LS705 Ten Cool Tools to Support Learning
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Thursday, March 23
As technology changes day-to-day life, it is fascinating to imagine what the future will bring. For L&D professionals, however, it’s very hard to keep up the pace. What technology will be trending and will change the way people live and learn, and what technology will be nothing but hype? Has augmented reality really disrupted learning? And how about virtual reality and wearable tech?
This session 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. After this session, you will be on top of the latest trends and technologies, and you’ll see the benefits of adopting those tools as a verified learning partner.
In this session, you will learn:
- About the latest tech trends for learning
- About 10 free or inexpensive tools
- About the benefits of technology for performance
- How to embrace technology as a learning partner
Novice to intermediate developers, project managers, and managers.
discussed in this session:
Wearable tech, augmented reality, virtual reality, and iBeacons.
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.