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eLearning Book Review: The Accidental Instructional Designer

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Instructional designers and eLearning managers can learn something from Cammy Bean’s book Here’s a question for the eLearning managers out there: How many members of your instructional design team got involved in the field by accident? As the demand for training within organizations, professional associations, industries, and businesses continues to outpace the supply of formally […]

Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech

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When my copy of the second edition ASTD Handbook arrived at the office this summer, I immediately felt the urge to explore my new resource and see what content made the final cut for an important industry asset. Call me old fashioned, but I do still see the value in a thoughtfully constructed book curated […]

A Primer for 2014 ASTD International Conference and Expo eLearning Attendees

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Tips for the 2014 ASTD-ICE and a Peek at WCW’s Design Manifesto Session Now that spring has finally sprung, my excitement for the 2014 American Society of Training and Development International Conference and Exposition (ASTD-ICE) on May 4–7 in Washington D.C is in full bloom. The event is a premier attraction for members of the […]

ASTD ICE 2009 – Impressions

I’ll confess that I may not have been at the ASTD conference every day this past week, but I do have some impressions of the event I’d like to share.  I was pleasantly surprised at the large turn-out (unofficial estimates are somewhere around 8,000), which was comprised of a large contingent of international attendees and probably […]