SA202 Maximizing Blended Learning by Choosing the Right Tools
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Thursday, October 1
Expo Hall: eLearning Tools Stage
“Blended learning” is the ubiquitous term for the use of a variety of instructional delivery media to achieve a particular outcome. But what guides the decisions about what to put in the blender? How do you know when to use the various mediums, approaches, and technologies? This session will provide you the techniques and tools to assist in matching content to the delivery tools. You will learn about the research on the factors that influence media selection for a blended learning design. This session will provide a criterion to help you make the best decision about your delivery methodology.
Jennifer Hofmann is founder and president of InSync Training. She specializes in the design and delivery of engaging, innovative, and effective modern blended learning. Jennifer has written and contributed to a number of well-received and highly-regarded books including The Synchronous Trainer's Survival Guide: Facilitating Successful Live Online Courses, Meetings, and Events, and Live and Online!: Tips, Techniques, and Ready to Use Activities for the Virtual Classroom. Her latest book, Blended Learning (ATD, 2018), introduces a new instructional design model that addresses the needs of the modern workplace and modern learners.