Upcoming Training Magazine Hosted Webinar with Michael Allen Announced: e-Learning: Are You Serious?

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Founder and CEO of Allen Interactions, Dr. Michael Allen, to discuss the bottom-line business return of using e-learning, specifically the principles of the Serious eLearning Manifesto.

Join Dr. Michael Allen for e-Learning: Are You Serious?

The e-learning experience can and should optimize use of the learner’s time, individualize the experience for full engagement, address needs, optimize practice, and prepare for transfer of learning to performance proficiency

Allen Interactions Inc., an internationally acclaimed custom learning design, development, strategic consulting, and technology firm, announces new webinar in conjunction with Training Magazine Network. The webinar, e-Learning, Are You Serious?, aims to shed light on the massed-produced, typically poor quality e-learning being created today. In it, Dr. Michael Allen will help e-learning professionals make a business case for developing better e-learning by showing them how to use the principles of the Serious eLearning Manifesto in their development.

In today’s demanding workplace, many e-learning professionals find themselves paying more attention to content-focused, tool-based designs rather than focusing on the learner, and improving overall performance. On Tuesday, August 5th, 1-3 pm Central, join Dr. Michael Allen, as he explains how the 22 principles of the Serious eLearning Manifesto can help combat today’s e-learning failures by creating learning solutions that generate business impact. Dr. Allen will explain how following the Principles of the Manifesto can help re-align training needs for greater budget impact – focusing on a company’s greatest asset, its employees.

“The e-learning experience can, and should, optimize use of the learner’s time, individualize the experience for full engagement, address needs, optimize practice, and prepare for transfer of learning to performance proficiency,” says Dr. Allen. “I’d like to demonstrate how the Principles of the Manifesto can act as a communication tool for leaders and designers within learning and development departments. The Principles can help project team members understand how a well-designed e-learning course can improve a company’s bottom line, resulting in performance change, and improving ROI."

In this webinar, attendees will:

  • Gain valuable knowledge of the Elearning Manifesto Principles
  • See examples of e-learning created with the Principles of the Manifesto in mind
  • Understand the ROI of using the Principles of the Manifesto to create your elearning
  • Understand the performance impact of using elearning that takes into consideration the Principles of the Manifesto

This webinar is a part of the Online Learning Conference webinar series.

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About Michael Allen

Michael W. Allen, the CEO and founder of Allen Interactions, is a treasured architect of interactive, multimedia learning and is recognized for his many insights, inventions, and presentations. With more than 40 years of experience in e-learning in both academic and corporate settings, he is best known today for his role in creating Authorware and ZebraZapps, authoring the ASTD bestseller Leaving ADDIE for SAM, and the work of his studios at Allen Interactions. He has received prestigious recognition for his work including being named among Training Industry’s Top 20 Most Influential Training Professionals and receiving ASTD’s Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performance Award and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. With an MA and PhD in educational psychology from The Ohio State University, he is an adjunct associate professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School, a sought after conference speaker, and a prolific writer.

About Allen Interactions Inc.
Allen Interactions creates powerful custom learning experiences that help achieve organizational business goals by improving performance one interaction at a time. With 20 years of deep experience and expertise in instructional design, technology, creativity, process, and project management, Allen Interactions consistently achieves positive business impact. For more information visit: http://www.alleninteractions.com

In 2009, the Company established Allen Learning Technologies to create a revolutionary, cloud-based authoring and publishing system, ZebraZapps, which allows developers and non-programmers to create rich interactive media applications, as well as share, publish, and sell objects or entire applications. For more information visit: http://www.zebrazapps.info

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