DevLearn 2017 has the biggest, most comprehensive, most cutting-edge learning technologies program in the world. The event includes over 200 sessions covering the critical topics that will help you develop new skills and expertise in the management, design, and development of technology-based learning.
In addition to the great tracks at DevLearn 2017 Conference & Expo, there are a number of specialized sessions curated to help you put your skills into practice immediately.
Receive hands-on training and follow along with the instructor step-by-step.
Examine the cutting-edge technologies, tools, and ideas that will shape the future of L&D.
Explore the expanded definition of L&D being formed by the intersection of emerging technologies.
Sessions in Tools Track
Articulate Storyline is very easy for beginners to use, even with little or no guidance. However, it may not take long to find yourself in over your head with all of the features and options. One of the tool’s greatest strengths is its flexibility—there are usually several ways of performing any activity. Because of that, many people discover a method that is not a best practice. Learning some best practices and a handful of lesser-known tips or tricks can be extremely beneficial for Storyline users.Read More
The L&D landscape is a complicated space: There are dozens of genres of software, including LMSs, LRSs, authoring tools, analytical tools, etc. Yet few people understand what function their software is actually meant to accomplish. Given this fundamental misunderstanding of software’s “jobs to be done,” it’s no wonder that companies struggle to make the right purchasing decisions, often ending up with software that is not the right fit for their needs.Read More
Graphics in the world of learning have been generally stuck in two dimensions. This limitation can get in the way of your ability to immerse the audience in a story or explain how complex models or processes work. Being able to add a third dimension would do more than just add flash to the content—it could actually make a real impact by making the content more understandable and engaging. But how can you create and add 3-D objects to your work, particularly when you don’t have the budget to hire specialty developers or buy expensive software?Read More
In Articulate Storyline, a lightbox slide behaves much like a popup window, with all the programmatic logic assigned by a single trigger. While its most common usage is the default out-of-the-box behavior, there are actually many different options for leveraging the lightbox trigger in a variety of ways. It can allow you to quickly solve the problem of where to insert new content; or it can give you a more robust and flexible way of presenting references or resources where they can be accessed globally from anywhere in an eLearning course. These more unusual applications give you easy ways to design a wider range of user experiences in Storyline.Read More
Get ready to play the Feud … Yukon Feud! In this fun-filled session, you’ll see how easy it is to take an off-the-shelf course and customize it for your organization in just minutes with Rapid Course. You’ll also learn how to escape costly annual renewal and per-learner fees. To cap off the event, you can test your knowledge by playing the Feud!Read More
The holy grail of learning is undoubtedly behavior change. It’s said that learning can only be proved when behaviors are affected and one can see an evidenced change in practice. But how realistic is genuine behavior change in a learning program?Read More
Shrinking budgets and constrained resources have made it more important than ever to make the most of the resources you have when designing learning experiences. Thankfully, the increasing availability of cloud-based applications and other free tools makes it easier than ever to create and develop learning experiences that don’t have to cost a bundle.Read More
Articulate Storyline is easy to learn, which means many people can get pretty far along with little to no help. However, when you pick up a tool this way, sometimes you learn the harder, more time-consuming approaches to tasks and miss out on the tricks that experts use to save time and effort.Read More
Articulate knows that eLearning developers like you face consistent challenges: Creating engaging courses that look great on mobile devices. Developing great-looking eLearning without a budget. Iterating on courses with SMEs. And developing your skills.Read More
Andrew Scivally hosts John Blackmon of Trivantis, Akshay Bharadwaj of Adobe, Michael Alcock of gomo, and others to discuss what the future of eLearning authoring will look like in the next decade. How far will we advance? What major pitfalls can we aim to avoid? And what’s it going to take to advance the industry?Read More
Talent has now become the number-one priority for organizations. And rightfully so: Professionals are making career decisions based on career development opportunities, or the lack thereof. In fact, in a recent LinkedIn survey, 94 percent of professionals said they’d be more likely to stay at an organization that invested in career development. With skills rapidly evolving, and the need to upskill the workforce at an all-time high, it’s never been a more exciting time to be working in corporate learning and development. And yet, more change is on the horizon.Read More
Adobe Captivate is a commonly used tool, but a surprising number of its features are just a bit hidden and not well known. The layers of sophistication these features add can enable you to save a lot of time, deliver more engaging and personalized learning, and tap into resources more easily. It’s just a matter of knowing where these features are and how to use them effectively.Read More
“I don’t have time for this.” “I already know this stuff.” “Do I have to go through all of this?” How often have you heard complaints like these? Everyone is busy these days. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could do something to lighten the load?Read More