Category Archives: Students

Friendship: An Unexpected Benefit Of Training

We often think of training as solely a learning endeavor, but educational events can also serve as opportunities to build new relationships. Whether delivered online or in the classroom, learning experiences–when designed with an eye on socialization–bring people together in ways that typical networking or social events cannot. Learners and instructors have a shared frame of reference (the course content)

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Reconsidering the American Dream

On this most auspicious day, we not only remember the tragic events of September 11, 2001, but we also begin the American Dream Reconsidered Conference here at Roosevelt University. There are many sessions focusing on this topic and social justice. Click here for more information; in addition, many sessions will be simulcast online. Our country—along with the rest of the

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Perfectionism: The Soul Eater

Okay, so the title might be just a bit dramatic. But bear with me. This is my last semester in the MATD program here at Roosevelt. I can’t even list everything I’ve learned about instructional design, learning and most of all myself. One of my biggest lessons gained during this program was about the not so pretty side of perfectionism.

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TRDV Student Wins ATDChi Award!

We’re sending out warm congratulations to TRDV student and graduate assistant Niké Basurto. Niké was chosen for the ATDChi 2016 Dr. Deb Colky Workplace Learning and Performance Student Award. The award, named in memory of a previous TRDV Program Chair, recognizes an exceptional student studying in the area of workplace learning and performance. Award recipients exhibit many of Deb’s qualities,

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TRDV Alumna Wins Award

TRDV alumna, Nicole Hajdrowski, has been named the 2016 Chicagoland Learning Leader of the Year by Caveo Learning. Nicole graduated with a Master of Arts in Organization Development in 2009. The Chicagoland Learning Leader of the Year award honors the ideal of a modern learning leader—thoughtful and strategic, willing to question the status quo, and most importantly, aligned with the

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