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Exploring collaborative leadership & social learning to build an innovative workplace.... 2 parts knowledge and inquiry, 2 parts plan, 2 parts sub and pop culture, 3 parts fun (including what the suits call execution).

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Dev Learn 2015 – Day 2 and Final ReflectionsnkilkennySocial hub at DevLearnDevLearn Summary Infographic

Tue, 06 Oct 2015 04:52:13 +0000

Apologies that this took me a few days to finish. In the spirit of creating an interactive infographic, I developed one that has links to the more helpful presentations and resources I found while attending DevLearn 2015. Click on the image  to open the PDF with active links to both .pdf and web resources. Here’s […](image)

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Day 1 Reflections – DevLearn 2015nkilkennyImage from Morguefile A Kohn's PyramidDumptruckBottle cap with

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 12:44:30 +0000

Ideas for designing next learning experience: Years ago I had a simple idea: happy learners are those who get what they need to feel accomplished in their tasks.  Depending on your field or business, successful learners are accomplishments and milestones or happy and loyal customers. So many training efforts focus on wowing learners during the […](image)

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Accidental Instructional Designer – with Cammy BeannkilkennyInfographic on Cammy Bean LectureSkillbuilder formatExample of good simple eLearning Design

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 22:53:20 +0000

STICKY IDEA: Clickly clicky bling bling is NOT what we want to do with our eLearning. Choose wisely. Ppt.  of Cammy’s presentation is here: All DevLearn .pdfs available are here: My live infographic from the session: My key take aways from this session:  1.) It’s important to consider the big picture for developing […](image)

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Brain Science & Learning: 7 Tips that Will Dramatically Improve Your LearningnkilkennyBrainScienceLearning

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 21:15:41 +0000

SESSION: Brain Science & Learning: 7 Tips that Will Dramatically Improve Your Learning Presenter: Art Kohn Will update this post with a deeper reflection later. Learned so much even though I just jumped in this session 7 Tips Shared: Delivery of Knowledge Bursts Cognitive Boosting Gamification Pre and Post-Assessment Coaching Social Learning – Harvesting best […](image)

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Using Comicbook Format in StorylinenkilkennyPow (comic text)Scot McCloud visual hierarchyArticulate comic Example

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:27:15 +0000

SESSION: Story Hero: Create Comics and  Motion  Comics  Interactions with Storyline PRESENTER: Michael Sheyahshe Remember to become aware…How we read comic books Comicbook style interactions, using animations. Place more emphasis on the story. Comics: create interest, focuses on story points.  Visually communicate ideas and grab your attention. What Panels do…. Allow you to storyboard content. Reference […](image)

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Revving up for Dev Learn 2015nkilkennyMGM CasinoMap for Sanity

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 05:39:58 +0000

The last time I was at MGM Grand Hotel was in the 80’s as a child, I remember riding the elevator with the comedy legend Dom Deluise. Today, this hotel seems even more massive and maze-like. I am trying very hard not to get overwhelmed by the Casino environment. Only my first day here at Dev Learn 2015, […](image)

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Usability Back to Basics: Should Links Open in New Windows?nkilkennyProposed temporary solution to web page design.

Mon, 25 May 2015 17:33:26 +0000

Let me preface this post with the admission that I am not a professionally trained web designer. I have had experience designing web-based learning materials and have knowledge and exposure to Usability and User Experience (UX). Some of the past organizations I have worked for held UX as a primary goal in producing good products. I […](image)

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Empathy map: An excellent tool for planning change or any other initiativenkilkennyEmpathy Map Questions

Tue, 12 May 2015 14:46:37 +0000

I recently read through IDEO’s Tom & David Kelley’s book Creative Confidence, and I found a great deal of inspiration for helping build buy in for my designs and proposals. I also was able to add to my collaboration tool kit, as the book also presents stories and collaborative processes that can help kick start creativity […](image)

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Part 2 on herding cats: diving into using Six Hat thinkingnkilkennySix Hats Thinking agenda for feedback

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:06:08 +0000

Six_Hats_For_Evaluation_Feedback_Session_Agenda_Generic Most brainstorming sessions I have participated in frustrate me because it seems that people are so inclined to jump into the part where you solve the problem before you have enough data or information. In an earlier post, I mentioned how useful Edward deBono’s Six Hat Thinking is for herding those proverbial cats in […](image)

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Slideshare: Being an excellent but quirky boss means you need to get opinions from the “straight men” on your teamnkilkennyScreen Shot 2015-01-05 at 10.27.36 PM

Tue, 06 Jan 2015 07:34:47 +0000

It’s hard for one not to like a show that demonstrates spot on storytelling and character development despite its 30 minute format. It’s hard not to like a show that not only makes you excited about music but inspires you to see connections between art and the realities we live in. This show was just […](image)

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