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Information Technology Careers

I have a friend that would like to enter the IT field. His first choice was Computer Repair and as I asked questions there was an interest in other areas also. So based on what I heard I am providing a few links for him to explore below. What are the various IT Occupations? The […]

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Read: The Rise of the Crowd-Sourced Syllabus

The Crowd Sourced Syllabus. I like it. previously there were lesson plan sharing sites but this now includes students and possibly participants. The potential for learning for the students either as contributors to the syllabus or recipients of the learning is awesome. Article Quote “From the Trump Syllabus 2.0 to the Native Lives Matter Syllabus, […]

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3 Reasons We Leave Organizations – From the Mind of a Millennial

https://www.td.org/Publications/Blogs/Management-Blog/2016/09/3-Reasons-We-Leave-Organizations-from-the-Mind-of-a-Millennial

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How Long Does It Take To Create an Hour of Learning #ILT #VILT #eLearning #blendedlearning

Bryan Chapman created two great resources on the cost of developing one hour of learning. They are from a few years ago but still provide great information. They are located here: How long does it take to create learning? Large Scale, Blended Learning Development: Benchmark 2013 To find out more about Bryan Chapman and the Chapman […]

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ASTD ICE 2014

Tomorrow is the start of ASTD ICE 2014, one of the largest conferences for training and development professionals. I can’t wait and will share what I learn throughout the conference. Stay tuned!

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Non-Profit Information related to ASTD Chapters

I shared information with my fellow board members regarding ASTD and IRS Non-Profit information. I thought it would be good to place the links in a blog post so that I can easily share the information with others. Paul Signorelli has had an excellent session at the ASTD ALC each year and if I can […]

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COVAAC Social Computing Presentation

I did a presentation today for COVAAC. The participants were great. They were all friendly and I had a good time. We learned about Wikis, Blogs, Podcasts, Facebook, YouTube and other social computing tools. I hope everyone does their homework!

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Writing Multiple-Choice Questions for Higher-level Thinking by Mike Dickinson

I will never try to impersonate a good question writer. Otherwise known as a person that is an expert in the field of psychometrics. I have always been curious about the use of multiple choice questions for higher level objectives. This article discusses this topic. Writing Multiple-Choice Questions for Higher-level Thinking by Mike Dickinson: Multiple-choice […]

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DC ASTD OD Book Club SIG – Guest Speaker Ted Leonsis

Today I took the journey to Booz, Allen, Hamilton’s Herndon office to go to my first face-to-face Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting. I usually attend the virtual DC ASTD Technology SIG meeting because those are the only ones that I can get to being a subway rider. The guest speaker was Ted Leonsis, owner of […]

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On Becoming an ISD

First of all, I am not an expert on becoming an Instructional Systems Designer (ISD). But, I have been asked by a few people and I would like to present some of the resources that I usually refer people to. If you want to become an ISD and you have never worked in the field […]