Welcome to the Austin Chapter of the American Society for Training & Development. 
Our mission is to advance Austin's learning community.

     How-to Video Harmony: Instructional Design Geek  Meets Video Chic

Join us for lunch on April 18, and learn more about:

  • Analysis and design for how-to videos
  • Applying instructional design principles to how-to videos 
  • Using video to create behavior change in learners
  • Creating reusable templates to easily share

About the Speakers:

Shauna Herman is a  Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP).  She designs and develops online training courses, videos and blended learning solutions for internal and external audiences. 


Miles Durkee is a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) who moved from the classroom to training development and then into e-learning where he experienced the demands for using video in training. 

Competencies from this session intended for the Training & Development Profession:

  • Learning Technologies
  • Instructional Design

Click here for more about ASTD's Competency Model.


May 17 Adobe Captivate 7 Workshop

During this one day workshop, participants will create a module for their own personal e-learning portfolio.  This hands-on workshop covers basic skills in Adobe Captivate 7, including:

  • Scenario based interactions
  • Engaging the learner
  • Character animation
  • Troubleshooting
About the Speaker:

Cindy Glenn has been developing training for over 25 years and has found her niche to be engaging, interactive, scenario based 
e-Learning. “The same regions of the brain are stimulated when we experience an event as when we hear about it. Scenarios tell a story, and a story puts your whole brain to work!”

Please Support Our Sponsors

Vignettes, an ASTD Austin partner, is offering an eLearning Design Workshop in Houston on April 23-24.

As an  ASTD Austin member, you receive an outright 15% discount on the registration fee for this program.  To take advantage of this offer, please follow this important special sign-up process.
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Austin ASTD Events

22 Apr 2014 5:30 PM • Corrected Location! Le Madeleine, Arboretum, 9828 Great Hills Trail
13 May 2014 5:30 PM • The Learning Pad, 10435 Burnett, Suite 104, Austin
17 May 2014 9:00 AM • MicroAssist 8500 Shoal Creek Blvd. Austin, TX 78757
07 Jun 2014 9:00 AM • American Cancer Society
10 Jun 2014 5:30 PM • The Learning Pad, 10435 Burnett, Suite 104, Austin


E-Learning Symposium 2014!

The E-Learning Symposium is an interactive conference designed to help professionals and key decision makers learn how to execute E-Learning programs within their organizations.

This event is essential for professionals who manage and design web-based education programs in healthcare, government, higher education, energy, and corporate settings.

May 14, 2014, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Register Here!

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