Spark: Learning Design, Theory, Tools

Spark: Learning Design, Theory, Tools

Event Information


Feb 12, 2018 - Feb 12, 2018 Eastern


11:00 AM - 4:30 PM


Virtual - Online with Voice over IP audio

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Spark: Learning Design, Theory, Tools is the first day of a three-day virtual conference that explores principles in adult learning theory and instructional design. The conference also provides innovative strategies to enhance teaching techniques in a virtual platform. Topics vary from fundamental overviews of adult learning and instructional design methodologies to the science of learning and how to enhance the learning culture at your organization.

Spark is a highly interactive conference that incorporates live chat into sessions, allowing you to share your insights and learn from your peers.

The online conference is scheduled over a three-day period and features live online sessions and facilitated chat discussions. Before the first day of the online conference, registrants will receive login information and links to test their computer and become acquainted with the platform. Participants will have access to recorded sessions, reference materials, and more for up to 60 days following the program.

Registration for this online program will close Friday, February 9, 2018, at 12:00 p.m. ET.

The full three-day conference is also available for registration, or you may register for either of the other individual days:

Full Conference: Spark: The Art and Science of Adult Learning

Day 2: Learning Applications and Case Studies

Day 3: Learning Strategy, Impact, and Future Trends

  • Agenda

    • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
      Opening Keynote: Emerging Perspectives on Adult Learning Styles in Associations

      12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
      Adult Learning Theory: Andragogy Model of Malcolm Knowles Pursuing Excellence in Curriculum Development and Assessments

      2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
      Experiential Learning: Experience as the Framework for Learning Mastering the Latest E-Tools in Adult Learning

      3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
      Learning Issues in Organizations Today: Challenges and Solutions Intellectual Property Rights and Legal Issues in Adult Learning

  • Policies

    • Our Guarantee

      Our goal is to provide truly exceptional offerings and service, and we won't be happy until you are. If any programs, products or services of ASAE do not fulfill our promise, we will make the situation right.

      Cancellation, Refund & Substitution Policy

      Submit all requests to ASAE Registration via email at [email protected] All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing by February 5, 2018, to receive a full refund, less a $75 administrative fee. Refunds cannot be approved for requests received after this date, to include no-shows. Substitutions are gladly accepted at any time. Badge sharing, splitting, and reprints are strictly prohibited.

      Event Cancellation or Postponement

      ASAE reserves exclusive right to modify, postpone/reschedule or cancel programs for any reason, including but not limited to emergency, inclement weather or other 'acts of God.' If there is an event cancellation, every attempt will be made to reschedule, and registration fees will be applied to the rescheduled event date. Any travel, lodging, or incidental expenses incurred related to a cancelled event cannot be refunded under any circumstances. If a cancelled event cannot be rescheduled, ASAE will determine an equitable basis for the refund of a portion or all of the registration fees, after due consideration of circumstances and expenditures.

      Consent to Use of Photographic Images

      Registration and attendance at, or participation in, ASAE meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution of the registrant or attendees' image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities by ASAE and other third parties, including but not limited the venue, the host city and the host CVB.