Ask a Trainer

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The Association for Talent Development (ATD) http://td.org is launching a new column called “Ask a Trainer.”

The new column will provide a space for professionals to ask questions on training challenges, instructional design issues, and e-learning dilemmas.

Send your questions to askatrainer@td.org, and each Tuesday, ATD will answer difficult questions and provide insight into daily challenges trainers face.

Visit https://www.td.org/ask-a-trainer to ask a question or to read the column.

IDT Graduate Symposium

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We enjoyed learning together at the 2019 IDT Graduate Symposium!

This work by Clif Mims is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. Full details available at: https://clifmims.com/ccl/
This work by Clif Mims is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. Full details available at: https://clifmims.com/ccl/

IDT to Host Graduate Symposium

On September 26-27, the Instructional Design and Technology program at The University of Memphis will host an optional graduate retreat for students and alumni that focuses on academic advising, professional development, and networking. View the flyer.

There is no charge to attend the event, though housing, football games, and museum tours will incur an expense. View the program. RSVP at https://bit.ly/2Vwchls. We look forward to visiting with you in person and helping you reach your professional goals. Contact Dr. Craig Shepherd with any questions.

Educational Media & Technology Series

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The FedEx institute of Technology presents Mark West, project officer for UNESCO, and Hall Davidson, Senior Director of Global Learning Initiatives for Discovery Educational Media as they talk about the future of technology and education.

The half-day seminar will be held at the FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis the morning of Thursday, September 19th (8 am- 12 noon). Find additional information in the flyer.

To register, visit bit.ly/edutechmediafit2019 

IDT to Host Graduate Symposium

On September 26-27, the Instructional Design and Technology program at The University of Memphis will host an optional graduate retreat for students and alumni that focuses on academic advising, professional development, and networking. View the flyer.

There is no charge to attend the event, though housing, football games, and museum tours will incur an expense. View the program. RSVP at https://bit.ly/2Vwchls. We look forward to visiting with you in person and helping you reach your professional goals. Contact Dr. Craig Shepherd with any questions.

Intern Opportunities

West Cancer Center & Research Institute
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The West Cancer Center has intern opportunities for students interested in corporate education and training.

Job Title:  Learning and Development Intern                       

Reports to: Director of Learning and Development                    

Position Summary:  will be responsible for the assisting in the design, delivery and continuous improvement of training programs; assists with learning needs assessments,  and evaluation of organizational learning outcomes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the creation of learning materials including: e-learning, interactive videos, and class handouts.
  • Works with Learning & Development Specialist to monitor class schedules and calendars.
  • Assist instructors with lesson preparation by getting materials ready and set up equipment.
  • Revises training materials in collaboration with lead instructors.
  • Assist with data collection related to needs assessment of the organization.
  • Documents employee compliance, attendance, and post learning evaluations

Technical

  • The intern will become proficient in various types of learning platforms including: PowerPoint, Camtasia, Captivate, Learning Management Systems, and Turning Technologies.

Hours

  • flexible

Interested Candidate should email:
Dr. Robert Koch
Director – Learning & Development
West Cancer Center
rkoch@westclinic.com
Please note: This is an unpaid intern position that is re-appointed each semester.