Get Inspired with These Dynamic Sessions
This high-powered session line-up is dedicated to providing you with the resources and knowledge you need to deliver learning solutions that go above and beyond. Discover new opportunities and strategies within the L&D industry that will propel your learning experiences to the next level!
DAY 1: July 8
101: Using Games, Characters & Storylines to Improve Learning Outcomes
Stephen Baer, The Game Agency
8:15 AM – 9:30 AM PT
In this session, you’ll learn how you can deliver effective training with fun games, interesting characters, and engaging storylines. This will help you engage with your learners on a deeper level, sustain their focus, and keep them coming back for more. Additionally, you'll find ways to measure the results of your training. Learn more.
301: Creative Design: Think Big to Elevate Your Learner's Experience
Eric Rowland, Paychex
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PT
This session will explore a simple yet creative design process for delivering better learning experiences. You'll also learn how you can overcome challenges presented by cautious clients/SMEs/stakeholders. Lastly, you’ll put your new skills to work by using the Think Big approach and brainstorming ideas that could help a user learn a skill or change a behavior. Learn more.
401: Instructional Comics: Are They Effective for Self-Paced Learning?
Kevin Thorn, NuggetHead Studioz
1:00PM – 2:00 PM PT
Can a story told through the comic medium maintain instructional value? During this session, you'll explore the research on effective learning comic, the differences between a printed vs. digital comic, the effective uses of the emerging interactive graphic novel for instruction, and see successful comics for learning implementations. Learn more.
DAY 2: July 9
601: 10 Techniques to Measure the Success of Virtual Training
Cindy Huggett, Cindy Huggett Consulting
10:00AM – 11:00AM PT
In this session, you will learn nine techniques to evaluate results of your virtual training programs. You'll get an overview of five different evaluation strategies that could be used in your approach. You'll leave with an evaluation strategy planning tool, along with at least nine practical things to do in your next virtual program. Learn more.
701: Streamlining Branching Scenario Planning and Design
Christy Tucker, Syniad Learning
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PT
In this session, you'll learn how to streamline your processes for branching scenarios, from initial planning through writing and creating a functional prototype. You'll learn what questions to ask SMEs, get tips for planning the flow of your scenario, and learn the advantages of writing one complete path in the branching scenario. Learn more.
801: Using Design Thinking and Storytelling Mindsets to Create Viral Learning
Nicole Wong & Debbie Au Yeung, PwC
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT
This case-study session will look at the lessons learned from PwC's step-by-step journey of how its L&D team applied design-thinking and storytelling mindsets, ideated an outside-of-the-box learning solution, told future-vision stories to gain buy-in from a training vendor, and rapidly iterated a scalable, cost-effective, on-demand digital learning solution. Learn more.