ELR202 State of the eLearning Industry: An Interview with Dr. Michael Allen
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Thursday, October 26
Expo Hall: eLearning Revolution Stage
eLearning Brothers executive director Bill West talks to the legendary Dr. Michael Allen about the insights he’s had since publishing his first Guide to e-Learning and the simplifying concepts and procedures he’s included in his second edition.
They will talk about these changes and how the last edition of Guide to e-Learning uncovers the secrets to creating inspiring eLearning and prepares you to adopt the new innovations. They will explore case studies and techniques you can use to apply them, and how they will change your approach to instructional design.
In this session, you will learn:
- About the newest technologies and techniques
- About successful case studies
- About the keys to success
- About the common points of failure
Intermediate and advanced designers, developers, managers, directors, and senior leaders.
Founder and CEO
Dr. Michael Allen, founder and CEO of Allen Interactions, has been a pioneer in the eLearning industry since 1975. Dr. Allen has more than 50 years of professional, academic, and corporate experience in teaching, developing, and marketing interactive learning and performance support systems. Dr. Allen has led teams of doctorate-level specialists in learning research, instructional design, computer-assisted learning, and human engineering. He defined unique principles and methods, Successive Approximation process or SAM, and the CCAF design model for designing and developing high impact interactive eLearning experiences that invoke critical cognitive activity and practice.
President & Founder
Bill West is the founder of Regatta VR and vice president of Immersive Learning Solutions at NIIT Limited. His career spans Accenture, EY, GP Strategies, Xerox, LEO, Sea Salt Learning, and eLearning Brothers. He founded one of the world's first elearning companies in 2001 and has led the adoption of new technologies for the last 20 years. His expansive client list includes over 100 global companies and his teams have won more than 50 industry awards. He has presented many times at training industry events, on topics ranging from learning methods and game design to virtual reality and xAPI. He's also written two highly-acclaimed books on successful vendor partnerships. His teams have adapted the strongest ID methods into a cohesive methodology for VR design and development, including VR user experience design and xAPI data management.