OLC Preview:
Tools & Tactics for Designing High-Impact eLearning


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Chief Learning Experience Officer, Zenith Performance Solutions
Snagit Strategy Lead, TechSmith Corporation
President, IconLogic, Inc.
Webinar Recording Details



Grab this opportunity to learn some great tips and also get a sneak preview of what it will be like to join us at Training's Online Learning Conference in New Orleans.  Each speaker will present a 15-minute condensed sample of their OLC content.  Listen fast and you'll learn plenty of useful tips even during this brief preview!
This preview focuses on the Designing High-Impact eLearning track.  Click here for more OLC preview tracks.

Part 1: Articulate 360: A Sampler Platter
Speaker:  Danielle Watkins, ID, ZPS
With the release of Articulate 360 came several new tools. In this quick overview, we will share how Articulate 360 and Storyline 3 are different, and quick hit a sample platter of projects completed in each tool so that you understand how you could apply them to your projects. You will leave with a job aid that compares the features of each product so that you can pick the right tool for your content.  

Part 2:  Lights, Camera, Screen, and Audio: Make Better Videos with the Basics
Speaker: Daniel Foster, Snagit Strategy Lead, TechSmith Corporation
Need to get started with video but overwhelmed by where to start? Attend this session to get the lay of the land and practical tips for creating high­quality videos in less time. We’ll cover the video creation workflow, basic gear needed, and some fundamental techniques.

Part 3:  15 Minutes To Effective elearning
Speaker: Kevin Siegel, President, IconLogic, Inc.
These days, anyone with a computer and off-the-shelf eLearning development tools such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and Camtasia Studio can create, publish, and distribute eLearning. But is the published eLearning good, effective eLearning? During this micro-session, Kevin Siegel will guide you through some of the top dos and don’ts for creating the best kind of eLearning: engaging AND effective.

You’ll learn about:
Learner attention spans (or the lack thereof)
  • Learner motivation
  • Ways to engage the learner
  • Publishing formats for the widest possible audience

About Danielle Watkins

Dani Watkins brings a professional and purposeful approach to igniting learning experiences for all adult learners, whether in the classroom or online. She is the Chief Learning Experience Officer and founder of Zenith Performance Solutions. As a regular speaker at Learning and Development conferences including, Learning Solutions, Association of Talent Development, and Training Magazine’s Online Learning and Training, she brings her 20 years of learning and development experience to every course she develops.

As a 2014 Bronze Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award for Best Custom Content, she stays on the cutting edge of her industry bringing innovative content to her clients. With 20 years experience designing, developing, and delivering custom technical and business skill training programs, Dani has worked with a variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, financial, real estate/property management, healthcare, telecommunications, financial, government, oil and gas, software/technology, manufacturing, higher ed, and K-12.

Dani is known in the industry as passionate about improving employee performance and creating innovative courses that are instructional sound, create performance improvement, and align with an organization’s business strategies. When she isn’t igniting learning experiences, you can find her hanging out with her family or running a Colorado trail.

About Daniel Foster

Daniel Foster has 15 years of software industry experience, much of it in marketing communications, content creation, and social media. Currently he heads up market and product strategy for Snagit. Daniel has spoken at various events including STC Summit, Lavacon, Content Wrangler webinar series, World Usability Day at Michigan State University, and MarketingProfs University.

About Kevin Siegel

Kevin Siegel is the founder and president of IconLogic, Inc. He has written hundreds of step-by-step computer training books on applications such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, TechSmith Camtasia, Adobe RoboHelp, Adobe Presenter, Adobe Technical Communication Suite, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Office, Microsoft PowerPoint, and QuarkXPress.

Kevin spent five years in the U.S. Coast Guard as an award-winning photojournalist and has three decades experience as a print publisher, technical writer, instructional designer, and eLearning developer. He is a certified technical trainer, a veteran classroom instructor, and a frequent speaker at trade shows and conventions.

Kevin holds multiple certifications from companies such as Adobe, CompTIA, and the International Council for Certified Online Training Professionals (ICCOTP) as a Certified Online Training Professional (COTP). You can reach Kevin at ksiegel@iconlogic.com.

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