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Did you ever wonder how to use more than one delivery methodology to enhance the effectiveness of your training? With technology allowing for increased opportunities to “flip the classroom” and reach our learners at the moment of need, knowing how to effectively blend learning programs is a critical skill for training professionals. Learn best practices for selecting and using the appropriate mix of innovative learning technologies to design effective blended solutions.
Nov 02-03, 2015
This program consists of a two-day, face-to-face program and one online session:Day 1: November 2, 2015, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Day 2: November 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Online session (mandatory): November 17, 2015, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
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525 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605
While ATD has not secured a room block or sleeping room discount, we invite you to visit the website of the facility to view a list of hotels near the workshop location. Clicking this link will bring you there. We also encourage you to use travel search engine tools to find the lodging options that will best accommodate your needs.
Note: If you decide to stay at the Hotel Blake, call 1.312.344.4950 and ask for the special University Center rate when making your reservation. You will receive a special rate.
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Nov 30-Dec 01, 2015
This program consists of a two-day, face-to-face program and one online session:Day 1: November 30, 2015, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Day 2: December 1, 2015, 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Online session (mandatory): December 15, 2015, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
1640 King St
Alexandria, VA 22314
There are a few options for lodging at a discounted rate in Alexandria. However, ATD has not secured a room block, so reservations are based on availability. Please contact the hotel directly for reservations, and be sure to mention that you would like the "American Society for Training & Development Corporate Rate."
Hilton Alexandria Old TownYou can reserve online by going to www.alexandriaoldtown.hilton.com. Once you select the dates you will select "add special rate codes" and enter our client ID (Our client ID is N9887768 for reserving rooms.) in the corporate account section. This will automatically populate your rates. You can also call 1-800-445-8667 and provide them with our client ID.Hampton Inn Alexandria Old Town/King Street MetroThe rate is $189 and can be obtained by calling the hotel directly at 703-299-9900 and asking for the “ATD” rate.
For reservations call 1-800-KIMPTON and give them the rate code “ATD”. For online, go to www.lorienhotelandspa.com and use rate code “ATD”.Embassy Suites Old TownTo check availability and make reservations, click on the hotel name above.Participants will need to book their own hotel and find parking, if applicable. Some training facilities offer vouchers for parking. If this is the case, you will be directly notified in an informational email.
Las Vegas, NV
Jan 11-12, 2016
This Program Consist of a two-day, face-to-face course and one online session.Day 1: January 11, 2015, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ETDay 2: January 12, 2015, 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. ETOnline session (mandatory): January 26, 2015, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
3570 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Mar 07-08, 2016
This program consists of a two-day, face-to-face program and one online session:Day 1: March 7, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Day 2: March 8, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Online session (mandatory): March 22, 2016, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
May 20-21, 2016
This program consists of a two-day, face-to-face program and one online session:Day 1: May 20, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Day 2: May 21, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Online session (mandatory): June 7, 2016, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Colorado Convention Center
700 14th Street
Denver, CO 80202
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Jul 28-29, 2016
This program consists of a two-day, face-to-face program and one online session:Day 1: July 28, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Day 2: July 29, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Online session (mandatory): August 16, 2016, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Nov 14-15, 2016
This program consists of a two-day, face-to-face program and one online session:Day 1: November 14, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Day 2: November 15, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Online session (mandatory): November 29, 2016, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
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Earn 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing this program. Learn More
This program may be eligible for up to 15 CPLP recertification points. Learn more at astd.org/recertification.
This program has been pre-approved for 15 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
Participation in all originally scheduled days of the program is mandatory in order to receive the certificate of completion and 1.5 CEUs. Participants who miss more than two hours of the entire program will not be eligible to receive the certificate. Participants who fulfill the attendance requirement will receive a certificate at the end of the program.
Nancy Mikkelsen is passionate about the power of being positive and integrating that concept into everything she does. Nancy has over 25 years of experience in training and development in a variety of organizations ranging from large Fortune 500 companies to not-‐for-profit organizations. Her attitude, drive and skill at working at all levels within an organization and her ability to design, develop and deliver training has lead to positive results and a better bottom line. Nancy’s technical background led her to become a strong proponent of using the power of technology to transform learning.
In addition to an engineering degree and extensive graduate work in Adult Education, Nancy has also been certified in a variety of educational tools such as the Kouzes/Posner Leadership Challenge and Career Coaching. She is also affiliated with Harvard Business Publishing delivering their Leadership Direct and Breakthrough Leadership Programs.
Nancy is a National Member of ASTD and also served on several local chapter boards during her career. She also serves on several volunteer community boards. She devotes many hours to local community theater in Allentown both on and off stage.
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Blended Learning Certificate|
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.
ATD Master Instructional Designer Program|
ATD Master Trainer Program|
Preparing for the CPLP: Instructor-Led Online Workshop|
Blended Learning Certificate|
Preparing for the CPLP: Instructor-Led Workshop|
Designing Learning Certificate|
Nadine Martin has had many different aspects to her career including being an automobile insurance adjuster, trial preparation assistant for the Manhattan and Bronx District Attorneys, a rock climbing and backpacking salesperson and a member of the U.S. Women's Judo Team. She has spent the majority of her career in the technology learning field. She also has been the technology training manager for Northeast Utilities (a New England-based utility company),the IS learning manager for LL Bean and the e-learning manager for Bean. During her corporate career she helped to introduce the accelerated learning methodology at both companies as well as help to redesign the way in which learning was done at the company. She is certified in the usage of the Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument and has been utilizing technology to deliver learning for most of her career.
Nadine has bachelor's and master's degrees in education as well as having done post graduate work in counseling. She is currently an independent consultant as well as the supervisor for instructor development for the Eastern Division of the National Ski Patrol.
Project Management for Learning Professionals Certificate|
Introduction to Training Certificate|
Blended Learning Certificate|
Jennifer Hofmann, a pioneer in the field of virtual classrooms, is the president of InSync Training, a consulting firm that specializes in the design and delivery of virtual and blended learning. Featured in Forbes Most Powerful Women issue (June 16, 2014) as a New England Women Business Leader, she has led InSync Training to the Inc. 5000 as the 10th Fastest Growing Education Company in the U.S. (2013).
Hofmann is the author of The Synchronous Trainer’s Survival Guide: Facilitating Successful Live and Online Courses, Meetings and Events (Pfeiffer, 2003), Live and Online! Tips, Techniques, and Ready-To-Use Activities for the Virtual Classroom (Pfeiffer, 2004), and How To Design For The Live Online Classroom: Creating Great Interactive and Collaborative Training Using Web Conferencing (Brandon Hall, 2005). Additionally, she is a chapter contributor to The Handbook of Blended Learning (Pfeiffer, 2006), The AMA Handbook of E-Learning (The American Management Association, 2003), and The ASTD Handbook for Workplace Learning Professionals (ASTD, 2008, 2014). She has co-authored, with Nanette Miner, Tailored Learning: Designing the Blend That Fits (ASTD, 2009), a book focused on taking advantage of distributed technologies to create the best blended training solution possible.
Her most recent projects include a monthly Training Magazine Online series titled Virtually There and her newest book Body Language in the Bandwidth – How Facilitators, Producers, Designers, and Learners Connect, Collaborate & Succeed in the Virtual Classroom (2015).
Follow Jennifer Hofmann at her blog, Body Language In The Bandwidth at http://blog.insynctraining.com or on Twitter @InSyncJennifer.
Designing Virtual Training Certificate|
Blended Learning Certificate|
Facilitating Virtual Training Certificate|
E-Learning Instructional Design Certificate
Invigorate your traditional instructional design with fresh e-learning techniques. Based on examples from organizations that have implemented successful virtual training, this program will provide you with the skills to develop individualized, asynchronous e-learning experiences that motivate learners to change their behavior. Learn to skillfully meet instructional design challenges in any industry and apply the principles of effective e-learning to individualized courses, tutorials, games, simulations and other e-learning modules.
Facilitating Virtual Training Certificate
More and more organizations are using synchronous training platforms such as WebEx, Adobe Connect, and others to deliver live, online learning to remote groups of participants. This program, presented by ATD in partnership with synchronous learning experts InSync Training, provides ten hours of live, online instruction along with opportunities for application. Participants will learn to maximize the engagement of remote participants and manage the logistics of facilitating synchronous learning.
Former Course Name: Facilitating Synchronous Learning
Essentials of E-Learning Authoring Tools
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Which tool does this best if you are a newcomer? What about if you’re a seasoned developer? Which tool meets your needs, and which will leave you wanting more?
This workshop covers the types of software tools you need, and then explores web-based tools for creating e-learning including the most popular e-learning specific development tools on the market today.
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