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This year's Conference “Performance & Learning in the Digital Age” is a shared initiative between the field of Learning and Performance, and Higher Education. We are implementing innovative ideas and partnerships to expand the opportunities for learning and networking.
The Conference has returned to a three-day format, and the Early Bird member rate is $695 +tax which runs until September 1st and after that the member full-price rate is $845 +tax. The Conference will be held October 16-18, 2018 at The Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto.
| || Coming Soon — Performance & Learning Month! |
What is Performance & Learning Month?
Performance & Learning Month celebrates and promotes the importance of workplace performance and learning to key stakeholders and the public-at-large. It showcases what members and non-members are doing to champion performance and learning in their workplace. I4PL has a deep history in its Learn @ Work Week activities that have evolved into a month-long celebration.
Interested in Sponsoring Performance & Learning Month?
Our sponsorship kit is available here with some exclusive opportunities that are sure to bring value to your organization! Be part of a commercial that’s broadcast on PATH screens in downtown Toronto or advertise directly on I4PL’s home page. We have some great options to help expand visibility to your organization and let viewers know that you support Performance & Learning!
Please email us for more info on sponsorship opportunities.
Materials Available for Performance & Learning Month
I4PL has created a toolkit and a variety of graphic elements to help launch your events and brand as part of I4PL’s Performance & Learning Month. You can download them here. We have a guide that offers suggestions on how to get involved as well as ideas on reaching out to local press for your event, and helpful information on how to utilize social media.
Additional Ways to Take Part
Throughout the month of September, we want to focus on the different facets of the industry. If you would like to tell us more about your role; whether it’s as a consultant, or your journey to being an Instructional Designer, we want to feature you! Please email Sarah Cooper for more details.
Nominate a Learning Leader
Is there someone who you consider to be a superstar in your workplace or someone who has been a mentor? Email us and let us know who they are and why you consider them to be a leader in your field, and they will be featured in the newsletter.
Performance and Learning Month Events
Company: Eclectic Communications
Marie Antaya knew Program Development for Adult Learners (PDAL) was a good program when her first round of students reported how much value they got out of the two core courses she developed and instructed.
“Even an industry expert was able to learn from it,” says the instructor and content developer for the new PDAL certificate program offered online through Extended Education at the University of Manitoba.
“A good program can help to transform a person’s career. In our first one, students were fully engaged and learning. They made a strong connection with their classmates. A number of students emailed me to say it was so user-friendly and a better learning experience.”
In the summer of 2017, Antaya was asked to develop the PDAL program, and the first session started in January of 2018. PDAL was designed to replace the former Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education (CACE) with a more current and relevant program to be conveniently offered online.
| || Spotlight on Certification|
Huge congratulations to our members who became certified and achieved the CTDP and CTP Designation in July 2018!
Marc Whang, Toronto Chapter
Raymond Angod, Toronto Chapter
Jason Eadie, London & Area Chapter
Steve Hazzard, New Brunswick
Cheryl Veinotte-Mackey, Nova Scotia Chapter
Webinars are always free for members and $50 +tax for non-members.
These events count towards 1 credit hour each for certification maintenance.
Please note that there are two steps in the registration process. First, you are required to register on IMIS (The I4PL website) and then the second step is to register on the ZOOM platform. The second step will be sent to you 48 hours before the webinar that will then send a confirmation email with the dial-in instructions. For questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2016 and 2017 recorded Conference sessions are now available! Relive your favourite sessions or catch up on ones you may have missed. Conference attendees and I4PL members receive 50% off the recorded sessions for a limited time, click here for more information and to purchase your sessions.
We’re excited to announce this joint initiative with ISPI. Open to all levels of managers, and future managers. If you are interested in participating in this workshop, please let us know by latest August 17th. We require at least 12 people to run the workshop.
To learn more please click here.
Date: Monday, October 15th, 2018
Location: Downtown Toronto. The location will be emailed to registrants.
Cost for I4PL Conference Attendees: $700 +tax
Cost: $850 +tax
Snacks, refreshments and lunch is included in the cost. The size of the workshop is between 12-24 participants.
For questions regarding the content of the workshop please contact Brett at: Brett.email@example.com.
To reserve your spot please contact: Kristen@performanceandlearning.ca.
To view complete event descriptions, please go to the Events Page.
| || Performance and Learning in the News|
In the past, the deskless employee was often forgotten when training budgets were allocated. But as more companies realize the value of consistent training across all distributed teams, whether in front-facing positions or not, these learners are gaining more information and access. Overwhelmingly, these workers report they want more training and feedback in order to do their jobs correctly and grow with the company. The advent of mobile training accessibility has opened a wealth of avenues for learners and businesses. On-the-go, on-demand training is a new paradigm in learning that has seen growth across almost all industries.
Learning Solutions Magazine
Educators have been using instructional comics for learning for over 60 years, but how effective are they for interactive, self-paced e-learning? I would argue that designers can and should use instructional comics for e-learning.
Training Industry Magazine
The benefits of coaching are clear. This development tool improves performance, employee retention, learning retention, employee engagement and behavior change. It can even help eliminate the gender leadership gap.
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