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Delighting Learning Appetites with Karl Richter and Host Cara North

Karl Richter is a Chef. But instead of menu prep and food mastery as his medium for cooking up delicious offerings, he concocts “eLearning Blends” --- a mixture of design, facilitation, consultation, and coaching --- to delight learning appetites. In this TLDCast, we...

Ken Brown and The EMU Experience

Ken Brown’s story is an interesting one. A self-described introvert turned college psychology teacher that evolved to corporate trainer, it’s surprising he would eventually create The EMU Experience: Engaging. Memorable. Unexpected. In this discussion, Ken remarks...

From Biblical Studies to Instructional Design: Dr Robin Sargent

You wouldn’t call Dr Robin Sargent one of the most traditional Instructional Designers out there --- her journey to ID certainly is not! Starting with a BA and MA in Biblical Studies and Theology, to waiting tables, to being a University Librarian, Robin has taken an...

Community Discussion: Inspiration featuring Jonathan Hill

It’s been said that teaching is really about inspiration, not information. And that an effective educator’s goal is to find a hook in their students’ hearts and minds so they feel a need to learn the material.  And this Community Discussion was focused on something...

Roberta Dombrowski, Cara North, and the Purpose of Task Analysis

"Task analysis for instructional design is a process of analyzing and articulating the kind of learning that you expect the learners to know how to perform" (Jonassen, Tessmer, & Hannum, 1999, p.3). And in this TLDCast, we had two task analysis experts discussing...

Community Discussion: WOL – Working Out Loud

There's probably no one better than professional learners to talk about WOL - Working Out Loud. Why is that? And what is Working Out Loud? From Working Out Loud author John Stepper's website, it's "a way to build relationships that can help you in some way, like...

Community Discussion: Social Media for Career Development

Want to know how some of your fellow L&D Professionals use social media for work and professional development? We had a GREAT Community Discussion episode discussing just that! Cara North, Rubina Halwani, and Alan Natachu answered these questions: Are there any...

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