Thursday, October 9, 2014

Social, Mobile, and Gamification: More than Just “Check the Box” ASTD-SCC 10/20 Meeting

So. CT Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD-SCC) presents

Monday, October 20, 2014
5:45 -8 PM
Topic:  Social, Mobile, and Gamification: More than Just “Check the Box”
Speaker:  Adam Weisblatt,  Learning Technology Leader, Nielsen
Social, Mobile, and Gamification are exciting new trends in the learning world.   Join us on October 20th when Adam Weisblatt, Head of Learning Technology at Nielsen, provides a fresh perspective on using these tools to increase learner engagement and bottom line results.  Adam will build your understanding of the concepts and share real world examples of integrating these tools into your learning experiences, without breaking the bank.  
As a result of attending this session, you will be better able to:
  • Understand the underlying needs that drive requests for Social, Mobile, and Gamification approaches in today’s learning environment
  • Evaluate the suitability of these approaches for your learning experiences
  • Identify one or more opportunities to use these concepts and tools in your training         
  • Identify tools that can be easily used to develop and facilitate the learning experiences
Speaker Bio:
Adam Weisblatt is a Learning Technologist focused on creating environments for great learning experiences. A specialist in the selection, deployment, and optimization of learning infrastructure and toolsets that support the delivery of online and in person training, Adam is a creative problem solver with an in-depth understanding of the workflow and business drivers that Learning Professionals grapple with every day. Adam is currently the head of Learning Technology at Nielsen and formerly held that role at Pfizer. He was an eLearning designer at FactSet, and he provided training and consulting to several companies through his consulting business.  Adam speaks at industry conferences and is the author of the blog "Creating Understanding." (http://weisblatt.wordpress.com

Norwalk Inn and Conference Center


Registration

  • Full time student
To register or for more info http://astdscc.org/event-1767938

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