Monday, June 25, 2018

Four Sessions - Four Hours

We’ve gathered some of the globe’s premiere experts on Microlearning for our June Playlist! Upgrade your Microlearning strategies and techniques for your new and ongoing projects.

Monday, June 25

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 – Microlearning: NOT A Silver Bullet with JD Dillon

8a PT/11a ET/4p GMT

Just like every other potential L&D tactic, Microlearning must be effectively implemented as part of a larger learning ecosystem. But what role does microlearning play? How can it augment – or potentially replace – your other tactics? JD and Brent will discuss the idea of microlearning as not a stand-alone concept but rather part of your larger learning strategy.

JD Dillon - Axonify

JD Dillon - Axonify

Chief Learning Architect

JD Dillon is one of the most prolific authors and speakers in workplace learning today. With his practical approach, JD integrates science, technology, storytelling and pure common sense to enable employees, improve performance and drive business results.

For 20 years, JD has executed strategies for global organizations, including The Walt Disney Company, Kaplan, Brambles, and AMC Theatres. He is currently Chief Learning Architect with Axonify, where he partners with an award-winning team to solve business problems for leading organizations through modern learning practices and cutting-edge technology. JD is also the founder of LearnGeek, which provides advising and educational services.

Session 2 – Microlearning for the Workplace with Shannon Tipton

9a PT/Noon ET/5p GMT

The humans in your organization need help now. How are you supporting them? “Microlearning on the GO” gives you the tools to develop a microlearning content plan to address those “just-in-time” learning moments.

Easily defined, microlearning is: Short bursts of focused “right-sized” content to help people achieve a specific outcome. More than just creating micro videos, microlearning is about solving problems that get in the way of employee success. People in the modern workplace require timeliness and relevance. The speed at which one can arrive at the required answer or solution using a performance support tool is key to the microlearning appeal.

Shannon Tipton

Shannon Tipton

Founder/Owner Learning Rebels

As owner of Learning Rebels, Shannon Tipton knows what it takes for businesses to get real results from their training departments. Having spent over 20 years developing successful learning strategies and infrastructures, Shannon has helped businesses to realize their full potential. Shannon utilizes her extensive real-world expertise and integrates 21st century learning technologies and microlearning tools that drive workplace alignment, enhance collaboration and increase learning connectivity. Shannon’s book, “Disruptive Learning,” is known in the business industry as an innovative workplace learning strategy resource. As a result, Shannon has been named as one of eLearning’s Top 100 Movers and Shakers. Her blog, “Learning Rebels” is also in the top 100 eLearning blogs and can be found at learningrebels.com.

Session 3 – Embracing Microlearning in Your Learning Ecosystem with Carla Torgerson

10a PT/1p ET/6p GMT

Microlearning – defined as providing learning material in short bursts that anyone can access any time – is being touted as the “next big thing.” We all have personal experiences of learning in this way, but how do we apply it to corporate learning? In this practical program, we look at what microlearning is, guidance for creating your own microlearning resources, and how to use MILE, the MIcroLEarning Design Model© to develop a microlearning program.

Carla Torgerson

Carla Torgerson

Director of Instructional Design at Bull City Learning

Carla Torgerson has more than 15 years of experience as an instructional designer and instructional strategist. She has been exploring microlearning for the past several years, and developed MILE, the MIcroLEarning Design Model©. She has authored numerous blogs and articles, and is the author of The Microlearning Guide to Microlearning.

Carla is the Director of Instructional Design at Bull City Learning, a specialized eLearning agency that provides digital learning solutions for companies in a wide range of industries, as well as non-profit organizations. Bull City Learning offers a full suite of solutions including learning needs assessments, curriculum design, content development, and training deployment support.

Session 4 – Going Beyond Microlearning to Work Results with Ray Jimenez

11a PT/2p ET/7p GMT

Microlearning is about work results. Sadly, many think of Microlearning as content production. To make Microlearning work, we need to stop thinking of learning, but focus on how to help workers fix, solve and improve work issues. Learning is only a consequence, not the goal. Start with work situations, find answers and solutions from others and resources. Help learners to do it, just do it.

Ray Jimenez

Ray Jimenez

Chief Learning Architect/Founder - Vignettes Learning

Ray Jimenez is the Chief Learning Architect and Founder of VignettesLearning.com. He designed the principal architecture of TrainingMagNetwork.com, with over 100,000 members.

Ray’s passion focuses on helping organizations, learning leaders and learners to apply context-driven and micro-content learning design and delivery. Based on his applied research and work with clients, Ray has developed learning design methodologies and software application that reflect such context-driven learning concepts. The core of his expertise is in Story-Based Learning Designs (SBLD) and Contextual Learning Platforms (CLP). He invented the kernel learning design called “SRIA” – Set up, Relate, Interpret and Apply. SRIA applies to all modalities including micro-elearning and mobile learning.

Ray is the author of the “Story-Based eLearning Design”, “3-Minute e-Learning”, “Scenario-Based e-Learning”, “Do-It-Yourself eLearning” books and several papers and publications. He is a sought-after speaker and thought leader and presents in conferences for ATD, Training Magazine, eLearning Guild, ISPI, Learning Devcamp and others.

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