David Kelly

Senior Vice President and Executive Director, The eLearning Guild

David Kelly is Senior Vice President and Executive Director of 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. 


Latest by David Kelly

Meet the New Learning Solutions Website
February 28, 2018

The new Learning Solutions website features an expanded editorial scope and content categorized by role, making it easy to find exactly what you need.

Women in eLearning: Language, Gender Equality, and Leadership
May 21, 2015

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.

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!