Skill Building Clinics and Networking Events!

    • March 15, 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Benedictine University: 5700 College Rd, Lisle, IL 60532. Sorensen Hall
    • 74

    Members-Only Networking & Clinic.
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    An Instructional Designer’s Toolkit.

    Are you stuck in a rut? New to your role? Not formally trained in instructional design and yet here you are? Just looking to tune up your instructional design skills? This toolkit is for you!

    Join us for an evening of useful techniques and practical tools you can use on the job tomorrow to get better results whether you’re designing for the classroom, the virtual classroom, eLearning or an on-the-job learning experience. We call it the toolkit: handy instructional design techniques you can fall back on no matter what the situation.

    What Participants will Learn:

    • How to align training with strategic business goals
    • How to define a primary learner persona
    • How to design for 9 moments of learning need
    • How to measure outcomes at 8 levels of evaluation
    • How to incorporate feedback into the development process with iterations

     Key Takeaways:

    • Template for alignment with business goals
    • Learner Persona poster
    • 9 Moments of Learning Need poster
    • 8 Levels of Evaluation poster
    • Planning for Iterations poster (digital copies)
    Who Should Attend:
    • L&D or HR professionals responsible for designing or developing training solutions
    • Consultants and Vendors who wish to improve their techniques for developing training solutions


    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM: Registration, Dinner, Networking
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM: Program
    • 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM: More Networking


    Megan Torrance is CEO and founder of TorranceLearning, which helps organizations connect learning strategy to design, development, data and ultimately performance. She has over 25 years of experience in learning design, deployment and consulting with organizations such as UnitedHealth Group, Dow Chemical, Kohler and Kellogg’s. TorranceLearning projects have won IELA and BrandonHall (2012, 2014, 2016) awards, the 2014 xAPI Hyperdrive contest at DevLearn, and back-to-back eLearning Guild DemoFest Best-In-Show awards in 2016/2017.

    Megan is the author of The Quick Guide to LLAMA, and two ATD TD at Work publications: Agile and LLAMA for ISD Project Management and Making Sense of xAPI. She is a frequent speaker at ATD and other conferences nationwide.

    A graduate of Cornell University with a degree in Communication and an MBA, Megan lives and works near Ann Arbor, Michigan. or on Twitter @mmtorrance.


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    March 1, 2018
    March 1, 2018
    ATDChi Member:
    $10 $15

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Previous Events

February 15, 2018 Effective SMEs: How to Help Subject Matter Experts Facilitate Learning - Networking Dinner and Clinic
January 18, 2018 ATDChi's New Year Kickoff Networking Dinner and Presentation
December 07, 2017 ATDChi 2017 Holiday and Volunteer Recognition Party
November 02, 2017 Turning Training Into Targeted Performance-Based Training - Networking Dinner
September 20, 2017 Preview of Talent Development Reporting Principles - Networking Dinner
August 10, 2017 Summer Picnic in the Park
July 20, 2017 2nd Annual Mega-Networking Party
June 13, 2017 Innovations and Applications in Learning and Development
May 22, 2017 ATDChi ICE Happy Hour sponsored by Caveo Learning
April 06, 2017 Networking Dinner - How to Achieve Learning Agility and Performance Support in a Rapidly Changing World
March 16, 2017 Networking and Clinic - Exploring the CPLP. Should It Be in Your Career Plan?
February 16, 2017 Networking and Clinic - Accounting Comes Alive for Learning & Development Professionals
January 19, 2017 Networking Dinner - The State of the Industry & the Chapter
December 08, 2016 ATDChi 2016 Holiday and Volunteer Recognition Party
October 20, 2016 Skill Building Clinic and Networking Event: 3 Pillars of Successful SME Relationships (We’re the Servants, Not the Masters)
September 08, 2016 **CANCELLED** Skill Building Clinic and Networking Event: Virtual Teams—Working Effectively, Collaboratively…Apart!
March 19, 2015 THIAGI: Dinner with an Industry Icon
February 19, 2015 Skills Seminar: ROI Icebreakers


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