Category Archives: Member Editorials

Five Tips for In-House Video Production

This article was written by Michael Jacobson, CPLP – Vehicle Safety & Regulatory Compliance Process, Methods & Training, FCA. Michael is also a past President for ATD Detroit.  Not that long ago, incorporating video into your eLearning was a really big deal … Continue reading

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The Road Not Taken

Jamie Zipfel, New Chapter Member, shares her insight to the last chapter meeting.      During the August ATD Detroit meeting, Six Sigma Black Belt and author Dan Walker instructed the audience on developing and maintaining a personal mission statement, because … Continue reading

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Five Ways to (NOT) Engage Your Audience!

This article was written by ATD Detroit Board Member, Swati Karve, with her tongue-in-cheek of course. Do you know how to ensure that your audience has a nice nap when you are training? Can you be sure they will do … Continue reading

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Social Media & Learning Presentation

Thank you, Barbara Boldt, for writing this event summary For those of you who were unable to attend Robin Pierman’s presentation Tuesday evening on “Using Social Media to Boost Your Training Effectiveness” here is a brief overview of the excellent … Continue reading

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Social Learning Event Coming Later This Month

No one can argue that social media is a hot topic.  From historic Initial Public Offerings, to tweets about twerks social media is everywhere… literally.  But what does it have to do with learning?  As Workplace Learning Professionals continue to … Continue reading

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Using Impact Maps

Many thanks to Tim Aulph, who wrote the following post One of the many pros to attending a Great Detroit Chapter ASTD event is learning about something new; especially if it is something that will help me and/or my teammates … Continue reading

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Back to School

Here are some timely thoughts from our Chapter President, Diane Williams. I enjoy so much about this time of year. The harvest is beginning and fresh peaches, apples, broccoli and squash and many other wonderful, healthy food choices. The weather … Continue reading

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LESSONS IN FACILITATION @ THE TOP TRAINER THROWDOWN (TTT)

The following is from guest blogger, Dr. Swati Karve, Psychology and Management Professor and Performance Improvement Consultant: The TTT on June 12 was a great success, no doubt. ALL the participants fulfilled the criteria of being “creative”, “engaging”, “entertaining” and … Continue reading

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