We-Learn Weekly: October 20, 2021

On the left of a black background is the date, October 27, 2021, followed by the seven topics of this week's resources: Inclusive onboarding, virtual community, free acessibility course, learning design basics, Gaming for Change, building a stroybrand, and your personal brand. On the right half is a pale blue light blue bulb with a plant growing inside (the logo for Bela's website) with yellow dots surrounding it. Beneath is "We-Learn, Weekly ID, LXD, and L&D treats" along with "Bela Gaytan" and "belagaytan.com" in green, coral, and yellow colors.

This week’s sweets: Inclusive onboarding, creating community in virtual training, free accessibility course, learning design basics, gaming for change, and improving your personal brand!

It’s Wednesday and I’m here again with your dose of ID, LXD, and L&D sweets!  Enjoy and share the goodies with others!  🍭🍬🍫  

If you have any resources or events you feel would be helpful to the community, be sure to contact me with the details so I can share the goodies with everyone!

Note:  Clicking on the titles below will take you directly to the resources being offered.  I’ve also included the links in the description, as well as other helpful links.

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TLDC (The Training, Learning, and Development Community) is hosting a webinar with Rubina Halwani on how L&D professionals can promote cultural inclusion and employee belonging in their new hire onboarding.  Register for the event on October 21, 2021.

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During a wonderful webinar today between Tim Slade and Jim McKinley Brown, Jim highly recommended folks read Donald Miller‘s book “Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen“.  This is definitely on my list to read next!

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Continuing on with the previous theme, The Mom Project has a recording of a fabulous webinar recording: Owning Your Personal Brand with Mariela de la Mora and June Caloroso.  Bonus points: they offer a full transcript of the video on their website.  I’m awarding them an A+ for accessibility! 

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ATD is hosting a webinar on October 27, 2021: Creating Connections and Community in Your Live Virtual Training.  Join Ben Lowell in learning how to create human connections through virtual platforms and tools to foster community.

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Figma has some great lessons on learning basic design skills for free on their site, along with design exercises and practice files.

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W3C has published a wonderful, free, online course teaching Digital Accessibility Foundations.  They’ve structured the course so that you can choose your focus, such as coding, design, writing, advocacy, managing, etc.!

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In a recent Edcamp I moderated on motivation, a lovely attendee shared with us a nonprofit organization she serves as a volunteer called Games for Change.  They have SO many games available for all ages and topics, from civic issues to advancing STEAM skills.

Image description: On the left of a black background is the date, October 27, 2021, followed by the seven topics of this week’s resources: Inclusive onboarding, virtual community, free acessibility course, learning design basics, Gaming for Change, building a stroybrand, and your personal brand. On the right half is a pale blue light blue bulb with a plant growing inside (the logo for Bela’s website) with yellow dots surrounding it. Beneath is “We-Learn, Weekly ID, LXD, and L&D treats” along with “Bela Gaytan” and “belagaytan.com” in green, coral, and yellow colors.

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