Instructor Skills Conference VI

Moving Toward Instructional Excellence

September 15 – 17, 2015
Astor Crowne Plaza French Quarter, New Orleans, LA

New ISC VI Format this YEAR

The North American Process Technology Alliance (NAPTA) presents their annual Instructor Skills Conference VI with a new format for all attendees. Conference activities will kick-off on Tuesday, September 15th at noon with conference registration; followed by the opening of the General Session. You will not want to miss this informational evening that will end at 5:30 pm. Use the ISC VI Daily Schedule to participate and Move Toward Instructional Excellence with every networking opportunity available. Don’t miss one thing this year at the ISC VI!

Topic areas include:

  • Becoming a Better Instructor
  • Building a Competency-Driven Operator Training Program
  • Combining Paper Based and Simulator Exercises for Effective Troubleshooting Training
  • Developing Both Operating Mechanics & Operations Mindset
  • Developing/Improving Online Training
  • Effective Test Writing Skills
  • Enhancing Presentations Using Learner Preferences
  • Overcoming Barriers to Effective Simulator Training
  • Scenario Training...the Poor Man's Simulator
  • Shift Work: Learning to Cope
  • Techniques for Conducting Positive Safety Conversations
  • Threading Technical Theory into PTEC Courses
  • Top 5 Soft Skills an Operator Should Have (Oral, Written, Teamwork, Safety, Work Ethic)
  • Training Development 101

The following discussion group topics will be presented at the conference:

  • Adjusting to Academia and Dealing with College Administration
  • Developing Workforce Soft Skills
  • Establishing and Continuously Improving PTEC Programs
  • Oil and Gas in PTEC
  • Share Electronic Teaching Modules