2019 Professional Development Workshops : Friday Oct. 25

2019 Professional Development Workshops : Friday Oct. 25
AECT's Annual International Convention
Las Vegas, Nevada October 21 - October 25, 2019

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  Title:  41-Wb - Creativity in the classroom
Fee: $15.00   Time: 9:00 AM - 11:50 AM Friday, Oct. 25   Room: E
Description:  Creativity is a mental ability that can be enhanced and which is valuable to educators, designers, and institutions. This session is based on the lessons learned from teaching and researching in the field of creativity. Workshop participants will learn to simply evaluate creative potential, to practice activities designed to encourage personal creativity in the class and add creativity to one's work.
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    Presenter(s):   Brad Hokanson, University of Minnesota,

  Title:  41-Wc - Starting from Scratch: Building a Successful Mentoring Program
Fee: $15.00   Time: 9:00 AM - 11:50 AM Friday, Oct. 25   Room: F
Description:  Mentorships are essential relationships for successful career development and are recognized as a critical tool for organizational health and success. One lasting benefit that mentorships often attain is an ongoing connection between participants. This workshop offers participants the chance to develop an action plan for creating a culture of mentorship for their institution from the ground up. Bring your preferred device to access workshop materials provided through the shared Google folder.
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    Presenter(s):   Rebecca Reese, Colorado School of Mines,  Megan Murtaugh, Independent Consultant,

  Title:  41-Wd - Developing Yourself as an Asset for Instructional Design Careers in High Education and Private Industry
 FULL - NA Fee: $15.00   Time: 9:00 AM - 11:50 AM Friday, Oct. 25   Room: G
Description:  This workshop examines the process of creating a marketable portfolio for instructional design related careers in higher education and private industry based on the skills and artifacts developed in instructional design graduate degree programs. The workshop is organized into three sections, designed for people looking to enter instructional design or related field as a career, and/or people desiring to better showcase their body of professional work as an advertisement for future opportunities.
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    Presenter(s):   Daniel Watanabe, Emporia State University,


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