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Madison College Regional Workshop

Ignite, Inspire, and Innovate: Integrating Innovation Into Today’s College Courses


Workshop Description

During this workshop, participants explore ways to build students’ innovation mindsets and collaboration skills by integrating design-thinking techniques into the learning experience. Participants also learn how to enhance students’ creative habits through deep user empathy, radical collaboration, and rapid experimentation to problem solving. The workshop focuses on the most common step-by-step innovation framework faculty can apply to the creation of content, activities, and student services.

By the end of this workshop, you will know or be able to:

  • Receive an introduction to design thinking.
  • Become more aware of the tools and techniques used by the world’s leading designers.
  • Gain an understanding of how faculty can enhance and model innovative mindsets.
  • Learn a step-by-step approach to applying innovative thinking into your coursework.
  • Learn seven distinct ways to brainstorm with your students.

Participants receive a Certificate of Attendance upon completing the workshop.

Preliminary Schedule

November 22, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Seminar
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Provided by NISOD

Location

Madison College
Room D1630/BC
1701 Wright Street
Madison, WI 53704

Registration

Registration Type
Early Registration
on or before
October 25, 2019
Late Registration
after
October 25, 2019
Member $159 $209
Non Member $209 $259
Host College (Member)$129$179

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellation and refund requests must be received prior to November 1, 2019. A refund of the workshop fee, minus a $100 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by November 1, 2019. NISOD also regrets that refunds will not be given after November 1, 2019 or for no-shows. However, we are pleased to credit your registration toward another workshop. In addition, substitutions are gladly accepted. A transfer of your full registration is permitted prior to the workshop by submitting a written request to Annecy Liddell by November 1, 2019. The individual requesting the transfer is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with the transfer.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, NISOD meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution of the registrant or attendees’ image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities by NISOD.

About the Faciliator

Dr. Judith Cardenas’ academic background includes a doctorate in education administration, as well as a doctorate in training and performance improvement. She has completed a variety of postdoctoral trainings, including leadership development at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and human performance improvement at the American Society for Training and Development and Human Capital Analytics. In addition, she holds a certification as a Registered Business Coach, is a Certified Professional for Return on Investment from Villanova University, Certified Neuro Coach in the areas of change, transformation, and agility from Harvard University, and is a Certified Professional in Innovation of Products and Services from MIT.

Dr. Cardenas’ background includes roles in executive management and oversight of large public institutions where her duties entailed leading a $146 million operational budget plus an additional $30 million of federal funds, $10 million foundational endowment, and a 3,000-employee base. In addition to her diverse expertise in higher education, she has created and delivered training to organizations such as World Bank, United Nations, QVC, Inc., Phillips Semiconductor, the United States Navy, the United States Nuclear Regulatory Agency, and the United States Army.

Hotel Information

Comfort Inn & Suites Madison – Airport
4822 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 244-6265

Crowne Plaza Hotel
4402 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53704
(800) 404-7630

Hampton Inn Madison East Towne Mall Area
4820 Hayes Rd.
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 244-9400

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