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Training SIG: Innovative Ways to Apply Adult Learning Principles

  • 28 October 2015
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Edina Library, 5280 Grandview Square Edina, MN 55346


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Date: , October 28, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Location: Edina Library, 5280 Grandview Square Edina, MN 55346  Important Reminder: The Edina Library is near the 50th Street and Vernon exits off of Highway 100.
Topic:  Innovative Ways to Apply Adult Learning Principles
Presenter: Jessica Nelson
Cost: Free to all participants
Additional Directions: See below
In this session, you will learn best practices of applying adult learning principles to instructor-led and eLearning modules.  Together, we will break down Malcolm Knowles’ and Robert Gagné’s theories of adult learning.  We’ll spend time discussing creative ways to apply this knowledge, so bring along some examples of the ways your organization currently incorporates adult learning principles.

About Your Guest Facilitator:
Jessica Nelson is a dynamic and engaging facilitator who has designed, developed, and delivered training and development programs within corporate settings for the past ten years.  She has held a broad range of learning related roles including Senior Instructional Designer, Trainer, and Executive Director.  Jessica is currently a Senior Associate with the Learning and Professional Development group at McGladrey.  Jessica is best known for her innovative eLearning modules developed internationally for UnitedHealthcare and a nationally recognized parent education program created during her time at Lutheran Social Services.

Reminder: You may bring food to this meeting.

Cost: Free to all participants.

Contact: Please send an email to if you plan to attend this session and/or if you would like to be added to the ATD Training SIG email list.

Additional Directions
Take Hwy 100 South (past 394 and past Excelsior Blvd)
Exit on the 50th Street/Vernon Avenue exit
Take a Right at the top of the exit
Take a Left at the 3rd stoplight (next to an SA the Library is across the street on the same side of the street)
Take an immediate Right into the Library parking lot
Go in the front entrance.  The conference room is the first room on the right.

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