The Instructional Design and Learning SIG is hosting a new webinar on using storytelling, emotion, and analytics to improve instructional material and increase learning retention. Hosted by Allie Proff, Remembering Forward: Using Emotion and Storytelling to Increase Learning Retention takes place on 16 November, 2017 at 1:30 PM EST (GMT-5). We’ll let the SIG take it from here:  

Join us for “Remembering Forward: Using Emotion and Storytelling to Increase Learning Retention” with Allie Proff.

10:30 am Pacific / 11:30 am Mountain / 12:30 pm Central / 1:30 pm Eastern

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Register on Eventbrite.

About the webinar

Research shows that people remember events better when they have an emotion involved, as opposed to dry facts. Join us as Allie shares some of the recent cognitive studies as well as practical ways you can incorporate storytelling and emotive analytics trends to improve your instructional material. We will be recording the webinar, so feel free to enjoy the presentation knowing that you can see the recording at a later date.

Intended Audience

Those who create and deliver presentations to live audiences. The content will be introductory (e.g., > “101 level”)

About the Speaker: Allie Proff

Allie has been a high school teacher, a Communication officer in the US Navy, and a technical writer and a Knowledge Management coordinator for over 300 communities of practice and excellence at Boeing. She is now working Professional Services at Acrolinx, a software dedicated to helping companies speak with one voice. You can find her on LinkedIn (, retweeting on Twitter (@allieproff), and writing as often as life allows on her blog Technically Eclectic ( . Register on Eventbrite.

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