Professional Development Webinars

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IACET's Professional Development Webinars are designed to bring a value added to Accredited Providers and individual members by providing relevant educational opportunities on topics associated with adult continuing education and training.

Interactive and convenient, IACET’s Professional Development series of webinars covers topics such as:

  • Web-Based/Online Course Development and Implementation.
  • Best practices for adult education.
  • Innovative ideas on the latest technology.
  • Ideas for improving classroom instruction and training programs.
  • Best practices for online and classroom instructors.
  • And much more.

Connection Webinars are available to Accredited Providers and Individual Membership free of charge.  Non-members may attend select webinars free and most others for a small fee per webinar. You can become an Individual Member fast and easy, join now.

Note: IACET is proud to offer premiere continuing education experiences for the general knowledge of our members. IACET however does not provide Continuing Education Units for these webinars. For accredited providers that offer CEUs for their courses, see our list of accredited providers.

Would you like to offer a webinar in partnership with IACET?  Submit your proposal for consideration.

Professional Development Webinars Overview

When Title Presenter
April 27, 2023

Writing Measurable and Impactful Learning Outcomes

This workshop will teach you how to identify and define educational learning objectives and goals in a SMART manner that creates structure and traceability. The acronym, SMART stands for:

S-Specific, M-Measurable, A-Achievable, R-Relevant and T-Time-Based

This interactive workshop is designed for educators, training managers, course developers, and facilitators.

You will walk away with the knowledge and understanding of how to build effective programs that are measurable, and data driven for continuous improvement.

Attendees will be able to:

  • Analyze the alignment of organizational goals and learning objectives
  • Create effective and measurable learning activities
  • Develop course content and design of assessment and activities
  • Evaluate methods to obtain learner feedback
Barbara Primm
May 11, 2023

Best Practice for Writing Learning Assessments

The purpose of this webinar is to assist course developers with the difficult and important task of performing learning assessment.  Rules for writing learning outcomes will be included, since outcomes drive content, and valid assessment should reflect published objectives. This session will emphasize multiple choice question writing, and highlight errors commonly committed with this type of assessment.  Developing rubrics for evaluating essay/short answer questions will also be addressed. 

After attending this session, attendees will be able to:

  • Write learning objectives with intentional links to content
  • Assess learners at a level consistent with documented learning outcomes
  •  Develop learning assessments (multiple choice questions, rubrics) using best-practice strategies
Susan Perry
June 8, 2023

Using Social Media Strategies to Promote Learning: Lunchtime Learning

In this webinar, Dr. Charles Chaffin discusses how some of the same strategies used by social media platforms can be useful in promoting learning in both online, hybrid, and classroom-based instruction. He will talk about everything gamification to regular feedback to assessments and how your organization can attract and retain learners.

After attending this session, attendees will be able to:

  • Recognize best practices for leveraging social media platforms for learning in multi modalities.
  • Discuss uses of gamification in attracting and retaining learners
Charles Chaffin


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