Adapting your Learning Culture to a #SuddenlyRemote World
Dessalen Wood

Virtual Think Tank Series

Adapting your Learning Culture to a #SuddenlyRemote World

Thursday, August 20, 2020 • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM (EDT)

While the shift from live to online learning has been making progress over the last few years, the digital classroom has remained a second choice for many learners and facilitators. When March 2020 forced businesses, schools and universities to go #SuddenlyRemote, online learning became the norm – whether we were ready for it or not.

In making that quick transition from live to online learning, we need to ask ourselves some key questions:

  • How impactful is online learning?
  • What are the key differences between in-person and online experiences?
  • How can we ensure that learning sticks when the learner/teacher dynamics have been so radically altered?

Join us as we explore the answers to these questions and discuss how we, as leaders, can maximize the benefits of online learning in a #SuddenlyRemote world.

Dessalen Wood
Chief People Officer

Dessalen Wood is an innovative HR executive, seasoned speaker, and coach. She specializes in leading Learning and Development and Human Resources teams at some of North America’s most-respected organizations. In 2019 she left her role as Vice President, Talent Development at Cineplex Entertainment to join Thoughtexchange in the newly created role of Chief People Officer. Throughout her career, Dessalen has been passionate about creating work environments that bring out the very best in people. The connection to Thoughtexchange – the product and the team -was instant, and made the decision to join feel like a natural fit between like minds. Dessalen is based in Montreal with her husband, three children and her dog.

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