Event Date: 06/04/2014 (2:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT)
Have you ever tried your hand at playing cards in the training classroom? Card games motivate people to take an active role in the learning process, provide a wide variety of experiences in a highly engaging context, and promote quick mastery of new skills. Not only are card games fun to play, they make learning really stick. And we’ve got the industry’s most-respected experts lined up to show you exactly how.
Join Dr. Sivasailam “Thiagi” Thiagarajan and Tracy Tagliati for Play Your Cards Right! How to Use Card Games to Increase Learning Outcomes, an hour-long webinar that’s packed with valuable information, practical tips, and proven techniques. This hands-on demonstration will illustrate how to use card games to help your audience increase understanding and build fluency on a variety of hr training and development topics, including soft-skills training, communication style, people skills, team building training, leadership skills training, and more.
Participants Will Learn
- The value of using card games for training.
- How card games can help participants to identify different categories and apply pieces of practical advice.
- How to choose an effective card game based on desired outcomes.
- Tips for adapting and modifying card games for use with webinars and virtual training.
- How to use templates to custom design card games.
Who Should Attend
- Organization development professionals
- Instructional designers
- Training consultants
Dr. Sivasailam 'Thiagi' Thiagarajan
Thiagi is the Resident Mad Scientist at The Thiagi Group, an organization that helps people to improve performance effectively and enjoyably. He has published 40 books, over 100 games and simulations, and more than 200 articles. Thiagi has made hundreds of presentations and keynote speeches at professional conferences. He has served as the president of the North American Simulation and Gaming Association (NASAGA), International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI), and Association for Special Education Technology (ASET). Thiagi has received numerous awards, including the ISPI Honorary Life Member Award and the Ifill-Raynolds Award.
Tracy Tagliati, CPLP
As the training manager at Move, Inc. and an associate at the Thiagi Group, Tracy specializes in activities-based training for both instructor-led and web-based environments. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business education and a master’s degree in training and performance. Tracy is active in the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), the North American Simulation and Gaming Association (NASAGA), and the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI). She has presented at numerous international conferences, and she is the co-author of Jolts! Activities to Way Up and Engage Your Participants and Playing with Style.