Tag: SME

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 […]

What Digital eLearning Trends will Emerge at the Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase 2014?

A picture of the Thorne Auditorium from the 2013 Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase. Image via http://www.chicagoelearningshowcase.com/images/backgrounds/cets2013-thorne-auditorium.jpg

If you are an eLearning manager seeking a great opportunity to network with industry professionals, discuss the latest eLearning trends and best practices, and learn new approaches and techniques from experts, I strongly encourage you to make plans to attend the 2014 Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase. The all-day event will be held at the […]

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 […]

Online Learning Idea Book – Top 10

Patti Shank has been prolific through the years in terms of sharing ideas on how to rapidly create self-paced eLearning with a focus on strong instructional design. With the second edition of her book, The Online Learning Idea Book, Volume Two: 95 Ways to Enhance Technology-Based and Blended Learning, she has once again successfully aggregated […]

Are You An Expert?

Are You An Expert?: Stereotyping the SME Tomorrow, I will be participating in the 2011 Midwest Forum on Talent Management right here in Madison, WI. The event is back for another year of discussion with nationally recognized speakers on accelerating quality company talent. I am delighted to be speaking at this conference on engaging with […]