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About the Author
Dr. Richard Sites is an expert in process improvement for instructional design and training.
His career has been focused on designing, building, and implementing performance-changing instructional events within corporate and academic organizations. This experience gives him a unique insight into what's needed to realize the power of adult learning.
For more than 25 years, Richard has been designing and delivering learning solutions to support improved workplace performance for Fortune 500 companies and academic organizations. While he currently manages his consulting firm, in his career he has held the positions of chief learning officer, vice president, executive producer, and faculty member for a variety of industry-leading organizations and academic institutions.
Richard contributes to industry thought leadership through his writings, courses, and workshops. He coauthored the Association for Talent Development 2014 best seller Leaving ADDIE for SAM and the 2015 book Leaving ADDIE for SAM Field Guide. He has also been a significant contributor to several other articles, books, and chapters on instructional design processes.
Richard speaks nationally and internationally to groups and organizations on the value of strategies like the Successive Approximation Model, the importance and power of engaging, performance-changing learning experiences, and other topics related to the design and development of high-quality learning experiences. He has designed and hosted workshops on instructional design process and strategy.
Richard has earned doctor of education, master of education, and bachelor of science in business administration degrees.