Is Interactivity Enough? What Creates Successful eLearning Designs
Date and TimeThu, Dec 19, 2019 at 9AM Pacific / 12PM Eastern
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In this webinar, ripe with real-world examples, Ethan Edwards will explore and share design considerations that come together to create what he likes to all “irresistible e-learning” — that is, eLearning that learners are eager to complete and create concrete lasting change. Constraints of authoring tools, media production, instructional design, and learning management must work together to create interactions that always connect meaningfully to the real world, challenge the learner with authentic problems, enhance the physical and intellectual significance of particular tasks, and communicate consequences of learner choices rather than simple scoring or judgment.
In this one-hour webinar you will:
- Examine the four necessary components for Instructional Interactivity
- Evaluate media, authoring, and design constraints on maximizing training effectiveness
- Practice identifying strong components of interactivity
About Ethan Edwards
Ethan Edwards draws from more than 30 years of industry experience as an eLearning instructional designer and developer. He is responsible for the delivery of the internal and external training and communications that reflect Allen Interactions’ unique perspective on creating Meaningful, Memorable, and Motivational learning solutions backed by the best instructional design and latest technologies. Edwards is the primary instructor for ATD’s eLearning Instructional Design Certificate Program. In addition, he is an internationally recognized presenter on instructional design and e-learning, has written many ebooks on creating effective eLearning. He also is a frequent blogger for Allen Interactions’ eLearning Leadership Blog. Ethan holds a master’s degree and significant doctoral work in educational psychology from the University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign.