The Instructional Design Playlist

Monday August 27, 2018

Four Sessions - Four Hours

We’ve gathered some of the best Instructional Design experts in the world for our for our August Playlist! Join Cara North and guests to discuss/learn new strategies and techniques for your instructional design projects.

Monday, August 27

The Playlist begins at 8a PT/11a ET/4p GMT. These are more than webinars, they’re interactive, live-streaming broadcasts that focus on opportunities for conversation, Q&A, and discussion.

Real Conversations – Real Experts

Session 1 – Learning Technologies in Instructional Design

8a PT/11a ET/4p GMT

Clark Quinn

Clark Quinn

Executive Director, Quinnovation

Clark Quinn, Ph.D. has been innovating for business, education, government, and the not-for-profit sectors for over 30 years. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to deliver engaging and effective strategies and solutions to learning, knowledge and performance needs. Dr. Quinn has led the design of award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as intelligent learning, mobile, and performance support systems. An in-demand speaker, he’s the author of “Engaging Learning: Designing e-Learning Simulation Games”, “Designing mLearning: Tapping Into the Mobile Revolution for Organizational Performance”, and “The Mobile Academy: mLearning for Higher Education”.

Debbie Richards

Debbie Richards

President, Creative Interactive Ideas

Debbie Richards, president of Creative Interactive Ideas, supports talent development clients with technology challenges. She updates her job knowledge by researching new technologies and software products; participating in educational opportunities (such as speaking at learning conferences); and participating in professional organizations. Debbie was named one of the most influential people in corporate e-learning for 2018. Passionate about working with and mentoring other learning professionals, Debbie is a past president of the ATD Houston chapter, and a past National Advisor for Chapters. She is the ATD Technology Conference Advisory Council chairperson for 2019.

Session 2 – Doing the Work

9a PT/Noon ET/5p GMT

Myra Roldan

Myra Roldan

Senior Instructional Designer, Amazon

Three time Award-winning Instructional Designer & author. Myra has an MBA, MSEd and a Bachelors of information Technology/Computer Science. One of her most innovative learning solutions received the 2017 Brandon Hall Award for Best Use of Games and Simulation (for General Motors). Myra advocates for the creation of learning ecosystems that integrate new technologies for learning and a variety learning theories to help learners experience flow which motivates them to learn.

Recent accomplishments include, acceptance of a Sr. Instructional Designer position at Amazon where we are building a Technical Academy to upskill Amazonians in non-technical positions with the necessary skills and knowledge to become Amazon Software Developers.

Sean Hickey

Sean Hickey

Lead Curriculum Developer, The Ohio State University

Sean Hickey is Lead Curriculum Developer at the College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University. He is also an Adjunct Professor, Education at Columbus State Community College.He is actively involved in several instructional design groups and associations at both the state and national level.

Session 3 – Performance Support

10a PT/1p ET/6p GMT

Trish Uhl

Trish Uhl

Senior Project Manager, Data Science & Advanced Analytics, Owl's Ledge LLC

Trish Uhl, creator of the Learning Systems Engineering Framework™, engineers dynamic, responsive, adaptable learning systems and leads project teams in design and development of data-enabled, results-driven learning experiences. As founder of the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum, Trish works with heads of Talent & Learning Development globally on setting and executing strategy for learning transformation and data-enablement projects. In addition, Trish works with talent and learning leaders on the professional development of their L&D teams, expanding the team’s focus from instructional products, to engineering dynamic learning systems leveraging data science, advanced analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and predictive modeling to promote positive people impact and organizational success.

Trish regularly keynotes conferences, teaches workshops and works directly with client leadership teams across North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

Dawn Snyder

Dawn Snyder

CEO & Managing Principal, Dawn Snyder Associates, Inc.

Dawn Snyder is the CEO and Managing Principal of Dawn Snyder Associates, Inc., a virtual organization specializing in designing learning strategies, developing learning solutions, and evaluating and measuring the impact of courses and curricula.

Dawn helps organizations get business results by using the best of research-based and experienced-proven performance improvement methods. She has more than 20 years’ experience leading dynamic teams in working with premium institutions in the high tech, retail, financial and insurance industries.

Session 4 – Transitioning from ID to Learner Experience Design

11a PT/2p ET/7p GMT

Roberta Dombrowski

Roberta Dombrowski

Lead Learning Experience Designer at The Predictive Index

Roberta Dombrowski is the Lead Learning Experience Designer at The Predictive Index where she specializes in designing and developing digital learning experiences. In addition to her full-time role at The Predictive Index, she is currently working on her master of science degree in organizational performance and workplace learning from Boise State University.

She was recently selected as a “30 under 30” learning leader for Elliott Masie’s Learning 2018 Conference.

Matt Sustaita

Matt Sustaita

eLearning Curriculum Developer at Workday

Matt Sustaita is an eLearning Curriculum Developer at Workday. He specializes in using graphic design, Instructional Design, and motion design to build captivating learning experiences. After spending 7 years in the K12 sector and training teachers to meet the needs of all learners in their classroom, he transitioned into the corporate environment to bring his experiences into a broader setting. Matt possesses a Master’s in Education and is attending Boise State University to earn a certificate in Instructional Design.

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