Tricks for Better Learning Design
Date Thursday, Dec 6 Time – Room Bishop
How can we design learning materials for the way people actually learn? In this session we hear from different practitioners who have done exactly that, demonstrating that there are practical approaches which can make a huge difference to the uptake of learning opportunities, the way people engage with them, and the ongoing impact they have in the organisation.
Rob is a designer through and through who is fascinated by how we learn, what we remember and why. He is a great enthusiast of all that technology can offer to enhance learning and has completed a huge variety of projects in his 15 year career.
In 2005, Rob founded LAS, which has grown to become a multi award-winning digital learning company. He served on the Board of the eLearning Network for four years including two as the elected Chair. A regular conference speaker he is also the editor and co-author of the 'Really Useful eLearning Instruction Manual' published by Wiley and featuring contributions from the brightest and best elearning minds on both sides of the Atlantic.
Towards Maturity, UK
Six Learning Characteristics of the Modern Worker: How to Thrive in the Future Workplace?
For the past 2 years Gent has been developing and shaping the research methods and agenda at Towards Maturity (TM). During these 2 years, he has authored and co-authored a number of research and consultancy papers to do with workplace learning, performance, the L&D sector overall, modern learner, and the learning organisation. Apart from developing the benchmark process and analytical capabilities of Towards Maturity, he heads the Learning Landscape Audit, a programme investigating the learning behaviours, characteristics, tactics, and outputs of individuals. To date there are over 41,000 respondents/learners worldwide cutting through a variety of sectors and industries. He has presented some of the insights most recently at the 2018 Learning Technologies Conference in London. His most recent publication focused on how top learning companies achieved greater performance and productivity through specific tactics and behaviours. He bring an energy and enthusiasm rarely seen in geeky people. Gent is great a applying data solutions to business problems.
ABC Tillmann - Consulting in Education, Germany
- Business consultant specialized in Corporate Learning
Developing innovative learning strategies for leading international companies / organizations, e.g.:
- How to link Corporate Learning closely to Corporate Strategy?
- How can agile learning support agile work?
- How to prepare employees as well as organizations for a more self-directed, autonomous model of learning?
- How to integrate learning routines into daily work?
- How to transform the learning culture of an organization?
- How to leverage the potential of digitization in learning?
Michal Erika Marom
Amdocs' Lifelong Learning Corporate MOOC: Why, What and How
Michal holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology and a Master’s degree in Organizational Behavior from Tel-Aviv University.
She has been working in the Learning and Development domain throughout her career and has extensive experience in developing diverse types of learning solutions to address the needs of various populations. In her current role as an Instructional Design team lead at Amdocs, a global organization that employs Baby Boomers, Millennials and Gen Z populations, she is developing learning solutions that support employees’ ever-growing challenge to keep up with the rapid changes in technology and knowledge growth that characterize the digital era. One of these learning solutions is the Lifelong Learning Corporate MOOC she will be presenting at the conference.