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ADDIE vs. SAM-Which is better for learning?

  • 18 Apr 2014
  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Midlands Technical College- Northeast Campus
  • 35


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ADDIE vs. SAM- Which is better for learning? And why it doesn't have to be a fight

Presented by:  

 Amy McIntosh


About: What’s trending in the education world right now? ADDIE vs. SAM! Come prepared to discover the diversity of a more flexible and iterative model of instructional design that focuses on collaboration and rapid prototyping, compared to the linear, rigid, and some have argued outdated, ADDIE model that has been the ultimate instructional design model for years. What’s the benefit you ask? The ability to share your mockups, prototypes, and early suggestions with the client undefined right off the bat! This way you can adjust on the fly. No more building a course only to realize the client hates the use of some button in every single section.

What we will discover:

  •  ADDIE vs. SAM – “The Then and The Now”
  • What is Agile Learning and How Can It Transform Learning Design?
  • Where Are WE Going? The Future of Instructional Design!
  •  How does this apply to me? Discovery and Tool Sharing

Speaker Bio:

Amy McIntosh is an e-Learning Designer/Developer for BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. Based on her research of human behavior and creative learning, she believes in a future workplace of connection, collaboration, and creativity. Through this research, she’s discovered that the “way we learn” has changed tremendously and so should our design for learning. Her educational background consists of a: Bachelors in Art, Masters in Art Direction, and currently, she’s working towards a Masters in Mental Health Counseling. She is our current VP of Marketing, and is Creative Director of AimEE Graphics, LLC, co-founder of Those Brand Girls, LLC, President of Blue Streak Toastmasters, and Founder and Executive Director of Live2Create Foundation for the Arts.

She promotes creativity in the workplace and in the public schools of SC as a critical need to support a world that is constantly becoming innovated with new concepts, ideas and technology.

(Contact Amy McIntosh at 803-264-0597 or amy.mcintosh@bcbssc.com)






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