David Kelly’s Curated L&D Content for the Week of 2/3/20

David Kelly, Executive Director, The eLearning Guild

This week’s curated content includes links exploring the following:

    • A great new resource for free images
    • Examples of how 5G will enhance experiences
    • A useful tool for solving a common problem for the hearing impaired
    • Research exploring how organizations are adopting virtual reality
    • Curated resources showcasing free and low-cost tools

Library of Congress and 12 Other Institutions Release Over 1,600 Images for Public Use by Dunja Djudjic
I’m always bookmarking sites that provide free or low-cost assets that we can use in the building of learning programs. This post by Dunja Djudjic examines a new resource of free images that are now available for public use.

AT&T Reinvents the Live Sports Experience
There’s a lot of talk around how the emergence of 5G will change our digital lives. It’s not really about the speed of the network; it’s about the new types of experiences that speed will enable. This post looks new experiences that are being enabled by 5G that will enhance the experience attendees have at football games.

This app gives deaf users an on-demand ASL interpreter by Adele Peters
I often find the true possibilities of technology are found when technology and innovative thinking combine to solve a problem in new ways. This post by Adele Peters is a great example of that, as existing technologies are used to build a new solution that can radically improve the lives of the hearing-impaired.

Enterprise VR Revenue Projected to Reach $4.26 Billion by 2023 by Mike Boland
People often ask me how quickly I think L&D organizations will adopt virtual reality. I think that’s the wrong question. L&D adoption of VR is directly connected to how organizations, in general, adopt VR. It’s therefore important to track how enterprises are adopting VR, and this post by Mike Boland looks at the research and trends behind that story.

Save Your Budget: Curated Free & Low-Cost Tools, Resources by Bill Brandon
One of the common challenges learning professionals have is the need to do more with less resources. It’s one of the challenges that make articles about free or low-cost tools so popular. This post by Bill Brandon curates a number of articles that showcase tools and resources that work on almost any budget.

New Keynote Added to Learning Solutions 2020

The Learning Solutions Conference and Expo is the event each year that our industry looks towards proven practices that exist within the intersection of learning and technology. LSCon brings together learning professionals from all over the world for a singular purpose: Sharing What Works.

This year we’re excited to host a special keynote session exploring the next decade of instructional design. We’ve invited six of the eLearning Guild’s Guild Masters to share their unique perspectives using the fast-paced Ignite session format.

If you’re not familiar with the Ignite format, here’s a quick summary:

  • Each session is exactly five minutes long
  • Each session uses only 20 slides
  • Slides advance automatically every 15 seconds

This unique format will provide an energetic session with lots of great learning takeaways. We’re privileged to be hosting the following Guild Masters as part of this keynote session: Jane Bozarth, Julie Dirksen, Nick Floro, Connie Malamed, Megan Torrance, & Chad Udell.

This keynote is the perfect addition to extend the core purpose of what drives the Learning Solutions Conference and Expo each year: The importance of sharing what works.

Click here to learn more and join us in Orlando this Spring

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