David Kelly is Program Director, The eLearning Guild.
David has been an internal learning and performance consultant and training director for over 10 years. He has been a leader in local ASTD chapters, serving as a local board member and national adviser. Dave is active in the learning community, and can often be seen speaking at industry conferences and events. In 2011 the eLearning Council voted him one of the 10 most influential eLearning bloggers for his blog, Misadventures in Learning. He is also known for his curation efforts, especially related to conferences and events for learning and performance professionals.
Language is powerful, and context is important. Carefully choosing our words and how we use them can directly impact the quality of gender-relations. But language goes far beyond the way it shapes interactions; it shapes the way we think. Here are some thoughts on labeling behaviors, not persons, and the role of leaders.
Interview: Neil deGrasse Tyson on Learning, Education, and Technology September 30, 2014
Dr. Tyson will keynote The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn 2014 Conference and Expo October 29 – 31 in Las Vegas. In this interview, he previews some of his thoughts on how learning is changing, the role of education, and how technology is contributing to both.
Book Review: Learning Articulate Storyline by Stephanie Harnett October 9, 2013
Since it was introduced last year, Articulate Storyline has become one of the most popular eLearning rapid- development tools on the market. The learning curve for Storyline is less steep than for some tools, but there’s still plenty to learn. Stephanie Harnett’s new book intends to fill that gap. Here’s an expert’s review of this new guide.
DevLearn Conference & Expo: How To Keep Your Eye on What's Next September 16, 2013
In today’s fast-moving world, if you’re not moving forward, you’re falling behind. This is especially true in the learning profession right now. The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference & Expo 2013 is the best way to follow the changing tides of our industry and to take control of your growth to keep your skills current.
Selecting a Digital Curation Tool December 3, 2012
Digital curation—filtering content from many online resources in a way that adds value through organization and tagging—is an increasingly important practice for workplace learning professionals. What tools are available to make digital curation a less labor-intensive practice, and how do you choose the right one? Here is a short guide to solving this puzzle.
Is Content Curation in Your Skill Set? It Should Be. October 29, 2012
“Curation” has become something of a buzzword, but different people seem to mean different things when they use the word. At the same time, curation is fast becoming a key skill for anyone who develops content. Explore the concept and the tools with an expert curator in this article!
Lessons Learned from the mLearnCon 2011 Backchannel June 29, 2011
What can you learn from an eLearning Guild conference, even if you don’t attend? With mobile and social technology, the answer is, “A lot!” It’s great to attend conferences in person, but budgets and schedules don’t always align to make that possible. Here is what one non-attendee gleaned from the backchannel. He didn’t get as much as he would have in person, but what he did get is impressive