s been talking about subscription learning--moving away from single learning events to provide experiences that ensure better retention and on the job application. Widely spaced repletion can provide the best retention results. You can use lots of different tools and tech to provide spaced learning: email, text, e-learning Use delayed emails (this is easy to set up in Outlook).

Cathy Moore on Saving the World from Boring eLearning

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Are you providing value or are you a servant to this experience? Adobe Connect session hosted with Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist “The extraordinary, the radical, the amazing Cathy Moore…” How does one navigate this field and become a professional in this space?

Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance

This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture

Karl Kapp "The Case of the Disengaged Learner" #ATDTK

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More tips: Provide multiple scenarios First person thinkers (drop someone into a situation and you have to go solve some problems. These are my liveblogged notes from Karl Kapp''s session at ATD TechKnowledge, happening this week in Las Vegas. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. Karl Kapp professor of ID at Bloomsburg University, author of a lot of great books on eLearning, and general eLearning smarty pants.

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Ruth Clark: eLearning and the Science of Instruction: A 10 Year Retrospection

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We need to provide guidance and structure. These are my live blogged notes from December 13, 2011: eLearning Guild Thought Leaders Webinar Ruth Clark and Richard Mayer’s book e-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning – now in its 3rd edition. An expert in evidence-based elearning – author of seven books!

Falling in Love all Over Again with ISD – with Allison Rossett at #ASTD2011

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Provide some structure. These are my notes from a session with Allison Rossett “Falling in Love All Over Again—With ISD” at ASTD ICE in Orlando, May 24, 2011. Forgive typos and incoherence… ** ISD got its start in WWII – when the country was preparing soldiers for war. 400 + films – taught standards. Observations in classes to see that standards were met.

Clark Quinn on Designing Mobile Learning (Audio Interview)

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If you’re involved with training, I suspect the push for providing mobile solutions is getting stronger. Mobile Learning – seems to finally be tipping. Companies are starting to distribute iPads to their sales teams; practically everyone in corporate has a smart phone now.

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Understanding Skill Based Learning for Business

This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture

"Why Learning is the New Work" with Melissa Daimler @mdaimler - opening keynote @ATDCore4

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They provide modeling about how to give good feedback – the anatomy of a comment. These are my live-blogged notes from the opening keynote at this week’s ATD Core 4 happening this week in New Orleans. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. Why Learning is the New Work Melissa Daimler, Head of Learning & Development, Twitter @mdaimler [link] Work IS a learning lab and the daily experiences are the curriculum.

Rick Raymer: Applying Game Design Principles to elearning #devlearn

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My live blogged notes from Rick Raymer’s (@trickylearning) session at DevLearn November 2, 2011 in Las Vegas. I arrived a bit late…my apologies! Rewards need to evoke emotion. wanting + liking = rewarding Rick heard Medina speak at Learning Solutions – where in our brains do we learn? Got him wondering, do wanting and liking occur in two separate places in the brain? Turns out they do live in separate places, which could help explain addiction. Wanting and liking are NOT the same thing.

Building a Learning and Performance Support Ecosystem (Steve Foreman) #elguild

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And we see a trend to provide more options for learning within the work environment and the workflow. That will help you identify where to provide work-based solutions. eLearning Guild online webinar with Steve Foreman (InfoMedia Designs). These are my live blogged notes. Here''s the event page describing the webinar. What is an ecosystem and why build it? To enhance individuals and orgs by connecting people with a broad range of techs that drive performance.

Ian Bogost, #DevLearn “The Real Power of Games for Learning”

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Context: An example of a game he created for Coldstone Creamery, which provided lots of context for employees. This are my liveblogged notes Ian Bogost afternoon keynote session at the eLearning Guild DevLearn Conference , happening this week in Las Vegas. Forgive any incoherence or typos. I am in Vegas, after all. Kineo. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. Ian Bogost. Author of: Persuasive Games: The Expressive Power of Games. link].

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

but might be a little vague in providing concrete actions, so you’ll need to dig a bit deeper. Providing OTS courseware in these situations has several advantages. OTS curriculum, it’s fairly easy to provide training to individuals or groups whenever you. Seven Simple Secrets to.

How to Combat Cognitive Overload with Connie Malamed #ASTDTK12

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Provide resources for informal learning. My live notes from session at ASTDTK12 with @elearningcoach. Long term memory is like a server farm. We can hold 4-5 bits of info in working memory (this is based on newer researcher – the old info was 7 +/- 2 bits…) Rather than concentrate on pushing facts on our learners, we should concentrate on what they have to DO. Give them small bits of info. Long term memory – as far as we know, it’s infinite. It stores info in schemas.

Exploring Social Learning and Smarter Working (eLearning Guild Webinar) #inttime

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The 4C’s of mobile: Content, Capture, Compute, Communicate Moving from event based model to “slow learning” – to match the way we learn and provide opportunities for repeated activation. It’s not about putting a 60 minute elearning program on a smart phone – it’s about putting pieces into place and providing opps for continuous learning.

“Current Need-to-Know Tools and What’s Around the Corner” Nick Floro #olconf

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Make sure everyone who’s creating courses is providing that level of data. Give people diagnostic assessments to provide a customized learning plan. These are my live blogged notes from a concurrent session at this year’s Online Learning Conference , hosted by Training Magazine and happening in Denver. Forgive any typos and incoherencies.

#TK11 Keynote: Google’s Karen Wickre and Ann Farmer

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Analytics Part 2: Ann Farmer How successful communications work – ambiguity and encoding… @ Google everyone and everybody contributes to the intranet… On Twitter, hashtags provide context. These are my live blogged notes from Thursday’s keynote at ASTD TK11 with Karen Wickre (Global Communications Team) and Ann Farmer from Google.

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The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Broad ning ur persp ctive 5The Secret to Getting eLearning Results Isn't What You Think We work hard to provide learning. skills and provide opportunities to practice; we build exceptional self-paced online. Training Model (shown below) provides a framework for.

Eli Pariser Keynote, #DevLearn "The Filter Bubble"

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Every major company is moving towards personalization and providing people with more relevant data. Provide the whole picture.

Read ‘em and weep elearning

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Provide opportunities to practice? I had a conversation today with someone who was still trying to get senior executives in his organization to buy into the whole concept of elearning. He said they’d all just had to go through two hours of state-mandated Sexual Harrassment training.

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ASTD #TK11 – Opening Keynote Kara Swisher

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People filter it, they provide good information. These are my live blogged notes… Kara Swisher – All Things Digital What is happening now in Silicon Valley is a quantum leap – changing industries. 5 issues you need to be aware of (if you’re involved in delivery of information): Social Computers have traditionally been hard to use… Google is like giant yellow pages.

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One Learning Designer's Look Back at 2012

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Well, that learning and development always provides something new to learn. So we've wrapped up 2012 with a few ribbons and bows and have sent it on its way. It was a big year. Some of my professional and personal highlights from 2012 (not that you asked): Growing Kineo US.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

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Provide support and control mechanisms to help learners "stick with it." Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

#ICELW Opening Keynote with Steve Wheeler @timbuckteeth "The Future is Mobile…Social…Personal"

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The “learning” we provide is often too sterile. These are some of the things they were looking at in 2012: Game based learning – provides opportunity for immediate feedback. These are my live blogged notes from the International Conference on eLearning in the Workplace (ICELW) , happing this week in NYC. Forgive any typos or incoherencies.

Trends in Learning - No LMS Left Behind [LSG Webinar Notes]

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A learning platform used to do – it had the ability to target a specific group of learners and provide a nice catalog, dividing into groups of courses and targeting groups of people to push out the right content. How can we provide intelligent recommendations for learning?

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Six Psychological Tricks to Increase Recall #ATD2015 @MindGym

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Recap: Build belief in the early stages of change Create emotional arousal Use stories over facts/stats Use written, shared, implementation intentions Set specific missions built into the workflow Prime the right mindset by providing tools A methodology: Engagement campaign Some type of diagnostic (where you are now - this helps people see value) Create a toolkit and scaffolding to create the right mindset.

ASTD #TK11 Opening Keynote Tony Bingham

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but plan to catch up quickly” Strategies for Learning Professionals …learn about the mobile web, the smarter web, the immersive web (identity management, governance, search and discovery, mobile and augmented reality) In 2015: mobile learning provided by most orgs, ISD (instructional design) will demand new skills and mindsets – interactive, multi-media, dynamic, device management target and immediate… Are you ready Here we are in sunny San Jose, kicking off ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2011.

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Donald Clark: Algorithmic/Adaptive Learning #DevLearn

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9 things algorithms do that teachers can't: ignore gender, race, social background free from cognitive biases never get tired, ill… do things that brains cannot personalize learning personal reporting prevent failure and drop-out automatically improve courses scale AI Robots Bloom wrote a paper showing that 1-1 tutorial provided massive results – it’s incredibly powerful.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

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I will use the term e-Learning Designer, but include that I provide interactive training accessed via my companys Intranet. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? Are you met with comprehension or blank stares?

Learning Record Stores with Tim Martin #ASTDTK14

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link] ) Two parties in xAPI/Tin Can: Activity Provider and the Learning Record Store How might you use Tin Can today? These are my live blogged notes from Tim Martin''s session at ASTD Tech Knowledge, wrapping up today in Las Vegas. Tin Can 101: It’s a shared system for two systems to talk about the things that a person does. Unlike SCORM which was about content in a browser. There’s much more here: [link] ) TinCan allows simulators, servers, mobile devices, etc to communicate.

John Seeley Brown Keynote at #ASTD2013

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How do we become the architects of the institutions that we want these kids to be part of – to provide fluidity and scale (without inertia or mass). Kineo. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. These are my live blogged notes from the opening session at the ASTD International Conference and Expo (ICE) -- happening this week in Dallas, TX. 10,000 or so training and development people here to extend their practice. Forgive any typos or incoherence!

"Building a Smarter Learning Ecosystem" w/ @JD_Dillon at @ATDCore4

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Provide the manager with actionable data about their employees. Who was leveraging the resources we were providing? Wanted to get into video to provide more structured learning opps. These are my live-blogged notes from a concurrent session at his week’s ATD Core 4 happening this week in New Orleans. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. Building a Smarter Learning Ecosystem JD Dillon, Principal Learning Strategist, Axonify @jd_dillon Intermingling networks….

Corporate University Week: Leveraging Learning to Engage Employees and Foster Culture at BMO

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In addition to general orientation, provide role orientation (e.g., Second presentation as part of the Corporate University Week opening session. These are my live blogged notes.

Power to the SMEs! – a Presentation the BBP Way

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I added some initial slides and some slides at the end to provide a final recap and some additional resources. Today I presented a webinar through MyKineo : Power to the SMEs! Empowering subject matter experts to help create better eLearning.