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Become an IDOL 91: Immersive Technologies for Learning AR and VR with Destery Hildenbrand

Guest: Destery Hildenbrand

In this episode of the Become an IDOL podcast, Robin Sargent interviews Destery Hildenbrand, an XR Solution Architect who helps clients realize their immersive technology dreams through virtual reality, augmented reality, and blended learning solutions.

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Are you looking for a no-nonsense formula for creating engaging courses and training? Check out my new book, The Do It Messy Approach: A Step-by-Step Guide for Instructional Designers and Online Learners (IDOLs) on Amazon.


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Robin Sargent  

Welcome to become an IDOL. I'm Dr. Robin Sargent, owner of IDOL courses. This is the place where newbies come to learn and veterans share their knowledge.

Robin Sargent  

I have here with me today...

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Become an IDOL 86: IDOL Success Story with Michael Shackleton

Guest: Michael Shackleton

This episode of the Become an IDOL podcast features Michael Shackleton, an instructional designer who transitioned into the field after 14 years of teaching. Michael shares his journey of discovering instructional design, enrolling in the IDOL Academy, and building his portfolio and skills. He discusses his application process, interviews he went through, and how he landed his first job as a learning content designer at a large company in Manchester. Michael offers advice to others looking to make a career change, emphasizing the importance of being yourself, accepting feedback, and pursuing your passions.

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Robin Sargent 
Welcome to Become an IDOL. I'm Dr. Robin Sargent, owner of IDOL courses. This is the place...

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Become an IDOL 82: Storytelling for Instructional Design

Guest: Theresa Francomacaro 

In this episode, I am chatting with Theresa Francomacaro, the owner of Why Story Works. She helps others who want to get unstuck, sell their ideas, clarify their message and attract more clients. Tune in to hear her three golden rules for storytelling and so much more. You will feel Theresa's energy in this episode! 

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Robin Sargent  I have here with me today, Theresa Francomacaro, and she is the founder of Why Story Works and she focuses specifically on instructional design story telling, but Theresa do you do a better job of introducing yourself and telling us who you are and what it is that you do?

Theresa Francomacaro  Absolutely. Thank you so much, Dr. Robin. And thank you for inviting...

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Become an IDOL 81: Find Your Instructional Design Niche with Sarah Cannistra

Guest: Sarah Cannistra

In this episode, I'll be chatting with Sarah Cannistra who has an L&D Career, Executive and Business coach, and the founder of The Overnight Trainer, a coaching practice that helps purpose-driven people find, land, create, grow, and LOVE the L&D career of their dreams, so that they can live a life of fulfillment, inspiration, and freedom. Sarah utilizes her past experience as a modern learning leader and hiring manager to coach and consult her clients to ultimate career success. This is one you don't want to miss! Tune in to hear more now. 

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Robin Sargent I have here with me today Sarah Cannistra and she is the overnight trainer. You've probably seen her on LinkedIn. And if not, Sarah, will you please do a...

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Become an IDOL 79: Instructional Design Resilience with Derek Dorsett

Guest: Derek Dorsett

In this episode, I'll be chatting with Derek Dorsett, an Instructional Designer with LogicMonitor. Hear about his defining moment, higher education vs. corporate and the importance of a career roadmap. This was an episode to spark encouragement even in your struggles! 

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Here's a little more info about Derek:

Derek is an Instructional Designer with international project management experience. He received a Master of Science (M.S) in Instructional Design and Educational Technology from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.  In 2016 Derek managed a team of educators in South Korea and trained the staff to use technology in the classroom which led to a notable increase in student engagement and retention. Derek has a passion for troubleshooting and innovation.

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Become an IDOL 76: Strategic Assessment Learning with Tamara Schroer

Guest: Tamara Schroer, Vice President of Education & Development | Working Solutions

In this episode, I will be chatting with Tamara Schroer, the Vice President of Education and Development at Working Solutions and she is not you typical corporate executive. She is a born educator and putting her formal training and innate talents to work, helping Working Solutions to develop one of the world's most powerful and effective approaches to virtual corporate education. You will love the energy in this episode! 

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Here's a little bit about Tamara: 

Tamara Schroer,  Vice President of Education and Development at Working Solutions, isn't your typical corporate executive. She's something better: a born educator. Armed with a degree in education and a passion for making a difference, she began her career helping the nonprofit Boys...

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Become an IDOL 25: Gamification of Workplace Learning with Monica Cornetti

 

Published: October 5, 2020

Episode: 25



Monica Cornetti, CEO and Founder of Sententia Gamification

In this episode, I’ll be chatting with Monica Cornetti about her journey to become an IDOL and all of her great tips for gamifying workplace learning. If you're into gamification or you think you might want to add some game elements to your next design don't miss this episode. 

Monica is the Founder and CEO of Sententia Gamification, Gamemaster of GamiCon, and the author of the book "Totally Awesome Training Activity Guide: Put Gamification to Work for You." Monica is hired for her skill as a gamification speaker and is considered at the top of her field in gamification design for corporate learning.

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Become an IDOL 10: Instructional Design Jargon Defined with Rachel Hudish

Published: July 30, 2019

Episode: 10

Instructional Design Jargon Defined with Rachel Hudish

Guest: Rachel Hudish

In this episode, I’ll be chatting with Rachel Hudish about the jargon and industry terms that are used in instructional design. We’ll be sharing stories, analogies, and definitions to illuminate the meaning of each word.

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In this episode we discuss:

WBT, CBT, eLearning, Online Learning, mobile learning

 

Authoring tools: Software used to package multimedia for delivery online. Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline are examples of authoring tools

 

508-compliance: An amendment to the US Workforce Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which is a federal law that requires all electronic and information technology developed, procured, maintained, or used by the federal government be accessible...

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