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March 22 – 24, 2017 Orlando, FL

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LS407 Six Simple eLearning Success Strategies

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Wednesday, March 22


International Center

Creating effective learning experiences is not a job for a novice, although many novices are thrown into the role of instructional designer or developer. If beginners turn to the field’s expansive literature, which ranges from cookbook-style guides and blogs to scientific research, they are easily overwhelmed and typically turn to overly simplistic approaches. But even experienced professionals can come to feel they’re never able to do the job that should be done.

This session will explore the objective of simplifying the task of creating effective instructional experiences, without oversimplifying it. You will come away from this session with successful strategies that are responsive to research and best practices, but that simplify the overall task while addressing the fundamentals needed for highly effective instruction.

In this session, you will learn:

  • How to continuously evaluate designs as they come together
  • To avoid excessive content presentation as a means to achieve greater content mastery
  • To challenge awareness goals
  • To design backward (it’s faster, easier, and better)

Novice to intermediate designers, developers, and managers.

Michael Allen

Founder and CEO

Allen Interactions

Dr. Michael Allen, founder and CEO of Allen Interactions, has been a pioneer in the eLearning industry since 1975. Dr. Allen has 45 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.

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