Sessions during the Science of Learning Summit will explore how you can better understand your audience, including what motivates them, how to remove their learning barriers, and will help give you necessary solutions and strategies.
Clark Quinn, Quinnovation and Author of Millennials, Goldfish & Other Training Misconceptions: Debunking Learning Myths and Superstitions
8:15 AM – 9:30 AM PT
How we learn must underpin all we do in design for learning to take place—be it courses, resources, or mentoring and coaching models. In this lead session you'll gain the foundation for the the entire event. Understand more about the complexities of the learning process. Learn more.
Julie Dirksen, Usable Learning and Author of Design for How People Learn
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT
You likely have plenty of knowledge in learning research, but what
about other areas such as behavioral sciences, marketing, habit
formation, and experience design? In this session, you'll delve deeper
into other industry research domains and learn how to apply their
insights to your work in learning solution design. Learn more.
Not all evidence is equal, especially when it comes to learning
design. In this session you will learn to use better evidence to inform
your practices and engage in critical conversations to move clients,
partners, and executives forward on your design recommendations. Learn more.
Patti Shank, Author of Manage Memory for Deeper Learning
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT
Working with and not against memory is critical in creating effective
learning solutions such as courses, performance support, or
informational resources. In this session, you'll explore the attributes
and constraints of memory that impact how we learn, and gain actionable
tactics that are known to deliver better training outcomes. Learn more.
Nick Shackleton-Jones, Director, Learning Innovation & Technology and Author of the forthcoming book, How People Learn (May 2019)
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM PT
Our understanding of how people learn is constantly growing. Recent
research in the area of affective neuroscience is showing the way to
improved resource and experience design. This session aims to deepen
your understanding of key research in the affective domain. Learn more.
Connie Malamed, Connie Malamed Consulting and Publisher of eLearning Coach
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT
Information overload is a significant hindrance to effective learning
and retention. Fortunately, we can do something about it. In this
session you will learn about the various types of cognitive load
learners face, and the strategies you can employ to reduce the impact it
can have on your training solutions. Learn more.
Hype around using games and gamification for learning is starting to
wind down. In this session, you'll learn how to make research-based
decisions about when to employ game-based solutions, and how to match
the right game element to the right instructional outcome. Learn more.
Learning styles have been widely accepted in academic and corporate
settings for far too long. Research reveals that there is little
evidence that teaching to a particular learning style impacts outcomes.
In this session you will learn why it remains so appealing, and what you
can do about it. Learn more.