409 Ten Cool Tools to Support Learning

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Thursday, October 1

Tools

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As technology changes the way we live our day-to-day lives, it is fascinating to imagine what the future will bring. As a learning and development professional, however, it’s very hard to keep up the pace. What technology will be trending and will change the way we live and learn, and what technology will be nothing but hype? Will augmented reality really disrupt our learning? And how about virtual reality and wearable tech? And, more importantly, will we ever be able to afford those technologies as learning supporting tools?

During this session, we will discuss some of the latest technologies by exploring some really cool free or inexpensive tools and apps that can be used as learning amplifiers. Those tools and apps could change the way L&D supports learning and can have an impact on your employees. You will leave being on top of the latest trends and technologies, and will see the benefits of adopting those tools as a verified learning partner.

In this session, you will learn:

  • The latest tech trends for learning
  • Ten free or inexpensive tools
  • The benefits of technology for performance
  • How to embrace technology as a learning partner

Audience:
Novice developers, project managers, and managers.

Technology discussed in this session:
Wearable tech, augmented reality, virtual reality.

Mathias Vermeulen

owner

Winston Wolfe

Mathias Vermeulen, the owner of Winston Wolfe—Innovative HR Solutions, has an eight-year track record in L&D and HR management. Mathias recently decided to start his own business. He received Belgian Learning & Development Awards in 2010 & 2011 and a nomination for 2013. Topics for the 2011 & 2013 awards were in the game-based learning and gamification domain.

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