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SALT Conference Slideshow 2009 Aug 2


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This is the slide show from the presentation Brandon Carson and Russ Powell gave at the 2009 SALT Interactive Technologies conference in Arlington, VA. The paper associated w/ this presentation is also available here at LinkedIn/SlideShare. For more info, contact Russ at or

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SALT Conference Slideshow 2009 Aug 2

  1. 1. Application of the Thiagi Four-Door Model <ul><li>SALT Interactive Technologies Conference </li></ul><ul><li>August 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Russ Powell </li></ul><ul><li>Brandon Carson </li></ul><ul><li>Sun Microsystems, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Sun Learning Services </li></ul>
  2. 2. Questions you may be asking <ul><li>Who are you and why should we pay attention? </li></ul><ul><li>Why are you here? </li></ul><ul><li>What is this thing called the “four-door model”? </li></ul><ul><li>What does Sun’s version of it look like? </li></ul><ul><li>What recommendations do you have for me should I decide to attempt this? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I get more information? </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Four Doors Library Playground Torture Chamber Cafe
  4. 4. Main Page
  5. 5. Main Page Case Studies Test Center Arcade Library Ask the Experts
  6. 6. Main Page
  7. 7. Library Documents Photos Audio Files Videos Websites
  8. 8. Playground/Arcade
  9. 9. Café/Ask-The-Experts
  10. 10. Torture Chamber/Test Center
  11. 11. The Four-Doors “Live”
  12. 12. Recommendations <ul><li>Obtain or create business buy-in/support before starting an initiative of this nature. </li></ul><ul><li>The first time you do this, plan for design time to gain efficiencies in the future. </li></ul><ul><li>Early on, recruit a technology rep to help you integrate this design into the current technology infrastructure. </li></ul><ul><li>Pay close attention to the design of your guidance system. </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure your instructional designer is skilled at creating good game-/test-items. </li></ul>
  13. 13. For more info… Contact us and/or see our PDF on the conference CD - or visit –
  14. 14. Application of the Thiagi Four-Door Model <ul><li>Russ Powell [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: RussPowell </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn: Russ Powell </li></ul><ul><li>Brandon Carson [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: Shemp65 </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn: Brandon Carson </li></ul>