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ATD 2019: The Highlights

10,000 professionals, 400 speakers, and 300 sessions - what an incredible few days we spent at ATD 2019. If you couldn't make it or are thinking of attending next year, we've rounded up our highlights from ATD 2019 to give you the low down on the event!

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What is xAPI?

The Experience API (or xAPI), in general terms, is a specification for learning technology that makes it possible to collect data about the wide range of experiences a person has both online and offline. 

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Collision 2019: The Highlights

This week, we took the opportunity to attend Collision, right here in our hometown of Toronto! Collision is the fastest growing tech conference in North America, with 25,000 of the best and brightest minds in tech in attendance. Whether you're a buyer or seller, or you're simply fascinated by...

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Case Study: How Solenis Streamlined Instructional Design to Create 1,000+ eLearning Modules

“One size training does not fit all” - so says Thomas Bernard, Senior Manager and Global Learning Leader for Solenis, and it’s a wisdom that is widely accepted amongst the learning and development community. But, while we can all agree on what doesn’t work, figuring out alternative solutions is...

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What is Instructional Design?

Instructional design is the practice of systematically designing, developing and delivering learning experiences. The intended result is the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills. These learning experiences could include online courses, instructional manuals, video tutorials,...

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What is Bloom's Taxonomy?

Bloom’s taxonomy is a set of three hierarchical models used to classify educational learning objectives into levels of complexity and specificity. The models organize learning objectives into three different domains: Cognitive, Affective and Sensory/Psychomotor.  

 

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