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June, 2021

thu10Jun10:00 AM11:00 AMVirtual EventBring Your Superhero Powers to Your Next VILTCindy Etherton, Oregon State University • Kelsey Pike, Corporate Trainer10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific Time


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Thursday 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific Time


Online via Zoom



Webinar Recording

Webinar Recording

Session Description

While much of learning and training has been online over the last year, the power of virtual instructor-led training (VILT) remains. This session will concentrate on research-based and best practice strategies on accessibility, learner engagement, and replicability of instructional strategies in an online learning environment.

Webinar attendees will be able to:

  • Adopt UDL concepts and strategies to create equitable and accessible learning opportunities in virtual spaces.
  • Recognize how data and data collection tools can positively enhance and influence learning offerings and ROI.
  • Understand how the systemic implementation of andragogical best practices in VILT can drive more impactful and engaging learning experiences.


Cindy Etherton

Corporate Trainer and Online Instructor, Oregon State University

Cindy Etherton has been in the education field for over 20 years providing online and classroom-based training. In her current role, Cindy leverages research-based strategies to train employees and business owners on a variety of topics including communication skills, business ethics, problem-solving, and more. In addition to this work, Cindy is an online instructor at Oregon State University instructional design principles and strategies. Cindy has curated best practice implementation resources and trainings for educational technology tools for K16 educators, administrators, and IT professionals throughout Oregon and the US.

Kelsey Pike

Corporate Trainer

Kelsey Pike has been an HR professional for a decade; 6 of those being in Corporate Training and Development as an eLearning instructional designer and classroom instructor. She has a Master’s in Education with a specialization in Human Resource Development from Seattle University. Kelsey’s passion for helping others achieve their goals through personal and professional development spans beyond the corporate sphere as she coaches athletes at the high school level.