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Lisa A. Giacumo, Steven W. Villachica and Jordan Wareham

By: Brady W Moore   Published 3:13 pm / May 9, 2017


Lisa A. Giacumo, Steven W. Villachica and Jordan Wareham

Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning

Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning graduate student Jordan Wareham and faculty member Lisa A. Giacumo presented “Death by PowerPoint – Reversing the Curse” at the 2017 conference of the International Society of Performance Improvement.

Lisa Giacumo

Lisa A. Giacumo

Jordan Wareham

Jordan Wareham

The presentation focused on three models and applied instructional strategies that performance improvement specialists and instructional designers can use to create scenario-based training materials to support adult learning, engagement, motivation, and transfer of learning to performance in organizations. The conference was held in Montreal, Canada, April 30-May 2.

Giacumo also presented with Steven W. Villachica, associate professor. Their presentation, “Big Data: Hype, Promise, and PI Applications” focused on the role of performance improvement specialists and instructional designers in big data solutions to common workplace performance problems.

Steven W. Villachica

Steven W. Villachica

Giacumo and Villachica also served as mentors in the speed mentoring event at the conference. During this event, they met with aspiring performance improvement practitioners to provide advice, perspective, and feedback, on the goals and next steps of students and practitioners in the field brought forth.