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Katherine Izsak: Emerging Training and Education Strategies for Homeland Security


Katherine Izsak: Emerging Training and Education Strategies for Homeland Security

Date: 
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Time: 
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: 

Online

Dr. Katherine Izsak, Education Director at START, will be a featured speaker at a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) webinar. The webinar, which is part of the Capacity Building Webinar Series, hosted by S&T's First Responder's Group, will take place on Thursday, May 7 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event is also co-sponsored by FEMA's Higher Education Program.

 

 

 

The webinar will cover the following topics:

  • How Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are delivered and their benefits
  • How video games can be used to facilitate scenario-based, experiential learning
  • The design of game-based learning activities
  • How to apply social media to facilitate social, networked learning experiences
  • How to apply best practices to to deliver effective on-the-job coaching

Other presenters will include:

  • Tommy Hicks, Chief Programs and Technology Officer and Executive Assistant Director, International Association of Fire Chiefs
  • Dr. Karl Kapp, Author and Professor, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
  • Keeley Sorokti, Assistant Director of Academic Services, Master's Program in Learning and Organization Change, Northwestern University
  • LT. Nick Hurley, Police Class Coordinator, Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training

The event is free and open to the public. For registration and more information, click here.