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:

  • Effective Test Writing Skills
  • Training Development 101
  • Scenario Training...the Poor Man's Simulator
  • Building a Competency – Driven Operator Training Program
  • Threading Technical Theory into PTEC Courses
  • Overcoming Barriers to Effective Simulator Training
  • Combining Paper Based and Simulator Exercises for Effective Troubleshooting Training
  • Top 5 Soft Skills an Operator Should Have (Oral, Written, Teamwork, Safety, Work Ethic)
  • Inexpensive Innovative Interactive Classroom
  • Coping with Shift Work
  • Presentation Skills
  • Developing / Improving Online Training
  • Instructional System Design – Bridging the Academic-Industrial Divide
  • Engaging the Millenials and Generation Z in Training
  • And more...

The following discussion group topic was requested by conference participants:

  • Oil and Gas in PTEC
  • Establishing and Continuously Improving PTEC Programs
  • Challenges of Women in Industry