Archive: NSTA Learning Center Update and Free PD Resources, March 23, 2011

Web Seminar Archive

This Web Seminar took place on March 23, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Flavio Mendez, Senior Director NSTA Learning Center and Leisa Clark, Director of e-Learning Production. In this Seminar, Mr. Mendez focused the presentation on the new Learning Center resources and tools including the new ‘badge’ system and live, online help. Ms. Clark added details about the new SciPacks and Science Objects. For more information about this web seminar, its presenter(s), read what participants said about it, and to see and download its PowerPoint slides go here.

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Reviews (3)
  • on Thu May 26, 2011 8:56 AM

This was an extremely informative session that introduced new components of the Learning Center as well as reminding us of the thousand or more free resources available to Learning Center users.

Kathy Renfrew  (Barnet, VT)
Kathy Renfrew (Barnet, VT)

  • on Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:42 PM

For those who have not yet used all the features in the NSTA Learning Center, this Webinar gives a detailed overview with examples and a step by step orientation of key features- This is helpful for those of us with limited time to check every feature and link, and a one time session navigating through the discussion can be an efficient way to familiarize oneself with its utility. It describes various menu options, the use of SciLinks and Objects, the resources with simulations and the building of community of learners as professionals. There are also perks, which allow us to earn points to donate for environmental causes, and make a difference while learning at the same time. There are a couple of times when the user gets an opportunity to try some of the features shown with plenty of time to try them. Despite some minor tech glitches with sound, one can move forward through these to the next screen to ensure content delivery and maximize time for use of the resources NSTA has to offe

Ursula  (San Ramon, CA)
Ursula (San Ramon, CA)

  • on Sun Mar 20, 2011 4:03 PM

This seminar is great for new users of the Learning Center. Participants will receive a guided tour and learn about new features and the over 1,800 free resources. Participants will get a SciPack (value = $40), a certificate of participation, and 100 Learning Center Activity Points.

Flavio Mendez
Flavio Mendez


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