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March 22 – 24, 2017 Orlando, FL

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LS1002 Simple Microlearning Solutions to Learning Challenges

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Friday, March 24

Instructional Design

International Center

You’re faced with volumes of complicated content that you must translate into effective training. Your SMEs are pushing for delivering it through hours and hours of web-based training, which you know your audience will dread. You’ve heard of the benefits of using a micro format, but how can you possibly use it to cover all of that content?

In this session, you’ll learn how to slim down your content and use formats such as email campaigns, modular mini-courses, and microlearning videos to help your learners understand and use challenging content. You’ll discover how to break down the issues related to simplifying difficult content and translate these issues into key goals. You’ll then dive into examples of real micro solutions to find out more about the content analysis techniques and instructional design approaches that made these projects a success. By the end of this session, you’ll be able to use microlearning to create solutions that respect your audience’s time while also ensuring your SMEs feel you’ve covered the material thoroughly.

In this session, you will learn:

  • Tips and tricks for crafting microlearning content
  • How to employ content analysis techniques for simplified learning in micro formats
  • How to design simplified instruction for micro formats
  • How to apply the tips and tricks in the session to change how you deliver content in your own workplace

Audience:
Novice to intermediate designers and managers.

Liz Herrick

Manager, Performance Solutions

Becton, Dickinson and Company

Liz Herrick is a performance solutions manager with Becton, Dickinson and Company. She has designed and led the development of instructional programs in formats ranging from web-based to video, simulations, scenario-based, games, audio, and adaptive testing. With experience creating content for both corporate and K-12 audiences, Liz’s achievements include designing award-winning educational games on multiple platforms, national conference presentations, and performance solutions with proven business results.

Abbi Hake

Manager, Performance Consulting

Becton, Dickinson and Company

Abbi Hake, a manager of performance consulting at Becton, Dickinson and Company, is a 15-year veteran of the learning and development industry with expertise in performance consulting, eLearning design and creation, and technical writing. Much of her experience comes from working with large corporations to conceptualize, design, and build web-based and instructor-led curricula, in addition to other performance solutions. In the microlearning space, Abbi has led a team of instructional designers in the transformation of bulky web-based training into a curriculum of targeted web and video microlearning segments. She also hosts technical training webinars and facilitates DISC behavioral awareness training.

Corey Decker

Learning Solutions Architect

Becton, Dickinson and Company

Corey Decker is a learning solutions architect at Becton, Dickinson and Company. With over 10 years of experience in the eLearning industry, he has designed and developed learning solutions using a wide variety of methods, including HTML5 apps, animated microlearning videos, and mobile-friendly eLearning courses. Currently working for global customer support in the medication management solutions industry, Corey helps ensure that both customers and internal associates are able to successfully utilize and support a broad range of hardware and software products. He has also taught workshops on mobile learning, material design principles, and the use of microlearning in corporate training.

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