Build More Engaging Learning Experiences

Understanding the needs of your learners can be tricky, which is why the Making Learning Stick Online Conference will focus on the receiving end's perception of our learning solutions. These sessions will help you cultivate new techniques for captivating your learners through real-world situations.


DAY 1: February 19

Danielle Wallace

101: Can’t Get You Out of My Head: Engagement Techniques From Marketing

Danielle Wallace, Beyond the Sky

8:15 AM – 9:30 AM PT

When you want to engage people's attention and change behavior, it's helpful to look for inspiration from a field that does this well: marketing. In this session you'll learn the four key techniques that marketers use to make their messages stick and how to use them in your own work. Learn more.

Diane Elkins

201: Transforming What SMEs Know to What Learners Need

Diane Elkins, Artisan E-Learning

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

SMEs are often the key to the right information for your learners. In this session you'll learn to change the focus of your efforts from the SME’s expertise to the learner’s needs. You'll see how to negotiate out “nice-to-know” information and how to use one simple question to determine what content should be included and what should be cut. Learn more.

Laura van den Ouden

301: Activating the Manager’s Role in Supporting Learning

Laura van den Ouden, ICM

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PT

Sometimes the easiest way to make eLearning content stick is with a story. In this session you'll get tips on how to use storytelling techniques to enhance your projects, including how to interview subject matter experts to find the right stories to tell, how to weave stories into your content effectively, and what writing techniques can make a story engaging. Learn more.

Nick Floro

401: Sticky eLearning Tools and Technology

Nick Floro, Sealworks Interactive Studios

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT

Soon after the design of your solution is complete you have to consider the best tools to help make the learning last. In this session you'll learn about a host of free and low cost tools and technologies to bring your solution to life and really make the content stick! Learn more.

DAY 2: February 20

Mike Taylor

501:  Spaced Learning: Why It's So Good & How to Get Started

Mike Taylor, Change4Growth

8:30 AM – 9:30AM PT

In many cases a "one and done" approach to training isn't enough to give people the depth of understanding they need to use new skills confidently and competently. In this session you'll look at how spaced learning techniques can help you reinforce knowledge over time to ensure that it sticks. Learn more.

Jonathon Halls

601: Professional Media Techniques to Make Digital Instructional Content Stick

Jonathon Halls, Trainer Mojo

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

Creating great multimedia requires more than just buying a camera or microphone and hitting record. So why not learn from how TV, radio, and newspapers have been using multimedia for years to create effective and engaging experiences? In this session you'll discover practical video, audio, and text approaches that can help learning stick. Learn more.

Christy Tucker

701: Go Beyond Boring: Creating Scenario-Based Learning that Engages Participants

Christy Tucker, Syniad Learning, LLC

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PT

Using scenarios can increase engagement, improve skill transfer, and accelerate expertise. In this session you'll explore what makes scenarios work for learning and how to create a range of different scenarios forms for everything from hooking people's attention to helping them practice complex new skills.. Learn more.

Emma Weber

801: Chatbots to Support Behavior Change

Emma Weber, Lever - Transfer of Learning

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT

Making learning stick after an event has always been challenging due to limited time, resources, and support. Today, AI-enabled chatbots present a way to bring one-on-one coaching to your learners. In this session you'll gain a deeper understanding of how to use chatbots as a post-event coaching tool. Learn more.


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