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TLDCast Podcast

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Audio-only versions of TLDCast, recorded with a live audience


Live Online Learning Q&A with Jo Cook of Lightbulb Moment
May 25 • 51 min
This episode was a really fun TLDCast! We hosted Jo Cook for a live Q&A - meaning the entire discussion was Q&A. And it was focused on what Jo is an expert at, Live Online Learning. Here are some of the questions Jo answered: What are the “must have”…
Job Seeker Series feat. Joseph Suarez: Part 1 – Moving On After Being Let Go
May 16 • 60 min
In this episode, Joseph Suarez is starting a new four part series chronicling his recent layoff and journey forward finding another job. Along the way, he’s going to be sharing resources and knowledge in hopes the challenges he’s facing can be helpful for…
Lifelong Learning Culture in Organizations with host Cara North, and guests Eric Rowland, Jonathan Rock, and John Kissinger
May 16 • 58 min
To survive and thrive in today’s workplace, organizations need to adapt to quick change. And there may be no better way to do that than to promote a lifelong learning culture. But whose responsibility in the organization is that? L&D? Does it depend on…
Community Showcase: Jenny Hill on Being Able to Do A Little Bit of Everything
May 11 • 39 min
Jenny is an L&D Leader and is relentless about personal and team growth. She’s passionate about her profession and fits the profile of the corporate trainer that can do a little bit of everything. This was a fun conversation and I think you’ll enjoy…
Storyline 360 and Accessibility - Susan Nabonne Beck in The Accessibility Playlist
May 4 • 52 min
In this first Accessibility Playlist episode, we spoke to Susan Nabonne Beck Susan Nabonne Beck who discussed Storyline 360 alt-text do’s and don’ts, what the screen reader actually reads, and button states. After listening to this episode, you’ll think…
Community Showcase: Rachel Weiss
May 4 • 34 min
We’re putting Community first in this new series of episodes from TLDC. With conferences cancelled and events rescheduled or reorganized as online events, how do we go about continuing to connect with L&D professionals in meaningful ways? We’ll here’s a…
Community Showcase: Megan Torrance
May 4 • 46 min
We’re putting Community first in this new series of episodes from TLDC. With conferences cancelled and events rescheduled or reorganized as online events, how do we go about continuing to connect with L&D professionals in meaningful ways? We’ll here’s a…
TLDC Member Showcase: Kim Lindsey
Apr 26 • 35 min
Welcome to another Training, Learning, and Development Community podcast episode. Thanks for tuning in. In case you’re wondering if you’re in the right place, this podcast is for folks that are involved in corporate training, instructional technology,…
TLDC Member Showcase: Toddi Norum
Apr 26 • 25 min
Welcome to another Training, Learning, and Development Community podcast episode. Thanks for tuning in. In case you’re wondering if you’re in the right place, this podcast is for folks that are involved in corporate training, instructional technology,…
Community Discussion: Update on Industry Events
Apr 20 • 58 min
So it’s with a great deal of interest that I look ahead and analyze what the conference agenda looks like for 2020. And beyond. In this episode, I’m joined by Alex Salas and Rubina Halwani as we talk about the upcoming schedule, as well as our personal…
Exploring L&D Job Descriptions with Cara North and Helena Smith
Apr 12 • 62 min
It may be that you’re having to reassess your current role as an L&D Professional due to circumstances related to the pandemic and the disruption it’s inflicting on the world —- especially the workplace. And although Cara North had planned this discussion…
Community Discussion: How Has You Job Changed?
Apr 7 • 61 min
Things have changed. Our daily lives have been completely disrupted by the effects the corona virus has had on our world. And in most cases, our jobs have changed. So this Community Discussion was focused on answering that: How has your job changed? There…
Meet Step Away: A Learning Event Where Creativity, Play, and Game Design Converge
Mar 29 • 66 min
Last year, a new conference was introduced to L&D, and it was nothing like any other industry event. It’s called Step Away, a learning experience focused on creativity, play, and game design. And in this episode, we had the creators of the event, Kevin…
Telling On Yourself with Bridget Brown
Mar 29 • 55 min
There is a common thread in all of the Storytelling Playlist episodes in this series, and that is that storytelling creates connection. And this episode with guest Bridget Brown helps make it even clearer. Bridget talks about the how the power of story…
Comedy Writing Tips for Learning Design with Sarah Ann Houghton
Mar 22 • 54 min
In this Storytelling Playlist episode, our guest is Sarah Ann Houghton - a comedian, actress, and instructional designer based out of New York City. This is a really interesting episode in that Sarah presents the topic, comedy, just the way an…
Using the Hero’s Journey in eLearning Projects with Jonathan Hill
Mar 16 • 58 min
It was no surprise when Jonathan Hill was invited to discuss his storytelling strategies, he opted to discuss The Hero’s Journey, an archetypal analysis chronicled by renown mythologist, Joseph Campbell. This is Jonathan’s “go to” story template, which…
Go Beyond Boring: Creating Scenario-based Learning That Engages Participants with Christy Tucker
Mar 16 • 64 min
In this Storytelling Playlist episode, Christy Tucker shared an excellent presentation titled “Go Beyond Boring: Creating Scenario-Based Learning that Engages Participants”. Christy discussed how to hook your learners using story and scenario based…
Strengthening Your Instructional Design Using Story with Rance Greene
Mar 8 • 53 min
This is the first episode of The Storytelling Playlist, a new series focused on how you can use story and narratives to enhance your instructional design. Our first guest is Rance Greene from needastory.com. Rance is a Senior Performance Consultant in the…
Matt Pierce On Building the Techsmith Camtasia Certification
Mar 8 • 48 min
In our final episode of the Certificates and Certifications Playlist, we talked with Matt Pierce, Techsmith Learning and Video Ambassador. Matt leads the Techsmith Academy, and is also the lead for their Camtasia certification. Matt is always an excellent…
CPLP to CPTD: What You Should Know with guest Alex Salas
Mar 1 • 57 min
Perhaps the most prestigious certification for L&D has changed: the CPLP is now the CPTD. And we have the perfect guest, StyleLearn a.k.a. Alex Salas, to discuss the change and what it means for you.
Meet the Maker: Robert Penn of Smartbuilder
Mar 1 • 50 min
Robert Penn is the CEO of SmartBuilder, an eLearning authoring tool that has been helping power L&D teams for over twenty years. We’re talking to Robert about his perspective as a vendor in this industry, what he’s learned about eLearning over the last…
Which Industry Certification is Right For You? featuring Deadra Welcome
Feb 23 • 53 min
This is another episode from our Certificates and Certifications Playlist and we’re moving on from discussing graduate certificates to industry certifications. This episode’s guest, Deadra Welcome, has half a dozen certificates: The CPLP, the CPTM, a…
Trainers Gonna Train: Cara North and Guests Help You Submit Your Conference Proposals
Feb 17 • 62 min
“Trainers gonna train”. That’s what I thought of when I logged in to Cara North’s TLDCast on conference proposals this last week. Cara included guests Jonathan Rock, Jonathan Hill, and Thomas Sealock in this episode which was all about helping anyone…
The Certificates and Certifications Playlist featuring Lisa Giacumo and Anthony Marker of Boise State University
Feb 17 • 46 min
We continue our discussion on graduate certificates with two faculty members of Boise State University, developers of the Organizational Performance & Workplace Learning Master’s Degree, as well as online certificates in instructional design, e-Learning,…
Case Study: Building an eLearning Program From Scratch
Feb 7 • 58 min
In this episode moderated by host Cara North, Rubina Halwani discusses her recent experience building an eLearning Program from Scratch. Rubina shares what is basically a case study on launching an entirely new eLearning project at a job she was just…
What Is Better For Your Career: Instructional Design Certificate or Masters Degree?
Feb 6 • 54 min
In our first playlist episode on Certificates and Certifications, we had a lot of questions for Christy Tucker about graduate certificates. Christy is a Learning Experience Design Consultant at Syniad Learning and has done a great deal of research on grad…
Discursive Practices for L&D with Cara North and Jonathan Rock
Feb 2 • 61 min
In this episode, Cara North and Jonathan Rock discuss Discursive Practices in L&D. So what are discursive practices? In this case, they are the dominant ideas or practices in an industry that ultimately define that industry. And in this episode, Cara and…
Project Kickoff Tips and Tricks with Nick Floro
Feb 2 • 50 min
In this Productivity Playlist episode, our guest is Nick Floro, President of Sealworks Interactive. Nick is well-known for sharing fantastic app and software tips, and I’m delighted we were able to get him in for this episode. His discussion was focused…
The Power of Reflection and Planning with Jo Cook of Lightbulb Moment
Jan 25 • 40 min
When you consider productivity, “reflection” isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Maybe it’s because we don’t value reflection as something that’s a part of our workday; it’s more of a new age-y concept, like mindfulness and meditation. Well like…
Productivity Playlist: More Than Just Time Management featuring Jonathan Rock
Jan 18 • 34 min
This Productivity Playlist episode features Jonathan Rock aka JRock. JRock works in a learning department of ONE. That role may or may not be familiar to many of you, but at the very least, you can imagine how important it is to maintain a level of…
Community Discussion: What Are Your Goals for the Year?
Jan 12 • 60 min
In this Community Discussion episode, we discussed GOALS. Since it’s the beginning of the year, it only felt natural to reflect on what’s ahead for 2020. So in this episode, some of our live audience contributed their 2020 goals and we also had a couple…
xAPI Fall Cohort Review featuring Host Kristen Hayden Safdie and Panel
Jan 12 • 58 min
In this episode, Kristen Hayden Safdie interviews participants from the 2019 Fall xAPI Cohort. This series of interviews is a great way to learn more about the Cohort sponsored by Torrance Learning. The eight guests that appeared and their projects are:…
Productivity Playlist - Kristen Hayden Safdie on Sleep Schedules, Bullet Journals, Setting Timers, and More
Jan 5 • 33 min
This TLDC Productivity Playlist episode took place on Thursday, January 2nd, 2020. This discussion featured Kristen Hayden Safdie who discusses some of her more recent productivity tips and hacks from 2019, which she is carrying into 2020. Kristen…
Community Discussion: Must Have ID Skills for 2020 and Beyond
Dec 31, 2019 • 52 min
This TLDCast was a Community Discussion that took place on Monday, December 30th 2019. Featured guests for this broadcast included Kristen Hayden Safdie, Toddi Norum, Tameka Harris, and Cara North, and it was hosted by me, Luis Malbas. The topic was Must…
Tips and Tricks to Unlocking the Potential of eLearning in the Workplace with host Andrew Hughes and guest Alex Salas
Dec 22, 2019 • 63 min
When we talk eLearning, we are often considering moving beyond PDFs, MS Word, and Powerpoint. But implementing eLearning in your training program isn’t just about a shift in tools and platform, it’s also about the fundamental question of how you are…
Reflecting on 2019: A Collective “Best Of”
Dec 15, 2019 • 59 min
Today’s episode was a Community Discussion, this one an end of year episode, talking about some of our own notable 2019 personal and professional events. Reflection is an integral part of the learning process and the goal of this discussion was to promote…
Cara North talks with Clint Clarkson, Author of “The L&D Scenes” Comic Collection
Dec 14, 2019 • 57 min
In this episode, Host Cara North talks with Clint Clarkson, author of “The L&D Scenes”, a collection of comics about L&D practitioners and the challenges they go through. Cara and Clint mostly focus on why Clint started writing the comic series, with some…
Community Discussion: Instructional Designers on Learning with Christiana Houck and Joe Ganci
Dec 9, 2019 • 58 min
This Community Discussion episode features special guests Christiana Houck and Joe Ganci as they join host Luis Malbas in a series of Q&A answering questions about Instructional Designers and Learning. Most popular question: “Are there elements of…
VR for Training & Assessment: The top 7 things you need to know with James Watson
Dec 8, 2019 • 56 min
In this XR Playlist episode, James Watson, discussed the key benefits of using VR for training or assessment, and some of the main factors to be aware of when implementing a VR training program. He presented an excellent set of slides that were centered…
XR Playlist with Debbie Richards: Preparing Your Company for an Augmented Reality Learning Program
Nov 26, 2019 • 58 min
Augmented reality is a powerful tool that can help your team achieve learning goals in a meaningful and hands-on way. But within the L&D field, there’s a lot of misunderstanding about what exactly AR can do and how it can be implemented. And this can make…
Learning Analytics Data Privacy & Tracking and What’s Ahead with Guest Duncan Welder and Host Andrew Hughes
Nov 24, 2019 • 65 min
Duncan Welder is a long time instructional designer and LMS implementation specialist with a passion for tracking data. As the Director of Client Services at RISC Inc he focuses on using learning analytics to find solutions for customers and clients.…
Focus on Performance Outcomes not Training Request with guest John Temples and host Kristen Hayden Safdie.
Nov 17, 2019 • 62 min
John Temples went from middle school science teacher to instructional designer to learning consultant. Working with manufacturing companies, he learned that focusing on performance outcomes is key in successfully achieving organizational learning…
Using Video to Improve Learning Outcomes featuring Andrew Hughes and Matt Pierce
Nov 3, 2019 • 65 min
This audio only version of TLDCast took place on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 online in front of a live audience. In this episode, Andrew Hughes of Designing Digitally talks with Matthew Pierce of Techsmith about how video can improve learning outcomes.…
Niels Floor: Learning Experience Design Pioneer
Nov 3, 2019 • 48 min
This audio only version of TLDCast took place on Friday, November 1, 2019 online in front of a live audience. In this episode, I talk with Niels Floor, Learning Experience Design Pioneer. Niels originated and coined the term “Learning Experience Design”…
Alan Natachu’s Misadventures in VR: The Reailty of Virtual Reality for Learning
Oct 20, 2019 • 44 min
You would think the way some L&D folks talk about VR, implementing this groundbreaking technology is as simple as buying some headsets, strapping them on students, and pressing go. Not so. Not. At. All. The reality of Virtual Reality is that getting it to…
DevLearn Brief: Kristen Hayden Safdie presents “What’s Your Problem? Using Design Thinking to Frame Performance Issues”.
Oct 20, 2019 • 18 min
This episode is a brief conversation with Kristen Hayden Safdie, Learning Technology Specialist at Motivf. We discuss her upcoming DevLearn Session “What’s Your Problem? Using Design Thinking to Frame Performance Issues”. If you’re interested in using…
DevLearn Brief: Cara North presenting “L&D Mystery Series: The Case of the Disengaged Learner”.
Oct 20, 2019 • 18 min
This special “DevLearn Brief” episode features Cara North discussing her upcoming session at DevLearn in Las Vegas. The session takes place on Thursday, October 24th at 1:15pm. It’s called “L&D Mystery Series: The Case of the Disengaged Learner”. If…
Peace, Love & Data Interoperability: Using xAPI to Drive Analytics
Oct 20, 2019 • 52 min
What is xAPI? How do you send data? What data do you send? And where do you send it? How do you keep it all organized? As we move further toward a “data-centric” world, collecting, analyzing, and managing data has become a top priority among successful…
Learning You Can Count On with Sam Rogers
Oct 11, 2019 • 60 min
Data, Measurement, and Analytics aren’t new, but they are gaining a lot more importance in our learning industry these days. There’s a reason for that, and you don’t have to be a “numbers person” to get in on this opportunity. Come up to speed fast with…
Community Discussion: A Day in the Life
Oct 7, 2019 • 38 min
Ever wonder what everybody else’s workday what might be like? As corporate trainers and educators, we’re all responsible for similar objectives and goals, but our experiences can be radically different from one another. Take a listen to this Community…
Case Study: Designing Digitally Builds Assessment Simulation for Procter and Gamble
Sep 30, 2019 • 65 min
Here’s an excellent case study that features a simulation Designing Digitally created for Susan Manos and Procter & Gamble (P&G). P&G conduct self-assessments of the Quality Programs at all of their production, research, distribution, and warehousing…
Is A Formal L&D Degree Necessary?
Sep 29, 2019 • 62 min
Is a formal L&D degree worth it? Is it a requirement if you want to have a career as an instructional designer or a corporate trainer? There are so many factors that go into answering questions like these and this episode answers quite a few of them. Join…
Community Discussion: Share Your Timesavers, Shortcuts, and Productivity Tips
Sep 1, 2019 • 58 min
It’s a Labor Day weekend Friday, so why not start the three-day weekend with some timesavers, shortcuts, and productivity tips? Host Luis Malbas talked with Jonathan Rock, Quetzalcoatl Cortes, and Alan Natachu about some of their favorite ways to be more…
From Vaughnsville, OH to 21st Century L&D with Andrew Hughes and Craig Sybert
Sep 1, 2019 • 61 min
There are currently 249 people living in Vaughnsville, Ohio. Today on TLDCast, we had two former residents of that small town, both of them now Learning and Development Professionals. Andrew Hughes and Craig Sybert grew up with completely separate lives…
Delighting Learning Appetites with Karl Richter and Host Cara North
Aug 26, 2019 • 60 min
Karl Richter is a Chef. But instead of menu prep and food mastery as his medium for cooking up delicious offerings, he concocts “eLearning Blends” — a mixture of design, facilitation, consultation, and coaching — to delight learning appetites. In this…
Ken Brown and The EMU Experience
Aug 17, 2019 • 60 min
Ken Brown’s story is an interesting one. A self-described introvert turned college psychology teacher that evolved to corporate trainer, it’s surprising he would eventually create The EMU Experience: Engaging. Memorable. Unexpected. In this discussion,…
Kevin Thorn on Instructional Comics with host Kristen Hayden Safdie
Aug 11, 2019 • 65 min
When you think about comics, more than likely some of the first things that come to mind are superheroes like Spiderman or Batman in full-color comic books you might find in bookstores or comic book shops. Or maybe you think about “funny pages”, the once…
Community Discussion: What Are Your Favorite L&D Books? featuring Zsolt Olah
Aug 11, 2019 • 47 min
Zsolt Olah has read a lot of books. AND he’s read a lot of L&D books. In fact, over a twelve-week period he read over 100 books in preparation for writing his own book, Engage the WORL&D!: A whimsical, brain-picking “meme-oir” from a creative digital…
From Biblical Studies to Instructional Design: Dr Robin Sargent
Aug 5, 2019 • 52 min
You wouldn’t call Dr Robin Sargent one of the most traditional Instructional Designers out there —- her journey to ID certainly is not! Starting with a BA and MA in Biblical Studies and Theology, to waiting tables, to being a University Librarian, Robin…
Andrew Hughes and Leslie Lloyd: Bulding a Critical Thinking Course for the FSA
Jul 28, 2019 • 44 min
“We have a two day instructor led training course we’d like you to convert into a one hour elearning course”. That’s how this project between Andrew Hughes of Designing Digitally and Leslie Lloyd of Federal Student Ai started. And as they proceeded to…
Roberta Dombrowski, Cara North, and the Purpose of Task Analysis
Jul 18, 2019 • 60 min
“Task analysis for instructional design is a process of analyzing and articulating the kind of learning that you expect the learners to know how to perform” (Jonassen, Tessmer, & Hannum, 1999, p.3). And in this TLDCast, we had two task analysis experts…
Community Discussion: WOL - Working Out Loud
Jul 13, 2019 • 61 min
There’s probably no one better than professional learners to talk about WOL - Working Out Loud. Why is that? And what is Working Out Loud? From Working Out Loud author John Stepper’s website, it’s “a way to build relationships that can help you in some…
Community Discussion: Social Media for Career Development
Jul 10, 2019 • 61 min
Want to know how some of your fellow L&D Professionals use social media for work and professional development? We had a GREAT Community Discussion episode discussing just that! Cara North, Rubina Halwani, and Alan Natachu answered these questions: Are…
A Customer Service Training Project with Guest Lisa Crockett and Host Kristen Hayden Safdie
Jul 10, 2019 • 61 min
This TLDCast episode features guest Lisa Crockett and Host Kristin Hayden Safdie discussing a case study based on a project Lisa took on. This project required building customer service training for a health insurance company. That training was…
Andrew Hughes and Julie Dietrich of Wyndham Destinations
Jun 29, 2019 • 61 min
This TLDCast episode features Designing Digitally President and CEO, Andrew Hughes, discussing an eLearning Case Study with Julie Dietrich of Wyndham Destinations. They talk about their partnership and how they worked together to create something a little…
Community Discussion: Experience or Education? What is your YOE?
Jun 22, 2019 • 46 min
Experience or Education – what gets you the job? And what if you have the education but not the experience? Listen to this Friday Community Discussion with Rubina Halwani where she discusses years of experience (YOE) & how to set yourself up for success.…
Guest Tim Slade with Host Cara North: It’s Not The Tools, It’s What You Do With Them
Jun 22, 2019 • 58 min
Cara North: “It’s not about the tools, though. It’s about what you do with them. Right?” There may be no one better in the eLearning industry to answer that than our June 21 TLDCast guest, Tim Slade. Tim Slade is a speaker, author, and award-winning…
A Parity TLDCast with Guest Ily Nunn and Host Toddi Norum
Jun 14, 2019 • 55 min
Women are making big shifts in industries and roles that were once predominately male. Although per Linkedin, “Over the past ten years, the proportion of female leaders in the workforce has increased by an average of just over two percentage points among…
Case Study with Host Kristen Hayden Safdie and Guest Jac Hutchinson: Moving 48 Courses from ILT to eLearning
Jun 9, 2019 • 60 min
In this Case Study episode by Host Kristen Hayden Safdie, the guest was Jacqueline Hutchinson, eLearning Designer/Developer and host of the The Lounge podcast. Their discussion topic was a recent project Jac took on: Moving 48 courses from ILT to…
Host Cara North: ATD ICE 2019 Wrap Up
Jun 3, 2019 • 59 min
With over 10,000 attendees, 450+ exhibitors, and 300+ sessions, ATD ICE has defined itself as the world’s premier L&D event. And none other than Cara North is here to wrap up ATD ICE with a fantastic Friday #TLDCast. Cara was joined by three guests:…
Community Discussion: How to Find Jobs in Instructional Design featuring Rubina Halwani
May 27, 2019 • 56 min
In this Community Discussion TLDCast episode, Rubina Halwani led an excellent conversation about finding jobs in Instructional Design. Rubina is a teacher turned Instructional Designer that used her backgrounds in Business Development and the film market…
The Top 10 Ways of Increasing Learner Interactivity & Engagement
May 19, 2019 • 54 min
Do your employee training programs lack interactivity and the ability to spark your learners’ interest? Has your company’s training ever failed to engage your employees? If you answered yes to either of these, this TLDCast will be a great resource for…
Toddi Norum: Introducing The Parity Podcast
May 19, 2019 • 30 min
We are proud to announce a new TLDCast series by Toddi Norum called The Parity Podcast. This series will be focused on ideas and concepts focused on equality, especially in regards to status and pay. Discussions will be covering parity in organizational…
Community Discussion: What are some things you wish you had known before becoming an instructional designer?
May 13, 2019 • 60 min
Was it the SMEs? The technology? Working behind the scenes? Maybe you wish you had known you’d end working with and for so many so called “experts”. Or perhaps it was the assessments that are driving you nuts. Or the tedious exercise of having to adapt…
Case Studies #TLDCast - Host Kristen Hayden Safdie and Guest Jo Cook on Building The Lightbulb Moment CPD Webinar Series
May 13, 2019 • 60 min
It always sounds much simpler than it is: Find an idea, build on it, execute on delivery, and reap the benefits.In this TLDCast episode, Jo Cook, Founder of Lightbulb Moment, tells the story of how she and her brother Michael came up with the idea of…
Women in L&D (WiLD): Mikaela Kiner, Founder & CEO of Reverb
May 3, 2019 • 50 min
Mikaela Kiner is the Founder and CEO of Reverb, an HR consultancy for startups, located in Seattle, WA. She is also the author of the upcoming book, Female Firebrands: Stories and techniques to ignite change, take control, and succeed in the workplace.…
The Competency Models Playlist with Rachel Weiss, Erin Melvin, and Toddi Norum Part 2
Apr 26, 2019 • 50 min
Our Competency Models Playlist featured three guests: Rachel Weiss from Oscar Health Insurance, Erin Melvin from Lambda Solutions, and Host Toddi Norum. Rachel’s background helped answer a few questions. Her primary function with Competency Model…
The Competency Models Playlist with Rachel Weiss, Erin Melvin, and Toddi Norum Part 1
Apr 26, 2019 • 61 min
Our Competency Models Playlist featured three guests: Rachel Weiss from Oscar Health Insurance, Erin Melvin from Lambda Solutions, and Host Toddi Norum. Rachel’s background helped answer a few questions. Her primary function with Competency Model…
Technology Showcase #TLDCast - with Host Alan Natachu and featuring Alyshahn Kara of Goosechase
Apr 21, 2019 • 52 min
Engagement, team building, activity variety —- there are so many things to love about Scavenger Hunts. So how about turning scavenger hunts into an educational opportunity using technology? Heard of Pokemon Go? How about that - but build learning…
Cara North’s Learning Technologies TLDCast: Melissa Milloway on Adobe XD
Apr 16, 2019 • 56 min
The Best Tool Missing From Your Toolbox Is Adobe XD in your toolbox? If not, why not? Some say it’s everyone’s favorite tool they don’t know about. So we were extremely excited to have Melissa Milloway on Cara North’s Learning Technologies TLDCast to let…
Digital Minimalism, Essentialism, and Learning with Christiana Houck
Apr 12, 2019 • 63 min
In the Journal, Computers and Human Behavior, a study on divided attention and social media stated “The fundamental tenet of cognitive load theory is that the quality of instructional design will be raised if greater consideration is given to the role and…
Sonia Furini with 5 Tactics for Great Client/Vendor Relationships
Apr 11, 2019 • 56 min
In today’s TLDCast episode, with spoke with Virtual Learning Collaborative Director Sonia Furini about 5 Tactics for Great Client/Vendor Relationships. The 5 Tactics are: Partnership Communication Honesty Availability Agility Partnership Sonia emphasized…
Community Discussion: Do You Need An Instructional Design Degree?
Apr 6, 2019 • 57 min
Today our TLDCast discussion was focused on whether or not an instructional design degree is required to be successful in L&D. We had a nice split of guests: two of them had L&D related degrees and two didn’t — but had degrees outside of our industry.…
A Change Management Case Study with Host Kristen Hayden Safdie and Guest Deborah Decker
Apr 2, 2019 • 57 min
How do we develop an agile workforce and create that adaptaibility within our employees? On Monday, April 1st, Kristen Hayden Safdie hosted her first in a series of Case Study TLDCasts. Her guest was Deborah Decker, eLearning Expert and Learning Advisor…
The Top 10 TLDCasts of 2018
Mar 30, 2019 • 31 min
Compiling the 2018 Top 10 TLDCasts was an interesting exercise in understanding what drives an audience to TLDCast. “Name recognition” and “topic covered” tend to be the primary reasons TLDCasts fill up. There’s also something to be said for “day of the…
Tips for An Effective Training Strategy with Andrew Hughes
Mar 25, 2019 • 56 min
Need some tips to build an effective training strategy? How about SEVENTEEN of them? Join Andrew Hughes, one of L&D’s premier experts, for a fantastic discussion on how to make sure your training initiatives succeed. As President & CEO of Designing…
Anatomy of a TLDCast and the Path Ahead with Luis Malbas
Mar 25, 2019 • 56 min
Two years, 525 episodes, 692 Crowdcast followers. Every weekday since March 2017, TLDCast has been broadcast free without restriction, featuring hundreds of guests. It’s a remarkable feat that co-Founder, Brent Schlenker was able to host +90% of the…
Video Friday – Special Guest Amanda Kaufmann of Thrasher Editorial
Mar 10, 2019 • 58 min
Video Friday brings Sam Roger and Brent Schlenker co-hosting and talking with guest, Amanda JS Kaufmann. She is a producer and an authoring specialist with comprehensive publishing and production experience in academics, technology, and healthcare. With…
How the Virtual Classroom’s Producer’s Effectiveness Is Related to the Facilitator’s Skillset with Kassy LaBorie and Sonia Furini
Mar 10, 2019 • 57 min
Be part of the conversation! Join Kassy LaBorie and Sonia Furini for a lively and enlightening discussion on how the virtual classroom producer’s effectiveness is related to the facilitator’s skill set. Kassy is an in-demand speaker and author. In this…
Women in L&D (WiLD): Melissa Lamson
Mar 10, 2019 • 61 min
Melissa Lamson is one of the world’s foremost intercultural consultants. As president and CEO of Lamson Consulting, she uses her decades of global expertise to help companies and business leaders cultivate a successful global mindset, bridge cultures, and…
Special Guest Daan Assen of SwipeGuide
Mar 3, 2019 • 53 min
Starting off the week with a special guest from across the pond. Daan Assen is the Founder of SwipeGuide: the new industry standard for digital work instruction. Today, Brent talks to Daan about the changing structure of learning under the influence of…
Special Guest Bridgett McGowen on Public Speaking
Feb 24, 2019 • 62 min
Brent has a special guest, Bridgett McGowen in the window. Bridgett is a published author, a presentation skills coach, and an awarded international professional speaker. She has spoken on programs alongside notable figures such as Shonda Rhimes, Deepak…
Andrew Hughes of Designing Digitally
Feb 24, 2019 • 57 min
For nearly a decade, Andrew Hughes has made it his personal mission to ensure that commonly-used ineffective and lackluster training techniques are a thing of the past. Realizing his passion for changing the way we learn and evolve, in 2006 Andrew founded…
Michael Noble of TTA on Tools, the Learner Experience, and the State of the Industry
Feb 17, 2019 • 53 min
Today, Brent Schlenker talks to Michael Noble about tools, the learner experience and his years in the L&D Industry. Michael J. Noble, PhD, is TTA’s Chief Operating Officer & Chief Learning Strategist. In addition to leading TTA’s sales and operations…
Special Guest Daniel Menden on Harley-Davidson and going from Corporate to Consulting
Feb 17, 2019 • 58 min
Today, Brent Schlenker speaks to Daniel Menden about his career, working at Harley-Davidson and being in the industry for over 25 years. Dan is an international speaker, trainer and consultant with over 20 years of success in helping organizations improve…
Special Guest Kim Edwards of Getty Images
Feb 10, 2019 • 56 min
With 10 years’ experience designing, delivering and evaluating learning experiences, her biggest strengths are resilience in volatile and complex environments, ability to seek solutions and make progress, and strong communication and collaboration skills.…
Special Guest Kamaria Scott, Women in L&D (WiLD)
Feb 10, 2019 • 54 min
Today, Valerie Sunyak speaks to Kamaria Scott on today’s episode of WiLD. Kamaria is the Head of North America Learning for FIS. She leads learning strategy, development, and implementation for the region and in support of global talent management…
Special Guest Andy Hughes of Designing Digitally
Feb 3, 2019 • 47 min
Thursday brings Andy Hughes of Designing Digitally into the window. For nearly a decade, Andrew Hughes has made it his personal mission to ensure that commonly-used ineffective and lackluster training techniques are a thing of the past. Realizing his…
Special Guest Christopher Lind
Feb 3, 2019 • 53 min
Today, Brent Schlenker speaks with Christopher Lind about Human Performance. Christopher is a L&D Professional with over 15 years working with business leaders to collaboratively improve performance. Show topics: • Introduction & Announcements •…
Seeds of Insight with Guest Carla Balen
Feb 3, 2019 • 49 min
Tuesday is Seeds of Insight day with the support of PeopleFirm. Today, Brent talks to Carla Balen, the Vice President of Human Resources, Americas for Dr Martens in Portland, OR. Carla believes in goal focused people processes that help build a positive…
Special Guest Quetzalcoatl Cortes
Feb 3, 2019 • 49 min
Today, Brent Schlenker and Quetzal(coatl) Cortes talk about getting into Instructional Design and the challenges of moving into a new job market. Quetzal is a 10+ year veteran of Instructional Design who recently moved from the Bay Area to Phoenix, AZ.…
Special Guest Danny Stefanic
Jan 21, 2019 • 56 min
Today, Brent Schlenker talks to Danny Stefanic about Virtual Reality. Danny Stefanic is CEO of LearnBrite.com, providing VR-ready tools for educators to enhance learning through avatars, non-linear dialogue, gamification and virtual environments while…
Special Guest Laura Sanchez
Jan 21, 2019 • 57 min
Today, Toddi Norum speaks with Laura Sanchez about being an independent contractor and consultant. Laura is a Senior Learning Consultant at Rook Strategies. Laura is focused on strategic learning management, instructional design and eLearning development.…
Special Guest Chelsea Hans on Instructional Design, Vectors, and Pallets
Jan 21, 2019 • 55 min
We start off Monday with a special guest. Chelsea Hans is a Freelance Instructional Designer and eLearning Professional from Phoenix, AZ. Brent and Chelsea talk about the world of ID and eLearning creation. They discuss look and feel, colors, and some…
Special Guest Joe Ganci talks AI, Chatbots, and TLDC19
Jan 13, 2019 • 54 min
Friday brings a special guest Joe Ganci to one of the windows to talk to Brent about his session coming up in TLDC19. They also discuss current work likes, technology, AI, and Chatbots. Joes’s history The best jobs to work on Technology in training The…
Special Guest Stephanie Oehler Talks About Her Journey Through Edupreneurship
Jan 13, 2019 • 55 min
Today, Brent Schlenker and Stephanie Oehler talk about Sales Training and Edupreneurship. Stephanie is the founder of Savvy Leasing LLC, a Sales Training/Coaching/Consulting business. She loves developing talent and energizing individuals and teams to…
Women in L&D (WiLD) Special Guest: Ashley Lonie of Teamed
Jan 13, 2019 • 60 min
Valerie Sunyak speaks to Ashley Lonie on today’s episode of WiLD. Ashley Lonie is the CEO and Founder of Teamed. She is passionate about moving the needle forward in how learning occurs and believes people are the most important asset. Teamed is a…
Seeds of Insight Tuesday with Special Guest Steve Santamaria, CEO of Folio Photonics
Jan 13, 2019 • 59 min
Tuesday brings us Seed of Insight hosted by PeopleFirm. Their guest today is Steve Santamaria who is going to talk about his first year as CEO of Folio Photonics Inc. Bill and Steve talk about technology and how Steve well versed is identifying trends,…
Video Friday Special Guest Erick Prospero Talks 2D, 3D, and AR
Jan 5, 2019 • 60 min
Friday ends a great week to start of the new year with guest Erick Prospero. Erick is the Chief Ninja at Ninja Tropic Media, an elearning media factory with ninjas who focus on mastering video, 2d and 3d animation and AR programming skills so you can…
Special Guests Debbie Richards and Hugh Seaton
Jan 5, 2019 • 52 min
Today, Brent Schlenker chats with Debbie Richards and Hugh Seaton about a simple planning model to get the best out of new technologies like VR, AI and AR. Debbie Richards is the President of Creative Interactive Ideas. Hugh Seaton is the CEO of Aquinas…
A Conversation with Katie Stroud and guest host Toddi Norum
Dec 30, 2018 • 55 min
Guest host Toddi Norum steps in for Brent and talks storytelling with Katie Stroud live from her RV! Katie the founder of Incremental Success Inc. She offers strategies for organizational success using a process that follows the life of a story. She also…
Meet Matt Pierce, Sam Rogers, John Kissinger - the Learning Media Experts Trio
Dec 15, 2018 • 59 min
Join three, middle-aged, balding, white dudes with glasses tell you what’s up with your Audio/Video! Lots of tips and tricks in this episode of Video Friday.
Special Guest Myra Roldan on ID Skills for the 21st Century
Dec 15, 2018 • 52 min
Today we have special guest Myra Roldan. Myra is a three-time Award-winning Instructional Designer & author. Myra has an MBA, MSEd and a Bachelors of information Technology/Computer Science. She brings her unique insight into the world of L&D to the…
Special Guest Cara North on Engagement
Dec 15, 2018 • 54 min
Special guest Cara North is a Learning Designer for The Ohio State University’s College of Education and Human Ecology. Cara has worked in learning and development for 10 years for various corporations, non-profits, and higher education. Today her and…
Special Guest Kristi Conlon Talks About Growing in Leadership on Seeds of Insights
Dec 15, 2018 • 55 min
Today, Brent, Michelle, and Bill talk with Kristi Conlon about the challenges of being an executive leader in the L&D space on Seeds of Insights. Kristi is a Director of Global Learning and Development for ASM, responsible for strategic design, evaluation…
Special Guest Zsolt Olah Talks Gamification
Dec 15, 2018 • 56 min
Today, Brent Schlenker and Zsolt Olah, Innovator and Digital Problem-solver, have a conversation about Gamification in the L&D space. Zsolt has 20 years of experience in the learning and development space, mostly focusing on the synergy of technology and…
Special Guest Kassy LaBorie Talks VILT
Dec 9, 2018 • 55 min
Today, Brent Schlenker talks to Kassy LaBorie talk VILT strategies and bring up 3 issues that should be discussed when conducting virtual learning. Kassy LaBorie is the principal consultant at Kassy LaBorie Consulting, LLC. She is a speaker, instructional…
Special Guest Margie Meacham Talking About the Brain
Dec 9, 2018 • 57 min
Today we are joined by Margie Meacham who is an author and learning consultant and an expert in applying the latest discoveries from the converging fields of learning science and artificial intelligence to enhance learning and performance. Margie is the…
Toddi Norum and Valerie Sunyak talk Gender Equality in L&D
Dec 9, 2018 • 58 min
Wednesday, Toddi Norum and Valerie Sunyak jump into the windows to talk about women in the L&D career field. It is a topic that we touched on at one point and it was met with a strong conversation and talk back after the session. They tackle the subject…
Special Guest Elliot Garbus Talks Leadership on Seeds of Insights
Dec 9, 2018 • 60 min
Today, Brent Schlenker and Michelle Fanfarillo reminisce about their time at Intel with Elliot Garbus and talk leadership development. Elliot is an advisor on strategy, management, and marketing for technology companies. Here are his current affiliations:…
Special Guest Trish Uhl Talks Data, Standing Still, and Road Trips
Dec 9, 2018 • 56 min
Monday has a very special guest Trish Uhl. Trish is the principal consultant at Owl’s Ledge, the founder of the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum and the creator of the Learning Systems Engineering framework. Trish and Brent talk about L&D as a…
VP of Talent Management at Healthpoint, Pamela Sullivan, and her Leadership Journey as a Working Parent
Dec 1, 2018 • 57 min
Join this PeopleFirm Seeds of Insight conversation with VP of Talent Management at Healthpoint, Pamela Sullivan, and her Leadership Journey as a Working Parent. Pamela Sullivan has xpertise with strategic development, implementation and administration of…
Seeds of Insight – Special Guest David Snavely on Culture
Nov 25, 2018 • 54 min
Today we have guest David Snavely on with the Seeds of Insight day at TLDC. With over 20 years of practical learning and experience, David has dedicated his career to helping organizations transform how they operate. He specializes in working with…
Special Guest Mike Simmons
Nov 25, 2018 • 57 min
Today’s guest was Mike Simmons from CatalystSale.com. He’s been helping people improve their business outcomes for years and shares his tips on the importance of reflection and goal setting. It’s that perfect time of year to have these conversations. Even…
Designing Digitally President & CEO Andrew Hughes
Nov 18, 2018 • 59 min
For nearly a decade, Andrew Hughes has made it his personal mission to ensure that commonly-used ineffective and lackluster training techniques are a thing of the past. Realizing his passion for changing the way we learn and evolve, in 2006 Andrew founded…
Seeds of Insight Guest Dawn Loeliger
Nov 18, 2018 • 55 min
Dawn is an experienced strategic executive with a diverse repertoire of career experiences in multiple industries, business sizes, and roles. She draws on her 30-plus years of leadership experience to serve as PeopleFirm’s Seattle market lead and solution…
Special Guest Sonia Furini Talking vILT
Nov 18, 2018 • 51 min
Sonia is the co-owner and Virtual Classroom Services Director at Virtual Learning Collaborative. With over 14 years of fun and excitement in learning and development, she is a relationship builder and techie at heart. Sonia focuses on increasing…
Special Guest Jayne Davids
Nov 12, 2018 • 59 min
Jayne has 20 years in L&D as a software trainer, elearning developer, screencaster and is a TechSmith Recommended Training Provider. Jayne enjoys helping others develop new video skills and seeks to learn something new every day. An active member of the…
Special Guest Harrison Withers
Nov 12, 2018 • 57 min
Harrison Withers is our guest today. He is an L&D consultant with Tier1 Consulting and has a lot of experiences to share with TLDC. He is also the author of Organisation Horsepower: Thinking Like a Motorcycle Racing Team. Harrison’s History Transitioning…
Special Guest Taruna Goel Talk Mentors with Cara North and Valerie Sunyak
Nov 12, 2018 • 60 min
With a return to Women in L&D (WiLD), we have Cara North and Valerie Sunyak in the inverviewer seat and Taruna Goel in the third window. Taruna is a Learning and Performance Specialist with close to 20 years of experience in the areas of instructional…
Special guest Andre Nellams of Alask Airlines on HR, Planning, and Story
Nov 12, 2018 • 59 min
A new idea starts today! Tuesday will bring more of an HR and leadership direction to the cast and the special guest to kick it off is Andre Nellams of Alaska Airlines is a HR Leader, HR Geek, Strategic Partner, Facilitator, Passion for all things Human…
Special Guest Kati Ryan of A Positive Adventure Talks Brands
Nov 12, 2018 • 52 min
We have special guest Kati Ryan who has built world class, award-winning training programs for companies like Instacart, Gannett, LivingSocial, and others. She founded A Positive Adventure, an L&D consultancy business and is a leader in the industry…
Barbara Ingrassia is Back! Video Friday Copyright Talk!
Nov 4, 2018 • 58 min
Barbara Ingrassia is a certified copyright manager, speaker, and trainer. She has a passion for raising awareness of the role of copyright in our daily lives. We are all consumers and creators of copyright-protected works, and understanding some copyright…
Special Guest Jennifer Valley, Trivantis Community Manager
Nov 4, 2018 • 55 min
Trivantis’ Community Manager, Jennifer Valley, joins us to talk about community building, both from a company/product level and at an instructional designer standpoint. In the session, we discuss taking advantage of networks, groups, supporting fellow…
Special Guest Kevin Yates on Data, Data, and more Data in L&D
Nov 4, 2018 • 57 min
Today TLDC we welcome Kevin Yates who is a learning and development detective looking for facts, evidence and data for learning’s impact on behavior, performance and business results and he is a sought-after subject matter expert and international…
Special Guest Alex Godinez on Going Back to School for L&D
Oct 28, 2018 • 54 min
Today we are joined by Alex Godinez, the Senior Member Relationship Trainer at Travis Credit Union. He has dipped his toes in various fields throughout his life including screenwriting, acting, call center, video, public speaking, management, marketing,…
Special Guest Darryn Van Den Berg
Oct 24, 2018 • 51 min
Darryn has been disrupting the current education landscapes for the past 17 years, re-igniting curiosity to learn within the workplace. Regarded as a thought leader in Learning Assessments and applied Gamification he specializes in building and applying…
Video Friday with Colin Steed of LearningNow.tv
Oct 21, 2018 • 65 min
Video Friday is back with Brent and Sam hosting. Special guest Colin Steed joins the two today. He is the founder and executive producer of Learning Now tv. Colin has some 40 years’ experience in the learning and performance and publishing fields. Colin…
Special Guest Karen Herbert-Maccaro of O’Reilly
Oct 21, 2018 • 34 min
Today we have Karen Hebert-Maccaro in the window. She is presently Chief Learning Experience Officer of O’Reilly Media, Inc. Prior to O’Reilly, Karen was Chief Learning Officer and VP of People Development at healthcare technology and biotechnology…
Andrew Hughes of Designing Digitally is Back!
Oct 21, 2018 • 27 min
For nearly a decade, Andrew Hughes has made it his personal mission to ensure that commonly-used ineffective and lackluster training techniques are a thing of the past. Realizing his passion for changing the way we learn and evolve, in 2006 Andrew founded…
Special Guest Taylor Tomanio Talks ID, Hands On, and Tool Choices
Oct 21, 2018 • 49 min
Monday starts the week with a special guest, Taylor Tomanio. She is an Instructional Designer at Shoptech Software where she acts as a designer, video editor, and e-learning developer. Taylor completed the Articulate Expert Training in Boson in 2018 and…
Special Guest Topher Olsen on VideoFriday
Oct 13, 2018 • 57 min
Topher Olsen is our guest today. What a wonderful conversation. Topher is an L&D leader for Alliance Residencial Company and he is the recent winner of the Video Awards given by Training Magazine. His amazingly creative videos are all done internally with…
Special Guest Myra Roldan talks Virtual Reality with Alejandro Dinsmore of eevo VR
Oct 13, 2018 • 58 min
Myra Roldan was our guest today. She brought some friends with her from EEVO Virtual Reality. They market themselves as a virtual reality product, but in Brent Schlenker’s world, it’s actually interactive 360 video. It’s a fantastic solution and they are…
Special Guest Tameka Harris talks about Being a Newbie
Oct 13, 2018 • 56 min
Tameka Harris is our guest today. What a wonderful conversation. We talked a lot about what it’s like to be a newbie in the L&D industry. Tameka’s History She shared experiences of her past media production career How she transitioned to instructional…
Special Guest Mary Tolena talks Drum Circle Facilitation
Oct 6, 2018 • 62 min
Today is VideoFriday! Sam Rogers and Brent Schlenker host special guest Mary Tolena. She’s a drum circle facilitator who comes from the corporate world of Organizational Development. Mary also talked with us about creating her online course on drum circle…
Special Guest Jakub Zurawinski and Learning Battle Cards
Oct 6, 2018 • 57 min
Today’s guest is Jakub Zurawinski. He talked with us about Learning Battle Cards and how they can be used to help training organizations better discover and communicate learning design solutions in a card game format. it’s a tried and tested framework and…
WiLD: Women in Learning and Development
Oct 6, 2018 • 61 min
Join us for our series premiere of WILD: Women in Learning & Development! This episode features hosts Toddi Norum, Valerie Sunyak with special guest, Stella Lee. Our discussion topic will be “The Impostor Syndrome”. You can find more information about…
Special Guest Jonathan Rock Shows How to Use PPT for Animations
Oct 6, 2018 • 53 min
Today we have one of our own, Jonathan Rock, in the window. Jonathan is like many of us in Training and L&D, he stumbled into his role accidentally. But he discovered that he loves it and he’s good at it. Today he showed us how to use Powerpoint to create…
Special Guests Lisa Giacumo and Jeroen Breman
Oct 6, 2018 • 58 min
In today’s TLDCast, Lisa and Jeroen discussed: Designing for a global audience – Cultural considerations in instructional design. Jeroen Breman is the learning and development coordinator for Grid U, the corporate university of Northwest Lineman College,…
Special Guest Jeff Batt
Sep 29, 2018 • 54 min
Jeff has over ten years experience in the digital learning and media industry. Currently he is CEO and Head Trainer/Sensei at Learning Dojo, a company dedicated to training you to become a software ninja in a variety of eLearning and web related software.…
Special Guest Joseph Suarez Talks Room Design, Audio, and Podcasts
Sep 29, 2018 • 50 min
Today we have one of our own, Joseph Suarez, in the window. Joseph is an award-winning eLearning Developer with over 10 years of experience out of Columbus, OH. His passion for user-centered design, visual communication, and story-telling bleeds into the…
Special Guest Dan Schawbel
Sep 29, 2018 • 53 min
Dan Schawbel is a New York Times bestselling author, Partner and Research Director at Future Workplace, and the Founder of both Millennial Branding and WorkplaceTrends.com. He is the bestselling author of two career books: Promote Yourself and Me 2.0. His…
Special Guest Greg Owen-Boger Talks SME’s and Communication
Sep 29, 2018 • 54 min
We have VP or Turpin Communication Greg Owen-Boger on and he specializes in communication consulting, training, and coaching. He brings his 20 years of experience in the field of talent development to the window to talk shop with Brent, specifically the…
Digital Learning Designer, Niki Hobson
Sep 23, 2018 • 56 min
Niki Hobson is a digital learning designer from the UK. She is an active member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and is currently working to achieve Level 5 qualifications in Learning and Development. Niki is a trained…
Jack Pierce of The myRhythm Group
Sep 23, 2018 • 57 min
Jack has been involved in training and learning design for more than 30 of his 40 years as an entrepreneur. He’s convinced that much of what we do in learning and human capital development is negated by ‘hostile’ organizational cultures. These need to be…
Wednesday TLDCast Guest: Andrew Hughes – Nick Taylor – DesigingDigitally
Sep 23, 2018 • 57 min
Today, good friend of TLDC, Andrew Hughes joined us for another great conversation about how DDInc creates, how they work with clients, and how they create a successful work culture. This was Nick’s first time on TLDCast and it was great to meet him for…
Tuesday TLDCast Guest: Hadiya Nuriddin – StoryTraining
Sep 23, 2018 • 53 min
Tuesday was so much fun. If you’ve never worked with Hadiya Nuriddin, then you should get to know her and her business by listening to today’s episode. She is the author of StoryTraining: Selecting and Shaping Stories that Connect. And also, the owner of…
Manage Copyright President, Barbara Ingrassia
Sep 14, 2018 • 60 min
Barbara Ingrassia is a certified copyright manager, speaker, and trainer. She has a passion for raising awareness of the role of copyright in our daily lives. We are all consumers and creators of copyright-protected works, and understanding some copyright…
Lisa Schulman of IQPC and Corporate Learning Week
Sep 14, 2018 • 53 min
Lisa Schulman is an Executive Producer and Analyst at The International Quality & Productivity Center (www.iqpc.com). First joining IQPC in 1995, Lisa Schulman actually spearheaded the launch of CCW, the world’s largest customer contact event series. She…
Julian Stodd of Sea Salt Learning
Sep 14, 2018 • 59 min
Author of The Social Leadership Handbook and Exploring the World of Social Learning. Leading the Social Age movement. Working on writing and research around Dynamic Change and the Landscape of Trust. Julian Stodd is a writer, artist, consultant, and…
Special Guest Mike Simmons
Sep 14, 2018 • 56 min
Join us for a special conversation with Mike Simmons, coFounder of Catalyst Sale! Mike has more than 22 years of operations, consulting, sales and sales leadership experience, 17 in the EdTech space. Life long learner, creative, analytical, and driven to…
Video Friday – Sam and Brent Talk Green Screen and General Video Tips and Tricks
Sep 9, 2018 • 62 min
Video Friday with an open forum lead Brent and Sam into a great discussion on travel packages of green screen setup and how to get them from one place to another. We talked about ironing out folds, packing, setup and all things video related. Video Friday…
Special Guest Bianca Baumann on Marketing Models for ISDs
Sep 9, 2018 • 46 min
Bianca Baumann is a curious, self-driven and results-focused professional with 10+ years in the Education field. She’s focused on finding solutions that leverage data to make learning stick, personalized and delivered just-in-time; something she likes to…
Special Guest Mike Conner on Sales and Business
Sep 9, 2018 • 33 min
Wednesday brings a special guest, Mike Conner, coFounder of Catalyst Sale. Mike’s been passionate about organizational behavior, employee development, and creating learning organizations for the past 20 years. As a cofounder at Catalyst Sale, he works…
Special Guest Carla Torgerson on Microlearning
Sep 9, 2018 • 48 min
Tuesday after a long Labor Day weekend brings a special guest, Carla Torgerson, the Director of Instructional Design at Bull City Learning, to the window. She has more than 15 years of experience as an instructional designer and instructional strategist.…
Guest Tom Hickmore Talks Empathy, Drama, and Talent in Video
Sep 1, 2018 • 61 min
Video Friday brings us Tom Hickmore to the window. Tom is the founder of Nice Media and his history includes a video artist in the 80’s and, shortly after moving to the corporate sector, shooting and directing hundreds of short films in the L&D world from…
Special Guest Dr. Joe Pulichino Talks Definitions, Technology, and Training Trends
Sep 1, 2018 • 37 min
At the middle point in the week, we have special guest Dr. Joe Pulichino. He has a rich history in the field of learning and development with over 40 years as a teacher, instructional designer, and consultant in corporate, K-12, and higher education…
Special Guest Sarah Ann Houghton Talks Improv, Empathy, and Being in the Moment
Sep 1, 2018 • 56 min
Tuesday brings us special guest Sarah Ann Houghton. She is a New York based actor, comedian, and educator with degrees in Theatre (BA) and Instructional Design & Technology (M.Ed) and brings her extensive background in curriculum design, experiential…
Special Guest Bob Mosher of Apply Synergies
Aug 30, 2018 • 57 min
Bob Mosher is a senior partner, and the Chief Learning Evangelist, at APPLY Synergies, a strategic consulting firm that specializes in helping learning organizations design, develop and measure effective learning and performance support strategies to meet…
Special Guest Valerie Sunyak of Enfold Learning Solutions
Aug 25, 2018 • 58 min
Valerie has over 19 years experience in corporate L&D in a variety of large organizations. Currently she is the Principal Swiss Army Knife of her own consulting business, Enfold Learning Solutions, where she continues her mission to push the envelope and…
Special Guest Rahul Singh of Harbinger Learning
Aug 25, 2018 • 57 min
Today we have special guest Rahul Singh of Harbinger Learning who is a digital learning enthusiast. His career in the L&D field spans 12 years and he has helped a host of global organizations solve business challenges through intervention of learning…
Special Guest Mike Simmons of Catalyst Sale
Aug 25, 2018 • 61 min
Special guest Mike Simmons joins Brent in the window with some real-world insight to growing an eLearning Contracting business. Mike is the Catalyst Sale Co-Founder and Organizational Training Expert and has more than 22 years of consulting, sales and…
Special Guest Host Joseph Suarez talks professional development
Aug 19, 2018 • 56 min
Guest host Joseph Suarez, eLearning developer and multimedia producer, facilitates an open forum on professional development as an act of working out loud towards his own professional development around impromptu public speaking. Some of the topics…
Special Guest Andrew Hughes and Team from Designing Digitally
Aug 19, 2018 • 61 min
Andrew Hughes and his team from Designing Digitally drops in the windows to share some great practical uses of game design in elearning creation through some great examples and insight from the L&D trenches. Andy’s company is one of the best companies at…
Video Friday Special Guest Michael Kinney
Aug 11, 2018 • 61 min
Video Friday brings Michael Kinney to the window with Sam and Brent hosting. Michael is an Award-winning educational broadcaster who’s been making professional video of all kinds for close to 30 years. He shares his knowledge in the field of video and how…
Special Guest Shawn Rosler Talks Brass, Microvideo, and Learning Ecosystem
Aug 11, 2018 • 53 min
Special guest today is Shawn Rosler, People & Development Manager at SEKISUI SPI and Owner/Vice-President of Radius Leaders LLC and an instructional designer and developer of dynamic, interactive, and highly efficient computer and web-based training for…
Special Guest Brian Moon talks Concept Mapping as Assessments – SERO
Aug 11, 2018 • 51 min
Today we get a special visit from Brain Moon. He does consulting work around discovering expertise through concept mapping. He’s created a cool tool called SERO that let’s instructors use concept mapping as an assessment tool. It’s an amazing step outside…
Special Guest Kristen Talks Projects, Hobbies, and Tools of the Trade
Aug 11, 2018 • 56 min
Today we get a special visit from Kristen Hayden Safdie who is a Learning Technology Specialist with Motivf. She stops in to talk about freelance work and what that means in the L&D field in today’s world. Kristen’s history Poll: % of Project done by self…
Special Guest James Finder on Promethean Learning Experience Design with hosts Cara North and Joseph Suarez
Aug 11, 2018 • 60 min
Noted for being responsive, smart, flexible, and hard-working, James Finder values providing innovative solutions to challenging learning and business problems. Using design systems thinking, he partners with clients to zero in on the various stages in…
Special Guest Bronkar Lee Talks Ego, Possibilities, and Talent
Aug 5, 2018 • 58 min
Sam Rogers is co-host today and he and Brent talk with Bronkar Lee, author, coach, and international acclaimed performer and keynote speaker. He brings inspirational speaking ideas and techniques to the window today and shares with the group.…
Kati Ryan Talks Psychology, Onboarding, and Client Fit
Aug 5, 2018 • 55 min
We are joined by Kati Ryan in the window today. Kati is a professionally trained and engaging public speaker and subject matter expert and brings her years of experience in the L&D field through time at companies like Instacart, Gannett, and LivingSocial.…
Special Guest Owen Ferguson of GoodPractice
Aug 5, 2018 • 53 min
We welcome Owen Ferguson to the window today. Owen is part of the Learning and Performance Institute and joined GoodPractice in 2006 after years as an L&D consultant. He stops in to talk about data and its relation to L&D. Owen’s history Data in L&D…
eLearning Designer Extraordinaire Tim Slade of GoDaddy
Jul 29, 2018 • 52 min
Tim Slade is the Senior eLearning Manager for GoDaddy Learning, as well as a speaker, author, and award-winning eLearning designer. He has spent nearly a decade working to help others elevate their eLearning and visual communications content, and he has…
Special Guest Kevin Thorn on Expectations, Comics in L&D, and Lego Serious Play
Jul 29, 2018 • 58 min
Today we take a break from Video Friday and have special guest Kevin Thorn in the window. Kevin is owner of NuggetHead Studioz, a boutique custom design and development studio specializing in online learning experiences. He combines his military and…
Special Guest Ann Rollins of GP Strategies
Jul 29, 2018 • 52 min
Today we have Ann Rollins joining us in the window. Ann is a learning strategist for GP Strategies and has over 25 years experience in the L&D field. She leads learning strategies and innovation for Fortune 100 companies and is a published author. Be sure…
Special Guest Marco Faccini on VR, AR, and Instruction Experience Designers
Jul 29, 2018 • 58 min
Special guest Marco Faccini drops in with his expertise in the VR field. He is the CEO of PeVRformance Group and a partner in AquinasVR and brings a great history of speaking and influence in the field of L&D. Marco’s history Define VR Instruction…
Special Guest Clive Shepherd Talks About Pure Learning Perspectives
Jul 21, 2018 • 50 min
Today we have special guest Clive Shepherd. He brings over 30 years’ experience in many capacities including his expertise (1) as a senior learning and development manager within a large corporation; (2) as co-founder of a multimedia development company…
Special Guest Paul Bouffleur on Distance Learning, Fluff, and VR Application
Jul 21, 2018 • 56 min
Today we have special guest and long-time member of TLDC, Paul Bouffleur. He brings over 17 years’ experience in Project Management and Talent Development to the boxes and shares his expertise in the field of Instructional Design, onboarding, and dealing…
Video Friday Special Guest Anthony Williams
Jul 14, 2018 • 59 min
Video Friday brings our usual co-host Sam Rogers to the window. Today he has a guest, Anthony Williams who has a long history in the L&D field from delivering technical training to PC engineers through winning the Digital Learning Transformation award in…
Special Guest Melissa Milloway Talks xAPI
Jul 14, 2018 • 61 min
For today’s TLDCast Thursday encore session, guest host Cara North was joined by Melissa Milloway of Amazon.com. In this session, which ended up being similar to a Reddit AMA, Melissa broke down xAPI. Melissa was a past guest on our xAPI playlist and has…
Special Guests: Myra Roldan and Ann Rollins on Conference Prep
Jul 14, 2018 • 56 min
Today we are joined by Myra Roldan and Ann Rollins in the windows. They are going to discuss the ins and outs of L&D conference prep. They both have years of experience in the L&D field and in the speaking circuit to share with the participants today.…
Special Guest Andrew Hughes of Designing Digitally
Jul 14, 2018 • 62 min
Andy Hughes of Designing Digitally drops in the window today to give some real world examples of serious games and virtual environment solutions. Andy is the founder and president of Designing Digitally, Inc, an eLearning developer, and professor at the…
Special Guest Mark Sheppard Talks Leadership, K-12, and Chameleons
Jul 14, 2018 • 59 min
We have a special guest today. Mark Sheppard joins us in the window to talk about his place in the L&D field. He is a seasoned L&D professional, writer, and speaker. The conversation weaves through transitioning through L&D roles and the steps that carry…
Torrance Learning takeover! Megan Torrance and Connie Malamed
Jul 8, 2018 • 60 min
Megan Torrance and Torrance Learning takes over TLDCast with guest Connie Malamed. Not to be missed!
Upskilling Doctor & Edu Futurist Christiana Houck
Jul 8, 2018 • 57 min
Christiana Houck leads the Learning Solutions team for Aristocrat Technologies. Christiana is responsible for technical product training for employees and customers. She is a life-long educator, having spent time in higher education, the Financial and…
Chris Straley on Project Management for the Learning Industry using InstructionalDesignGenius.com
Jul 8, 2018 • 62 min
*note: this episode is best viewed in Crowdcast here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/070218. Lots of screen sharing and it’s definitely worth checking out! Monday morning kicks off the week with special guest Chris Straley of Instructional Design Genius. He…
Video Friday: Special Guest JD Dillon Talks Video
Jun 30, 2018 • 62 min
Video Friday has Sam Rogers as a host and a very special guest, JD Dillon fresh off a long run of speaking engagements in the L&D field. Sam and JD talk about video in relation to outsourcing video training in an organization, proving its worth, and…
Peter Casebow of GoodPractice
Jun 30, 2018 • 54 min
We have special guest Peter Casebow of GoodPractice and he shares his insight after 30 years in the business of helping people make smarter, evidence-led choices that can have a real impact on performance as it relates specifically to leaders and…
SmartMouth Media’s John Kissinger
Jun 30, 2018 • 57 min
We are all creative equal. That’s what John Kissinger — voice actor, learning strategist, and game designer — believes. But, we (and our clients) seldom bring our absolute attention and creative best to work, crippling the value that we could be adding to…
Sandra Burns Talks Online Training, LMS Creation, and Pull
Jun 30, 2018 • 51 min
Tuesday bring another great special guest with Sandra Burns lending her 20 years’ experience in training, marketing, graphic design, and instructional development. She has been a VP of Marketing for NetworkLand, an Account Manager for Xerox, and an…
Special Guest Nemo Chu Talks Learning Tools, Marketing, and Tech
Jun 23, 2018 • 56 min
Special guest Nemo Chu of cuco.co joins us in the window today to talk about the eCommerce industry through the eyes of customer acquisition and how that relates to social learning field. He poses the main question of “why do people buy things” on his…
Special Guest Clark Quinn on Myths and Breaking Myths
Jun 23, 2018 • 59 min
We have a special guest today. Clark Quinn joins us in the video window. Clark integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to deliver engaging and effective strategies and solutions to learning, knowledge and performance needs. He has 30…
Danielle Wallace of Beyond the Sky
Jun 23, 2018 • 57 min
Danielle Wallace is an instructional designer and learning director at Beyond the Sky, a provider of custom learning solutions. Previously, as a marketing executive with Procter & Gamble and PepsiCo, she learned strategic marketing and advertising…
Special Guest Jennifer Yaros on Creativity
Jun 18, 2018 • 47 min
Today’s guest, Jennifer Yaros, talked about creativity and the work she is doing with her new product BrainSpark. She came into the Training, Learning & Development industry by starting off her career in technical writing. She took a course in…
Brent Wilson Talks Changes, Equity, and Choices
Jun 18, 2018 • 56 min
Today we take a break from Video Friday and have a special guest, Brent Wilson in the window. He has a rich history of work toward what make good instruction, through teaching, resources, and learning activities. He stops in to share his expertise in the…
Megan Torrance of TorranceLearning
Jun 18, 2018 • 57 min
Today we have special guest, Megan Torrance, CEO and founder of TorranceLearning, which helps organizations connect learning strategy to design, development, data and ultimately performance. She brings over 25 years of experience in the L&D field to the…
Special Guest Andrew Hughes Talks VR, 360, and Solving Problems
Jun 18, 2018 • 61 min
Wednesday brings us a special visit by Andrew Hughes. Andrew is the President and Founder of Designing Digitally, Inc., an E-Learning and Serious Game Development firm. He goes over some real world, virtual and 360 solutions to learning problems and talk…
Lauren Waldman Talks Neuroscience and Legacy Learning
Jun 18, 2018 • 60 min
Today we start off the week with a special guest, Lauren Waldman. Lauren started as a certified international teacher of language. From there, she has been a trainer, designer, facilitator, speaker, mentor, coach, and self-proclaimed pirate. Lauren draws…
Brian Moon of Perigean Technologies on Expertise Management and More
Jun 10, 2018 • 58 min
Social Scientist Brian Moon, of Perigean Technologies joins us for a unique TLDCast. With a background in assessments, research, and expertise management, Brian discusses concept mapping, expertise, and methodology. Not a typical TLDCast, this one is a…
Video Friday Special Guest Chris Karel on Animation
Jun 10, 2018 • 58 min
Video Friday brings us to guest Chris Karel who is the Video Production Manager at Cinecraft productions. He has a history of instructional design, project management, video scriptwriter, and producer/director and shares his wealth of knowledge with…
Wes Atkinson of Appitierre
Jun 10, 2018 • 57 min
Wes Atkinson, CoFounder and Lead Technical Consultant of Appitierre Ltd. Is the special guest for today’s episode. Appitierre provided Evove Authoring, Bloom Platform, and LearnAppeal Capsule. Want to learn more? Drop in and listen to Wes share his…
Anna Sabramowicz on Scenarios, Scope, and Concept Mapping
Jun 10, 2018 • 56 min
Today our special guest is Anna Sabramowicz. She has worked with Adidas, Harvard, APP Group, Sony, Rubbermaid and Michelin in solving learning problems. She brings a wealth of knowledge on increasing training engagement, retention, and ROI and shares that…
Con Sotidis from Kineo
Jun 3, 2018 • 52 min
The PM APAC episode of TLDCast has been created to allow other time zones to participate in the TLDC community. For some practitioners on the West Coast the afternoon time 4pm PT works better. Today’s guest is Con Sotidis from Australia. Conversation…
Matt Ash of Media Zoo on IDs, Noise, and the Rule Book
Jun 3, 2018 • 59 min
Matt Ash and Media Zoo are revolutionizing learning strategies in the modern workforce and he stopped in to share his insight with the group. Matt’s background Do we need IDs? Evolution of ID Body language Cutting through the noise Iterative design across…
Special Guest Andrew Hughes Gives Serious Game Demo
May 28, 2018 • 62 min
Andrew Hughes joined us today to demo his award winning restaurant training simulation. We also talked about the usefulness of simulations for training and the complexity that goes into the backend of his flexible gaming solutions. You can download the…
Special Guest Andy Field Talks about Voiceover for eLearning
May 28, 2018 • 63 min
Andy Field is a professional voice-over artist. He joined us to talk about the work of a voice-over artist and how L&D leaders can use VO artists effectively. He shared some amazing tips and tricks that every instructional designer should know. You can…
Video Friday – Special Guest Jayne Davids Talks Screencasting
May 28, 2018 • 65 min
Video Friday comes with guest Jayne Davids who has 20 years as a software trainer, elearning developer, and screen caster in the L&D field. She is a TechSmith recommended Training Provider. Sam and Brent lead a great conversation that revolved around…
Special Guest Helen Blunden Talks SnapChat
May 28, 2018 • 52 min
In this Thursday PM episode of TLDCast we talk with Helen Blunden from Australia. She has been in L&D for many years starting her career in the Australian military as a trainer. She loved it so much that she stayed. Helen is a big proponent of SnapChat as…
Special Guest Thomas Spiglanin Talks Objectives, Space, and The Basics
May 28, 2018 • 54 min
Today we have on Thomas Spiglanin, a senior project leader for The Aerospace Corporation. He has over 20 years’ experience in the L&D field, specifically in the realm of video and customized experiences. It was a great conversation in the windows and the…
Thomas Shayon Harrell on Why It’s Great to Work in Training
May 28, 2018 • 62 min
Thomas Harrell is a learning leader at Master Electronics and talks with us about how he approaches the learning culture in the enterprise. He is a department of one, and tells us how he continues to be successful within the business. Thomas’s Background…
Ant Pugh on Instructional Design, Freelancing, and Being a Digital Nomad
May 20, 2018 • 62 min
Ant Pugh is easily one of the most prolific and interesting L&D Professionals on the planet. Broadcast live from his home in Bali, Indonesia, Ant lets us in on what he and his company, Videobites, is up to. This episode is from our new weekly afternoon…
Video Friday Special Guest: Zsolt Olah Talks Mighty Cards
May 20, 2018 • 51 min
For Video Friday, we have Zsolt Olah in the window today to talk about his Mighty Cards for use in finding out what type of issues stakeholders are facing. Zsolt has a great history of speaking about gamification in the L&D world and is a digital problem…
James McLuckie Talks Design, eLearning Network, and 7 Deadly Sins of L&D
May 20, 2018 • 62 min
Special Guest Host Cara North talks with special guest James McLuckie. He is the Learning and Performance Solutions Director at GoodPractice and brings his knowledge of online learning with 12 years of background. There is an excellent activity in this…
Special Guest Katrina Marie Baker Talks LMS, Learning Tech Collective, and Contracts
May 20, 2018 • 56 min
Sam Rogers steps in as host with special guest Katrina Marie Baker who has a wealth of knowledge consulting for Canon, Verizon, Xerox, and the U.S. Government in the learning technology space. She talks about everything around consulting in the LMS field…
Special Guest Krystyna Gadd on Accelerated Learning
May 20, 2018 • 59 min
Today we have special guest Krystyna Gadd who is a leading authority inthe UK on accelerated learning and its application. Her book 50 Ways to Accelerate Learning, offers great insight and she brings that information to us in this recording. This episode…
mLearning Expert Sarah Mercier
May 12, 2018 • 61 min
Video Friday comes with Sam Rogers co-hosting and they have a special guest, Sarah Mercier. Sarah specializes in mobile learning technology strategies working with the Association for Talent Development (ATD). She brings her knowledge of mobile learning…
Steph Clarke on Transitioning to L&D, Academics, and Learning Habits
May 12, 2018 • 57 min
Steph is a learning and development professional and pommy (that’s a Brit living in Australia for the uninitiated) based in Melbourne. After starting life as an accountant she realized she enjoyed developing others more than deciphering technical…
Ross Kerr Talks Non-Profit, xAPI, and Reflective Learning Process
May 12, 2018 • 54 min
Brent is back in the host seat and just in time for a special guest Ross Kerr of NAMI online learning. He has a rich history in the public school system and training creation for non-profits ranging from project management to emergency response. Ross’s…
Guest Host Toddi Norum with Voice Over Pros Tom Dheere and James Romick
May 12, 2018 • 58 min
Toddi Norum is our guest host today and we have two great guests. Both guests have years of experience in the voice over industry. We have Tom Dheere and James Romick join us in the video window and share their background in the VO world and where this…
Connie Malamed aka The eLearning Coach on Design Thinking in L&D
May 5, 2018 • 65 min
Today we welcomed back the always amazing Connie Malamed to TLDCast. This was a fantastic episode on using Design Thinking in L&D. We also talked about the importance of looking outside of our own industry for ideas, systems, and processes that might…
May the 4th Be With You – Guest Andrew Townsend of eLearning Brothers
May 5, 2018 • 62 min
Video Friday coincided with Star Wars day, so we dedicated it to the pop culture movie by having our first ever themed TLDC. We are joined by Andrew Townsend, eLearning Video Evangelist with eLearning Brothers. He talks about storytelling with video and…
300th Episode - Myra Roldan Talks Alexa
May 5, 2018 • 60 min
For the 300th episode of TLDCast, we have special guest Myra Roldan in the window today to talk about applying the Alexa idea to your training. It was an interesting day of geeking out on the idea and Myra did a great job of removing the fear of using and…
John C. Abrahamson Talk Real World L&D Solutions
May 5, 2018 • 59 min
Today we have special guest John C. Abrahamson who is an Adult and Children’s fiction author and Director of HR Technology for Spectrum. He has recently lead multiple learning and performance integrations and implementations and he shares his insight to…
Barry Kayton from Cognician on Digital Coaching
Apr 28, 2018 • 56 min
Special guest Barry Kayton, CEO and co-founder of Cognician drops in to talk digital coaching with Brent. There were a lot of good questions in the Q&A section and Brent guided the discussion around those questions in digging into Barry’s knowledge in the…
Scott McCormick on Overcoming The Challenges of New Technologies
Apr 28, 2018 • 59 min
Scott McCormick, formerly of Float Mobile, joins Brent for a great conversation on emerging technologies. Scott has seen a lot of transitions with technologies and sees that focusing on the user has NOT changed over the decades. Scott helps companies…
Gabrielle Bayme: From Theater to L&D
Apr 28, 2018 • 59 min
Gabrielle Bayme joined #TLDCast for a conversation about transitioning from instructional designer to learning experience design. Gabrielle brings a unique perspective to this topic starting her career in theater and then moving into training. She shares…
Special Guest Cynthia Clay Talks Engagement, Walking Managers, and Six Principles
Apr 21, 2018 • 65 min
Today we have special guest Cynthia Clay, the CEO of NetSpeed Learning Solutions and the author of Great Webinars: How to Create Interactive Learning that is Captivating, Informative, and Fun. She brings her knowledge of the virtual learning field to the…
Talking Gamification with Chad Bellin in the Mindspace.net Office
Apr 21, 2018 • 57 min
Brent comes to us live from the offices of Mindspace talking with Chad Belin, They take the idea of gamification and talk about how it applies to training and the world around us. It weaves in and out of badges, indicators, and feedback and eventually…
Video Friday – Matt Pierce on the Techsmith Academy with guest host Sam Rogers
Apr 14, 2018 • 61 min
Video Friday is back! We have Sam Rogers in hot seat and Matt Pierce as our guest with a great special message just for TLDCast! Matt went over the Techsmith Academy with the group and discussed his thought process behind setting up this resource. Matt…
Megan Torrance Talks xAPI, Gnomes, and LLAMAs
Apr 14, 2018 • 60 min
Megan Torrance is the CEO and founder of TorranceLearning and she brings over 25 years of experience in L&D to the group as we talk about everything xAPI including the ‘gnome’, the ‘cohort’ and how to get up to speed with xAPI. xAPI Cohort Gnome Getting…
Andrew Hughes with Guest Host Cara North: Special New Q&A Round!
Apr 14, 2018 • 61 min
Wednesday brings a guest host and a guest in the window with Cara North and Andrew Hughes, respectively. Cara throws a Q&A session at Andrew that covers his company Designing Digitally, his influences, and how he navigates the L&D world. Feel free to jump…
Todd Brown Talks GTD, Decision Making, and Confidence
Apr 8, 2018 • 65 min
Today we have a special guest Todd Brown, the co-founder of Next Action Associates. He talks with Brent in the window about the GTD attitude and how to apply that to training and coaching in the industry. It was a great conversation on how to streamline…
Bucky Dodd Talks Empathy, LEM, and Balance
Apr 8, 2018 • 62 min
We go over the hump and landed on Thursday. Bucky Dodd, Chief Learning Innovation Officer and Director of the Institute for Learning Environment Design at the University of Central Oklahoma. Bucky joins Brent in the window to talk about the future of…
Ben Betts of HT2 Labs Talks With Guest Host Jo Cook
Apr 8, 2018 • 57 min
Today we welcome Ben Betts of HT2 Labs to the video window. He brings 15 years of L&D experience to the group and talk with our guest guide, Jo Cook. It was a very informative session that took us from chat boards to AI and retrieving data. Ben’s/HT2…
Scott Cooper Talks about Books, Video, and Marketing Crossover
Apr 8, 2018 • 55 min
Tuesday brings a special guest, Scott Cooper, the VP of Marketing of GO1. He is also one of the Bay Area Learning Design and Technology Meetup and runs a weekly newsletter at OnlineLearningWeekly.com. He brings a wealth of practical knowledge and real…
Brandon Marsala on Inspiration, Collaboration, and Strategy
Apr 2, 2018 • 65 min
Great conversation on location at Mindspace Studios at Tempe, AZ with Creative Director, Brandon Marsala. Brent Schlenker had a fantastic, wide-ranging conversation with Brandon that covered a variety of topics related to creativity. Brandon answered…
Ben Richards on Democratizing Coaching, Mentoring and Future Proofing L&D
Apr 2, 2018 • 57 min
Ben Richards is the Chief Engagement Officer of Thrive Partners UK. In today’s conversation, we went over a variety of questions, including: Explaining “Changing how we change, making it happen more easily, more quickly and more enjoyably”. How Ben got…
Saul Carliner on Informal Learning, Industry 4.0, Certification and More
Apr 2, 2018 • 60 min
Saul Carliner is a Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Education at Concordia University in Montreal, and Research Director for Lakewood Media (publishers of Training Magazine) and has consulted with organizations like Alltel Wireless, Boston…
Lee LeFever on CommonCraft’s Process and Production
Mar 25, 2018 • 62 min
More than likely you’ve seen CommonCraft’s “explainer videos” at some point in your instructional design journey. So we are very excited to have Founder and Producer, Lee LeFever, as guest in this TLDCast. Lee goes into detail his processes and methods…
Janet Clarey Talks LMS, the Human Element, and AI in Training
Mar 21, 2018 • 56 min
Special guest Janet Clarey, manager in Learning & Development Research at Bersin by Deloitte joins us in the video window. She works in the area of learning culture, high-impact learning organization maturity, and learning management systems. She brings…
Cindy Huggett on Virtual/Online Training
Mar 17, 2018 • 57 min
Today we have Cindy Huggett, CPLP, consultant, designer, facilitator, and author specializing in learning, technology, and leadership. She came to the room to discuss the ins and outs of virtual/online training, including the technology, tips and tricks,…
Christopher Bergeron on Portfolios, ID Models, and Recipes
Mar 17, 2018 • 59 min
Special guest Christopher Bergeron joins us in the video window today. He has served as a Director of Technology, an Instructional Technology Specialist, and a High School Librarian. Currently the program director for instructional design and technology…
Alex Watson Talks Compliance Courses, Silos, and Matrixes
Mar 17, 2018 • 63 min
Special guest Alex Watson, a Learning, Technology, and Performance consultant brings here expertise to the video window. She hits some key parts of L&D and shared her insight from her L&D and music background and how those worlds share a space. Alex’s…
Ruth Wylie Talks Technology, Frankenstein, and Failure
Mar 17, 2018 • 59 min
Special guest Ruth Wylie, assistant director of the Center for Science and the Imagination and professor in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College drops into the video chat today. She brings unique insight in the form of computer science and education to…
Women On Work Panel featuring Host Cara North
Mar 10, 2018 • 62 min
Today brought an amazing panel into TLDCast to talk about breaking through the glass ceiling as females in the L&D industry. With rotating speakers, we received some excellent insight from all the panel members on bias, direct discrimination, and the…
Learning Rebel Shannon Tipton
Mar 10, 2018 • 63 min
As owner of Learning Rebels, Shannon Tipton knows what it takes for businesses to get real results from their training departments. Having spent over 20 years developing successful learning strategies and infrastructures, Shannon has helped businesses to…
Cathy Moore - Creator of Action Mapping
Mar 10, 2018 • 58 min
Cathy is an internationally recognized training designer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. She’s a passionate advocate for improving business performance by respecting and deeply challenging people. Her advice and designs have been…
Patti Bryant Talks Questions and Failures
Mar 10, 2018 • 63 min
Special guest Patti Bryant visits the TLDCast to share her insight from working with the likes of Chipotle and The Marcus Buckingham Company in elevating employees’ experiences. Through her consulting experience, she has gathered knowledge on how to…
Kate Graham Talks Mindshift, UGC, and Persona
Mar 10, 2018 • 64 min
Today we have a special guest. Kate Graham, an analyst with Fosway Group, has more than a decade of experience in the L&D field. Today, she shares her insight into new technologies and best practices in creating training with the group. It was a great…
Brent Talks with Chad Bellin of Mindspace About Creativity
Mar 5, 2018 • 43 min
Today Brent is live from the Mindspace offices and talking about creativity. Brent brought on Chad Bellin, director of products and strategy at Mindspace to discuss their company and his take on creativity. It was an interesting conversation around…
Sam Rogers on the Digital Learning Asset Framework
Mar 5, 2018 • 56 min
Today we have a special guest to talk about the Digital Learning Asset Framework. Sam Rogers of Video Friday fame stops in and gives us some insight to the framework concept and where it will be going in the future. A quick history on the Framework…
Michael Kinney Talking YouTube and Net Neutrality
Feb 25, 2018 • 62 min
Special guest Michael Kinney drops into the video window for Video Friday. He is an award winning educational broadcaster with close to 30 years’ experience in the field of video and education. He brings his unique insight to the chat today as he…
Craig Wiggins on xAPI, IEEE, and SCORM
Feb 25, 2018 • 57 min
We have a special guest today. Craig Wiggins joins the video chat today to discuss everything ID. He has ten years’ experience in the field and was the former community manager at Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative. Craig’s history Learning…
Be The Catalyst with Mike Simmons
Feb 22, 2018 • 60 min
Today we had a great conversation with Catalyst Sale Founder, Mike Simmons. Mike comes from a varied background that intersects Operations, Training, Learning, Development, and Sales. He’s also a host of the critically acclaimed and popular Catalyst Sale…
Michael Tringe of CreatorUp Talks Digital Media
Feb 18, 2018 • 61 min
Today we are joined by special guest Michael Tringe co-founder and CEO of CreatorUp. He talks to the group today about digital media training. He answered a lot of questions from the Q&A and shared some unique views on digital media and video in general…
Kassy LaBorie Helps Us With Our Presenter Voice
Feb 18, 2018 • 55 min
We welcome back Kassy LaBorie as she helps us complete some homework assigned from her last guest appearance on TLDCast. You can find that appearance here: https://tldc.us/2018/02/01/special-guest-kassy-laborie-virtual-classrooms/ Essentially, the…
Rings of Focus: Teams with Marco Faccini
Feb 18, 2018 • 64 min
Today’s Open Forum discussion was focused on Teams. Marco Faccini dropped in as a video guest and he brought us some excellent insight into how he believes the modern workplace team should work. As a long time industry veteran and CLO, he discusses how he…
Rings of Focus: Projects with An Coppens
Feb 18, 2018 • 62 min
Today we talk about projects as we branch out from the center of the rings of focus. Brent gave a general call before the video even got started to discuss the chat group’s biggest successes and biggest failures. An Coppens dropped in to discuss some…
Jo Cook Reviews Learning Technologies UK 2018
Feb 12, 2018 • 62 min
Join guest Jo Cook, Marco Faccini, Michael Cook, and host Brent Schlenker, as they discuss last week’s Learning Technologies UK Conference. This podcast is powered by ZenCast.fm
Bronkar Lee Talks Learning, Speaking, and Video
Feb 12, 2018 • 62 min
We were joined by Bronkar Lee today who is an author, coach , and internationally acclaimed performer and keynote speaker around the ideas of training and learning. We discussed: Bronkar’s history The learning process Group share on how you learn Hacking…
Kevin M. Yates Talks Analytics
Feb 12, 2018 • 61 min
Special guest Kevin Yates joins us in the window today and shares his insight to measurements, data, and analytics behind the “did the training work” question. He talks about how L&D can prove its worth to the company and upper management. We discussed:…
Bryan Jones Talks Trends in the L&D Industry
Feb 12, 2018 • 61 min
Guest Bryan Jones brings record breaking attendance to the chat today. He is the founder and President of elearningart.com and he shares his insight to the current status of the elearning and training field through is trends report from the community. We…
Kassy LaBorie on Virtual Classrooms
Feb 4, 2018 • 60 min
In the after-glow of TLDC18, we jump right back into the groove with special guest Kassy LaBorie, a speaker, instructional designer, and author specializing in virtual teaming and online learning. She hit a good amount of the questions in the Q&A and…
A Book Review with Kristen Hayden Safdie
Jan 22, 2018 • 61 min
Excellent TLDCast conversation with Kristen Hayden Safdie, where we did our first TLDCast book review on A Theory of Fun for Game Design by Raph Koster. Great book, great episode! This podcast is powered by ZenCast.fm
Special Guest Katie Stroud of Incremental Success Talks About Story
Jan 16, 2018 • 61 min
Wednesday brings us to a great guest in Katie Stroud of Incremental Success. Katie is a learning solutions engineer gifted at developing organizational learning experiences tailored to each business’ needs. Katie is a long time participant in TLDCast and…
Special Guest Melissa Milloway of Amazon Talks xAPI
Jan 16, 2018 • 62 min
On a Monday edition, we catch up with Melissa Milloway, Technical Curriculum Developer at Amazon. She talks about her history, how she shares her information to the world, and xAPI. Melissa’s history Getting connected xAPI Building games CASE method L&D…
The Importance of the Virtual Classroom with Special Guest Dan Beckius
Jan 16, 2018 • 63 min
Today on TLDChat we welcomed Dan Beckius of AirClass (Lenovo). Dan has 20 years of experience in training and specializes in Virtual Classroom implementation. Topics discussed: Dan’s origin story Why a tool like AirClass is needed Ways to build your…
Special Guest Clint Clarkson of Xpan Interactive
Jan 16, 2018 • 59 min
Happy New Year! We start the year off with special guest, Clint Clarkson, the VP, elearning at Xpan Interactive. After a brief history from Clint, we dove into a discussion that spanned from getting certifications all the way to his current position as VP…
Special Guest Michelle Fanfarillo of PeopleFirm Talks Leadership
Dec 20, 2017 • 62 min
Special guest Michelle Fanfarillo joins the video today to talk about leaders and leadership teams with the group. Michelle is part of the PeopleFirm team and brings a great wealth of information on the subject and the Q&A was full of great questions to…
Special Guest Mike Rustici of Watershed Talks xAPI
Dec 20, 2017 • 60 min
Special guest Mike Rustici, CEO and co-founder of Watershed and comes to talk about standards and xAPI with the group. We talked about the collection and usage of data for analytics and how that can apply to the world of L&D, standards in L&D, and general…
Special Guest Randy Emelo Talks Mentoring
Dec 18, 2017 • 64 min
Special guest Randy Emelo, the founder and Chief Strategist at River, a mentoring software company brings his expertise in mentoring to the group for a great discussion. This podcast is powered by ZenCast.fm
Special Guest Ollie Gardener of NoddlePod Talks Community
Dec 18, 2017 • 60 min
We are joined in the video chat by Ollie Gardener of NoddlePod. She discussed how NoodlePod was a was created as a solution to the poor choice in tools that the learning community had at the time. This lead to a great conversation on community in general…
Brian Fanzo on Trust, Training, Transparency, and Technology
Dec 18, 2017 • 65 min
Tuesday brought us the consistently brilliant Brian Fanzo, iSocialFanz. He talked a variety of subjects, mostly focused around his 4 Ts: Trust, Training, Transparency and Technology. You’ll also find lots of info on livestreaming, blockchain, and…
Tom Hickmore of Nice Media on Video, Story, and Sound
Dec 11, 2017 • 62 min
Special guest Tom Hickmore, founder of Nice Media, who is well seasoned in the field of video tells us about his transition from art video to the corporate sector and, eventually, the L&D field. He talked about creating a story, video technology, and…
Allison Wagda of Versal on Collaboration
Dec 11, 2017 • 63 min
Special guest Allison Wagda of Versal stops in to talk about collaborative learning in the L&D field. We had an enjoyable conversation with Allison on the difficulties of collaboration as it pertains to creating courses, managing SMEs, and in social media…
Special Guest Richard Boyd Talks Machine Learning and Social Footprints
Dec 11, 2017 • 51 min
Special guest Richard Boyd joins us to talk about game technology from a long history in the field. The conversation started around games, but completely morphed into a deep dive on AI, Machine Learning, and how to recreate a social history of someone…
TLDC18 Multi-Day Workshop: Creating A Culture of Learning with Cheryl Johnson
Dec 4, 2017 • 18 min
The Creating a Culture of Learning program is designed to help you lay the foundation for building meaningful learning. To learn more, click here: http://tldc18.com/creating-a-culture-of-learning/ We teach you how to create learning programs that INSPIRE…
Special Guest Megan Morrone of TWiT.tv Talking Tech
Dec 4, 2017 • 66 min
Special guest Megan Morrone of TWiT.tv brought us her incredible experience as an internet video livestream broadcaster to TLDChat. We talked the history of the internet, how technology has affected social interaction, and the media bubble that is L&D.…
Special Guest Mark Tegtmeier of Studio Forza Talks UX/UI
Dec 4, 2017 • 60 min
Special guest Mark Tegtmeier joins us on a Thursday with some UX design talk. We had a great conversation on the ins and outs of UX/UI, visual design, and how it all fits into the bigger training picture. There were also some great links to resources on…
Special Guest Matt Pierce of Techsmith Talks Video
Dec 4, 2017 • 64 min
Special guest Matt Pierce of Techsmith drops in and gives us a run-down of his background with Techsmith and where the current state of video is as it relates to the learning and development field. He had some great questions for the group and there was…
Toby Harris of Filtered – Machine Learning and Competency Frameworks
Dec 4, 2017 • 60 min
Toby Harris with Filtered joined us on a Monday edition and shared his insight to the Learning and Development world. We discussed the company Filtered, the eLearning Network, and machine learning. The conversation in video went very deep on directed…
Engage the WORL&D with Special Guest Zsolt Olah
Nov 27, 2017 • 63 min
Today on TLDChat we welcomed eLearning Developer, Director, Innovation and Learning Solution at PDG (Performance Development Group) and now author Zsolt Olah. Zsolt kicked off this discussion by promising that this episode would not just be a book…
Breakthroughs, Not Breakdowns with Debra Burton Brown
Nov 27, 2017 • 60 min
Debra’s passion for learning, transformation and travel have taken her across the United States working with busy professionals like you. For more than two decades, she has helped thousands blast through life’s big and little work/life obstacles. Her…
Troy Nguyen on the Noble-Self
Nov 13, 2017 • 64 min
Troy Nguyen brought something very different to TLDChat this day. Troy has an HR and Organizational Development background, and we had him as a guest to speak about his ideas on The Noble Organization and being a Noble Leader. The audience was very…
Connie Malamed: The eLearning Coach
Nov 13, 2017 • 58 min
Today we were joined by Connie Malamed, The eLearning Coach. Connie was fantastic as expected, and offered tremendous insight into her approach for designing learning, especially as a visual designer. Get to know Connie, she is easily one of the top…
Candice Kramer Talks Consulting and Books
Nov 13, 2017 • 60 min
Today we welcomed Learning Architect and Author, Candice Kramer, who has more than 30 years’ experience in adult learning. She brought her experience to the broadcast and talked about the consulting world and fielded a good amount of questions brought up…
Jeff Long Talks Video on Video Friday
Nov 6, 2017 • 62 min
Jeff Long of onlinecoursecoach.com joined us for Video Friday and shared his insight to the video world and how it relates to training. The discussion warped around using social media to share training, making training exciting, and the ins-and-outs of…
Adam Weisblatt Chats About Creativity and User Interface
Nov 6, 2017 • 62 min
TLDChat was thrilled to welcome BACK to the show, Adam Weisblatt. Adam has 20 years experience in all aspects of workplace learning and a proven track record of implementing global enterprise-wide projects. In this episode, we also learned about Adam’s…
Ajay Pangarkar Merges Business and Training
Nov 6, 2017 • 63 min
We are back to the Rings of Focus, the projects ring, in particular. We have special guest Ajay Parngarkar to help us get a deep dive into how training fits into the ‘business’ side of a business. He touched on the separation of the two and bringing those…
Jeroen Breman Talks Trades and Tech
Nov 6, 2017 • 60 min
No tricks today, just an ID treat. Today TLDChat welcomed chat regular Jeroen Breman in the boxes. Jeroen is a Learning Development Consultant at Northwest Lineman College in Meridian, Idaho. His specialties include L&D, management training, leadership…
The British Are Coming! And TLDChat Loves It!
Oct 30, 2017 • 61 min
The British invasion replaces Video Friday for this week. We had a great panel with Jo Cook guiding Bethany Taylor and Marco Faccini through a great conversation. It was a great back and forth on open source resources and some practical applications from…
Kim Lindsey on Aggregation and Curation
Oct 30, 2017 • 59 min
We were joined by Kim Lindsey from Cinecraft. We started off with her amazing winding story of how she got into the world of L&D. The rest of the day was spent talking about working with clients and how that affects your working process. Great discussions…
Anna Rose Leach: A Newbie’s Perspective
Oct 30, 2017 • 59 min
We were joined by Anna Rose Leach today with a conversation on what it is like just getting into the field today. We wound through the community aspect and how the connections make a difference in this industry. The key word ‘connection’ kept popping up…
The Power of People and Relationships – Special Guest Tricia Ransom
Oct 24, 2017 • 56 min
Today TLDChat welcomed Tricia Ransom of Guardian Analytics. Tricia has a robust career in learning development and has worked in many different parts of the world. Tricia started her career in L&D in technical writing as a subcontractor before moving to…
The Home Depot is Getting It Right with Brandon Carson
Oct 24, 2017 • 63 min
An excellent discussion with special guest Brandon Carson, Director of Design and Development for the Learning Department at The Home Depot. Brandon discussed the culture of The Home Depot, and how technology is helping it become one of the premiere…
Special Guests – Bethany Taylor and Kristin Anthony Talk Impostor Phenomenon
Oct 3, 2017 • 60 min
This episode brought Bethany Taylor on to discuss a blog she wrote on the TDLC site on ‘What is the Impostor Phenomenon?’ We also had Kristin Anthony in a window to talk about this idea and expand upon the blog written by Bethany. The background on…
Steve Haskin on Production Toys, 360 Video, and Microvideo
Oct 2, 2017 • 60 min
A fantastic video Friday with special guest with Steve Haskin and Sam Rogers as they discuss the Online Learning Conference and all things video. They discussed pre and post production tools and tips and the logistics of 360 video, among other things..…
David Charney and Nejc Zorga Dulmin – Podcasting, Storyline, and Scope Creep
Oct 2, 2017 • 61 min
We had David Charney and Nejc Zorga Dulmin of the eLearning Guys podcast in the boxes. It was a great day of conversation around podcasting basics and how it relates to training, Storyline, and scope creep. Podcasting basics Hurdles to keep up podcasting…
Matt Meuleners Talks Mentors
Oct 2, 2017 • 60 min
Special guest Matt Meuleners talks about mentors with the group. After the introductions, Brent jumped right into the questions and the discussion went from who needs mentors to how mentoring looks at all levels in a company. Who needs a mentor? Coach vs.…
Rob Rogers on Train the Trainer, Social Media, and Ikigai
Sep 19, 2017 • 15 min
Today we had a special guest, Rob Rogers of Medutopia. Rob talked about his transformation from just being a doctor in the medical filed to becoming a medical train the trainer. It was a very interesting trip through a unique world with a great guide.…
Video Friday – Thought Leaders, In-House Talent, Cosplay and Spinal Fluid…oh, and Video
Sep 9, 2017 • 59 min
Video Friday gets the band back together with Sam Rogers and Matt Pierce joining Brent in the chat windows. Video ruled the day, just as the name entails, but we visited some of the broader areas, including using in-house talent, the connection to the…
Embracing the title of an Instructional Design Newbie with Special Guest Kristin Anthony
Sep 9, 2017 • 56 min
Today’s TLDChat guest was the amazing Kristin Anthony. Kristin has worked in many sectors of instructional design: higher ed, corporate, and freelancing. Kristin is an admin for the Instructional Design sub-Reddit and the host of the podcast Dear…
Special Guest Zsolt Olah on Game Thinking
Sep 9, 2017 • 54 min
Special guest Zsolt Olah helps us understand the world of gamified learning. The discussion started with the differences between gamification and game thinking and led to a good look at all the aspects of gamified learning from creation to acceptance.…
Guest Diane Senffner talks Video, Audio, and Scripts
Sep 3, 2017 • 62 min
Special guest Diane Senffner, CEO and President of Cine Learning Productions brought her unique insight to Video Friday with Brent and Sam sharing the host duties. The chat started with an overview of her company and how they approach video and then…
Special Guest Patti Shank – Skillsets, Client Relationships, and Clever Cats
Sep 3, 2017 • 61 min
With special guest Patti Shank in the box, we explored the question of how to get into the field of L&D, tips on working with clients, and even some insight to self-publishing. There were great questions in the Q&A and the chat was full of great…
When is Work Meaningful & Thinking About Sharepoint as a LMS
Sep 3, 2017 • 37 min
Today’s conversation kicked off with Anthony Altieri sharing some information about the American Red Cross and how folks can get involved in helping victims of Hurricane Harvey. He emphasized that it’s not just about donations, but you can get involved…
Guest Jonathan Halls Talks Story and Instructional Interpretation
Aug 27, 2017 • 65 min
Matt Pierce joined the video boxes to talk with Sam Rogers, guest host, and special guest Jonathan Halls on Video Friday. It was a flurry of conversation topics that ranged from scripting and story writing, relating course creation to music, and 360 video…
Being a Mad Scientist in Learning and Development with Joshua Lund
Aug 27, 2017 • 58 min
Sam Rogers was our guest host for Thursday’s TLDChat where we led a fascinating conversation with DePaul’s Joshua Lund. Josh has about 20 years of experience in technology and music and has a dual role of being a professor teaching a course called “The…
Member Challenge - The Big LMS
Aug 27, 2017 • 60 min
We had a great start to our Member Challenge discussion series. Tom explained his current training situation and let the group triage with solutions and direction. Tom is tasked with implementing an LMS in a company with a large amount of PDF and video…
Andrew Hughes from Designing Digitally Talks Shop and Conference Materials
Aug 27, 2017 • 56 min
With the eclipse on the books today, we stepped away from the excitement to have a chat with Andrew Hughes of Designing Digitally. We started with a discussion on one of Designing Digitally’s VR games coming to Steam, then Andy turned the train by…
Joey Fameli of Tested.com
Aug 20, 2017 • 56 min
It was an episode full of video talk, links in the chat, and a special guest, Joe Fameli from the Tested.com site. We weaved in and out of the logistics of creating ‘long form’ video, software to use when editing, and the hardware to use and how to set it…
The Evolution of VILT with Mel Chambers
Aug 20, 2017 • 58 min
Sam Rogers kicked off Thursday’s TLDChat with a lovely beatboxing intro for our guest Mel Chambers. Mel Chambers is an Instructional Designer and online instructional specialist at MSC Consulting. She’s been doing virtual instructor led training (VILT)…
Angela Wong and Scott Cooper from The Bay Area Learning Design & Technology Group
Aug 20, 2017 • 55 min
Today’s guests on TLDChat were Scott Cooper, VP of Marketing at GO1 and Angela Wong, Instructional Designer at LinkedIn. This dynamic duo produces the Bay Area Hackathon, an event where teams work through a particular topic and then present their product…
Lynne McNamee: A Marketing Professional’s Take on L&D
Aug 20, 2017 • 46 min
We had a great conversation with special guest Lynne McNamee of Lone Armadillo Marketing agency. With marketing as her background, we started there and then made some stark comparisons to the L&D field, how we treat our end users, and how both of our…
The Magic of Coding for eLearning with Special Guest Jeff Batt
Aug 20, 2017 • 55 min
Today’s TLDChat guest was Utah’s own Jeff Batt. You have likely seen Jeff around the conference circuit, speaking about the power of coding in eLearning. Jeff has some great tutorials that are available free on his website, http://www.learningdojo.net/.…
Video Friday – Josh Cavalier on Neuroscience of Video
Aug 12, 2017 • 59 min
The day started with a quick update on Ajay’s basement room project. It then turned to a great presentation by Josh Cavalier on the Neuroscience of Video. It weaved through microvideo concepts and how to reach people through its use. He also shared some…
Melissa Milloway on Design Ops, xAPI, and A/B Testing
Aug 12, 2017 • 60 min
We had Melissa Milloway on talking about “design ops” and xAPI. We got the basics and a deep dive on both as well as discovery and discussion on some other related topics. Design ops xAPI A/B Testing LRS Test groups Links Mentioned in this Episode…
Rock n Roll Wednesday with Andrew Scivally of The eLearning Brothers
Aug 12, 2017 • 54 min
We had a rock star in the window today…and we had a guest. Andrew Scivally from eLearning Brothers joined us today. He gave us a quick history of his company, what they do, and how that fits into the current L&D market. It was a fun day with “Garth”…
Training Confessions from Mike “Tool Man” Taylor
Aug 8, 2017 • 56 min
In this episode, Mike Taylor of Mindset Digital brings his vast array of experience to TLDChat to talk about The “Mike Taylor Method” of curating content for social media Why more L&D Professionals need to think like marketers The benefits of working in…
Will Thalheimer on Spaced Learning, Smile Sheets, and Learning Styles
Aug 5, 2017 • 53 min
If you wanted some Thursday Thoughts, there were plenty today on the TLDChat! Dr. Will Thalheimer, a 30 year veteran in learning and development and a prolific researcher and speaker, brought his data-informed perspectives. Not only did he share his…
Cheryl Johnson and The Importance of Creating A Culture of Learning
Aug 5, 2017 • 60 min
Special guest, Cheryl Johnson gives us the run-down on Culture of Learning. We discuss the concept and what some of the obstacles are when pursuing that in the L&D industry. What is Culture of Learning What are some of the obstacles in getting it started…
Marco Faccini on the state of Mixed Realities in L&D
Jul 30, 2017 • 53 min
In this episode, Brent Schlenker talks with Marco Faccini of www.Immersive.io. Marco broadcast live from San Jose, CA where he was a featured panelist and speaker at the Realities 360 Conference. Marco talks about the conference, the current state of…
Margie Meacham Talks Neuroscience, The Brain and the Body, and Spaced Learning
Jul 30, 2017 • 56 min
In this episode, Brent Schlenker talks with Margie Meacham, The Brain Lady, of LearningToGo. The discussion was a deep dive on what neuroscience can tell us about the learning and development field. There were a lot of good questions in the Q&A and our…
Team Talk with Special Guest Lisa Goldstein
Jul 30, 2017 • 34 min
In this episode, Brent Schlenker chats with Lisa Goldstein, Senior Learning Technology Consultant for Nielsen. Lisa attended TLDC16 and had many great perspectives about this topic. What type of team challenges are you facing? Topics discussed: Mobile…
Stories, Context, and Microactions – Guest: Ray Jimenez
Jul 25, 2017 • 64 min
Today we welcomed Ray Jimenez into the box. We had a plethora of questions queued up in the Q&A section and no one was let down by the barrage of answers. Discussion started around story-telling and scenario based learning. The two were compared and the…
The L&D Reality of Mixed Realities: Special Guest Marco Faccini with Host Luis Malbas
Jul 15, 2017 • 74 min
In today’s session, Special Guest Marco Faccini talks about his extensive background in L&D, the shift he’s made toward Mixed Realities, and the future of VR in Learning and Development. In the second half of the recording, we also brought on Enzo Silva…
Cara North and Guests: The Role of Higher Education in L&D
Jul 13, 2017 • 70 min
In this TLDChat session, Cara North hosted Dawn Snyder (Franklin University and The Ohio State University), Sean Hickey (Columbus State Community College), and Andrew Hughes (University of Cincinnati) for a discussion on Higher Education and Learning &…
Training Is A Push Skill, Learning Is A Pull Skill: Special Guest Ajay Pangarkar with Host Anthony Altieri
Jul 11, 2017 • 64 min
Today’s session featured Workplace Revolutionary, Ajay Pangarkar. Ajay recently released a “Train the Trainer” course on www.Lynda.com specifically created for entry level trainers new to the industry. He discusses the nuances of designing a course for…
Chris Bond of Bluewater Learning on Transforming the World
Jun 22, 2017 • 62 min
Today’s TLDChat featured Chris Bond, President, and CEO of Bluewater. Chris kicked off the chat sharing his impressive studio (along with the promise he will share how it is built on a future episode) and shared his history in video dating back to his…
Can L&D Look Like A Business Unit? with Anthony Altieri and Ajay Pangarkar
Jun 21, 2017 • 60 min
In today’s session, Guest Host Anthony Altieri interviews “the business conscience of L&D”, Ajay Pangarkar. Why must L&D justify themselves? Ajay asks us to focus on performance. Often times as L&D professionals we talk about learning not performance.…
Special Guest Patti Shank with Host Karen Hyder
Jun 21, 2017 • 62 min
Meet Patti Shank, author of “Write and Organize for Deeper Learning: 28 evidence-based and easy-to-apply tactics that will make your instruction better for learning (Make It Learnable)”. With Special Guest Host Karen Hyder. Patti Shank, PhD is writing the…
Scott Cooper: Why Basic Marketing Skills are Essential for Trainers
May 30, 2017 • 54 min
Today’s featured guest iss Scott Cooper, VP of Marketing Go1.com, Founder of the Online Learning Weekly newsletter, and NBA Golden State Warriors sideline reporter for Starting5Online.com. He talked networking (how he got his NBA media credentials),…
Special Guest Diana Howles of Howles & Associates
Apr 28, 2017 • 62 min
It was an action packed Video Friday with special guest, Diana Howles of Howles Asssociates. She had tips, tricks, and behind the scenes ideas on video from start to finish. There was discussion around how to act behind the camera and in front of the…