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The program for the Learning • Technology • Design 2018 virtual conference was built based on input from learning professionals about their top challenges and opportunities and the insight gleaned from Tagoras’s years of working with organizations in the business of lifelong learning. Here you see a high-level schedule as well as the topics offered at Learning • Technology • Design 2018. The LTD 2018 experience also includes a community aspect to enable participants to connect with peers, ask questions, and build on the learning provided through session content. Click the titles below to learn more about the sessions and session leaders. A detailed calendar-view schedule for Learning • Technology • Design 2018 with links to full session descriptions is also available.


Content PodsTM

First three Tuesdays in February, 12:30 to 1:30 pm Eastern

Shorter Content Pod sessions (typically 20 to 30 minutes each) were offered on the first three Tuesdays of February, with each Tuesday featuring two or three sessions, held back to back. Content Pods  oriented around a tool, a process visual, or a brief study with clear, actionable insights that can be applied to participants’ day-to-day work. Content Pods for LTD 2018 include:

  • Content Pods: Round 1
    Mentoring for Today’s Generation(s) at Scale: Virtual and Face-to-Face
    Collaborative Coaching

  • Content Pods: Round 2
    Measurement and Evaluation 2.0: Beyond Smile Sheets
    How to Determine What Learners Want, Not Just What They Need

  • Content Pods: Round 3
    Key Techniques for Effective Pricing of Education
    Making the Business Case for Investing in New and Better Resources

Priming and Synthesis

Four Thursdays in February, 11:00 to 11:30 am Eastern and 3:00 to 3:30 pm Eastern

Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele, creators of Learning • Technology • Design, will offer opening and closing sessions to bookend the Thursday workshops. These sessions will help prime participants for what’s to come and process what they’ve learned. They will also be recorded.

Follow-Up Fridays

Four Fridays in February, 12:30 to 1:30 pm Eastern

Follow-up Friday sessions are agenda-less and offer an additional (and optional) opportunity for Q&A with Jeff Cobb and Celisa, creators of Learning • Technology • Design, and a chance for ad-hoc, participant-driven discussions.

High-Level Schedule

Learning • Technology • Design 2018 took place entirely online in February and all sessions were recorded. In addition to the high-level schedule that follows, please see the schedule for a more detailed look at the sessions that make up Learning • Technology • Design 2018.

  • All four Thursdays in February (February 1, 8, 15, and 22), 11:00 am to 3:30 pm Eastern
    • Priming: 11:00 to 11:30 am Eastern
    • First workshop: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm Eastern
    • Break: 1:00 to 1:30 pm Eastern
    • Second workshop: 1:30 to 3:00 pm Eastern
    • Synthesis: 3:00 to 3:30 pm Eastern
  • First three Tuesdays in February (February 6, 13, and 20), 12:30 to 1:30 pm Eastern
    • Two or three Content Pods, offered back to back
  • All four Fridays in February (February 2, 9, 16, and 23), 12:30 to 1:30 pm Eastern
    • Follow-up Fridays (optional)