Foundational Training Skills from 50,000 Feet


Director of Digital Learning Evangelism, Adobe Digital Learning Solutions
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    Thu, Apr 09, 2020 at 9AM Pacific / 12PM Eastern
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    1 Hour
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While sky-diving does provide some excellent examples of opportunities to master skills, in this session we will explore several facets of skills commonly explored in the process of training adults for the workplace.

Join Adobe's Head of Digital Learning Evangelism, Dr. Allen Partridge, for this foundational tour through skills for Learning and Development professionals. We'll explore a variety of key concepts from fifty thousand feet, giving you a solid foundation upon which to build your knowledge and initiate your #training organization's skill strategy.

In this session you will learn about:
  • The half-life of skills
  • The ontology of skills in modern L&D
  • The fundamentals of skill gap analysis
  • The motivation & benefits for skill mapping
  • Common approaches to employee skill definition

About Allen Partridge, Ph.D.

Allen Partridge, Ph.D., is the Director of Digital Learning Evangelism at Adobe Digital Learning Solutions and has 20 years of experience in e-learning, education, games, and multimedia development. He has researched and reported on authentic educational solutions for audiences around the world for the past decade. Allen is recognized for his many online video tutorials and e-seminars, which are a mainstay for e-learning developers and trainers learning to create effective online educational materials.

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