Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
4:15 PM - 5:05 PM: Concurrent Sessions
San Antonio 2-3
Quality Assurance: Theory to Practice
Session Title
Choose Your Own "Edventure": CBE Pathways to Learning and Earning
Join us to learn more about an open-access, competency-based educational journey combining knowledge and performance skills in the fields of instructional design and instructional technology. We'll explore these topics through online interaction!
Learning Objectives
Describe the core competencies needed to be an effective instructional designer or technologist.
List current trends in skill gaps, workforce needs, networking, and innovative hiring strategies.
Intended Participants - Role
Instructional Designers
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
Participants with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
Leah Chuchran-Davis, Senior Director of Learning Design, iDesign

Whitney Kilgore, Chief Academic Officer, iDesign

Penny Ralston-Berg, Senior Instructional Designer, Penn State World Campus
Penny Ralston-Berg is a Senior Instructional Designer for the Penn State World Campus. She also serves as the Quality Matters Coordinator for Penn State. Her research interests include student perspectives of quality, instructional design practice, and the use of games and simulations in online instruction. She is the 2017 recipient of the QM Directors' Award for Exceptional Service and is currently the chair of the QM Instructional Designers Association.

Robin Bartoletti MIS, PhD, Assistant Director, UNT Health Science Center