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607 Guild Research: Upskilling, Communities, and Engagement

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Thursday, April 21

Tracks: Instructional Design

This review of research in the areas of upskilling, communities, and engagement is designed to familiarize you with what’s happening in the field and help you find ways to be successful with approaches you’re considering, or that you’re already using and would like to enhance.

This session offers an overview of some recent research conducted and published by The Learning Guild and will offer highlights from some of our most recent surveys in learning and technology. You’ll leave with practical, evidence-based advice to help you engage in conversations and apply new ideas back at work.

In this session you will learn:

  • What current research has to say
  • Findings from The Learning Guild
  • Tips for how to use this research in your own work

Jane Bozarth

Director of Research

The Learning Guild

Jane Bozarth, the director of research for The Learning Guild, is a veteran classroom trainer who transitioned to eLearning in the late 1990s and has never looked back. In her previous job as leader of the State of North Carolina’s award-winning eLearning program, Jane specialized in finding low-cost ways of providing online training solutions. She is the author of several books, including eLearning Solutions on a Shoestring, Social Media for Trainers, and Show Your Work: The Payoffs and How-To’s of Working Out Loud. Jane holds a doctorate in training and development and was awarded the Guild Master Award in 2013 for her accomplishments and contributions to the eLearning community.