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News: Learning Design Live launches at World of Learning

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L&D professionals involved in learning tech design can learn about the latest trends and techniques and network with key experts and peers in their sector at a new conference.

learning design live takes place as part of the World of Learning event on 29 and 30 September at Birmingham’s NEC. The comprehensive conference is free and specifically designed for professionals working in learning tech design. It will provide in-depth advice on a variety of topics including design goals, diagnostic assessments, action mapping to gamifying content and overcoming the latest challenges in instructional design.

As part of learning design live Dr Richard Hyde, CEO of award-winning elearning company Mind Click will share his expertise on Action mapping from process to production. Storyboarding as a quality process - not just a document is set to be covered by Richard Law, Head of Learning Solutions at Cuerden Consulting, discussing how quality source content affects the quality of an e-learning course. Delegates can also discover the latest gamification tricks used to acquire, monetise and retain players in a session by Mike Hawkyard, Managing Director of Amuzo. Six characteristics of compelling content will be delivered by Clive Shepherd, Consultant at Onlignment covering planning, channels and how to drive engagement. BT Group’s Digital Learning & Media Manager, Martyn Stevenson-Read is also among the expert speakers. Martyn leads the team producing e-learning, animations, live action video and web designs to enable learning across a 90,000+ workforce.

Alongside learning design live is a wide-ranging exhibition which includes a range of interactive areas where visitors can receive hands-on practical advice. These include the Technology Test Drive area where, visitors can sample the latest L&D software.  The Mindfulness Zone provides strategy on increasing employee productivity and engagement while the Experiential Learning Zone delivers a series of interactive bite-sized skill sessions on key areas including emotional intelligence.

To book a free place for learning design live visit www.learnevents.com. For the latest news and updates about the World of Learning 2015, read the World of Learning Blog at www.learnevents.com, follow the exhibition on Twitter at #WOL15 and www.twitter.com/Learn_EventsUK, and join the World of Learning Conference & Exhibition group on LinkedIn

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