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Breaking Down Traditional Barriers to Learning
“Breaking Down Traditional Barriers to Learning” is putting the right information — and access to that information — into the hands of your workforce, right when they need it. Think of it as giving your employees quick references to the tools and business processes they use every day.
Time is of the essence, and typical classroom training and e-learning cost money and time, and the truth is that most people “learn by doing.” To do that, users need support that’s contextual, just-enough and ready when they are.
There are barriers to this concept, and this webinar aims to help you develop the appropriate strategies that break down the obstacles to move your organization beyond training to performance.
Discussion topics include:
- Facts, figures and industry trends surrounding barriers.
- Discussion, with live polls, on what you as an organization are experiencing.
- Solution ideas and tactics for how to begin breaking down the barriers.
Dr. Conrad Gottfredson
Chief Learning Strategist
Conrad Gottfredson, chief learning strategist, has 30 years of experience helping organizations in leadership development, organizational learning, instructional design, knowledge management and content development methods. Gottfredson has a Ph.D. in instructional psychology and technology. His consulting work has helped governments, nonprofits and multinational organizations wisely employ emerging technologies and methodologies to help people achieve personal and organizational goals. He has pioneered methodologies for developing and delivering learning at the moment of need to those who need it, when they need it, in the language and form they require, from a single source of content. Gottfredson's unique collaborative consulting style has helped him develop simple, practical solutions to the common challenges facing organizations at all levels.
Vice President of Learning
Emma King is the vice president of learning for INXPO, and is responsible for building learning-centric solutions on the INXPO communications platform. She brings more than 16 years of experience working with Fortune 1000 customers and providing strategic learning solutions to help define, operate and optimize learning initiatives utilizing emerging technologies.
Prior to joining INXPO, King co-founded EscP Consulting and operated as research associate for Brandon Hall Research, and as a consulting learning strategist for the Chapman Alliance Group.
King’s views on the status and future of technology-based learning have been shared in publications such as Online Learning Magazine, PC Week, Elearning! Magazine and Training Magazine. She has been invited to teach learning best practices, tips and techniques at conferences such as Training, ASTD, TechLearn, eLearning Guild, CheckPoint in Europe, Society for Applied Learning Technology, and others.
In addition, King has delivered webinars on topics including measuring comprehension, generational learning styles, blended learning, knowledge management, innovations in software simulations, learning practices for small- to medium-sized businesses, and how to align learning technologies with business strategies.
Chief Learning Evangelist
Bob Mosher is a senior partner and the chief learning evangelist at APPLY Synergies, a strategic consulting firm that specializes in helping learning organizations design, develop and measure effective learning and performance support strategies to meet the five moments of learning need.
Mosher has been an active and influential leader in the learning and training industry for more than 30 years and is renowned worldwide for his pioneering role in e-learning and new approaches to learning. He came to APPLY Synergies from Ontuitive, a performance support software company, where he was the global chief learning evangelist. Before joining Ontuitive Mosher was with Microsoft, where he was director of learning strategy and evangelism. He started his career in adult education with Element K, where he was executive director of education for 16 years.
Mosher has acted as an influential voice in the learning and development industry by speaking at conferences and by being an active participant and author within industry associations such as ISPI, ASTD, the Masie Consortium, the e-Learning Guild and Chief Learning Officer Symposium and magazine.
Mosher has received two lifetime achievement awards in the training industry. In 1997, he received the ITTA's Eddy Award for Excellence. Most recently he received the Institute for IT Training’s 2006 Colin Conder award. He is the co-author of two books: "Training for Results" and "Innovative Performance Support: Tools and Strategies for Learning in the Workflow." Mosher also spent five years as a teacher in New York's public schools, and has a master's degree in computer education from Nazareth University in Rochester, N.Y.