Tag Archives: ASTD

Spring Conference Season continues – ASTD New England Area 2011 Conference

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Last Friday I presented at the ASTD New England Area 2011 Conference. ASTD is the American Society for Training and Development for my storage friends. The conference had an underlying theme of getting everyone comfortable and participating with social media. … Continue reading

Book Review: The New Social Learning

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I just finished reading The New Social Learning: A Guide to Transforming Organizations Through Social Media by Tony Bingham and Marcia Conner. Before I get started, let me disclose that I was given advance copies of the book, I’m quoted … Continue reading

Big Question: How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization?

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I’m going to make this post quick, because I’m actually supposed to be working on a gap analysis for one of my classes. A colleague and I have been presenting this presentation: Social Media Ed Svcs Overview View more presentations … Continue reading

Where I’ll be in November

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Besides working on my two performance classes, I’ll also be attending a couple of Boston-based events. Tues Nov 3 I’ll be at the Mass chapter of ISPI to hear Cammy Bean talk about eLearning authoring tools. Several other #lrnchat folks … Continue reading

July’s Big Question: New Skills for Learning Professionals

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July’s big question is very timely for me! Here is the question: In a Learning 2.0 world, where learning and performance solutions take on a wider variety of forms and where churn happens at a much more rapid pace, what … Continue reading

ASTD Big Question: What will workplace learning be like in 10 years?

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This month’s Big Question from ASTD is “what will workplace learning be like in 10 years?”. If you go to their post, there are already some really interesting thoughts and comments about this topic. Byron said “The best prophet of … Continue reading

Feb T&D has a fantastic article on common pitfalls of blended learning

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The latest Training and Development magazine (from ASTD) has a very relevant article to some of the work I am doing this quarter for my organization. The article is titled It’s [Not] the Technology, Stupid. The article is about the … Continue reading

What’s a “To Learn” List

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This month’s Big Question over on the Learning Circuits Blog is about To-Learn lists. Here are the specific questions: If you have a to-learn list and are willing to share, and willing to share how you work with that list, … Continue reading

I hosted my first Second Life event tonight

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Tonight I hosted a social event for incoming Distance Learning students to the Instructional Systems program at FSU – in Second Life (SL). I worked with a doctorate student to set it all up. We hung out in SL for … Continue reading

Where I have my adventures in Corporate Education

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I’ve decided to come out about where I work. I develop technical training in the Education Services Department at EMC Corporation. EMC a global leader in storing, managing, and protect information intelligently and efficiently. My department has won many awards … Continue reading