Instructional Design Trends

Instructional Design Trends

Looking for some new ideas to help you design and develop relevant training for your stakeholders? These sessions incorporate the latest trends and topics in the industry. Look for this icon when finding sessions in this path.

Sunday, May 15

8:30–9:30 a.m.

A Practical Approach to Accessible E-Learning: Designing, Creating, and Testing, Paul Schneider, dominKnow; Edward Javor, Interactive Advantage Corporation; Learning Technologies, Authoring Tools    

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Level 3 Evaluations Made Simple, Credible, and Actionable, Ken Phillips, Phillips Associates; Evaluating Impact, Evaluating Learning Impact 

Stop Taking Orders: Focus on Real-World Tasks, Scott Weersing, Truist; Max Cropper, Five Star Performance Solutions; Instructional Design, Learning Transfer

1:00–2:00 p.m.

Making ROI Work, Patti Phillips, ROI Institute, Inc.; Evaluating Impact, ROI    

The 10 Activators of a Desire to Learn, Sarah Bacerra, The Center for Respectful Leadership; Learning Sciences, Engagement and Motivation 

Why Most E-Learning Fails and How to Fix It, Tim Slade, The eLearning Designer's Academy; Learning Technologies, E-Learning and Digital Design 

3:00–4:00 p.m.

One Night Stands and Long-Term Commitments: Micro vs. Macro Learning, Verity Creedy, DDI; Instructional Design, Microlearning

Monday, May 16

1:00–2:00 p.m.

2 Years of Behavior Change: COVID’s Lessons for Compliance Training, Travis Waugh Tech Data; Instructional Design, Design Thinking   

An Introduction to xAPI for Learning Data, Analytics, and Action, Megan Torrance, TorranceLearning; Evaluating Impact, Data & Analytics

3:00–4:00 p.m.

How to Prevent a Negative ROI, Jack Phillips, ROI Institute, Inc.; Evaluating Impact, ROI    

Inclusion Mindset: Designing Accessible Learning Programs, Maureen Orey, Workplace Learning & Performance Group,Inc; Instructional Design, Design Thinking   `

Drips, Bots, and Blogs: Nontraditional Methods for Learning Reinforcement, Shannon Tipton, Learning Rebels, LLC; Instructional Design, Learning Transfer   

4:30–5:30 p.m.

A Guide for Employee Gamified Learning, Karl Kapp, Bloomsburg University; Learning Technologies, Games and Simulations   

Retool Your Training and Evaluation Strategy for 2022 and Beyond, Jim Kirkpatrick, Kirkpatrick Partners; Evaluating Impact, Evaluation Metrics – What to Measure

Using Learning Science to Build Effective DEI Learning Programs, Heidi Grant, EY; Grace Chang, EY; Learning Sciences, Behavior Change

Tuesday, May 17

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Developing Soft Skills in the Flow of Work, Bob Mosher and Conrad Gottfredson, APPLY Synergies, a 5 Moments of Need Company; Instructional Design, Design Thinking   

Make It Stick: Engagement Strategies for Effective E-Learning, Danielle Wallace, Beyond the Sky: Custom Learning; Learning Technologies, E-Learning and Digital Design         

1:00–2:00 p.m.

E-Learning Interactivity: Four Design Lenses to Validate Your Interactions, Ethan Edwards, Allen Interactions; Instructional Design, Developing Content and Materials 

Value Guaranteed! Successfully Evaluating Soft Skills (or Any) Training, Wendy Kirkpatrick, Kirkpatrick Partners; Evaluating Impact, Evaluation Metrics – What to Measure

3:00–4:00 p.m.

From Request to Product: Creating Learning Experiences With Impact, Cara North, Silfex; Instructional Design, Developing Content and Materials 

Is the Learning Journey Dead? Future-Focused Design, Ryan Heinl, DDI; Learning Technologies, E-Learning and Digital Design 

Establishing Evaluation Criteria As Part of a Needs Assessment, Kris Newbauer, Rotary International; Evaluating Impact, Evaluting Learning Impact

Wednesday, May 18

8:00–9:00 a.m.

Design Blended Solutions for Learning Transfer and Results, Ian Townley, Next Practices; Jason Durkee, Idea Development; Instructional Design, Learning Transfer   

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Transforming Learning Programs With Data and Analytics, Lina Forero and Miguel Castro, SAP; Evaluating Impact, Data & Analytics   

1:00–2:00 p.m.

Designing for Neurodiversity: Dos, Don’ts, and Definitely Nots, Judy Katz, PeBL Pro; Anja Hartleb-Parson, Pocket Learning; Instructional Design, Developing Content and Materials 

Nothing Without Impact: How to Measure Learning Effectiveness, Stephanie Neal DDI; Evaluating Impact, Evaluating Learning Impact 

Virtual/ On-Demand

Fortify Your Emotional Immune System: A Booster Shot of Resilience, Dan Day, TRACOM Group; Career Development, Resilience/agility

The Promise of Performance Transformation: Creating a Performance-Based Learning Success Plan, Carol Cohen, Infopro Learning; Evaluating Impact, Evaluation Metrics – What to Measure

Branched E-Learning: 4 Ways to Really Cater to Your Learner, Garima Gupta Artha, Learning Inc; Instructional Design, Experiential Learning

Grab the Opportunity: Create Effective Learning Journeys for Virtual Delivery, Preethi Rao, C2C Organizational Development Pvt. Ltd.; Instructional Design, Learning Transfer

Training vs. Adoption: Fatal Flaws of Digital Transformation, Marek Hyla and Grzegorz Plezia, Accenture Poland; Instructional Design, Learning Transfer

It's All About Retrieval, Katrina Kennedy, Katrina Kennedy Training; Learning Sciences, Memory and Learning

Learner Centric Design, Emily Wood, Serenity Learning LLC; Managing the Learning Function, Managing Training Programs

Ways to Make Your Microlearning Learner-Centered, Carla Torgerson, TorranceLearning; Instructional Design, Microlearning