Monthly Archives: March 2009

Serious Games Summit – Game Developers Conference 09

The 2009 Game Developers Conference (GD09) in San Fransisco is happening as I write this post.  I’m intrigued by the conference web site, and encourage folks interested in gaming and learning to check it out. The conference includes as one … Continue reading

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Webcasts vs Webinars

I attended a great presentation today by April Broussard at the ASTD Northeast Florida chapter meeting on tools and approaches to using virtual elements in training. She covered an interesting distinction between webcasting and webinars, with each having similar elements, … Continue reading

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KidsHealth – informative and fun

Here’s a plug for, that provides interactive health-related education online, free, for kids, teens and parents. It could be a great resource for educating your child about allergies or any number of other maladies. The award-winning site is divided … Continue reading

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Who Wants a Knowledge Dump?

Here’s a presentation that provides a straightforward design approach for addressing actual performance objectives, rather than “what does the learner need to know.” Beg’s the question, why do we so often opt for simply doing knowledge dumps on our learners? … Continue reading

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Learning Forward – Beginnings

This blog is about learning trends, technologies, and strategies, from the perspective of an elearning and training development professional who faces the day to day challenges of implementing learning solutions within an organization. I’m an Instructional Designer with an interest … Continue reading