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#Learning2013 Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources

This post collects the resources shared via the backchannel of the Learning 2013 Conference, being held November 3-6 in Orlando, Florida. I 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 […]

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New to #DevLearn? Let a Docent Be our Guide

I remember the very first Learning and Development industry conference I attended. I was excited by the opportunity to spend a few days soaking in the experience and knowledge that was being shared. I was looking forward to meeting new people in my field. I perused the program guide, had an idea of which sessions looked interesting, […]

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What Exactly IS a Backchannel? #DevLearn

The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference and Expo is right around the corner.  The conference will undoubtedly feature a vibrant backchannel community that shares and expands on the knowledge being exchanged on site.  It’s a tremendously valuable way for both conference attendees and non-attendees to enhance their conference-related learning. Backchannels extend learning beyond just the live […]

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Project Sharing: A Great Source of Learning

I’ve learned a great deal in my career from what I would call ‘traditional’ models. I’ve taken classes in college, participated in hands-on workshops, completed training courses (both classroom and online), and attended many other learning events. Many of these have been excellent experiences, but for me, they’re not the most powerful way to learn. […]

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Exploring the Trends that Shape the Future of Learning

The world of the learning and performance professional is rapidly evolving. Many of the “tried and true” methods of supporting worker performance are being challenged (or in some cases completely re-written) by new technology-based learning and performance solutions. It’s an exciting time to be in our field and participate in this period of change. There’s […]

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