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April 9, 2013: Preparation: The Key to Any Virtual Training or Webinar Event!
presented by: Margaret Uhrich, Pioneer Training Consultants
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” ― Benjamin Franklin.
Learn why preparation is the key for any successful virtual training or webinar event. We’ll look at what can and should be prepared prior to hosting a virtual event and cover some best practices.
February 12, 2013: How Using Storytelling Techniques Can Lead to More Effective Training
presented by: Art Levy, Words & Ideas
December 11, 2012: How Do You Compete for Free?
presented by: Dr. Bobbe Baggio, La Salle University
Nov. 13, 2012: Creating Learning Environments
presented by: Dr. Catherine Lombardozzi, Learning 4 Learning Professionals, La Salle University
Oct. 9, 2012: Big Data and the Community of Inquiry
presented by: Sebastian Diaz, Ph.D., J.D., Associate Professor, West Virginia University and
Phil Ice, Ed.D., VP, Research and Development, American Public University System (APUS)
September 11, 2012: Open Network Learning
presented by: Dr. Alec Couros, University of Regina, Regina, SK
May 30, 2012: Web 3.0 and Adaptive Learning
April 10, 2012: Apps and Ops: Learning on the Cloud
March 13, 2012: Protecting your Brand and your Business
November 8, 2011: Brain Research and Learning
presented by: Dave Goodman, CEO from Softassist, Inc.
Brain Research and Learning | Room ID: LaSalle
October 11, 2011: Cisco’s Approach to Business and Learning
presented by: Faith Legendre, Business Consultant Advanced Services at CISCO
September 13, 2011: Mobile Learning and Augmented Reality
presented by: Pat Smith, Doctoral Learner at Florida Atlantic University, Augmented Reality
May 10, 2011: The Pajama Effect: Success Skills for Those Work and Learn in the Virtual World
presented by: Dr. Bobbe Baggio and Dr. Yoany Beldarrain
April 12, 2011: The Open Source Initiative and Carnegie Mellon’s Unique Approach
presented by: Maritza Caro-O'Donnell, ING Direct, Inc.
March 8, 2011: Doing More with Less
presented by: Maritza Caro-O'Donnell, ING Direct, Inc.
Doing More with Less | Room ID: LaSalle
February 8, 2011: Mobile Learning: More of a Myth than Reality?
Frank Meister shares his research and field experience in mobile learning. He offers perspectives on thinking about mobile learning and what it means to be mobile as learner. Frank also identifies key adoption considerations beyond technology that organizations need to start making with mobile learning. A free research report from Frank will be available via sign-up at blog.frankmeister.com
December 14, 2010: Practical Project Management for Instructional Designers
Kaliym Islam shares his experience in practical project management for IDs. With tons of experience in the everyday pressures of “ We need it yesterday”, he brings insight, talent and knowledge to an area of our business that is always a challenge.
Practical Project Management for Instructional Designers | Room ID: LaSalle | Presentation (.pdf)
November 9, 2010: Is There Value in Micro Learning?
The trend in e-Learning tends to be toward small micro bites of content. Is this appropriate in all cases? When should it be used and when shouldn' it? This is a panel discussion that will explore the pros and cons of one of the hottest trends in eLearning today --- micro learning.
October 12, 2010: You Can't Be Serious!
How do you overcome the pressures and obstacles of time and money to create real-time e-learning that works? How do you do the next to impossible and make it good? Presented by two time seasoned veterans of the trenches, Noelle and Joe talk openly and honestly about doing the impossible on a shoestring.
You Can't Be Serious! | Room ID: LaSalle
September 14, 2010: The Sights and Sounds of Success
This presentation incorporates digital photos, video clips, captions, transitions, layering and music into a dynamic presentation. Mike will explore how to create dynamic presentations for little or no money. If you want to create slides and presentations that sizzle this one is for you!
The Sights and Sounds of Success | Room ID: LaSalleApril 13, 2010: Best Practices in Reusable Learning Objects
In this session Jacquie Beck identifies and show examples of small learning objects used for corporate training in large enterprises. She demonstrates how these objects can be used in an end-to-end training solution, as well as in a support setting for just-in-time learning. She discusses the benefits to creating small learning objects and building an environment that leverages content in multiple platforms to provide organizations with a return on investment.
Best Practices in Reusable Learning Objects | Room ID: LaSalleMarch 9, 2010: Managing e-Learning Projects and Other Great Mysteries of Life
Instructional designers are often called upon to act as project leads and project managers on e-learning projects, yet they rarely receive formal project management training. There are unique project management issues related to e-learning and unique ways of adapting project management techniques and tools to address those issues. I’ll share some of those techniques as well as lots of specific examples, samples, and tools from projects I’ve worked on over the years. Please be prepared to share some of your own war stories as well as techniques and tolls you’ve picked up along the way.
Managing e-Learning Projects and Other Great Mysteries of Life | Room ID: LaSalle | Presentation (.pdf)February 9, 2010: Online Learning Considerations for an Instructional Designer in 2010
Something is changing - you can feel it. The concept of learning and training is going through a conversion of concepts, creativity and deliveries. Great learning might see the convergence of gaming, marketing, social connections and assessment analytics. If so, then the world of instructional design must take a jump across the chasm. Who will you be next year? What will be your new skills? And will you still be an instructional designer or something new? Join the session and let's learn together.
Online Learning Considerations for an Instructional Designer in 2010 | Room ID: LaSalleNovember 17, 2009: Educate, Don't Decorate: Designing Virtual Content that Helps People Learn
In Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, teacher Ben Stein could see his students sleeping and drooling on their desks, he just choose not to do anything to wake them up and engage them. Now, fast forward 20 years, and suppose that Ben’s teaching a virtual audience. How does he know who’s sleeping, who’s actively engaged, and most importantly, who’s actually learning? Anyone, anyone?
In this session you will learn how to keep your participants awake, engaged, and learning by:
- Using visuals that educate and removing visuals that decorate
- Adding interactivity that is relevant and meaningful to your content
Educate, Don't Decorate: Designing Virtual Content that Helps People Learn | Room ID: LaSalleOctober 13, 2009: Easy-to-Create Micro Videos
Are you interested in adding some simple multimedia to you presentations, courses, and simulations? Micro videos can provide you with a quick and easy way to make the connections you have been looking for. You can use them to interest, present content and to augment you instruction. Best of all you can create them relatively easily and make them interesting and engaging. By using some simple but effective techniques you can captivate your learners and help take “boring” out of your content. Used effectively micro videos can enhance you online learning whether you are delivering content in an LMS, synchronously, or using self directed learning.
Easy-to-Create Micro Videos | Room ID: LaSalleSeptember 15, 2009: Using Scenario-Based Learning to Accelerate Knowledge and Skills
Most learning and development professionals know how to structure training so that people are active when learning skills. But how do you structure training when participants need to master lots of facts, ideas and behaviors? How do you help learners “get it” not just by improving their knowledge and understanding but making impressions on them that affect their reasoning and practice? Scenario-Based Learning, SBL (also known as Problem-Based Learning, or PBL) provides an answer The learning is active and student-centered. The method accelerates and deepens learning compared to conventional instructor-centered approaches. In this hands-on webinar, you will have a chance to experience the method from the participants’ perspective, and to discuss applications of the method to your own work environment.
Scenario-Based Learning | Room ID: LaSalleApril 21, 2009: Hollywood Storytelling
Gordon’s Hollywood storytelling 101 has 10 rules for using storytelling techniques to engage learners: know your audience, appeal to the emotions, show, don’t tell, know what’s at stake, let plot flow from premise, open with tension, keep it moving, up the ante, highlight the turning point, and end with tension resolved . Gordon will show you how to engage your learning audience by creating and producing interesting and engaging e-learning scripts. He will use stories to create an environment that supports learning. Using several styles and techniques, he will show you how to light up the screen and peak your learner’s interest.
Hollywood Storytelling | Room ID: LaSalleDecember 10, 2008: Open Source ID - Teaching SMEs Instructional Design
Every organization demands high levels of efficiency and productivity from both Instructional Designers and Subject Matter Experts. However, both parties are often frustrated by differing expectations during the product cycle. When IDs proactively educate their SMEs in basic premises of Instructional Design, these frustrations can be lessened. “Open Source ID” is the process of teaching basic ID principles to Subject Matter Experts, and is a means of collaborating with SMEs rather than conflicting with them.
Open Source ID | Room ID: LaSalleNovember 19, 2008: Easy Techniques to Help Adults Learn
This presentation will specifically focus on adult learners as they exist in the workforce. It will present theories of andragogy* used for designing curriculum for adult and teaching techniques to engage this type of learner as it relates to the corporate environment. Tracing the history of andragogy from adult development psychology, this course will address the wide range of adult learners for whom an instructional designer might have to provide training, including top management, support personnel, and potential customers. We will explore real and easy to implement ways to design learning for adults.
Adult Learners | Room ID: LaSalle
Bobbe Baggio, Ph.D.
Instructional Technology Management
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
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