Debbie Richards recently conducted a webinar for the Buffalo Niagara chapter on the topic of Augmented Reality (AR). During the webinar she shared examples of how AR is used in advertising and games. She also explored how we can add the interactive and slick (my word) technology to the classroom environment. Not only can use use technology to layer in virtual elements in a live environment, you can also create checkpoints that people can scan to explore additional content, such as a video or 3D picture. Think about how you can make the first day building tour more exciting if you added AR checkpoints through out the building?!?
What do you think of Augmented Reality and similar emerging technologies? If you use SnapChat - you engage with AR. How can we use this tool in our classrooms? In recruiting?
Check out this article that I found on TD.ORG: https://lnkd.in/eW6V8EK
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Dr. Roy Pollock will be presenting The Six Most Important Things You Can Do to Improve Training Effectiveness for the ATD Buffalo Chapter on November 16. For more information on this event, click here.
Dr. Roy Pollock is the Chief Learning Officer and a co-founder of The 6Ds® Company. He is co‐author of the best‐selling Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning, which Will Thalheimer of Work-Learning Research called “the most important book of the last decade in the workplace learning field.”
Dr. Pollock a popular international speaker and consultant who has a passion for helping individuals and organizations excel. He has extensive experience in business management, learning, and strategy development.
Prior to founding The 6Ds Company, Dr. Pollock served as Chief learning Officer for the Fort Hill Company, as Assistant Dean for Curriculum Development, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine; Vice President, Strategic Product Development for SmithKline Beecham Animal Health and Vice President, Companion Animal Division for Pfizer.
Dr. Pollock received his B.A. magna cum laude from Williams College, and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree with highest honors as well as his Ph.D. degree from Cornell University. He lives and works at Swamp College in Trumansburg, NY.
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As part of our commitment to our community, ATD Buffalo strives to provide programming and events that relate explicitly to the ATD Competency Model, offering a range of programming throughout the year.
By doing so, we will help participants understand the value the program will allow them to bring back to their work.
Our upcoming premier event, The Six Most Important Things You Can Do to Improve Training Effectiveness will focus on the Managing Learning Programs Area of Expertise and Business Skills Foundational Competency.
The Managing Learning Programs Area of Expertise focuses on helps to provide leadership to execute the organization’s people strategy; implements training projects and activities.
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Each component of Dr. Roy Pollock's presentation will include a discussion of "what you can do now" to ensure that participants can apply what they have learned, to their work.
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Training takes time and costs money. It produces a return on investment only when it is applied on the job in a way that improves performance.
This presentation is based on the best-selling Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning. It focuses on six practices that ensure training adds value, beginning with aligning to the business needs and ending with documenting the results in ways that both prove and improve value.
This program will include an interactive discussion on "next steps" to apply the Six Disciplines to your own work.
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The ticket to a successful and fulfilling life is a significant upgrade to everyone’s ability to learn. Visionary teacher and lifelong learner Patricia McLagan views learning ability as software for processing daily life. And like all software, learning software require upgrades—and regular reboots!
In Unstoppable You: Adopt the New Learning 4.0 Mindset and Change Your Life, McLagan shares her method for keeping learning powers sharp, ensuring that we can continuously advance and adapt in a nonstop world. We’re born with basic programming, which is learning 1.0. We then evolve and upgrade as we make our way through the education system in learning 2.0, and we start to self-manage how we learn as we integrate our diverse experiences and master skills in learning 3.0. That brings us to learning 4.0—learning mastery. This final upgrade equips us with survival skills for the 21st century— skills essential to meeting our goals in a world that’s always in motion.
Discover McLagan’s seven practices for effective lifelong learning—from hearing and heeding calls to learn, to taking steps to translate new skills into action. Unstoppable You also includes a complete toolkit of supporting templates, guides, and tips.
Unstoppable You is the handbook to your dynamic future. Begin actively shaping your success in fast-changing times today.
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About the Author
Pat McLagan, CEO of McLagan International, is an international thought leader on implementing strategy by unleashing the learning and leadership capabilities of everyone in the business. Her books include Change Is Everybody’s Business, On-the-Level: Performance Communication at Work, The Age of Participation, The Shadow Side of Power: Lessons for Leaders, and the just released (ATD Press) Unstoppable You: Adopt the New Learning 4.0 Mindset and Change Your Life. She has received ATD’s highest award for thought leadership and service, is an elected member of the International Association for Adult and Continuing Education, and was recognized as an Inspiring Mind for a Century by the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development. She has worked globally, including living and working in South Africa before, during, and immediately after the end of apartheid. McLagan is a former ATD board member who also led two field-defining competency studies for ATD.
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