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ATD Regional Webinar: Professional Development for Instructional Designers

  • 24 Feb 2021
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Zoom Meeting


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ATD Mid New Jersey is proud to participate in the ATD Regional Webinar Series. This collaboration of 6 ATD chapters (including Eastern PA, Greater Philadelphia, Mid NJ, Northern NJ, Long Island & New York City) is bringing together the best of our networks to provide world class presenters and content.  We look forward to sharing these webinars with you throughout 2021.

Session Description: Professional Development for Instructional Designers

We need to develop the people who spend so much time developing others. Why don't we train the trainers? Because we push professional development rather than create conditions for it. Join the founder of the IDOL courses Academy-- a preapproved ATD program-- and owner of IDOL courses, Dr. Robin Sargent. By the end of her presentation, you'll be able to identify the mindset and conditions that need to be in place so you or your people can learn uplevel their skills in instructional design and online learning.

This session will cover three strategies you can use to upskill both yourself and your team in our own profession of instructional design and online learning. With each strategy, you'll learn what it is, how it works, and how you can apply it to yourself and your team's development in our industry. The strategies are:

* Deliberate Practice

* Do It Messy

* Social Learning

This is an in-depth session on the strategies that are backed by both learning science and the evidence Dr. Sargent has witnessed in her program that serves both those brand new to instructional design and those that want to improve their skills. You'll not only get the strategies to apply to your own development, but you'll get to witness examples of how these strategies accelerate skill building in instructional design.

When you see how a learning asset that is created by a newbie completely transforms into a professional learning solution by the time it goes through the process of deliberate practice you'll be eager to apply these methods to your own development. This learning experience is rich in examples, stories, and application.

About Our Speaker:

Robin Sargent PhD.

Dr. Robin Sargent is an entrepreneur, instructional designer, and professor recognized as a leader in the instructional design community. She is the CEO of IDOL courses®, IDOL Talent Pool, and VITAL courses. She has been an instructional designer since 2008. IDOL courses® is the trade school for instructional design and online learning that serves clients while developing the next generation of creative learning designers. She started the IDOL courses® Academy which is the only implementation program of its kind that not only shows you exactly how to create your job application assets and build a portfolio from scratch but also includes credentials, coaching, mentorship, and paid experience opportunities in instructional design and online learning.

The IDOL courses Academy® is a preapproved ATD recertification program worth 40 points for both APTD and CPTD certifications. Robin earned her Ph.D. in Education with a specialization in instructional design and eLearning. Her dissertation was on the gamification of corporate training, and her vision is to create an IDOL® world for all learners.

Contact us:

Mid New Jersey ATD
P.O. Box 8567
Princeton, NJ 08543

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