Professional Development Webinars

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IACET's Professional Development Webinars are designed to bring a value added to Accredited Providers and individual members by providing relevant educational opportunities on topics associated with adult continuing education and training.

Interactive and convenient, IACET’s Professional Development series of webinars covers topics such as:

  • Web-Based/Online Course Development and Implementation.
  • Best practices for adult education.
  • Innovative ideas on the latest technology.
  • Ideas for improving classroom instruction and training programs.
  • Best practices for online and classroom instructors.
  • And much more.

Connection Webinars are available to Accredited Providers and Individual Membership free of charge.  Non-members may attend select webinars free and most others for a small fee per webinar. You can become an Individual Member fast and easy, join now.

Note: IACET is proud to offer premiere continuing education experiences for the general knowledge of our members. IACET however does not provide Continuing Education Units for these webinars. For accredited providers that offer CEUs for their courses, see our list of accredited providers.

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Professional Development Webinars Overview

When Title Presenter
March 25, 2021

Learning Needs for Virtual Workers

One of the greatest impacts COVID-19 has had on the global community involves the historical shift to virtual employment. Although tasks remain largely the same, the implementation and ways in which employees interact and learn have greatly shifted. As a result, many have had to fend for themselves learning how to thrive (or possibly survive) in a potentially unfamiliar environment. Join us as Rothwell & Associates provides a closer look at the learning needs of virtual workers.

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to: 

- Summarize the impacts a new virtual workforce has had on employees

- Explain best practices for training virtual workers 

- List how to measure learning based on virtually-acquired skills

William Rothwell
Sandra Williams
Aileen Zaballero
July 15, 2021

The Virtual Learner and Knowledge Transfer

Transfer of training--which is sometimes called transfer of learning--is the process of ensuring that off-the-job training translates into on-the-job behavioral change (near transfer). However, it is more difficult to measure the indirect effects, such as intuitive flash of insight about a new idea (far transfer). This webinar will differentiate near and far transfer of learning; describe ways to design virtual training that ensures both near and far transfer of learning; and explore ways to spark innovation in the virtual learner.

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

• Define and provide examples of near transfer and far transfer of training/learning
• Describe typical ways of designing virtual training and how they may be adapted to ensure both near and far transfer
• Exploring new ways to initiate far transfer and thereby sparking innovation by training/talent development efforts
• Examine how near and far transfer of virtual learning can be measured

Aileen Zaballero
William Rothwell
Sandra Williams

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