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Schedule

The full schedule for Learning • Technology • Design

Learning • Technology • Design 2018 is an extended virtual conference. Live online sessions were held during the month of February. Recordings of all sessions and access to the online event community are available through May 31. Details for all sessions are available below.  Click the Day 1, Day 2, etc., tabs to toggle between views of the sessions held each day, and click the title or the Read More link of each session to view the full description. A one-page, high-level schedule for LTD 2018 is also available.

Day 1
01 Feb 2018
Day 2
02 Feb 2018
Day 3
06 Feb 2018
Day 4
08 Feb 2018
Day 5
09 Feb 2018
Day 6
13 Feb 2018
Day 7
15 Feb 2018
Day 8
16 Feb 2018
Day 9
20 Feb 2018
Day 10
22 Feb 2018
Day 11
23 Feb 2018

Priming

Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele, creators of Learning • Technology • Design, will offer a brief opening session to prime participants for what’s to come and to them in a learning frame of mind. Read more.
Celisa Steele
Celisa Steele
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator
Jeff Cobb
Jeff Cobb
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator

The Anatomy of a Learning Business Strategy: How to Create It and Make It Happen

Tagoras research suggests that the majority of organizations don’t have a formal strategy in place for governing their learning business. The simple solution is to put a learning business strategy in place. But many organizations are stymied because they don’t know what constitutes a good learning business strategy. In this workshop, we’ll cover the anatomy...
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Celisa Steele
Celisa Steele
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator
Jeff Cobb
Jeff Cobb
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Eastern

Break

Chunk Flip Guide Laugh: Creating Learning Tools That Lead to Action

Those of us who teach adults face a daunting task. We often must cover large amounts of content with people who have limited time and lots of distractions. The learners we serve bring different sets of experiences and emotions to the topic at hand, and we must do our best to meet them where they...
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Nancy Bacon
Nancy Bacon
Speaker-Facilitator

Synthesis

Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele will close the day with a brief session that, with the priming session, will bookend the Thursday workshops. These sessions will help participants process what they’ve learned at LTD 2018 so far, see connections across sessions, and explore how the topics and ideas apply to their lives and work. Read more.
Celisa Steele
Celisa Steele
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator
Jeff Cobb
Jeff Cobb
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator

Follow-Up Friday

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. Bring your own questions and comments, or come to hear what others raise as topics. Read more.
Celisa Steele
Celisa Steele
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator
Jeff Cobb
Jeff Cobb
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator

Content Pods™: Mentoring and Collaborative CoachingTM

This session will consists of two Content Pods (roughly 30 minutes each). The Content Pods will be recorded. Mentoring for Today’s Generation(s) at Scale: Virtual and Face-to-Face Mentoring relationships come in many forms—online, in-person, short- and long-term, peer- to-peer, and situational. In this Content Pod, we’ll review mentoring in a multi-generational workforce and explore two...
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Veronica Diaz
Veronica Diaz
Content Pod Contributor

Priming

Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele, creators of Learning • Technology • Design, will offer a brief opening session to prime participants for what’s to come and to them in a learning frame of mind. Read more.
Celisa Steele
Celisa Steele
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator
Jeff Cobb
Jeff Cobb
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator

New Products, New Markets, New Business Models: Successfully Growing Your Learning Business

Learning, growth, and development are essential for individuals and organizations to continue to be resilient, adaptable, and sustainable. Learning and education businesses need to be creative in identifying innovative ways to deliver learning to new target audiences using different business models. Engaging directly with enterprises, understanding localization of learning deliverables, and introducing new approaches like...
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Laureen Kaczmarek
Laureen Kaczmarek
Speaker-Facilitator
Katie Hill
Katie Hill
Speaker-Facilitator
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Eastern

Break

When Less Is More: Identifying and Implementing Microlearning Opportunities

While microlearning is a key trend in education, it can be difficult to structure complex topics and learning objectives into bite-sized content. This workshop will focus on developing microlearning both retroactively for existing content and proactively for new content. Via a case study from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and examples...
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Gayle Claman
Gayle Claman
Speaker-Facilitator
Cathy Conley
Cathy Conley
Speaker-Facilitator

Synthesis

Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele will close the day with a brief session that, with the priming session, will bookend the Thursday workshops. These sessions will help participants process what they’ve learned at LTD 2018 so far, see connections across sessions, and explore how the topics and ideas apply to their lives and work. Read more.
Celisa Steele
Celisa Steele
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator
Jeff Cobb
Jeff Cobb
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator

Follow-Up Friday

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. Bring your own questions and comments, or come to hear what others raise as topics. Read more.
Celisa Steele
Celisa Steele
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator
Jeff Cobb
Jeff Cobb
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator

Content Pods™: Measurement and Evaluation 2.0 and How to Determine What Learners Want

This session will consists of two Content Pods (roughly 30 minutes each). One Content Pod topic has been determined and is listed below. When the second topic is finalized, we’ll update this description. The Content Pods will be recorded. Measurement and Evaluation 2.0: Beyond Smile Sheets In the feedback we received on Content Pods from...
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Will Thalheimer
Will Thalheimer
Content Pod Contributor
Jeff Cobb
Jeff Cobb
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator

Priming

Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele, creators of Learning • Technology • Design, will offer a brief opening session to prime participants for what’s to come and to them in a learning frame of mind. Read more.
Celisa Steele
Celisa Steele
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator
Jeff Cobb
Jeff Cobb
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator

9 Marketing Levers That Make Your Learning Irresistible

Many creators of adult education face a resistant audience. Whether you’re creating an internal training product or selling learning opportunities to members or constituents, the product has to address a need of those learners. While many of us are already adept at the needs assessment process, that bedrock of learner satisfaction, all of us have...
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Stephanie Rizk
Stephanie Rizk
Speaker-Facilitator
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Eastern

Break

Simple Solutions for Boosting Learning and Learner Engagement

Learning professionals spend considerable time and energy on the design and delivery of learning events. Those events can be powerful, but we know that the real value of the learning happens when the learning “sticks” and is applied for better results in the workplace. So, how can you extend the learning initiated at a learning...
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Mark Nilles
Mark Nilles
Speaker-Facilitator

Synthesis

Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele will close the day with a brief session that, with the priming session, will bookend the Thursday workshops. These sessions will help participants process what they’ve learned at LTD 2018 so far, see connections across sessions, and explore how the topics and ideas apply to their lives and work. Read more.
Celisa Steele
Celisa Steele
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator
Jeff Cobb
Jeff Cobb
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator

Follow-Up Friday

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. Bring your own questions and comments, or come to hear what others raise as topics. Read more.
Celisa Steele
Celisa Steele
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator
Jeff Cobb
Jeff Cobb
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator

Content Pods™

This session will consists of two Content Pods (roughly 30 minutes each). The Content Pods will be recorded. Key Techniques for Effective Pricing of Education How best to price their offerings is one of the most persistent challenges faced by learning businesses—and it’s one of the topics that early LTD registrants most wanted to see...
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Sheri Jacobs
Sheri Jacobs
Content Pod Contributor

Priming

Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele, creators of Learning • Technology • Design, will offer a brief opening session to prime participants for what’s to come and to them in a learning frame of mind. Read more.
Celisa Steele
Celisa Steele
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator
Jeff Cobb
Jeff Cobb
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator

Essential Marketing Moves for Driving Enrollments: An Inbound Marketing Strategy

It’s challenging to grow revenues with a small marketing team. It’s even harder when you have no marketing team at all. Still, this is where many associations and organizations offering online training find themselves. Things aren’t getting any easier with increased competition coming from organizations like Lynda.com, Udemy, and Khan Academy. If your organization is...
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Tony Paille
Speaker-Facilitator
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Break

Simple, Cost-Effective Design Changes for Improving Your Online Courses

There are many design considerations to consider when developing a course–for example, how to sequence content, what types of activities to include to promote learning transfer, the layout of the user interface, and how to measure learning. Put this process into a high-pressure context with an aggressive deadline and a minimal budget, and you can...
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Christina Holloway
Christina Holloway
Speaker-Facilitator

Synthesis

Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele will close the day with a brief session that, with the priming session, will bookend the Thursday workshops. These sessions will help participants process what they’ve learned at LTD 2018 so far, see connections across sessions, and explore how the topics and ideas apply to their lives and work. Read more.
Celisa Steele
Celisa Steele
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator
Jeff Cobb
Jeff Cobb
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator

Follow-Up Friday

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. Bring your own questions and comments, or come to hear what others raise as topics. Please note that the Follow-Up Friday sessions will...
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Celisa Steele
Celisa Steele
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator
Jeff Cobb
Jeff Cobb
Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator