Mark Wolff – CUNA Communications; (202) 508-6764; firstname.lastname@example.org
Amy Nigrelli – CUNA Marketing; (608) 231-4246; email@example.com
MADISON, Wis. (September 22, 2011) – CUNA’s Experience Learning Live! Conference announced today its final speaker lineup. Experience Learning Live!, which will take place October 16-19 in Las Vegas, is a supercharged environment designed to provide training professionals hands on experience they can use to motivate staff and jumpstart credit unions. This year’s conference features training leaders at the forefront of innovations to maximize staff energy, motivate the dedication of credit union volunteers and increase the knowledge level of credit union members.
Becky Pike Pluth – 101 Movie Clips That Teach & Train
Becky will utilize movie clips to spice up training programs. She’ll demonstrate how effective movie scenes can help grab classroom interest immediately and discover how to follow the clips with questions that garner solid discussion and teach topics in a memorable way.
Jon Aleckson – Mind Meld: Micro Collaboration – Collaboration Between Designers & Subject Matter Experts
Jon has logged more than 30 years of leadership experience in the educational media industry. His presentation will focus on ways to engage subject matter experts in training project through techniques to “mindmeld” and share expertise.
Juli Lynch – Pushing the Limits on What You Know & Do
Juli will tie how success in today’s market requires that people – and their training departments – push themselves to the limit. She’ll talk about how leadership lessons gained during training with Navy SEALS in expedition-length endurance races can apply to training departments and credit unions as a whole. Juli will work with the issues and challenges that credit union staff from reaching their potential and demonstrate how to push credit unions to increase sales, improve service and boost performance while still keeping motivation and commitment levels high above the competition.
Lance Dublin – The New “Blended” Learning
Lance will share highlights from his interviews with 25 learning leaders and organizations for the Chief Learning Officer Magazine. He’ll discuss how these leaders define what blended learning was and what it is today. Lance will present a guided tour filled with specific examples that are working and detail lessons learned from those that are not. His session will explain what blended learning design is and how to evaluate what will work best for credit unions.
Robert Richman – How Can Training Revolutionize Your Organization?
Rob will unravel the secrets behind the Zappos phenomenon. From Zappos Insights, their corporate learning center, he will share what they are doing right and how to bring a little Zappos back to credit unions.
Tom Kuhlmann – Design Good Courses With the Resources at Hand
Author of the widely popular “Rapid e-Learning Blog,” this “rock star of e-learning” receives hundreds of questions from readers who are on a limited budget. They want to know about free tools that they can use to build their e-learning courses. A self-proclaimed “junky” for all of the free stuff online, he will share his best finds and the latest technology. His hands-on lab will give attendees new ideas, techniques, tactics and strategies to use right away to build better courses.
For more information on CUNA’s 2011 Experience Learning Live!, visit training.cuna.org/ell. For questions, call 800-356-9655, ext. 4249 or e-mail training.cuna.coop.