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Lab on the Run: Getting Started with Mobile Learning (February Chapter Meeting)

  • 25 Feb 2016
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Goodwill Lifsey Center 937 Herman St Nashville
  • 35


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Special Note: Dinner is included with meeting and will be served from 5:00-5:30pm. Program will begin at 5:30.


Session Content:

Perhaps you have heard some of the following in your workplace learning discussions about mobile:

  • Mobile learning just means HTML5, right?
  • Mobile really isn’t that important to me because I’m an instructional designer. I let the developers worry about that part.
  • I have <insert your favorite rapid development tool here> and it works with mobile devices, so I feel pretty good about mobile.
  • I have been playing around with mobile, but it really hasn’t taken off in our organization yet.


Take an hour to immerse yourself in the world of mobile learning! Learn what you need to know about current state of mobile learning and how to begin taking steps to prepare for the future. 


In this session, you will learn:

  • What mobile is… and what it isn’t
  • Mobile terminology & buzz words
  • Strategic considerations
  • Mobile design & development principles, practices, and tools
  • Considerations for implementation and security

Be prepared to “drink from the firehose” of mobile learning. Participants will leave this session with a basic foundation to understanding the mobile space. This session is designed to be relevant to most roles in workforce development, from management to instructional design and development. 


About Session Leader Sarah Gilbert:


Sarah Gilbert specializes in training strategy, design, and development at meLearning Solutions. She also serves as the Academy Director at The Task Force for Global Health, a large nonprofit organization in Atlanta, GA. There, she leads a team to create global solutions for public health informatics training challenges.

Sarah is an ATD facilitator (Mobile Learning Certificate and Essentials of Mobile Development using Adobe Captivate). She also serves on the Greater Atlanta Chapter of ATD board of directors.

Sarah's work has been published in The Book of Road-Tested Activities (2011), 68 Tips for eLearning Engagement and Interactivity (2013), T+D Magazine, and various other training and workforce publications. She regularly speaks at conferences and business events on the practical application of learning technology.


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