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Create Your Own AI-Powered Instructional Design Assistant

  • Thursday, July 25, 2024
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Zoom - access will be provided in emailed confirmation
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  • If you are a member of a partner organization, please contact us for the discount code to attend at the member rate.
  • If you are a member of a partner organization, please contact us for the discount code to attend at the member rate.
  • Membership for one year is $99.
  • Membership for one year is $99.


Dive into the future of education and training with "Exploring AI and Talent Development - Creating Your Own AI-powered Instructional Design Assistant," an immersive event designed for instructional designers, educators, and training professionals. This unique workshop offers an unparalleled opportunity to delve into the world of AI and its transformative potential in talent development.

Join us for this 1.5-hour session as you embark on a journey to not only understand but also actively participate in the creation of an AI-powered instructional design assistant.

  • Design an AI Assistant: Engage in hands-on learning as you collaboratively design and develop a basic prototype of an AI instructional design assistant. This process will deepen your foundational understanding of AI applications in instructional design.

  • Analyze AI Applications: Critically analyze and evaluate the use of AI in instructional design, identifying potential benefits and limitations.

  • Plan for Future Integration: Develop a personal action plan for integrating AI into your instructional design work, considering future trends and advancements.

You will leave this session with a prototype AI assistant for instructional design and be equipped with practical knowledge of AI applications and future integration strategies.

Join us in shaping the future of instructional design. Embrace the power of AI and unleash your potential as an educational innovator at this exciting virtual event!

This workshop is limited to 35 Participants. Early bird rates to July 19th!

Intended Audience:
    • Anyone who wants build a digital assistant
    • Anyone interested in learning more about artificial intelligence
    • Anyone who wants to learn about instructional design tools

    Josh Penzell is a distinguished leader in integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into learning and development (L&D), currently the Vice President of AI Solutions at ELB Learning. With a career over 15 years, Josh has been at the forefront of leveraging AI to revolutionize eLearning and talent development. His expertise encompasses sales enablement, process improvement, global strategy, and organizational innovation. Josh has pioneered the TheaterThink methodology, a unique approach that merges theater principles with technology to create innovative learning experiences. This methodology has significantly impacted major companies such as Zillow, Amazon, and Skillsoft, showcasing Josh's ability to drive substantial business growth and learning efficiency through AI’s creative and strategic use in L&D.

    At ELB Learning, Josh has led the development of AI agents for autonomous content creation, enhancing the scalability and efficiency of learning content production. His work has not only streamlined the eLearning content development process but also personalized the learning experience for users. Josh's presentations on applying theater principles and AI in training have made him a sought-after speaker in the L&D community, further establishing his thought leadership in the field. 

    Connect with Josh on LinkedIn!

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    Program Details

    • Meeting will be virtual - Zoom access will be included in your registration confirmation AND emailed the day prior to the program.
    • Early Bird pricing until July 19th!

    Registration Details
    • Online registration available until July 27th.
    • Registration is available for our partner organizations.
    • No refunds or credits for future events given after that time.

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    CPTD Recertification Credit

    CPTDs earn one recertification point/credit for each physical hour of continuing education within one’s current role/job or involving a new experience or content. You will need to keep records of the event and prepare any required paperwork. Visit the CPTD webpage for complete information.

    The Chapter estimates 1.5  recertification hours for this workshop.

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    HRCI and SHRM Recertification Credit

    This program may be eligible for self-certification for HRCI and SHRM recertification credits. You will need to keep records of the event and prepare any required paperwork. Visit the HRCI recertification webpage or the SHRM recertification webpage for more information.

    Capability Model -  Learning Sciences, Instructional Design, Technology Application, Lifelong Learning,  Business Insight, Consulting & Business Partnering, Organizational Development & Culture, Talent Strategy & Management, Performance Improvement,  Future Readiness

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