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Instructional Systems Development

ISD Now Forum

What is ISD Now Forum?

The ISD Now Forum is an event, free to the community, that provides an opportunity for individuals working or interested in training, education, business, government and the non-profit sector to share ideas and dialogue on topics of importance. Part of UMBC's mission is to provide service. We take pride in our partnerships with employers and other organizations in the community, and are able to give back with events like the Training Forum. In many instances, we have panels of experts discussing topics related to business, organizational productivity and workplace learning and performance. Other topics center around issues related to human performance improvement, training and employee development, improving individual and organizational effectiveness and other related subjects.

Forums are held once a year in mid-fall, and are always in the evenings. These events are sponsored by the ISD-Training Systems Graduate Program.

Past ISD Now Forums

Archived photo albums/videos from past ISD Now Forums:

October 2017: High Impact Low-Cost Training Activities That Wow Any Audience!

October 2016: The Learning-Research Challenge: Insights, Revelations, and Myths to Avoid at All Cost!

Nov 2015: What Does It Take to be a Successful Consultant?

Oct 2014: The Emerging Role and Skill Set of the Learning Professional (Malamed)

Oct 2013: SMEs From the Ground Up (Hodell)

Oct 2012: Increasing and Improving Interactivity in Webinars (Thiagi)

Mar 2012: Low Tech Games That Teach (Sugar & Raudenbush)

Oct 2011: Technology Enhanced Teaching (Bonk)

Oct 2010: Maximum Business Impact with Enterprise Learning (Mallon)

Sept 2009: Your Workplace Learning Career Leaping Ahead of the Curve in Troubled Times (Bingham)

Apr 2009: Action Learning (Marquardt)

Oct 2008: Leveraging the Virtual Classroom for Effective Learning (Clark)

Apr 2008: Rapid Instructional Design, Cheaper, Faster, Better (Thiagi)

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