TrainingPros Learning Highlights Blog

1 minute reading time (243 words)

Learning Views Webinar Series Continues

Learning Views Webinar Series Continues

TrainingPros invites you to participate in our third Learning Views webinar series in partnership with Harrisburg University.

  • Topic: First Principles of Instruction
  • Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
  • Time: 12:00-1:00 pm EST (60 minute session)
  • Cost: Free, but space is limited. Please register early.
  • Speaker: Andy Petroski, Director and Assistant Professor of Learning Technologies, Harrisburg University of Science & Technology
  • Register: Learning Views Webinar #3

Session Description:

Instruction should be engaging, effective and efficient. The First Principles of Instruction, from Dr. David Merrill, provide a framework for designing instruction that moves beyond the rote, information-based instruction that commonplace in corporate learning and all levels of education. Learning should be problem-centered, require activation, include demonstration, require application and incorporate opportunities for integration. Attend this webinar to discover the First Principles of Instruction and practice applying them to one of your learning designs.

About the Speaker:

Andy Petroski is the Director and Assistant Professor of Learning Technologies at Harrisburg University of Science & Technology. Andy coordinates the Learning Technologies Master of Science program and teaches courses in serious game design, gamification, advanced instructional design, and online learning. His work at Harrisburg University has included efforts in the areas of educational technology strategy, games and simulations, classroom technology, web 2.0, patient education, social learning, and faculty development. Andy regularly presents webinars and demonstrates best practices for gamification for the classroom, social learning, virtual classrooms, and problem-based instructional design. Learn more about Andy on LinkedIn and on Twitter.


Related Posts


Comments (0)

There are no comments posted here yet

Leave your comments

  1. Posting comment as a guest.
0 Characters
Attachments (0 / 3)
Share Your Location

TrainingPros, founded in 1997, works closely with learning departments of large organizations to identify, attract, and support leading contract specialists for focused training and development engagements.