Speaker: Patti Shank, PhD

Patti Shank, PhD is an internationally-known workplace learning expert, instructional designer, researcher, and author who is regularly cited as one of the most influential people in workplace learning internationally.

Patti speaks regularly at training and learning technology conferences and is the author of Write and Organize for Deeper Learning, Practice and Feedback for Deeper Learning, and Manage Memory for Deeper Learning. These books offer practical tactics for improving outcomes based on training and other research.

She greatly enjoys helping learning practitioners hone skills that have a major impact on instructional outcomes. Her Write Better Multiple-Choice Questions course is praised by its many participants, many of whom said it transformed their question-writing practice. Her multiple-choice question-writing book is available on Amazon internationally. (This will be true soon.)
Patti’s articles are found on eLearning Industry and elsewhere. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Colorado, Denver. Her research on new online learners won an EDMEDIA best research paper award. Website: pattishank.com.

Books by Patti Shank, Ph.D., CPT


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    Patti Shank
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    Learning Peaks LLC

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