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March 16 – 18, 2016 Orlando, FL

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LS508 Team eLearning! How to Build and Keep a Great eLearning Team

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Thursday, March 17

Management and Strategy


Learning and development managers are faced with an ever-changing technical environment and a marketplace requiring cost-effective, competitive solutions. Questions most managers face include: how to ensure that an appropriate mix of training professionals are hired to meet customers’ educational and technical needs, while keeping prices competitive; determining the correct toolset needed to reach a training audience; considering if there is a one-size-fits-all solution appropriate for a team; and how to maintain an eLearning team’s relevance in a fast-moving training world. Staying ahead of new technology while keeping price in check is a challenge.

In this session, you will look at these questions and more. You will explore how the correct mix of learning professionals and experience levels are key in achieving success in today’s eLearning environment. The session will provide insight on criteria to consider when selecting software and hardware for your eLearning team. You will also learn key ways to keep your team relevant and on the forefront of new, eLearning technology.

In this session, you will learn:

  • The benefits of composing an appropriate mix of learning professionals to meet a specific performance need
  • Ways to maintain the appropriate mix of eLearning professionals over time
  • Which training tools (software/hardware) best meet specific training development needs
  • Methods for maintaining technical skills within an eLearning team

Novice to advanced project managers, managers, and directors.

Technology discussed in this session:
Authoring software solutions, learning management systems, HTML5, Adobe Flash, Adobe Creative Suite, and mobile.

Dena Trammell

Manager—Training Development

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)

Dena Trammell, the manager of training development for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), has over 25 years of experience in multimedia design. Dena also has over 10 years of experience in instructional systems design supporting multiple Department of Defense customers, including the US Army, US Air Force, and joint program offices. For the past nine years, Dena has managed a large team of eLearning professionals, including instructional systems designers, programmers, graphic artists, and animators. She holds a bachelor’s degree in art from the University of Alabama in Huntsville with minors in education and art history.

Alysson Hursey

Training Developer

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)

Alysson Hursey, a training developer for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), has nine years of experience supporting graphics and media projects for the US Air Force, US Army, other governmental organizations, international corporations, and private-sector clients. For the last three years, Alysson has worked within SAIC’s Training and Simulation Directorate, focusing on the development of eLearning courseware and reference material. Alysson holds a bachelor’s degree in studio art and graphic design from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, and recently earned a certificate in instructional design.

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