How do I best help faculty learn about new concepts and technologies? This is the question that keeps me up. Our faculty have a heavy teaching load, and therefore, they have little time to dedicate to attending workshops. What to do?
Lynne Iati and Suzanne Squillante from CA Technologies have implemented a learning on demand strategy for their company using an agile scrum building methodology for development. There are a number of important ideas in this presentation. Read the rest of this entry
Mike Parkinson, founder of Billion Dollar Graphics, gave a highly informative presentation on creating infographics. Since I am not artistically inclined, I will have difficulty putting this into action, but I do understand enough to help guide a graphic artist. During his presentation, he addressed two important elements to consider while putting together an infographic. He also shared free or cheap resources to make it happen. Read the rest of this entry
Normally, I do not sit in on vendor sessions. During this ATD Conference I sat in on two given by the same person, Mike Song, CEO of GetControl.net. The topics sounded interesting, something I certainly needed. I am always trying to figure out how to better manage my time and email. For the few tips I picked up, the sessions were worth it. Read the rest of this entry