LS302 Ten Lessons Learned in My First Year in eLearning
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Wednesday, March 22
eLearning professionals are expected to take on a wide variety of very different roles. Sometimes you’re the eLearning developer, graphics designer, narrator, or videographer. Other times you may act as the project manager, researcher, or even the department’s tech guru. It’s no surprise that this can be a daunting and sometimes scary prospect for those new to the industry, leaving them feeling insecure, overwhelmed, and unsure of where to begin.
In this session, you’ll learn 10 fundamental tips and strategies that can help any new eLearning professional survive their first year in the L&D field. These practical tips will range from visual design to content development, project management, and more. You’ll spend time learning about each tip in detail and then see specific examples of how they’ve been successfully applied in real life.
In this session, you will learn:
- Ten tips to help you become a more confident and successful eLearning professional
- About the importance of setting high expectations for your work
- Important things no one else will tell you when you start your first eLearning job
- How to cultivate continued success and confidence beyond your first year in eLearning
Novice designers, developers, and project managers.
Director of Global Learning & Instructional Design
Tim Slade, the director of global learning and instructional design for GoDaddy, is a speaker, author, and award-winning eLearning designer. Having spent the last decade working to help others elevate their eLearning and visual communications content, Tim has been recognized and awarded within the eLearning industry multiple times for his creative and innovative design aesthetics. Tim is a regular speaker at international eLearning conferences, is a recognized Articulate Super Hero, co-author of the popular E-Learning Uncovered book series, and author of the The eLearning Designer’s Handbook.