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The Allen Experience - What's it all about?

Another amazing Allen Experience has come and gone. Our 2017 event evolved from previous years, giving attendees the opportunity to experience our new concept: a fully interactive, solutions-oriented event. This evolution allowed the Allen team and our guest speakers to deeply explore the changing needs of today’s online learning community, as well as exhibit AI’s innovative approach to interactive education.

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Slides & Webcast: Six Simple eLearning Success Strategies

As instructional designers, we know the difference between presenting information and providing learning experiences. But we must often get the support of others for doing more, and that’s not always easy. Sometimes eyes glaze over as we attempt to explain all the steps necessary in creating effective instruction and getting adequate funding. So we want to be sure we aren’t making things more complicated than need be.

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6 Reasons You Should Attend the 2016 Allen Experience

Tired of the traditional learning conferences in which you sit for hours and listen to speakers all day? If you're ready for an experience that is designed around activity-based and hands-on sessions that deliver practical application, then the Allen Experience is for you! 

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Microlearning: The Resources You Need to Plan and Execute Future Learning Projects

With the realization of a new-age learning style, microlearning has been a huge trend in the realm of learning development and e-learning. If you Google ‘microlearning resources’ you will see over 88,000 results populate. The sheer volume of information makes it challenging to decipher and find credible information and sources.

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Dear Savvy

Remember Dear Abby? Well, here is her counterpart in the Instructional Design field… 

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10 Learning Design Blogs to Draw Inspiration From

When searching on Google for "Learning Design Blogs", a staggering amount of more than 117,000,000 search results appear. With this overwhelming amount of information, it can be very hard to determine which blogs are credible and a valuable use of time to read.

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Our Top 15 e-Learning Blog Posts of 2015

Reflecting back on 2015, we at Allen Interactions are proud to call it a successful year, and are thankful for all of you who are a part of our learning community!  

We truly love sharing our best practices, strategies, and insights on creating performance-based learning and we will continue to do so in 2016. 

So, to celebrate last year, here are the Top 15 e-Learning Leadership Blog Posts from 2015!

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Iterations: Creating Learning for Performance Change [Ep. 13]

Richard Sites and Angel Green discuss the pushback that designers often get when trying to move from content-focused design to performance-based design.

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A Leader’s Role in Building a Productive Team

Often an outside voice adds to the conversation in a way that usual characters can’t. The following blog post is a perfect example of the diversity a contributor can add to the discussion. Lou Russell offers a wonderful view on the way leaders can build and maintain a productive team. Enjoy.

—Richard Sites, VP Training and Marketing

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15 Shareable Learning Design & Development Quotes

Here is a list of are some of the best quotes about training, success and learning. What are your favorite sharable learning quotes? Share them in the comments below!

  1. "The most basic way to get someone's attention is this: Break a pattern. Humans adapt incredibly quickly to consistent patterns.” Chip Heath, Author and Speaker, Made to Stick (Tweet this)

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