SEMT101 Trends in Learning Today: Where Should You Focus?
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Wednesday, October 24
Expo Hall: Emerging Tech Stage
With the constant changing and evolution of technology, you need to know what is possible and how to determine what is a fit for your audience.
Join this in-depth look at the tools, design, and technologies you should focus on in learning today and what’s just around the corner. You’ll explore the technology that will soon be enhancing learning, and find out what you need to get excited about and start planning to integrate into your solutions. What can you learn from the buzz and new tools appearing in the consumer and corporate environments, and how can you take advantage of them to help your users learn? This fun session will give you dozens of ideas and reboot your brain for fresh perspectives on how to enhance your learning today.
In this session, you will learn:
- How to design amazing experiences for your learners
- How personalization of content can improve learning
- When gamification is a fit
- How to move beyond a screen
- How to get started with a personal learning network, and what the benefits are
Novice to intermediate designers, developers, managers, and senior leaders (directors, VPs, CLOs, executives, etc.).
Technology discussed in this session:
Open-source frameworks and tools, content organization and tagging, developing for all devices (mobile, tablet, hybrids, and computers), gaming, and personalizing learning.
Learning Architect & CEO
Sealworks Interactive Studios
Nick Floro, a co-founder and learning architect at Sealworks Interactive Studios, has over 25 years of experience developing learning solutions, applications, and web platforms. Nick is passionate about how design and technology can enhance learning and loves to share his knowledge and experience to teach, inspire and motivate. As a learning architect, Nick gets to sketch, imagine, and prototype for each challenge. He has worked with start-ups to Fortune 500 companies to help them understand the technology and develop innovative solutions to support their audiences. Nick has won numerous awards from Apple and organizations for productions and services, and has been able to reach over a million users with his latest project, which helps students in grades 2-12 learn how to think and write an essay critically.