Adult Learning: Selecting Learning Technologies

Choose the right technology to support learning.

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Technology is everywhere. It can be powerful when it is properly used to support learning programs. Learn what you need to consider when selecting technology that will add value to your programs.

New from ATD! Self-paced, on-demand courses covering a wide range of topics and employing a variety of interactive learning techniques, including animations, case studies and branching scenarios, expert videos, downloadable tools and templates, an Ask the Expert feature, and relevant ATD articles and blogs. Enroll today and start your program immediately!

Learn more about the various types of technology that are used to support the learning experience. Discover how the human elements essential to a good learning experience can be maintained and even enhanced when technology is added. This course is designed to provide you with opportunities to apply your learning to real-life situations and to compel you to reflect on the way in which the course concepts relate to your day-to-day work.

Why You Should Attend:

  • Learn how technology adds value to a learning experience.
  • Find out how to stay current with learning technologies.
  • Learn from well-respected adult learning practitioners.

Introduction: Watch this video to learn more about the content covered in this course.

What to Expect:

This On Demand e-learning course is available online immediately after purchase. Within the course you will have the opportunity to view video and animations, interact with content, and reflect on your learning. You will have access to this On Demand e-learning course for 12 months from your date of registration.

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Who Should Attend?

New learning professionals or others who wish to include technology in their learning programs. This could include instructional designers or trainers, but also managers responsible for individuals’ learning or subject matter experts who have been asked to help others learn.

Anyone responsible for creating, supporting, or leading learning experiences for an adult audience will benefit from the foundational concepts in this program. This may include trainers, facilitators, instructional designers, academic educators, community educators, consultants, coaches, and beyond. This program is also applicable if you are not a full-time learning professional but a practitioner or manager who is responsible for developing team members or transferring your knowledge through learning opportunities.

What Will I Learn?

At the end of this program, you will be able to:

  • Describe learning technologies.
  • Determine how and when to involve human elements (facilitation, feedback, discussion, and sharing) in the use of learning technologies.
  • Relate principles of instructional design to the use of technology in learning.
  • Describe what factors need to be considered when choosing a learning technology.
  • Choose an appropriate learning technology to meet a particular learning need.
How Long Is This Course?

Take anytime, anywhere (12 months online access)

Can I Earn Credit?

Earn .1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing this program. This program may be eligible for up to 1 CPLP recertification points. This program may be eligible for up to 1 APTD recertification points.

What Is The Attendance Policy?

Full completion of the program within the one-year access period is mandatory in order to receive 0.1 CEUs. Participants who complete all aspects of the program will see their completion status reflected on their transcript in the ATD Learning Portal.

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