Now Available: ​Virtual Training Basics 2nd Edition

Exciting news! My newest book, Virtual Training Basics, 2nd edition is now available to order at Amazon.com and the ATD Press online bookstore. In this new edition, you’ll find updated content, revised screenshots, a new virtual training glossary and two all-new chapters. It’s full of advice from seasoned virtual professionals alongside my own tips for…

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The State of Virtual Training: 2018 edition

Keeping up with trends in workplace learning is of interest to many people, myself included. In 2014’s The Virtual Training Guidebook, I predicted three future trends for virtual training. Last year, in Virtual Training Tools and Templates, I weighed in on those trends and made some additional predictions. As part of my continued quest to…

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CUNA Experience Learning Live! 2017 Conference

I am thrilled to be part of the speaking lineup at the 2017 CUNA Experience Learning Live! conference this week in Seattle. At CUNA ELL, credit union employees will discover best practices, breakthrough ideas and perceptive insights into modern credit union training and learn how to create a better learning environment to enable staff to realize…

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ATD Core 4 Conference

It’s almost time for the ATD Core 4 Conference in Austin, TX! The conference will be held September 28-29, 2017 featuring sessions on essential topics for all learning and development professionals: Instructional Design, Training Delivery, Measurement & Evaluation, and Learning Technologies. Last year’s Core4 Conference sold out, this one has just a few seats left. Will you be attending…

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Online Learning Conference 2017: Lessons Learned

Are you ready for a trip to New Orleans? This year’s Online Learning Conference, presented by Training Magazine, takes place there next week. The conference will be Monday-Wednesday, September 25 -27.  It features some of the most current learning trends, including virtual classrooms, social learning, mobile learning, cognitive science, and augmented reality. I’m excited to be co-presenting with…

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New Whitepaper: Virtual Training for Modern Learners

Exciting news! My brand new whitepaper, Virtual Training for Modern Learners, is now available! Modern learners have almost unlimited information at their fingertips and consume information at an unprecedented pace. They often work in non-traditional ways, including remotely or working “on-the-go”, away from their desk. Modern learners also use multiple devices, check their smartphones several…

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5 Ways to Open an Interactive Virtual Class

When does a virtual training program begin? For participants, it begins the moment they log in to the virtual classroom. Since first impressions often establish what’s to come, it’s important to use this opening time to set expectations and get the program moving in the right direction. Here are five quick tips to help you…

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