Develop Your Course Design and Instructional Skills
Shift your instructional strategy. Explore a type of blended learning that reverses the traditional learning environment by delivering instruction outside of the classroom. Discover design thinking and learn how to develop an instructional framework that helps learners visualize material.
Create learning experiences that focus on learner outcomes.
Deliver training in both a face-to-face and online format.
Provide instruction that meets the needs of diverse learners.
Foundations of Corporate Training with Ajay Pangarkar
Learn how to structure cost-effective, impactful corporate training programs that deliver business results.
1h 7m • COURSE
Instructional Design Essentials: Models of ID with Joe Pulichino
Master the essentials of instructional design (ID). Learn how to select and use the right ID models that will have the greatest benefit for learners based on your learning goals.
45m 3s • COURSE
Inclusive Instructional Design with Samantha Calamari
Learn how to mindfully design inclusive learning experiences that reflect and resonate with your entire audience.
1h 13m • COURSE
Brain-Based Elearning Design with Joe Pulichino
Using research on the neuroscience of learning, this course explores how to create eLearning that is highly effective at helping people learn.
1h 15m • COURSE
Using Neuroscience for More Effective L&D with Stella Collins
Learn how neuroscience—the study of the human brain—can help you create more effective training. Increase retention and engagement with these simple tips.
1h 8m • COURSE
Training with Stories with Paul A. Smith
Learn how to make your training content more engaging, fun, and effective using essential storytelling techniques.
33m 45s • COURSE
Learning to Teach Online with Oliver Schinkten
Discover the keys to successfully teach online. Learn how to use learning management systems, design an online class, track progress, and meaningfully engage students.
46m 37s • COURSE
Applying Analytics to Your Learning Program with Tim Dickinson
Gauge the impact of your learning and development program. Discover how learning experience, learner, and program analytics can find your program's strengths and opportunities.
43m 29s • COURSE
Creating a Culture of Learning with Jason Mulero
Learn how to foster engagement and establish a sense of purpose in your employees by creating a culture of learning.
37m 43s • COURSE
You'll learn online training skills with these experts.
Ajay Pangarkar, CTDP, FCPA, CMA, is a workplace performance strategist, speaker, author, and thought leader.
Ajay's company, CentralKnowledge, works closely with Fortune 1000 clients, helping them develop innovative and effective performance and training solutions that help to ensure that every employee skill ties to meeting business and strategic objectives. He is also the co-author of several books including The Trainer's Balanced Scorecard: A Complete Resource for Linking Learning to Organizational Strategy. Ajay's specialties include developing Balanced Scorecards and actively managing organizational performance, upgrading training skills, developing custom training and elearning programs and courses, and ensuring that organizations align their knowledge requirements with their business objectives.
Dr. Joe Pulichino is senior manager of compliance, ethics, training, and awareness at T-Mobile.Dr. Pulichino has worked in the field of learning and development for over 40 years as a teacher, instructional designer, and consultant in corporate, K-12, and higher education settings, and as a manager of education departments at organizations large and small, from start-ups to global multinationals. His expertise covers leadership development; sales, compliance, and technical training; teaching English as a second language; human capital and talent management; and assessment, evaluation, and performance management.He received his master's degree from Rutgers University and his EdD in education technology from Pepperdine University. Formerly research director at the E-Learning Guild, Joe has published widely in business and academic journals and has presented his research at many industry conferences. He has served as a board member of the Center for Learning Innovation and the Computer Education Management Association.
Samantha Calamari is an instructional designer and digital learning specialist.Using her instructional design and professional development training expertise, Samantha works to create accessible and inclusive online learning experiences for all. In her current role as a content producer for LinkedIn Learning and Lynda.com, she collaborates with authors to create online courses in the Business segment. Previously, she has worked as a digital learning specialist and instructional designer for K–12 and higher educational institutions, corporations, technology startups, and nonprofits to reimagine how learning content can be offered in the digital space. As a Fulbright Specialist in 2016, she initiated three massive open online courses for the Universidad del Valle in Guatemala to integrate online learning into the curriculum.
Stella Collins is the cofounder and chief learning officer at Stellar Labs.
Stella is working to solve the technological skills gap with effective learning led by scientific insights. She is the author of Neuroscience for Learning and Development, which has been translated into four languages, and remains the creative director at Stellar Learning. With more than 20 years' experience in L&D, she regularly speaks at international conferences, has written several other books, and contributes to learning journals and podcasts. She has been a judge for the Operational Programme category in the Training Journal Awards and is one of the Brain Ladies, an international collaboration between people with a passion for the brain and learning. She is a fellow of the Institute of Training and Occupational Learning.
Paul Smith is one of the world's leading experts in business storytelling.
Paul is one of the Top 100 Leadership Speakers of 2018 according to Inc. Magazine, a storytelling coach, and the bestselling author of the books Sell with a Story (#1 Amazon bestseller in Sales and Selling), Parenting with a Story, and Lead with a Story (#1 Amazon bestseller in Business Communication), which is already in its 11th printing and available in seven languages around the world. Paul is also a former consultant at Accenture and former executive—and 20-year veteran—of The Procter & Gamble Company.
As part of his research on the effectiveness of storytelling, Paul has personally interviewed over 250 CEOs, executives, leaders, and salespeople in 25 countries, documenting over 2,000 individual stories. Leveraging those stories and interviews, Paul identified the components of effective storytelling, and developed templates and tools to apply them in practice. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Inc. Magazine, Time, Forbes, Fast Company, the Washington Post, PR News, Success Magazine, and London's Financial Times, among others.
Paul holds a bachelor's degree in economics, and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He lives with his wife and two sons in the Cincinnati suburb of Mason, Ohio. He can be found at www.leadwithastory.com.
Oliver Schinkten is a national speaker, consultant, writer, and video trainer.
He is an expert in learning and teaching, specializing in supporting educators as they work to empower their students.
As a learning facilitator passionate about education reform and revolutionizing education, Oliver believes in providing every student with a real-life, relevant, engaging, and personalized education in which they learn how to learn, develop character and integrity, and get inspired to become lifelong learners and world changers.
He is the founder of AssistEd Shift and ComPassion Based Learning, as well as a cofounder of the Communities program at Oshkosh North High School.
Tim Dickinson is the director of strategy at Watershed.In his current role at Watershed—which produces a data analytics platform that helps companies measure the effectiveness of their learning and development programs—Tim centers his focus on industry and customer education, partnership development, and product and go-to-market strategy. Prior to his role at Watershed, he worked in systems integration consulting at Accenture, where he led the functional design of enhancements to a custom client application, designed detailed test plans and test scripts, and directed a team of functional analysts through the product testing phase of the software development life cycle.Tim is skilled in leading organizations through strategic changes, getting positive results through learning analytics, and translating complex ideas and trends into easy-to-understand explanations.
Jason Mulero is a manager of learning and development (L&D) at ServiceTitan.
Jason is a driven L&D professional known for delivering innovative learning solutions that shape company cultures and encourage professional growth. His 14+ years of experience, which span social services, higher ed, public education and healthcare, inform his ability to instruct individuals of all levels, utilizing a thoughtful, personalized approach to increase engagement and empathy. Jason takes great pride in his ability to define corporate learning strategies and leverage cutting-edge technology to develop high-performing teams and transform companies.