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The e-Learning Foundations Intensive: March 21 & 22

The e-Learning Foundations Intensive is a two-day event designed specifically for those with corporate training expertise who want to gain experience in e-Learning design, implementation, and management.

March 21 & 22 in Orlando, FL

Master the Fundamentals

The program is divided into four sections to give you a solid foundation in the topics and issues you need to know. Each section is carefully crafted and builds on lessons learned to lead you through a logical progression of topics to help you build the foundation of your e-Learning strategy.

The Big Picture – Start with the topics that will be the cornerstones of your e-Learning efforts and essential to your future success.

The Technology – Let the experts help you sort through the vast selection of technology options and focus on the tools and technologies that fit your needs.

The Core Elements – Continue to build your e-Learning knowledge.  Select three topics critical to your core plan and explore them in greater detail.

New Frontiers – Complete your e-Learning foundation by learning about new platforms that may prove essential to your learning initiatives.


Develop the Skills to Succeed

Come away from every session with a solid understanding of vocabulary, concepts, and strategies, as well as checklists and resources to help ensure your success. Immediately put your new skills to work by participating in planning sessions that will help you hone your organization’s e-Learning efforts and develop a well-rounded plan.

Learn from Industry Leaders

The e-Learning Foundations Intensive is presented by some of the best-known experts and authors in the e-Learning industry, along with seasoned practitioners sharing their real-life experiences. The faculty includes host Marc Rosenberg, Patti Shank, Jane Bozarth, Judy Brown, Bob Mosher, Lance Dublin, Nick Floro, Steve Foreman, Brent Schlenker, Karen Hyder, and Chris Benz.

Build Your Professional Network

Meet colleagues from across the industry, and start building your e-Learning network.

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All participants will receive a certificate of participation.

Foundations Host and Planner Marc Rosenberg

Marc Rosenberg is a leading figure in the world of training, organizational learning, and e-Learning. He has written two best-selling books, E-Learning: Strategies for Delivering Knowledge in the Digital Age (McGraw-Hill), and Beyond E-Learning: Approaches and Technologies to Enhance Organizational Knowledge, Learning, and Performance (Pfeiffer). Learn more.

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The Foundations Intensive is co-located with Learning Solutions 2011 and requires a separate registration fee.

E-Learning Foundations Intensive Schedule

Day 1:

Monday, March 21

Marc Rosenberg, Marc Rosenberg and Associates
BIG PICTURE - Setting Your Strategy
8:45a – 9:45a Setting a Successful e-Learning Strategy
Marc Rosenberg, Marc Rosenberg and Associates
10:00a – 11:00a The Differences Between Classroom and e-Learning Instructional Design
Patti Shank, Learning Peaks, LLC
11:15a – 12:15p The Critical Role of e-Learning Evaluation and Measurement
Jane Bozarth, Author
TECHNOLOGY - Selecting Your Tools and Technologies
1:15p – 2:15p Authoring Tools Review
Patti Shank, Learning Peaks, LLC
2:30p – 3:30p Synchronous Tools Review
Karen Hyder, Kaleidoscope Training and Consulting
3:45p – 4:45p Ensuring Your LMS Fits into Your Organization's Infrastructure
Steve Foreman, InfoMedia Designs, Inc. 
4:45p – 5:15p Day 1 Wrap-up and Planning Session

Day 2:

Tuesday, March 22

8:30a – 9:30a Writing an RFP and Selecting a Vendor
Marc Rosenberg, Marc Rosenberg and Associates
CORE ELEMENTS - Building Blocks of Your e-Learning Initiatives
9:40a – 12:00p

Day 2 of the e-Learning Foundations Intensive continues with a unique focus on the building blocks of a solid e-Learning program.  Move from table to table during three interactive and focused sessions with leading experts, and take advantage of this exclusive opportunity to have your specific issues addressed and your questions answered.  Choose three of the table topics listed below:

  Implementation/Change Management: Getting Organizational Buy-in
Lance Dublin, Dublin Consulting 
  Selecting a LMS: Spend Your Budget Wisely
Steve Foreman, InfoMedia Designs, Inc.
  E-Learning Media: Creating Engagement Through Video and Audio
Nick Floro, Sealworks
  E-Learning Standards: Their Critical Role in e-Learning
Judy Brown, ADL
  Games and Simulations: Creating More Impactful Learning
Brent Schlenker, The eLearning Guild
  Managing e-Learning Projects
Patti Shank, Learning Peaks, LLC
  Transitioning Your Training Staff from Classroom to Online
Karen Hyder, Kaleidoscope Training and Consulting
  Cooperation and Content Sharing Between Training and Documentation
Chris Benz, The eLearning Guild
NEW FRONTIERS - New Platforms for the Future of Learning
1:00p – 1:45p

Performance Support and Learning at the Moment of Need
Bob Mosher, LearningGuide Solutions US

1:50p – 2:35p mLearning: An Introduction to Mobile Learning
Judy Brown, ADL
2:40p – 3:35p Social Learning, Social Media, and Web 2.0: The New Face of Learning
Brent Schlenker, The eLearning Guild
3:45p – 5:00p

Closing Panel, Planning Session, and Wrap-up

The final panel gives you the opportunity for last questions to the expert faculty, along with finalizing your e-Learning strategy and plan.

Sessions subject to change.


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