The 2016 Learning Solutions Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources #LSCon

LSConThis post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the 2016 Learning Solutions Conference and Expo and the Learning and Performance Ecosystem Conference being held March 16-18 in Orlando, Florida.

ECO16I am a huge proponent of backchannel learning. There are many conferences I would love to be able to attend, but most people can only accommodate one or two each year. The backchannel is an excellent resource for learning from a conference or event, even if you are unable to attend in-person.

I find curating and reviewing backchannel resources to be a valuable learning experience for me, even when I am attending a conference in person. Sharing these collections on this blog has shown that others find value in the collections as well.

Official 2016 Learning Solutions Conference Resources
Conference Website
Ecosystem 2016
Pre-Conference Courses
Pre-Conference Workshops
Concurrent Sessions

Pre-Conference Posts
The 4th Annual Game Crawl: An Evening of Learning and Play #LSCon
How a Conference Experience Starts Before the Conference Begins
My #LSCon 2016 Schedule by JD Dillon
Destination: Orlando, #LSCon 2016 by Mathias Vermeulen
Pack Your Bags: Destination – Orlando, FL via iSpring
LinguaLinx at Learning Solutions 2016! by Caitlin Nicholson
What Exactly is a Conference Backchannel?
Magic Kingdom Tips for LSCon Attendees by David Glow
Epcot Tips for LSCon Attendees by David Glow
Animal Kingdom & Hollywood Studio Tips for LSCon Attendees by David Glow
13 Must-Haves to Bring to Every Conference You Attend via Success
What to bring along each day at a conference by Bianca Woods
Learning Solutions 2016 – Interactive Film video recap from Caroline Freeman
Learning Solutions 2016 – The day before and the day ahead video recap from Caroline Freeman

Conference Reflections and Recaps
Reflections: A Story from #LSCon 2016 by JD Dillon
Ribbons, Awards, & 15 Minutes of Fame by Jean Marrapodi
Learning Solutions 2016 – Day 1 Diary video recap from Caroline Freeman
Learning Solutions 2016: Day 2 Diary – Immersion in learning video recap from Caroline Freeman
Learning Solutions 2016: Final Diary – Plane sailing…video recap from Caroline Freeman
We are Better Together – Reflecting on 5 Key Themes at LSCon 2016 by JD Dillon
3 Impactful Learning Moments from LSCON16 by Alexander Salas

Bill Nye Keynote
The Planetary Society
Bill Nye’s Blog on The Planetary Society
Bill Nye: My question for the GOP candidates by Bill Nye
Why I Bike by Bill Nye
That time I took a selfie with Neil Tyson and the President of the United States by Bill Nye
Bill Nye says the world is in trouble if the next president rejects climate change by Sarah Kramer
Congratulations to Bill Nye via the National Center for Science Education
Here’s Our First Look at Bill Nye’s Even Bigger, Higher-Flying LightSail by George Dvorsky
“Bill Nye Film” Creators Offer Up A Production Update to Kickstarter Backers by Samantha Hurst
Hey Bill Nye, ‘Is Art as Important as Science’? via Big Think
Hey Bill Nye, ‘Is It Possible to Ask Too Many Questions?’ via Big Think
Hey Bill Nye, ‘Does Science Have All the Answers or Should We Do Philosophy Too?’ via Big Think
Bill Nye: Could Genetic Engineering And Replicators Be The Key To Colonizing Mars? by Keith Wagstaff
Bill Nye (Science Guy) #LSCon Keynote Mindmap by Clark Quinn
Bill Nye the Science Guy: Opening Keynote at #LSCON by Cammy Bean

David Kwong Keynote
David Kwong’s Website
Two Nerdy Obsessions Meet – and it’s Magic TED Talk
Five-letter Word for Magic by Qichen Zhang
David Kwong: Hollywood’s Favorite Trickster by Ellen Gamerman
David Kwong, the magician behind the magic in ‘Now You See Me’ by Take Two
Words With Friends Addicts, Meet Your New Favorite Magician by Helen Coster
David Kwong #LSCon Keynote Mindmap by Clark Quinn

Annie Murphy Paul Keynote
Annie’s website
The Brilliant Blog
What We Learn Before We’re Born TED Talk
The eLearning Guild Podcast: Annie Murphy Paul on Learning Beyond the Myths
The Hidden Benefits Of A ‘Productive Failure’ by Annie Murphy Paul
The Science of Growing Smarter with Annie Murphy Paul via Scientific American
Keeping People Interested Is The Best Way To Keep Them Motivated by Annie Murphy Paul
Annie Murphy Paul: Brilliant: The Science of How We Get Smarter
Why Music Is A Powerful Memory-Boosting Tool by Annie Murphy Paul
The Science of Growing Smarter with Annie Murphy Paul The Pstchology Podcast
Why ‘Overlearning’ Is The Key To Ridiculous Success by Annie Murphy Paul
Annie Murphy Paul #LSCon Keynote Mindmap by Clark Quinn

Session Specific Resources
Readiness – Set – Go: Pursuing a Sustainable EPS Strategy by Gary Wise
L&D Pros: It’s Time You Broke Out Of Your Bubble by Craig Taylor
LS16 eLearning Superheros
Curation: Beyond the Buzzword – Resources Shared at #LSCon by David Kelly
#LSCon: The Missing Link – Data Interoperability From Learning Systems to Operations slides by Chad Udell
A Look Ahead: The Now and Next of Learning and Technology – Resources Shared at #LSCon by David Kelly
eLearning Today [Slides from #LSCon] by Cammy Bean

What does L&D “transformation” really mean? by Jane Hart
Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge? by JD Dillon
Five Reasons Why 70:20:10 Solutions Fail by Arun Pradan
Curated Industry Content for the Week of 03/07/16
Overview of the Global eLearning Market by Area by Brother Sean
How to gamify your marketing using the 6 Cs framework #gamification #ContentStrategy by Craig Taylor
Measuring What Matters Most in Your Training by Carol Leaman
Facebook Reactions, the Totally Redesigned Like Button, is Here by Liz Stinson
Measuring Impact – Tying Learning to Strategic Business Outcomes Slideshare from Xonify
Curiosity Depends on What You Already Know by Zach St. George
The Importance of Informal Learning Infographic
Could Slack Be the Next Online Learning Platform? by Amy Ahearn
Jane McGonigal | SXSWedu Keynote | How to Think (and Learn) Like a Futurist
50+ people who tweet about workplace learning by Jane Hart
Excel Template to Calculate Activity Value by Andrzej Marczewski
The surprising truth about how Twitter has changed your brain by Caitlin Dewey
Curated eLearning Articles for LSCon 2016 by Caitlin Nicholson
Learning Leaders: An Interview with Chad Udell by Bill Brandon
Golden Rules of User Interface Design by Nick Babich
5 Tech Trends that Could Supercharge Education in 2016 by D. Frank Smith
Disrupted Reality – VR adoption curve about to go through the roof – McDonalds will cause it by John Straw
How to Think (and Learn) Like a Futurist by Jane McGonigal
Choosing Technology Strategically by Bianca Woods
Debunking the Learning Style by Jo Cook

Dedicated Backchannel Queries [Tool and search terms shown in brackets]
Access the up-to-date Learning Solutions backchannel [Twitter: #LSCon]

I will be adding to this list as I continue to review the backchannel transcripts and find resources. I will tweet updates occasionally as additional links are added. If you know of a valued resource I should add to the list – or if something is inaccurate – please add it to the comments or tweet me a link to @LnDDave.

If you find these collections of value, I have posts that consolidate the backchannel resources from other conferences. An archive of all of these posts can be accessed by clicking the link below:

Click here to access the archive of backchannel resource posts.

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One Response to The 2016 Learning Solutions Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources #LSCon

  1. Paula Lee Bright March 29, 2016 at 10:14 pm #

    A wealth of fantastic ideas! Thank you. So much to watch, so little time! 😉

    The Online Reading Teacher

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