Date: February 4, 2004
Katherine Stevens & David Drake, Ph.D. —

Stevens, an instructional designer, and Drake, a specialist in change initiatives, strategic conversations, and coaching, uncover myths and assumptions about learning and using technology. When examined closely, these stories lead to a deeper discussion that can help us think more critically about technology and learning.

About the speakers
Katherine Stevens is an information and instructional designer at CMD, a marketing communications agency. Katherine has over fifteen years experience in designing eLearning and training solutions for clients including Hewlett-Packard, Intel, ADP, Kaiser-Permanente, and Microsoft, and across a wide range of topics including how to grill food for a fast-food franchise, an introduction to animal nutrition, an economics program for high-school students, and electrical safety for workers worldwide. Katherine has a Masterís degree in adult education and teaches Designing Multimedia and Web-Based Training at Portland State University.

David Drake is an expert in the study and use of narratives in support of adult identity and development, organizational change, and knowledge management initiatives. David is President of Catalyst Communications, a management consulting firm, and an Adjunct Faculty member of the Management in Science & Technology Dept. of the Oregon Graduate Institute at Oregon Health & Sciences University. David received his PhD from The Fielding Institute (Human and Organizational Systems). His books include The Psychology of Coaching, a research-based book to support managers, supervisors, and professionals to integrate coaching skills into their practices (to be published January 2004).

Both Katherine and David are past presidents of the Cascadia chapter of the American Society for Training and Development. David is also a founding board member of the National Speakers Association chapter in Oregon.

Presentation Files
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