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REN studietur til Washington DC 15. - 18. oktober

 

Årets studietur gikk til Washington DC.
Det var lagt opp til et spennende program, og vi har fått mange positive tilbakemeldinger fra både deltakere og foredragsholdere.
 
 






PROGRAM

Påmelding til:
veslemoy.barnes@invanor.no 




Sunday, October 14
10:00 – 14:00 Sightseeing and Lunch
Monday, October 15
  Introduction to Washington DC
Karin Gjerløw Høidahl, Innovation Norway, Washington DC
The Training Effectiveness of Virtual Simulations: Impact on learning and ROI
Dr. Donald Goff, Dr. Sandy Mihal, and Ouanessa Boubsil, University of Maryland University College
Future of mLearning and Effective ISD for mLearning
Dr. Heather A. Katz, VP Computer Technology Services, and Bob Sanregret, Hot Lava Software
Learning Management Systems - Trends, Research and the Future
Karl Engkvist, Senior VP of International Strategy and Operations, Blackboard


Visit to World Bank Institute

-   Introduction
    Han Fraeter, World Bank Institute
-   Staff Training at the World Bank 
    Donald McDonald, World Bank Staff Learning     
    Program
-   The Institute's Model for Designing Learning
     Interventions
-   Developing Communities of Practice
-   Using Open-Source Learning Management
     Systems (e.g. Moodle)
    
Steffen Janus, World Bank Institute
-   Global Development Learning Network (GDLN):
      A Global Perspective
     Sherry Kennecy, GDLN
-
   Videoconferencing with a GDLN Affiliate in 
     Latin America


   
Tuesday, October 16
Visit to George Mason University
George Mason
University -
Division of
Instructional
Technology
Educational Technology at George Mason (ie. iTunes, Blackboard/WebCT, streaming etc.)
Sharon Pitt, Executive Director Division of Instructional Technology
National Science Foundation:  Technology and Education Initiatives
Eamonn Kelly. George Mason University (formerly National Science Foundation)
George Mason
University -
College
of Education 
and Human Development
  The Role of Design in Research:  The Integrative Learning Design Framework
Dr. Brenda Bannan-Ritland, Associate Professor,  
College of Education & Human Development

  Using Sports and Geography to promote Geographic Literacy and Diplomacy
Allan Falconer, Chair, George Mason University
The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative
SCORM in Training and Education
Paul Jesukiewicz, Deputy Director, Advanced Distributed Learning Co-Lab 
   CIA Creating a Well-Rounded Online Learning Experience
Joseph Gainer, Team Leader, Instructional Design Team, Creative Learning Solutions, CIA University
Supporting Student Self-Regulation in Distributed Learning Environments
Nada Dabbagah, Associate Professor, Instructional Technology Program, Graducate School of Education
      cpb
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)
Peggy O’Brien, VP of Education
   Developments in eLearning and Distance Education
Robert Lippincott, VP of Education, Public Broadcasting Service(PBS)
Technology in Informal Education:  Using Digital Storytelling and Gaming
Dr. Kevin Clark, Associate Professor & Program Coordinator, Graduate School of Education, George Mason University
   
Wednesday, October 17
Visit to Lockheed Martin Center for Leadership Excellence
A Corporate Overview
Bill Dalson, International Business Development
Lockheed Martin's Corporate Education Philosophy and Internal Training for their Employees
Dave Potts, Director for Planning and Analyses, Corporate Business Development
How Lockheed Martin is involved in a variety of unique training activities for their customers around the world
Rob Dixon, Business Development Directo for Lockheed Martin Simulation and Training Systems

Visit to University of Maryland
A quick look at Findings from Research on Exploratory Behavious using Handheld Technologies - the Case of the Blackberry
M. Susan Taylor, Dean's Professor of Human Resources, Co-Director, Center For Human Capital,Innovation, & Technology Management and Organization,Robert H. Smith School of Business
Factors that enhance the Transfer of Technology Based Training in Teamwork Skills:  Findings from a Field Study of Virtual Teams
Professor Paul Tesluk, Center Co-Director
Robert H. Smith School of Business
A Theoretical Framework for eLearning Research.  Research and Practical Applications
Sharon Hill, Ph.D. student and Karen Wouters, Ph.D. and Visiting Research Associate
Simulearn:  Practiceware for Developing Leader's People Skills.  A Brief Application and some Findings
Thomas A. Parkingson, VP Sales and Marketing iSimulearn

Thursday, October 18
Gaming, Simulation and the Importance of Reaching the Affective Domain
David Versaw, CFO/Director of Business Develpment Will Interactive
DAU and the engaged Learner
Dr. Bob Ainsley, eLearning and Technologies Center,
Defence Aquisition University
  Workshop
  Wrap-up




Hotell:

Vi har reservert endel rom fra lørdag 13. oktober til fredag 19. oktober på

Holiday Inn, WASHINGTON-CENTRAL/WHITE HOUSE
1501 Rhode Island Avenue NW
Washington DC 

til en spesialpris av $189 + hotellskatt pr. natt.
Dersom du planlegger å ankomme før lørdag den 13., vennligst gi beskjed snarest til veslemoy.barnes@invanor.no.  

Hotell må reserveres via oss, så ved påmelding vennligst oppgi ankomst og avreisedato for hotellbestillingen.

Deltakeravgift:
RENs medlemsbedrifter har en friplass på studieturen.  Reise, hotell, diett etc. kommer i tillegg.
Deltakeravgift for ytterligere personer fra medlemsbedriftene er kr. 10.000 pr. person.
Ikke-medlemmer kan delta dersom det er plass mot en deltakeravgft på kr. 15.000.

Vi ser frem til å se dere i Washington DC.

Påmelding til: veslemoy.barnes@invanor.no innen mandag 10. september.