ASTD/ATD, Using Technology

#ASTD2013 Linkedin Networking for Crazy Busy Professionals: Wendy Terwelp

The first real presentation for ASTD 2013 was Linkedin Networking for Crazy Busy Professionals given by Wendy Terwelp. She did a great job talking about the importance of LinkedIn in your career, and how to get more out of LinkedIn. As Terwelp pointed out, Linkedin is useful for building careers and selling products. Approximately 73% of recruiters successfully hired a candidate because…

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ASTD/ATD

My Evernote and #ASTD2013 experiment

In a previous post, I talked about an idea I found in a blog post. Basically, this idea was to share conference notes as they were being taken. Well, here  are my raw notes as they are being taken: ASTD2013. Feel free to follow along as I take my notes for ASTD 2013. Each evening, I am planning to blog…

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ASTD/ATD

#ASTD2013, a time to remotivate

Every year since working for University of Wyoming Extension, I have had an opportunity to attend the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) conference. It is one of the highlights of my year. Simply put ASTD has their act together when putting together conferences. This year is no different. Each year, I have an opportunity to rub elbows with…

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ASTD/ATD, Instruction Strategies, Learning strategies

Session notes: The Yin and Yang of Formal and Informal Learning

The second afternoon session I attended The Yin and Yang of Formal and Informal Learning by Allison Rossett and Frank Nguygen. They started their session by explaining that formal training was the primary training method used by the enterprise; however, personal preference is informal learning. Rossetti cited Bozarth when reporting that 83% of companies saw value in informal learning, but…

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