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Katie Linendoll on using media skills for training and other learning. To round-off the ATD TK 2015 conference in Las Vegas, keynote speaker Katie Linendoll takes the stage.

Katie Linendoll on using media skills for training and other learning

Linendoll is a global technology consultant, speaker, writer and media personality who contributes regularly to TheToday Show and The Huffington Post. Linendoll says that her work in media can provide several tips for the learning professional, to help us to a better job of improving people. Here is what she has to say… Be a social chameleon This line comes from Red Bull, where Linendoll started her career in marketing and sales. Going around the country meeting lots of different people, her mission was to educate people on the drink, at a moment when no-one knew it. Daily DC Weather Report no5 - Sprokit on learning.

Aaron Silvers and Megan Bowe on (the philosophy of) content wrangling. ATD TK 2015, session TH304 is about content wrangling.

Aaron Silvers and Megan Bowe on (the philosophy of) content wrangling

The word (wrangling) seems to fit the first speaker, Aaron Silvers. A very peaceful looking man, I can imagine him coming in to put order into the mess and bring everything together. Vegas Videos 15.2 - Bianca Woods on Simulations and Video Games - ATDTK15 TH103. How to convert your learning into story, step-by-step. Following a sweet true-story-based and lovely introduction from Aaron Stroud, his wife Katie takes the stage to tell us about story for learning during session W202 of ASTD2014.

How to convert your learning into story, step-by-step

She said that when she researched the topic herself, she found a lot of information about the importance of story and it’s benefits, but not much about how to actually go about developing a story for learning purposes. I’m glad to hear this, because I had the same experience. Of course, I have lots of little story-examples that I occasionally use to illustrate a point in training. They work well, people remember them and they can create some thought, humour and emotion.

But what I want from this session is to find out HOW to turn a process of learning activities into a thin-red line that can enhance the learning experience across the training… Vegas Videos no6 - Chad Udell on the Amazing Possibilities. 21 Inspiring Quotes & Thoughts On Mobile Learning. Forms sells function. “Form follows function.”

Forms sells function

Designers have said this for years. And in the learning world, it is equally true: The learning initiative or environment (form) must be shaped to achieve its goals (function). Why Emotional Learning May Be As Important As The ABCs : NPR Ed. Thomas O'Donnell reads about Twiggle the Turtle to his kindergartners at Matthew Henson Elementary School in Baltimore.

Why Emotional Learning May Be As Important As The ABCs : NPR Ed

Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption itoggle caption Elissa Nadworny/NPR Thomas O'Donnell reads about Twiggle the Turtle to his kindergartners at Matthew Henson Elementary School in Baltimore. Elissa Nadworny/NPR. Vegas Videos no6 - Chad Udell on the Amazing Possibilities. The Unique Affordances of Mobile Learning. Chad Udell, Managing Director of Float Mobile Learning and author of “Learning Everywhere” is telling ASTD TechKnowledge 14 participants about how awesome mobile really is.

The Unique Affordances of Mobile Learning

“There is SO much possibility” ??? I’ve heard this message before. I wondered why I would join this session. Poems - Six honest serving men. I KEEP six honest serving-men (They taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who.

Poems - Six honest serving men

I send them over land and sea, I send them east and west; But after they have worked for me, I give them all a rest. Les neuf recos des neuros pour vos pedagos by yann Coirault on Prezi. Apprendre en 2014 : le professionnel belge tient à l’apprentissage en classe. Exploring the implications of ‘the era of big data’ for learning and teaching. Much has been written about the ‘era of big data’ and the implications of these developments in relation to research practices.

Exploring the implications of ‘the era of big data’ for learning and teaching

The HEA’s focus on pedagogical practices, however, requires a rather different, albeit related, focus. The aim of this summit was to bring together colleagues who are interested in exploring these issues in order to work together to generate realistic and transferable recommendations that could inform HEA Social Sciences support for the sector in the future. Below are the abstracts and presentations from the speakers at the summit. 7 Tips for Using Social Media in Classroom Learning. Instructional designers: Do you have a “friend” in Facebook?

7 Tips for Using Social Media in Classroom Learning

Integrating social media into performance improvement is a hot topic, but how do you make sure your techniques get plenty of “likes” from learners? ASTD’s T+D magazine featured an article by Dan Steer, Improve Formal Learning with Social Media (note: you must be a member to view), that offered guidance for adding this element to classroom-training events. Here are some relevant highlights from the article based on my work with SweetRush’s clients. Ensure social media is worth using for your training event. Video tools, apps and tips. It’s the final concurrent session of ASTD2014, we are going to make a video.

Video tools, apps and tips

It should be easy, (almost) free, relevant and successful. Bring it on Stacy Bodenner! Enhance Training and Other Formal Learning with Social Media. During my own ASTD Techknowledge session this year, I discussed various ways in which trainers and formal-learning facilitators can enhance their initiatives with social media. The possibilities are endless and this post outlines tools that I find very useful, in addition to some best practices and other guidance. My PPT from the session can be found here on SlideShare… Ger Driessen’s Vision of Big Data for Learning and Performance Support” The man from next door (OK, The Netherlands) Ger Driessen kicks off ASTD2014 session SU210 by telling us that we won’t leave with concrete ready to implement tips today, but what he does want is that we be ready for the future of Big Learning Data… What is big data? Obviously it’s big, says Driessen. But when we talk about big data today, we mean something specific. Josh Davis on “The NeuroScience of Learning” : How to make learning stick.

Session SU101 of the 2014 ASTD ICE is proof that you really DO need to get there on time. As the fire marshals hold fort on the main door, I sneaked in around the back to secure one of the final seats in what is clearly a popular session: Josh Davis on the “NeuroScience of Learning”, which promises to supply general design principles for how to create behavior change in leaders… Davis is interested in why many one-shot training sessions don’t stick and don’t make the change they were designed to achieve. Asking the audience, we can see that almost everyone finds that people learn at their training events, but then never use what they learn and end up forgetting it.

SoMe for Learning Managers – Practical Case no1: Formal International Social Learning. As you may have seen, I’ve already posted 2 practical SoMe usage cases for Trainers (1) (2)- these will continue soon … This one is for the Learning and Development Managers out there wondering how they can formally use SoMe solutions to support a social-learning initiative. The options are endless, but some of the people I meet are “startless”, so here’s 1 concrete idea… First things first: Set specific learning objectives to work with.

Dan_steer : Are you a #learning gangsta... Witter / ? Daily DC Weather Report no5 - Sprokit on learning. Daily DC Weather Report no5 - Sprokit on learning. Josh Davis on “The NeuroScience of Learning” : How to make learning stick. Ger Driessen’s Vision of Big Data for Learning and Performance Support” Big Data for Learning in a Call-Centre. Whilst researching for a conference speech I will give soon for a Belgian government organisation on new learning trends, I have been checking out some of the ideas and literature around Big Data. This is a hot buzz-word with a lot of applications in the world of marketing and sales, but I am wondering about its application to learning. I don’t know yet what is truly possible today, but I wanted to share an idea that came to me of how Big Data could help learning and performance improvement in a specific environment: Call centres… When I was Training and Development Manager for Sitel in Belgium (2002-2006) I would regularly meet with my colleague Peter to discuss learning needs.

Peter was the head of the quality department. Josh Davis on “The NeuroScience of Learning” : How to make learning stick. Dan_steer : Catching up with #learning... ASTD 2014 International Conference & Exposition Session Details - TU202 - Sweet Caroline! A Super Set List for Sensational Learning Sessions! ASTD TK Recap: Survey Results From Mobile Learning Affordances Session. ASTD 2014 International Conference & Exposition Session Details - M115 - Practical Usage of Social Media for Formal Learning. Dan Steer Music. Diversity Rap. ASTDTK14: Experimenting and Engaging to Create Effective Learning.

Ol_lam : Knowledge workers have to manage... Big Data for Learning in a Call-Centre. Enhance Training and Other Formal Learning with Social Media. Vegas Videos no1 - #astdTK14. The world’s first School in the Cloud opens in the UK. SoMe SoLearn books. Learning Methods A to Z. David Kelly on Curation and Learning. Dan_steer. Dan_steer : Oh yes I AM speaking at #astd2014... @dan_steer #astdtk14 session introduction. ASTD TechKnowledge 2014 Session Details - TH303 - Genghis Khan Never Used Webinars: Why Collaboration Technology Is Only Part of the Answer. What are the added-values of integrating social media into formal learning initiatives? What are the issues that people face when doing this?

What are the added-values of integrating social media into formal learning initiatives? What are the issues that people face when doing this? The A to Z of Social Media for Academia. The A to Z of Social Media for Academia. NetAppVoice: The Crisis Of Corporate Learning (And 3 Steps To Solve It) ASTD TechKnowledge 2014 Sessions W202 and FR202: Practical Usage of Social Media for Formal Learning. Het ABC van de Toekomst van HRD, B = Big Data » NVO2Blog. Karen Kocher: KISS and Tell at Cigna. The only 3 questions that count. For anyone planning to join one of my ASTD TechKnowledge 2014 sessions, please take a moment to introduce yourself...

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