ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2012 Conference (#astdTK12) was held in Las Vegas January 25-27, 2012. TechKnowledge is the premier conference for people who create, deliver, and manage Elearning). Couldn’t make it this year? Luckily there is a strong backchannel that allows you to find and learn from the many resources found at the conference.
First, what is a backchannel? In this context, a conference’s backchannel is a collection of twitter comments, blog posts, chat room discussions, and even Youtube videos related to the conference. It is typically posted by attendees to the conference.
David Kelly is one of the best information curators for learning conferences. You see his ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 Conference Backchannel on his blog. While there, be sure to check out the other conferences that David has gathered resources for.
Want to dig a bit deeper? Twitter’s search feature makes it easy. Just search for ASTD’s hashtag #ASTDTK12 to search for comments and links to articles about the conference. A few of our favorites:
- @rpersoon Learning styles don’t exist’ and other surprising facts http://bit.ly/Aj0r1Y #astdtk12 #elearning
- @janebozarth My thoughts on #ASTDTK12 http://t.co/gFrDQcFi from @eLearnMag
- #elearning ASTD TechKnowledge Wrap Up in Pictures #ASTDTK12 http://cammybean.kineo.com/2012/01/astd-techknowledge-wrap-up-in-pictures.html (@cammybean)
- #elearning Learner Experience Design with Julie Dirksen #ASTDTK12 http://cammybean.kineo.com/2012/01/learner-experience-design-with-julie.html (@cammybean)
Want to see the fun side of attending ASTDTK12 in Las Vegas? Here’s a video on some off hour highlights: