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Held each spring, this premier event for workplace learning and performance professionals welcomes attendees from more than 80 countries.
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Based on the award-winning book of the same name, ASTD’s Telling Ain’t Training event offers an exceptional approach to transforming ineffective “telling” into training that results in long-term retention and improved performance on the job. This event delivers interactive, practical strategies that can be implemented immediately to improve your training programs. You’ll come away principles and tools that are backed by research and real-world experience!
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Cindy Huggett, CPLP, is an independent consultant, professional speaker, instructional designer, classroom facilitator, and author who specializes in workplace training and development. With more than 20 years of experience, Cindy has successfully designed curriculums, facilitated classes, and led training rollouts in almost every industry and every size organization.
Cindy is the author of The Virtual Training Guidebook: How to Design, Deliver, and Implement Live Online Learning (2013), Virtual Training Basics (2010), and the co-author of two ASTD Press Infolines, “Simple, Effective Online Learning” (2008) and “Designing for the Virtual Classroom” (2009). She holds a master’s degree in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh, and a bachelor’s degree from James Madison University. Cindy is also a past member of the ASTD National Board of Directors and was one of the first to earn the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) designation.
Facilitates the following:
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ASTD Master Trainer Program|
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Preparing for the CPLP: Instructor-Led Workshop|
Designing Learning Certificate|
Ruth Colvin Clark
Ruth Clark is a specialist in instructional design and technical training, determined to bridge the gap between academic research and practitioner application in instructional methods. She holds a doctorate in the field and is president of her own company, Clark Training & Consulting. Her books and articles focus on various aspects of training and e-learning.
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Essentials of Evidence-Based Training|
Essentials of Scenario-Based E-Learning|
Barbara Greenstein, principal of Human Resource Prescriptions, is a performance improvement specialist providing proven and creative ways to improve human performance in the workplace. By identifying issues and opportunities for improvement, she helps organizations large and small meet their planned goals.
Barbara is highly regarded for her facilitation and instructional design skills. With over 20 years of experience in the training and development field, her mission is to help clients put the systems in place that will help them manage effectively in today's changing business environment while ensuring optimal performance and job satisfaction for all employees.
Prior to becoming an external consultant, Barbara's corporate experience included training and instructional design for Burger King Corporation, Pizza Hut, and Electronic Data Systems (EDS). She completed her undergraduate work in consumer affairs and management at Florida International University and received a master's degree in human resource development, as well as graduate certificates in instructional design and total quality management (TQM) from Marymount University.
Barbara is an adjunct professor for the master's program in human resources at Chapman University in San Diego. She has also served as a facilitator for the University of San Diego's master's program in executive leadership program. In addition, she is a Certified Performance Technologist (CPT), a certification awarded through the International Society of Performance Improvement (ISPI) and the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD). Barbara is past president of the San Diego chapter of ASTD and an active member of ISPI.
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Essentials of Adobe Captivate 6 & 7®: An Introduction
This one-day live, online workshop provides a high-level introduction to Adobe Captivate 6 and 7. You will learn several e-learning best practices:
To attend this program, you must have Adobe Captivate 6 installed on your computer (a trial version is acceptable). This workshop is designed for instructional design professionals with little or no knowledge of Adobe Captivate. Because this is a software-based workshop, space is limited.
ASTD Master Trainer Program
Be properly prepared as the role of the trainer evolves and more is demanded of your talent and time. The ASTD Master Trainer Program is a unique assessment-based certificate offering that covers the entire process of delivering training, including assessment, preparation, creating a positive learning environment, facilitating learning, and evaluating learning. Founded in theory and focused on practice and application, this program will develop your professional capacity in this delivering training area of expertise.
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