On-Point Session Topics
You’ll want to clone yourself as you choose from over 100 dynamic sessions covering eLearning best practices, how-tos, case studies, and emerging trends. Jump into the topics that best fit your needs, and gain the tools and knowledge to create more effective learning experiences.
We’ve curated a number of specialized sessions designed to explore different facets of the industry in more detail. This year, these collections of sessions include an exploration of organization-wide approaches,unique perspectives from around the world, insights from key industries, an expanded focus on instructional design, and expert-led hands-on activities.
Learning & Performance Ecosystems sessions explore organization-wide approaches such as performance support, knowledge management, social technologies, and the interconnections of these technical and human systems that impact performance.
Get to know your neighbors from around the world! International Perspectives sessions offer a variety of approaches used around the globe and feature international speakers and organizations, often with clients from outside North America.
The Industry Insights sessions will curate L&D voices and case studies from different industries.
Are you an instructional design newbie or looking for the newest ideas in the field? We have a Curated Path on Intro to Instructional Design just for you! These sessions are the nuts and bolts to provide you the latest foundations in eLearning instructional design.
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) sessions and workshops provide you with in-depth, hands-on training with step-by-step instruction.
Sessions in Mobile Track
Many organizations want to provide on-demand, just-in-time performance support that requires minimal technical skills to create. Likewise, capturing and sharing tacit knowledge is becoming a top priority. Is it possible to create this kind of solution both in a way that will engage the learner, and in a way that can be measured and evaluated? Yes—with YouTube-style videos.Read More
Imagine no longer sitting at your desk to complete the latest product training module, and instead accessing it on your tablet in your van—or accessing performance support on your phone from a casino floor! Learn what the Aristocrat Technologies team had to learn to make these experiences better for learners.Read More
Developing a mobile learning strategy involves a lot more than great instructional design. A clear path for implementation makes sure your products aren’t just another app on your learners’ mobile devices. This means making sure your learners have easy access to the right content at the right time, but it also means giving learners an experience that inspires trust in both your content and your organization.Read More
Despite technology promises, developing content that is meaningful, accessible, and maintainable in a world of multiple devices and varied platforms remains a huge challenge. Responsive design still holds the key, but to unlock its real power, instructional designers need to differentiate between “true” responsive and many of the “pseudo-responsive” approaches in use today.Read More
Design & Development
When you add the increased use of personal devices for work to the increased variety of company-provided devices, as a learning professional, you can no longer work the way you always have. As bring-your-own-device policies and company app stores become more a part of the everyday work environment, you must be able to provide solutions that multiple devices can access.Read More
Mobile learning is attractive to learning designers because it offers the convenience of a bring-your-own-device approach and lends itself to trendy microlearning program structures. The popularity of learning apps such as Duolingo has inspired many to adapt or retrofit their content and learning programs for mobile delivery. This session will explore the challenges presented by the South African context (including socioeconomic differences, technology, and staff competency) for the adoption of mobile learning.Read More
MOOCs, cMOOCs, SPOCs... To the L&D community, these are incredible tools to have in the toolbox, but there are challenges. Clients usually don’t understand what they really are or the partnerships required to create them. The approach and process is quite different from what is required for most other learning solutions, and as a result, most mainstream L&D practitioners lack the skills needed to create an effective cMOOC experience.Read More