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September 25, 2013 - Learning Forum in celebration of Learn @ Work Week in Simcoe County

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Featuring Key Note Speaker:  Dr. Melinda Micheletto, Ph.D.

Learn @ Work Week is an annual celebration recognizing the value of workplace learning and development in Canada.  Workplace learning has a positive impact on employee performance and productivity and is crucial to a healthy Canadian economy. Join Canada’s workforce as it engages in learning activities and professional development events this September 23-27, 2013 and power up your workplace!

EVENT:      Learning Forum in celebration of Learn @ Work Week

DATE:        September 25, 2013

TIME:        9:00 am – 3:00 pm

VENUE:    Kempenfelt Conference Centre, Innisfil, ON

This is your chance to increase your knowledge, network with peers and see how others are learning at work!  Discover how to create truly interactive and engaging lesson plans, presentations, workshops and training sessions that will motivate your workplace teams.  Whether you are embracing educational technologies or you prefer traditional teaching styles, you will benefit from this hands-on and interactive workshop.

Who should attend?  

Educators, trainers, HR team leaders, workshop facilitators, speakers and presenters.  

  • Increase workplace engagement
  • Increase task and project motivation
  • Increase retention of training materials
  • Invest in your workplace teams to see the best ROI for your training dollar

Morning Workshop: Pedagogical Benefits of Incorporating Accepted Learning Theories into Interactive Presentations

Afternoon Workshop: Effective and Meaningful Interactive Questions – hands-on workshop.  Put into practice what you have learned so far. Build interactive questions. Small group discussion, authoring effective and meaningful questions to achieve improved audience engagement and retention of information.

About Dr. Melinda Micheletto, Ph.D.:

Dr. Micheletto regularly presents across Canada and the USA on the pedagogical benefits of creating dynamic and engaging presentations and training sessions.  She has taught at a variety of educational institutions including University of Notre Dame, University of Northern Colorado, James Madison University, in addition to Carleton University, Red River College, Vancouver Community College and Ryerson University in Canada.  She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee in Marketing with Minors in Advertising and Psychology.  As an educator, Dr. Micheletto utilizes different teaching techniques in the learning process and is actively engaged in classroom activities that utilize her expertise in the marketing field and her use of innovative pedagogical tools.

Presented in partnership with Canadian Society of Training and Development, Georgian College, Turning Technologies Canada and Investors Group – Barrie.  


$43 Registration Fee includes workshop materials, refreshments.  Lunch included.

For more information:

Kimberly Rowntree  |  Marketing Director
Turning Technologies Canada | 35 Cedar Pointe Drive | Suite 39 | Barrie, ON L4N 5R7
Telephone:  705.726.8876 x 203  |  Toll Free in Canada:  1.888.522.8689  |  Fax:  1.866.552.8935 | Twitter: TurningTechCan

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