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2 weeks, 2 continents and 22 sessions in learning and technology

In January, I will be going to ASTD TechKnowledge 2014 in Las Vegas (speaking as well) and the Learning Technologies conference in London. Over 2 weeks on 2 continents I will follow 22 sessions with some of the industry leaders, looking at the future of learning and learning technology. I have planned my 2 weeks to get new high-level information on a broad number of topics, as well as an in-depth/next-step look at some others. Here is the plan for the sessions I will follow in addition to keynotes…


The learning profession – trends and the future

  • The future learning shift and the changing learning function
  • Designing with and for learning data
  • Learning to learn


Learning technology innovations

  • Augmented Reality and Google Glass
  • MOOCs: Strategy vs. Pedagogy
  • Tin Can API and capturing experiential learning
  • Disruptive technology and learning
  • The future of learning content strategy
  • Aligning software to learning and performance


Learning design and formal learning solutions

  • Screen-casting best practices
  • QR codes for training
  • Storytelling across multiple media
  • Game design
  • Badging
  • Leveraging devices for mobile learning


..stay tuned for more news soon!