As owner of Learning Rebels, Shannon Tipton knows what it takes for businesses to get real results from their training departments. Having spent 20 years developing successful learning strategies, Shannon has helped businesses, and their people, to realize their full potential. Shannon is passionate about busting through traditional learning models and helping businesses work through critical pain points. Developing innovative ways to solve common training problems gets her ridiculously excited. She does this by integrating 21st century learning technologies and microlearning tools to drive workplace alignment and enhance collaboration. Shannon makes her home in the Chicagoland area and has been named one of eLearning’s Top 100 Movers and Shakers. Her blog, “Learning Rebels” is in the top 100 eLearning blogs and can be found at learningrebels.com.
Day 2 @ 09:10
Myths in Microlearning
Unless you’ve been hiding behind your computer screen with the internet turned off, you’ve seen microlearning emerge as the buzzword in the training industry for the past few years. During this period, it has been learned that microlearning is not only widely misunderstood, but it is often misused in both term and execution.
It can be hard to differentiate fact from fiction when myths are passed down by the well-intentioned. In this session, we will explore each myth in detail, discussing why the myth is believed and what information is available, shedding some light on the truth underlying all the noise and shiny objects. With that in mind, consider the validity of what you’ve heard about microlearning until now.
Day 2 @ 13:40
BREAKOUTS - Peer-to-Peer Roundtables
An open forum where you have the chance to split into smaller groups and attend discussion roundtables to swap ideas and leverage the knowledge and experiences of your peers.
Microlearning and technology - the perfect best friends?