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This is the collection of our OPWL recorded webinars featuring faculty, students, graduates, and industry experts. They have been organized according to topic.

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Upcoming Webinars
DateSpeaker(s)
ISPI Bay Area/Boise State Chapter
What does Big Data have to do with Human Performance Improvement?
02/23/2017Dr. Lisa Giacumo
Dr. Steve Villachica
ISPI Bay Area/Boise State Chapter
Building Successful Consulting Skills
03/23/2017Bud Benscoter

Complete Webinar List

Webinar ListDateSpeaker(s)
 A Day in the Life of an ID: Talking Shop with Dr. Peter Honebein01/26/2017Dr. Peter Honebein
 Agile and Performance Improvement: Talking Shop with Bob Winter11/01/2016Bob Winter
 Focusing on the Gap: Talking Shop with Roger Chevalier09/19/2016Dr. Roger Chevalier
  Moving Beyond Gilbert’s BEM: The Synchronized Analysis Model (SAM)

9/3/2016Dr. Anthony Marker
 Adopting a Sustainability Lens in Your Work

Tony Marker and Linda Urban will talk about ways we can adopt a “sustainability lens” as we go about our work as performance practitioners, regardless of what level we work at.
07/21/2016Dr. Anthony Marker
Linda Urban
 Professional Pathways: Fresh Out and Flying High

Three recent OPWL graduates will share their stories and tips, to show you what they did to become successful in the field of organizational performance and workplace learning.
4/21/2016Dr. Lisa Giacumo
Tiffany Carter
De Ann Allen
Suzanne Alexander
 ID, PI, and OPWL: A "Shop Talk" webinar with Steve Villachica3/30/2016Dr. Steve Villachica
 Doing Right by Your Clients3/29/2016Dr. Steve Villachica
 Working with SMEs, the GOOD, the BAD, and the UGLY!3/9/2016Andrea Moore
 Training and Performance Improvement in iNGOs: Giving our gift at a global scale3/2/2016Dr. Lisa Giacumo
Rich Peavy
 Working with SMEs: An OPWL Webinar with Martha Miles2/17/2016Martha Miles
 Supporting Workplace Wisdom01/27/2016Dr. Steve Villachica
Dr. Anthony Marker
 Personas and Prototypes01/26/2016Amy Vecchione
Will Hughes
 OPWL 592 Portfolio Defense Intro

Tips for preparing and defending your OPWL portfolio.
1/5/2016Leslie Harper
Shari Stein
Dr. Lisa Giacumo
Dr. Anthony Marker
  Improving Workplace Performance12/02/2015Dr. Roger Chevalier
  Personas: Breathing Life into Abstract Performance Data

Presented by the ISPI Bay Chapter
11/12/2015Cheri Lockett Zubak
Dr. Steve Villachica
Dr. Tony Marker
 A Task Analysis Webinar with Pat Ferrell9/29/2015Pat Ferrell
 Student Success Strategies

OPWL students share advice and strategies for being a successful graduate student.
8/6/2015OPWL students
 Wisdom in the Workplace

We live in a society that puts a premium on intellect. Yet, many of the world’s complex and stubborn problems defy intellectually based solutions. Perhaps what we need is not greater intellect but instead greater wisdom and the capacity to act on that wisdom.
7/30/2015Dr. Anthony Marker
 Shop Talk with Jennifer De Vries

How do performance improvement practitioners prototype their eLearning efforts? Join Jennifer as she shares her insights on how to use prototyping in ways that improve quality and shrink schedule.

2/24/2015Jennifer De Vries
 Shop Talk with Bridget Bryson and Angelique Nasah

Task analysis is a representation of exemplary performance. IDs use task analysis to create performance-based training, job aids, and other performance improvement solutions. Working with subject-matter experts (SMEs) can be hard. Working on virtual teams to wrangle SMEs at a distance can be even harder.

2/19/2015Bridget Bryson
Angelique Nasah
 Shop Talk with Judith Hale

One of the more challenging situations for performance improvement practitioners occurs when well-meaning clients request training that won’t solve the problems they’re experiencing. Join Judy as she shares a savvy consultant’s insights on how to turn these requests into opportunities to improve performance.

2/3/2015Dr. Judith Hale
 Shop Talk: An OPWL Webinar with Kery Mortenson & Tim Gillum


Ledge Walking Technology: The quick and painless system of knowing when to push leaders off the performance ledge...and when to simply talk them off the Mt. Training
10/16/2014Kery Mortenson
Tim Gillum
 Shop Talk: An OPWL Webinar with Anne Apking & Kathy Glynn

Join us for an interesting take on a client/consultant relationship—from an internal client and her external consultant. During their time with us, Anne Apking and Kathy Glynn will:

  • Compare and contrast learning and performance improvement professional’s POV from inside and outside the organization.
  • Describe how they work together (roles, responsibilities, expectations).
  • Review a project they’ve completed (need, our approach, our solution, execution, results).
  • Share secrets of their success.
8/7/2014Anne Apking
Kathy Glynn
 Personas at Albertsons Library: Avoiding Click Here Instruction

Boise State's Albertsons Library uses personas, prototyping, and usability testing to improve its website. Join Hans Aagard, Deana Brown, and Amy Vecchione as they:

  • Describe the reasons why their team is using personas, prototyping, and usability testing.
  • Share their work in progress and the team's lessons learned.
  • Answer your questions.
6/25/2014Hans Aagard
Deana Brown
Amy Vecchione
 Shop Talk with Michaels & Associates

Meet the training and development thought leaders from an innovative learning solutions organization, Michaels & Associates. From consultation and business analysis, this team of experts has decades of experience designing and developing face-to-face training, online or blended learning solutions, and state-of-the-art performance support systems for diverse organizations representing a array of industries.

During this 1-hour webinar, the panel will discuss:

  • How each of them got into the field and the job they holds today
  • Discuss workplace issues that impact training and development
  • Forecast future trends in instructional design and technology
  • Answer your questions
3/20/2014Sherry Michaels
Jerry Stanley
Hilary Buchholz
 Shop Talk with Cammy Bean - The Accidental Instructional Designer

Cammy Bean is the VP of Learning Design for Kineo US (www.kineo.com), a global provider of technology based learning solutions. With a focus on technology-based learning since the mid-90’s, Cammy has worked on projects for a wide range of industries including financial services, retail and manufacturing. At Kineo she takes the lead on learning design, working closely with clients from concept to execution.
3/5/2014Cammy Bean
 Portfolio Defense Resources - A one man show

May 2013 graduate Joe Wessel shares his timeline, preparation notes and provides advice for how to successfully prepare for your portfolio defense.
2/19/2014Joseph Wessel
 Portfolio Defense Preparation - A Team Perspective

A team of two share how they assisted each other with preparing for their culminating activity defense.
2/14/2014Kajal Changela
Perri Kennedy
 Portfolio Defense Preparation - A Panel Discussion

Three graduates share their process for preparing for their portfolio defense.
2/1/2014Marnie Christenson
Robbie Proulx
Linda Urban
 Dr. Darryl Sink - Prototyping and usability testing

Dr. Sink discusses prototyping and usability testing for creating instructor led and online training.
4/17/2012Dr. Darryl Sink
 Shop Talk with Lamos, Muller, Parish - Forecasting weather + elearning = COMET

Meet Dr. Joe Lamos, Dr. Pat Parrish, and Bruce Muller of COMET: the Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology Education and Training. COMET is part of UCAR: the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research.
We’ve invited Joe, Pat, and Bruce to spend time with us today because their work in creating immersive learning experiences for people who forecast the weather. We’ve also invited them because of the sheer scale of the work they do as part of a very large-scale education and training initiative.

During their hour with us, our guests will address the following topics:

  • Introduce themselves and describe how they came to the work they do.
  • Demonstrate their work in eLearning.
  • Talk about the behind-the-scene creation of these efforts.
  • Answer your questions.
4/21/2011Dr. Joseph Lamos
Bruce Miller
Dr. Pat Parrish
 Elliot Rosenberg - Moving from an "order-taker for training" to a "performance improvement practitioner"

Mr. Rosenberg offers unique insights about instructional design and performance technology. He uses both as the Director of Sales Training for AT&T. In this role, he is responsible for the design of all sales-related training for AT&T's retail sales force and leaders across the country. He leads a team of six managers and 25 instructional designers.

During his time with us, Elliot will address the following topics:

  • What prepared him to perform his current work.
  • Why and how he applies HPT at AT&T.
  • A description of a current project.
  • His insights in moving from an "order-taker for training" to a "performance improvement practitioner."
  • Advice he has for students entering the field.
10/11/2010Elliot Rosenberg
 Dr. Roger Kaufman - Speaking HPT and applying the OEM

Meet Dr. Roger Kaufmann. He has worked as professor, and as a consultant to industry, universities, government agencies, non-profits, and the military. And Roger knows how to speak HPT to senior officials and executives in ways that have them listening to what we can offer.

During his time with us, Dr. Kaufman will address the following topics:

  • His background and how he came to HPT.
  • An application of the OEM.
  • Your questions.
4/14/2010Dr. Roger Kaufman
 Dr. Karie Willyerd ('97) - Moving Sun University from irrelevance to a valued service.

Dr. Willyerd began her learning career as an instructional designer at an engineering training consultancy in the nuclear industry. Since then, she has continued to hone her skills in training, eLearning, leadership development, executive coaching and management. During her time with us, Dr. Willyerd will address the following topics:

How she came to her position at Sun.

  • How she moved Sun University from irrelevance to a valued service aligned with strategic business objectives.
  • A short demonstration of Sun Learning Services capabilities, with additional information regarding the performance gaps it addresses.



2/11/2010Dr. Karie Willyerd
 Dr. Robert Brinkerhoff, EdD. - Training Impact Evaluation

Training Impact Evaluation – that Senior Managers Believe and Use
12/2/2009Dr. Robert Brinkerhoff
 Dr. Al Folsom - Front-End Analysis

Dr. Folsom discusses Front End Analysis (FEA): what it is, how it’s used, and what it means for an organization.

11/5/2009Dr. Al Folsom
 Dr. Roger Chevalier, CPT - The BEM

Dr. Chevalier discusses his HPT background, his modifications to Gilbert’s Behavioral Engineering Model (BEM), application of the model, Force Field Analysis.

10/30/2009Dr. Roger Chevalier
  Meet the creator of the four-level Kirkpatrick evaluation model- Dr. Jim Kirkpatrick

Dr. Kirkpatrick discusses the Four Levels of Evaluation Model, changes being made to it, the creation of the Business Partnership Model, and the importance of demonstrating training value to an organization.
2/15/2009Dr. Jim Kirkpatrick

Student Resources

Student Resources
DateSpeaker(s)
 ID, PI, and OPWL: A "Shop Talk" webinar with Steve Villachica3/30/2016Dr. Steve Villachica
 OPWL 592 Portfolio Defense Intro

Tips for preparing and defending your OPWL portfolio.
1/5/2016Leslie Harper
Shari Stein
Dr. Lisa Giacumo
Dr. Anthony Marker
 Student Success Strategies

OPWL students share advice and strategies for being a successful graduate student.
8/6/2015OPWL students
 Portfolio Defense Resources - A one man show

May 2013 graduate Joe Wessel shares his timeline, preparation notes and provides advice for how to successfully prepare for your portfolio defense.
2/19/2014Joseph Wessel
 Portfolio Defense Preparation - A Team Perspective

A team of two share how they assisted each other with preparing for their culminating activity defense.
2/14/2014Kajal Changela
Perri Kennedy
 Portfolio Defense Preparation - A Panel Discussion

Three graduates share their process for preparing for their portfolio defense.
2/1/2014Marnie Christenson
Robbie Proulx
Linda Urban

E-Learning & Performance Support

E-Learning & Performance SupportDateSpeaker(s)
 A Day in the Life of an ID: Talking Shop with Dr. Peter Honebein 01/26/2017Dr. Peter Honebein
 Shop Talk with Jennifer De Vries

How do performance improvement practitioners prototype their eLearning efforts? Join Jennifer as she shares her insights on how to use prototyping in ways that improve quality and shrink schedule.

02/24/2015Jennifer De Vries
 Talking Shop: An OPWL Webinar with Anne Apking & Kathy Glynn

Join us for an interesting take on a client/consultant relationship—from an internal client and her external consultant. During their time with us, Anne Apking and Kathy Glynn will:

  • Compare and contrast learning and performance improvement professional’s POV from inside and outside the organization.
  • Describe how they work together (roles, responsibilities, expectations).
  • Review a project they’ve completed (need, our approach, our solution, execution, results).
  • Share secrets of their success.
8/7/2014Anne Apking
Kathy Glynn
 Shop Talk with Michaels & Associates

Meet the training and development thought leaders from an innovative learning solutions organization, Michaels & Associates. From consultation and business analysis, this team of experts has decades of experience designing and developing face-to-face training, online or blended learning solutions, and state-of-the-art performance support systems for diverse organizations representing a array of industries.

During this 1-hour webinar, the panel will discuss:

  • How each of them got into the field and the job they holds today
  • Discuss workplace issues that impact training and development
  • Forecast future trends in instructional design and technology
  • Answer your questions
3/20/2014Sherry Michaels
Jerry Stanley
Hilary Buchholz
 Shop Talk with Cammy Bean - The Accidental Instructional Designer

Cammy Bean is the VP of Learning Design for Kineo US (www.kineo.com), a global provider of technology based learning solutions. With a focus on technology-based learning since the mid-90’s, Cammy has worked on projects for a wide range of industries including financial services, retail and manufacturing. At Kineo she takes the lead on learning design, working closely with clients from concept to execution.
3/5/2014Cammy Bean
 Dr. Darryl Sink - Prototyping and usability testing

Dr. Sink discusses prototyping and usability testing for creating instructor led and online training.
4/17/2012Dr. Darryl Sink
 Shop Talk with Lamos, Muller, Parish - Forecasting weather + elearning = COMET

Meet Dr. Joe Lamos, Dr. Pat Parrish, and Bruce Muller of COMET: the Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology Education and Training. COMET is part of UCAR: the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research.
We’ve invited Joe, Pat, and Bruce to spend time with us today because their work in creating immersive learning experiences for people who forecast the weather. We’ve also invited them because of the sheer scale of the work they do as part of a very large-scale education and training initiative.

During their hour with us, our guests will address the following topics:

  • Introduce themselves and describe how they came to the work they do.
  • Demonstrate their work in eLearning.
  • Talk about the behind-the-scene creation of these efforts.
  • Answer your questions.
4/21/2011Dr. Joseph Lamos
Bruce Miller
Dr. Pat Parrish

Evaluation

EvaluationDateSpeaker(s)
 Dr. Robert Brinkerhoff, EdD. - Training Impact Evaluation

Training Impact Evaluation – that Senior Managers Believe and Use
12/2/2009Dr. Robert Brinkerhoff
  Meet the creator of the four-level Kirkpatrick evaluation model- Dr. Jim Kirkpatrick

Dr. Kirkpatrick discusses the Four Levels of Evaluation Model, changes being made to it, the creation of the Business Partnership Model, and the importance of demonstrating training value to an organization.
2/15/2009Dr. Jim Kirkpatrick

Instructional Design

Instructional DesignDateSpeaker(s)
 A Day in the Life of an ID: Talking Shop with Dr. Peter Honebein01/26/2017Dr. Peter Honebein
 Agile and Performance Improvement: Talking Shop with Bob Winter11/01/2016Bob Winter
 Focusing on the Gap: Talking Shop with Roger Chevalier09/19/2016Dr. Roger Chevalier
 ID, PI, and OPWL: A "Shop Talk" webinar with Steve Villachica3/30/2016Dr. Steve Villachica
 Doing Right by Your Clients3/29/2016Dr. Steve Villachica
 Working with SMEs, the GOOD, the BAD, and the UGLY!3/9/2016Andrea Moore
 Working with SMEs: An OPWL Webinar with Martha Miles2/17/2016Martha Miles
  Personas: Breathing Life into Abstract Performance Data

Presented by the ISPI Bay Chapter
11/12/2015Cheri Lockett Zubak
Dr. Steve Villachica
Dr. Tony Marker
 A Task Analysis Webinar with Pat Ferrell9/29/2015Pat Ferrell
 Shop Talk with Jennifer De Vries

How do performance improvement practitioners prototype their eLearning efforts? Join Jennifer as she shares her insights on how to use prototyping in ways that improve quality and shrink schedule.

02/24/2015Jennifer De Vries
 Shop Talk with Bridget Bryson and Angelique Nasah

Task analysis is a representation of exemplary performance. IDs use task analysis to create performance-based training, job aids, and other performance improvement solutions. Working with subject-matter experts (SMEs) can be hard. Working on virtual teams to wrangle SMEs at a distance can be even harder.

02/19/2015Bridget Bryson
Angelique Nasah
 Shop Talk with Judith Hale

One of the more challenging situations for performance improvement practitioners occurs when well-meaning clients request training that won’t solve the problems they’re experiencing. Join Judy as she shares a savvy consultant’s insights on how to turn these requests into opportunities to improve performance.

2/03/2015Dr. Judith Hale
 Shop Talk: An OPWL Webinar with Kery Mortenson & Tim Gillum


Ledge Walking Technology: The quick and painless system of knowing when to push leaders off the performance ledge...and when to simply talk them off the Mt. Training
10/16/2014Kery Mortenson
Tim Gillum
 Talking Shop: An OPWL Webinar with Anne Apking & Kathy Glynn

Join us for an interesting take on a client/consultant relationship—from an internal client and her external consultant. During their time with us, Anne Apking and Kathy Glynn will:

  • Compare and contrast learning and performance improvement professional’s POV from inside and outside the organization.
  • Describe how they work together (roles, responsibilities, expectations).
  • Review a project they’ve completed (need, our approach, our solution, execution, results).
  • Share secrets of their success.
8/7/2014Anne Apking
Kathy Glynn
 Personas at Albertsons Library: Avoiding Click Here Instruction

Boise State's Albertsons Library uses personas, prototyping, and usability testing to improve its website. Join Hans Aagard, Deana Brown, and Amy Vecchione as they:

  • Describe the reasons why their team is using personas, prototyping, and usability testing.
  • Share their work in progress and the team's lessons learned.
  • Answer your questions.
6/25/2014Hans Aagard
Deana Brown
Amy Vecchione
 Shop Talk with Michaels & Associates

Meet the training and development thought leaders from an innovative learning solutions organization, Michaels & Associates. From consultation and business analysis, this team of experts has decades of experience designing and developing face-to-face training, online or blended learning solutions, and state-of-the-art performance support systems for diverse organizations representing a array of industries.

During this 1-hour webinar, the panel will discuss:

  • How each of them got into the field and the job they holds today
  • Discuss workplace issues that impact training and development
  • Forecast future trends in instructional design and technology
  • Answer your questions
3/20/2014Sherry Michaels
Jerry Stanley
Hilary Buchholz
 Shop Talk with Cammy Bean - The Accidental Instructional Designer

Cammy Bean is the VP of Learning Design for Kineo US (www.kineo.com), a global provider of technology based learning solutions. With a focus on technology-based learning since the mid-90’s, Cammy has worked on projects for a wide range of industries including financial services, retail and manufacturing. At Kineo she takes the lead on learning design, working closely with clients from concept to execution.
3/5/2014Cammy Bean
 Dr. Darryl Sink - Prototyping and usability testing

Dr. Sink discusses prototyping and usability testing for creating instructor led and online training.
4/17/2012Dr. Darryl Sink
 Elliot Rosenberg - Moving from an "order-taker for training" to a "performance improvement practitioner"

Mr. Rosenberg offers unique insights about instructional design and performance technology. He uses both as the Director of Sales Training for AT&T. In this role, he is responsible for the design of all sales-related training for AT&T's retail sales force and leaders across the country. He leads a team of six managers and 25 instructional designers.

During his time with us, Elliot will address the following topics:

  • What prepared him to perform his current work.
  • Why and how he applies HPT at AT&T.
  • A description of a current project.
  • His insights in moving from an "order-taker for training" to a "performance improvement practitioner."
  • Advice he has for students entering the field.
10/11/2010Elliot Rosenberg
 Dr. Karie Willyerd ('97) - Moving Sun University from irrelevance to a valued service.

Dr. Willyerd began her learning career as an instructional designer at an engineering training consultancy in the nuclear industry. Since then, she has continued to hone her skills in training, eLearning, leadership development, executive coaching and management. During her time with us, Dr. Willyerd will address the following topics:

How she came to her position at Sun.

  • How she moved Sun University from irrelevance to a valued service aligned with strategic business objectives.
  • A short demonstration of Sun Learning Services capabilities, with additional information regarding the performance gaps it addresses.
2/11/1010Dr. Karie Willyerd

Needs Assessment

Performance ImprovementDateSpeaker(s)
 Agile and Performance Improvement: Talking Shop with Bob Winter11/01/2016Bob Winter
 Shop Talk with Judith Hale

One of the more challenging situations for performance improvement practitioners occurs when well-meaning clients request training that won’t solve the problems they’re experiencing. Join Judy as she shares a savvy consultant’s insights on how to turn these requests into opportunities to improve performance.

2/03/2015Dr. Judith Hale
 Dr. Al Folsom - Front-End Analysis

Dr. Folsom discusses Front End Analysis (FEA): what it is, how it’s used, and what it means for an organization.

11/5/2009Dr. Al Folsom

Performance Improvement

Performance ImprovementDateSpeaker(s)
 A Day in the Life of an ID: Talking Shop with Dr. Peter Honebein01/26/2017Dr. Peter Honebein
 Agile and Performance Improvement: Talking Shop with Bob Winter11/01/2016Bob Winter
 Focusing on the Gap: Talking Shop with Roger Chevalier09/19/2016Dr. Roger Chevalier
 Adopting a Sustainability Lens in Your Work

Tony Marker and Linda Urban will talk about ways we can adopt a “sustainability lens” as we go about our work as performance practitioners, regardless of what level we work at.
07/21/2016Dr. Anthony Marker
Linda Urban
 ID, PI, and OPWL: A "Shop Talk" webinar with Steve Villachica3/30/2016Dr. Steve Villachica
 Doing Right by Your Clients3/29/2016Dr. Steve Villachica
 Supporting Workplace Wisdom01/27/2016Dr. Steve Villachica
Dr. Anthony Marker
  Improving Workplace Performance12/02/2015Dr. Roger Chevalier
 Wisdom in the Workplace

We live in a society that puts a premium on intellect. Yet, many of the world’s complex and stubborn problems defy intellectually based solutions. Perhaps what we need is not greater intellect but instead greater wisdom and the capacity to act on that wisdom.
7/30/2015Dr. Anthony Marker
 Shop Talk with Jennifer De Vries

How do performance improvement practitioners prototype their eLearning efforts? Join Jennifer as she shares her insights on how to use prototyping in ways that improve quality and shrink schedule.

02/24/2015Jennifer De Vries
 Shop Talk with Bridget Bryson and Angelique Nasah

Task analysis is a representation of exemplary performance. IDs use task analysis to create performance-based training, job aids, and other performance improvement solutions. Working with subject-matter experts (SMEs) can be hard. Working on virtual teams to wrangle SMEs at a distance can be even harder.

02/19/2015Bridget Bryson
Angelique Nasah
 Shop Talk: An OPWL Webinar with Kery Mortenson & Tim Gillum


Ledge Walking Technology: The quick and painless system of knowing when to push leaders off the performance ledge...and when to simply talk them off the Mt. Training
10/16/2014Kery Mortenson
Tim Gillum
 Talking Shop: An OPWL Webinar with Anne Apking & Kathy Glynn

Join us for an interesting take on a client/consultant relationship—from an internal client and her external consultant. During their time with us, Anne Apking and Kathy Glynn will:

  • Compare and contrast learning and performance improvement professional’s POV from inside and outside the organization.
  • Describe how they work together (roles, responsibilities, expectations).
  • Review a project they’ve completed (need, our approach, our solution, execution, results).
  • Share secrets of their success.
8/7/2014Anne Apking
Kathy Glynn
 Elliot Rosenberg - Moving from an "order-taker for training" to a "performance improvement practitioner"

Mr. Rosenberg offers unique insights about instructional design and performance technology. He uses both as the Director of Sales Training for AT&T. In this role, he is responsible for the design of all sales-related training for AT&T's retail sales force and leaders across the country. He leads a team of six managers and 25 instructional designers.

During his time with us, Elliot will address the following topics:

  • What prepared him to perform his current work.
  • Why and how he applies HPT at AT&T.
  • A description of a current project.
  • His insights in moving from an "order-taker for training" to a "performance improvement practitioner."
  • Advice he has for students entering the field.
10/11/2010Elliot Rosenberg
 Dr. Roger Kaufman - Speaking HPT and applying the OEM

Meet Dr. Roger Kaufmann. He has worked as professor, and as a consultant to industry, universities, government agencies, non-profits, and the military. And Roger knows how to speak HPT to senior officials and executives in ways that have them listening to what we can offer.

During his time with us, Dr. Kaufman will address the following topics:

  • His background and how he came to HPT.
  • An application of the OEM.
  • Your questions.
4/14/2010Dr. Roger Kaufman
 Dr. Karie Willyerd ('97) - Moving Sun University from irrelevance to a valued service.

Dr. Willyerd began her learning career as an instructional designer at an engineering training consultancy in the nuclear industry. Since then, she has continued to hone her skills in training, eLearning, leadership development, executive coaching and management. During her time with us, Dr. Willyerd will address the following topics:

How she came to her position at Sun.

  • How she moved Sun University from irrelevance to a valued service aligned with strategic business objectives.
  • A short demonstration of Sun Learning Services capabilities, with additional information regarding the performance gaps it addresses.



2/11/2010Dr. Karie Willyerd
 Dr. Roger Chevalier, CPT - The BEM

Dr. Chevalier discusses his HPT background, his modifications to Gilbert’s Behavioral Engineering Model (BEM), application of the model, Force Field Analysis.

10/30/2009Dr. Roger Chevalier

Shop Talk

Shop TalkDateSpeaker(s)
 A Day in the Life of an ID: Talking Shop with Dr. Peter Honebein 01/26/2017Dr. Peter Honebein
 Agile and Performance Improvement: Talking Shop with Bob Winter11/01/2016Bob Winter
 Focusing on the Gap: Talking Shop with Roger Chevalier09/19/2016Dr. Roger Chevalier
 Professional Pathways: Fresh Out and Flying High

Three recent graduates will share their stories and tips, to show you what they did to become successful in the field of organizational performance and workplace learning.
4/21/2016Dr. Lisa Giacumo
Tiffany Carter
De Ann Allen
Suzanne Alexander
 Working with SMEs, the GOOD, the BAD, and the UGLY!3/9/2016Andrea Moore
 Training and Performance Improvement in iNGOs: Giving our gift at a global scale3/2/2016Dr. Lisa Giacumo
Rich Peavy
 Working with SMEs: An OPWL Webinar with Martha Miles02/17/2016Martha Miles
 Personas and Prototypes
01/26/2016Amy Vecchione
Will Hughes
  Personas: Breathing Life into Abstract Performance Data

Presented by the ISPI Bay Chapter
11/12/2015Cheri Lockett Zubak
Dr. Steve Villachica
Dr. Tony Marker
 A Task Analysis Webinar with Pat Ferrell9/29/2015Pat Ferrell
 Shop Talk with Jennifer De Vries

How do performance improvement practitioners prototype their eLearning efforts? Join Jennifer as she shares her insights on how to use prototyping in ways that improve quality and shrink schedule.

02/24/2015Jennifer De Vries
 Shop Talk with Bridget Bryson and Angelique Nasah

Task analysis is a representation of exemplary performance. IDs use task analysis to create performance-based training, job aids, and other performance improvement solutions. Working with subject-matter experts (SMEs) can be hard. Working on virtual teams to wrangle SMEs at a distance can be even harder.

02/19/2015Bridget Bryson
Angelique Nasah
 Shop Talk with Judith Hale

One of the more challenging situations for performance improvement practitioners occurs when well-meaning clients request training that won’t solve the problems they’re experiencing. Join Judy as she shares a savvy consultant’s insights on how to turn these requests into opportunities to improve performance.

2/03/2015Dr. Judith Hale
 Shop Talk: An OPWL Webinar with Kery Mortenson & Tim Gillum


Ledge Walking Technology: The quick and painless system of knowing when to push leaders off the performance ledge...and when to simply talk them off the Mt. Training
10/16/2014Kery Mortenson
Tim Gillum
 Shop Talk: An OPWL Webinar with Anne Apking & Kathy Glynn

Join us for an interesting take on a client/consultant relationship—from an internal client and her external consultant. During their time with us, Anne Apking and Kathy Glynn will:

  • Compare and contrast learning and performance improvement professional’s POV from inside and outside the organization.
  • Describe how they work together (roles, responsibilities, expectations).
  • Review a project they’ve completed (need, our approach, our solution, execution, results).
  • Share secrets of their success.
8/7/2014Anne Apking
Kathy Glynn
 Personas at Albertsons Library: Avoiding Click Here Instruction

Boise State's Albertsons Library uses personas, prototyping, and usability testing to improve its website. Join Hans Aagard, Deana Brown, and Amy Vecchione as they:

  • Describe the reasons why their team is using personas, prototyping, and usability testing.
  • Share their work in progress and the team's lessons learned.
  • Answer your questions.
6/25/2014Hans Aagard
Deana Brown
Amy Vecchione
 Shop Talk with Michaels & Associates

Meet the training and development thought leaders from an innovative learning solutions organization, Michaels & Associates. From consultation and business analysis, this team of experts has decades of experience designing and developing face-to-face training, online or blended learning solutions, and state-of-the-art performance support systems for diverse organizations representing a array of industries.

During this 1-hour webinar, the panel will discuss:

  • How each of them got into the field and the job they holds today
  • Discuss workplace issues that impact training and development
  • Forecast future trends in instructional design and technology
  • Answer your questions
3/20/2014Sherry Michaels
Jerry Stanley
Hilary Buchholz
 Shop Talk with Cammy Bean - The Accidental Instructional Designer

Cammy Bean is the VP of Learning Design for Kineo US (www.kineo.com), a global provider of technology based learning solutions. With a focus on technology-based learning since the mid-90’s, Cammy has worked on projects for a wide range of industries including financial services, retail and manufacturing. At Kineo she takes the lead on learning design, working closely with clients from concept to execution.
3/5/2014Cammy Bean
 Shop Talk with Lamos, Muller, Parish - Forecasting weather + elearning = COMET

Meet Dr. Joe Lamos, Dr. Pat Parrish, and Bruce Muller of COMET: the Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology Education and Training. COMET is part of UCAR: the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research.
We’ve invited Joe, Pat, and Bruce to spend time with us today because their work in creating immersive learning experiences for people who forecast the weather. We’ve also invited them because of the sheer scale of the work they do as part of a very large-scale education and training initiative.

During their hour with us, our guests will address the following topics:

  • Introduce themselves and describe how they came to the work they do.
  • Demonstrate their work in eLearning.
  • Talk about the behind-the-scene creation of these efforts.
  • Answer your questions.
4/21/2011Dr. Joseph Lamos
Bruce Miller
Dr. Pat Parrish
 Elliot Rosenberg - Moving from an "order-taker for training" to a "performance improvement practitioner"

Mr. Rosenberg offers unique insights about instructional design and performance technology. He uses both as the Director of Sales Training for AT&T. In this role, he is responsible for the design of all sales-related training for AT&T's retail sales force and leaders across the country. He leads a team of six managers and 25 instructional designers.

During his time with us, Elliot will address the following topics:

  • What prepared him to perform his current work.
  • Why and how he applies HPT at AT&T.
  • A description of a current project.
  • His insights in moving from an "order-taker for training" to a "performance improvement practitioner."
  • Advice he has for students entering the field.
10/11/2010Elliot Rosenberg