402 Eight Smooth Steps to eLearning Evaluation
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Thursday, October 30
Data and Measurement
In the world of Big Data, organizations are increasingly using data and technology to better understand the value of their investments and efforts. As training professionals, it is imperative that we also use data to communicate the impact of our work. Many learning professionals avoid data and measurement because it seems like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be.
In this session, you will examine eight smooth steps for involving stakeholders in developing an evaluation framework for your eLearning initiatives. You will discover how this framework can be foundational for creating a common language for stakeholders. You will learn how the use of this framework can minimize the number of implementation issues, and provide a structure for the ongoing assessment of eLearning programs.
In this session, you will learn:
- The importance of evaluation for eLearning
- About an evaluation framework for implementing eLearning
- Ways to foster eLearning evaluation
- The importance of setting a common language with stakeholders
Novice to advanced designers, developers, project managers, and managers.
Experience API Strategist
Andy Whitaker is an Experience API (xAPI) strategist at Rustici Software. Andy has been heavily involved with the Experience API from some of the earliest beta stages. His primary responsibilities at Rustici Software are to help people better understand xAPI, and how best to leverage xAPI and Rustici Software’s Watershed LRS in their own organizations.
Training and Facilitation Solutions Director
Metro Nashville Public Schools
Dr. Margie Johnson is the training and facilitation solutions director for the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, where she is leveraging various technology tools and adult-learning theory to empower approximately 10,000 employees. Margie has extensive experience in training and development. Starting out as a middle-school classroom teacher, she has spent the last 12 years providing adult training and development.