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By:    Published 8:49 am / April 29, 2010

Students, alumni and faculty in the Department of Instructional and Performance Technology (IPT) made a substantial contribution to the 2010 International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) conference held April 19-22 in San Francisco, Calif.

In addition to presentating, the department was one of five academic institutions invited to participate in the conference’s Case Study Competition. IPT students James Bishop, Jennifer Budveit, Diana Fenicottero and Glen Scott were on the team, which took third place.

Fifteen individuals from the IPT program presented:

Bobbie Allaire ’93 — “Volunteer with ISPI: Grow our practice!”

Rebecca Bodrero, adjunct faculty — “Working together: A model for successful inter-organizational collaboration,” “Cultivating creative performance,” and “SCORM: what is it and why would I use it?”

Beth McGoldrick, ’09 — “Expanding ROI in training programs using Scriven, Kirkpatrick, and Brinkerhoff”

McGoldrick, Kelly Palmer, ’09, and Yonnie Chyung, associate professor — “Evaluation of an online training program for Solaris system”

Jennifer Sinclair, ’07 — “Sail into alignment while streamlining training programs”

Steve Villachica, associate professor — “What do they expect? Employer perceptions of entry-level ID skills and immersive learning simulation strategies for building expertise”

Villachica and Don Stepich, department chair and associate professor — “Using job-focused objectives to increase transfer of learning”

Kevin Taylor, ’09 — “Using logic models for planning and evaluation: One step at a time”

Jennifer Westerlund, student, and Ken Westerlund, ’98 — “Adding simulation to your human performance technology ‘toolkit’ ”