The Creative Side of Instructional Design- Special Guest Dana Haines

Today TLDChat welcomed Dana Haines from ServiceNow.  Dana is an accomplished photographer, consultant, and business owner.   This is a great episode to watch, especially if you are attending TLDC18 as Dana is one of the speakers.

Topics discussed:

  1. Dana’s background
  2. Going from a consultant back to corporate setting
  3. Science of stories
  4. Specialization versus generalization
  5. The economics of videos and photos

 

Guests:

 Dana Haines

 

Links mentioned in this episode:

http://boondockedmedia.com/

https://lumen5.com/

https://unsplash.com/

http://boondockedmedia.com/2016/04/road-work-skills-momentum-and-hustle/

Link to the recording:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/101117

Open Forum You- With Special Guest Craig Sybert

Today’s open forum focused on how to build a training department from the ground up.  Guest Craig Sybert talks us through his adventures in a new position and getting a learning management system off the ground. This is a great episode because it showcases work being done in the field.  Thank you, Craig, for sharing your perspectives!

Topics discussed:

  1. The 4 hats Craig wears in his new role
  2. Specialized positions in an organization
  3. The first course being offered on the LMS and why
  4. The importance of informal learning
  5. Mistakes made along the way

 

Guests:

 Craig Sybert

 

Links mentioned in this episode:

AR Becoming Accessible to the Enterprise

https://syberdesign.wordpress.com/

Link to the recording:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/100917

Open Forum- Accessibility and You

Today’s open forum ended up being a follow up to a previous conversation about 508 compliance and web accessibility.  There are still some lingering questions, so Michael Sheyahshe jumped in the boxes and provided his expertise on the subject.  Please take a few moments to check out the links from this episode, especially the A and AA ratings.  Change is coming, friends.  As Michael says, “Accessibility is the right thing to do!”

Topics discussed:

  1. Michael’s background
  2. Rating levels for accessibility
  3. Virtual dictation
  4. Accessibility use cases

 

Guests:

  Michael Sheyahshe

 

Links mentioned in this episode:

https://www.learnevents.com/

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/ignite/default.aspx

http://www.learningtechnologies.co.uk/

https://www.section508.gov/

https://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag

http://instructional-design-specialist.blogspot.com/2017/05/understanding-s508-wcag-20.html

Special Guest Tanya Seidel and the need for accessibility

 

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/jpgkxp/after-20-minutes-of-listening-new-adobe-tool-can-make-you-say-anything

http://edeveloperstuff.blogspot.com/2017/05/accessibility-testing-checkers.html

https://www.elearningguild.com/devlearn/sessions/speaker-details.cfm?event=569&speaker=653

Link to the recording:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/092517

Special Guest Tanya Seidel and the need for accessibility

In a very special Video Friday episode, we had a chat with Tanya Seidel, Vice President of Finance & Technology for Artisan E-Learning.   This episode is must-see for any learning and development professional as Tanya shares legislation around accessibility.

Topics discussed:

  1. Tanya’s background and love for mathematics
  2. What can be expected in upcoming changes to the Section 508 law for accessible e-learning?
  3. Will Flash going away be a disruption for the industry?
  4. Microlearning- trend or here to stay?
  5. Future of rapid authoring tools

 

Guests:

 Tanya Seidel

 

Links mentioned in this episode:

Microlearning – A New Old Concept to Put Out to Pasture

What to expect when converting Flash to HTML5

https://www.hanzo.co/blog/what-us-companies-need-to-know-about-the-gdpr

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/e-learnings-y2k-what-death-flash-means-your-courses-tanya-seidel/

https://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG20/quickref/

https://www.section508.gov/content/build/website-accessibility-improvement/WCAG-conformance

http://instructional-design-specialist.blogspot.com/2017/05/understanding-s508-wcag-20.html

 

Link to the recording:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/092217

 

Special Guest Jo Cook & The Magic of Virtual Training

TLDChat started the week off with the lovely Jo Cook, owner of Lightbulb Moments. If you haven’t checked out one of her webinars, we highly recommend them.   Jo is also the deputy editor of Training Journal and also does webinars and podcasts for them.  We are excited she took time out of her busy schedule to be a part of TLDChat and hopefully, we will have her on in the future.

Topics discussed:

  1. Jo’s background in L&D
  2. The two most misunderstood things about virtual training
  3. How to tell if a virtual classroom session is engaged
  4. The best tools for developing your Personal Learning Network (PLN)
  5. The use of tools for virtual training

 

Guests:

 Jo Cook

 

Links mentioned in this episode:

Eight reasons to remove chat from your webinar

https://laulapidescompany.com

Facilitator Guide for live online classroom

 

www.LightbulbMoment.info

https://www.facebook.com/groups/lightbulbmoment/

Mentoring CPD webinars – expression of interest

Making the most of your live online session – resource to download

Link to video recording:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/091817/