Learning

Expand Your Skills

As an Instructional Designer, it’s necessary to be able to wear many hats. Along with those many hats comes the need to learn new skills and techniques. I’ve learned it’s necessary to look outside Learning & Development. This post is about some of the skills I’ve looked towards to inspire my work and help me…

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Tweet Your Way to Conference Success

Tweeting on a laptop.

What are some of the things that make you a successful learner? Reflecting on what you learn should be on that list of what makes you successful. One that might not be on your list is working out loud. Working out loud is showing others (whether in your organization or the public) what you’re working on,…

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Reflecting On The Year – 2013

Long pier on ocean with railroad track on it.

It’s been a busy year, with a lot of things happening. New technologies have come, and gone. So have new methodologies. I’ve learned a lot, forgotten even more probably, but I’ve met a lot of great people who have inspired me to do and write a lot of great things. I wanted to take some…

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Everything Is In a Filter Bubble

Alarmist Filter Bubble

A week and a half ago was DevLearn, I’ve been mulling on writing this post ever since hearing Eli Pariser’s filter bubble talk. I was not at DevLearn, but did take part heavily in the backchannel. I felt like I followed most of the speakers good enough, although still filtered and not as good as…

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Following the Backchannel of #DevLearn

DevLearn 2013 Logo

I’ve been hearing a lot about DevLearn these past couple of weeks. While admittedly I’m a little envious of those going, I know I’m better off making the best of what I have available. Luckily, with all the great technology and ways of communicating out there, and people so willing to use it, I can…

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Touchscreen Toddler

Baby using touchscreen

If you haven’t been to the front of my web site, you haven’t seen my daughter using my cell phone at 18 months, and better than my parents use theirs. That’s her below, browsing around, although I photoshopped her app with one of my blog posts. Before her, my experience was limited how well kids…

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