Spevak’s presentation, with co-presenter Chris Compton of HVACRedu.net, is titled Blended Learning. It’s in the Delivery, and is scheduled for Nov. 1 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. This session will discuss the importance of incorporating blended learning methods to deliver quality building science training. It will explore a variety of computer tools, simulators, and physical training devices designed to engage the audience for an improved learning experience.
ACI is a not-for-profit organization that is a resource for information, education, and best practices in the home performance and weatherization industry. In addition to the Spevak/Compton presentation at the conference, additional sessions will cover teaching adults with varied learning styles; integrating the use of diagnostic tools and props; best practices in curriculum development, including delivery through evaluation; and more.
The conference is intended for trainers seeking certifications, such as BPI, RESNET, and other professional accreditations; public or private sector instructors who deliver seminars, workshops, and training; new or experienced trainers looking to develop or improve their skills; and educators and administrators at community colleges, trade schools, and vo-tech schools offering HVAC programs.
For more information on the 2011 ACI Home Energy Trainer Conference, visit www.acitrainer.org.
Publication date: 10/24/2011