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Learning Revolution: A Showcase of Ideas

  • June 16, 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Spectrum Bridgewater Place, 333 Bridge St. NW, 4th floor, Grand Rapids, MI 49504


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Learning Revolution: A Showcase of Ideas

West Michigan has a wealth of talent development experts.  Whether you are looking for guidance on a project or fresh perspective for your work, our Learning Revolution is the place for you to learn.  Soak up some ideas from local learning leaders as you choose from seven concurrent mini-sessions. 

ATD Competency Model: Instructional Design

8:00am - Opening Remarks

8:10 am - Learning Revolution Sessions

9:20 am - Wrap-up

You will be able to choose three of the following sessions to attend when you arrive on June 16.

Walk the Talk: Learner-Focused, Participant-Driven Adult Learning Theory
Denise Miller, MPI Research     
Haven’t we all done enough small-group-discussions-and-large-group-sharing? Join Denise as she demonstrates how to facilitate an exercise that embodies adult learning theory in place of “talking about” the principles. Participants will learn how to reimagine their training sessions for greater engagement and deeper mastery.

Nine Ways to Create a Bad Mentoring Program
Ruth Van Hoven, Process 360    
Informal mentoring relationships can spring up naturally in organizations, and it's widely agreed that mentoring is an effective way to develop talent. Using the framework of "Don't do this: do that," Ruth Van Hoven will inspire you to create a best-in-class talent incubator in your organizat

Leveraging Video in Microlearning
Juston Espinoza, Spectrum Health
It’s no secret that there’s a big demand for video, and it’s only going to get bigger! Join Juston and see how to use video to enhance your microlearning experiences. Acquire fail-proof tips to make sure your video content achieves your learning goals.

Mobility: Understand, Develop, and Deploy Talent
Cindee Dresen & Kara Kukulski, Spectrum Health
Explore how to shift the mindset of leaders as they learn to develop talent. Strategies include talent sourcing, talent sharing, succession planning, and performance management ideas. 

The Real Reality of Virtual Reality
Walter Schirmacher, Innovative Learning Group
Virtual Reality (VR) is a hot topic which may seem to have just arrived, but in the actual reality, it has been in development since the 19th century. What is VR, and how can we make use of it for learning and development? In this roundtable, we will discuss the real reality of virtual reality, its history, current state, and future potential.

The Business Case for Learning
Tom Petro, Innovative Learning Group
You have a learning solution you know will help your client, but you may have a tough time getting them to see the ROI. This session will use a job aid and an interactive exercise to help participants uncover the costs of the problem and help you present a case that even Finance couldn’t refuse

Making the Case: The Effect of Domestic Violence in the Workplace
Danielle Lucksted & Anita Joy Prins, Safe Haven Ministries & Center for Women in Transition

Not just a domestic issue, domestic violence and its repercussions affect your employees and your workplace. Learn about the business costs of domestic violence; responding to victims with support and resources; employer legal responsibilities and options; and crisis and critical incident response.
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