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Thursday, August 9 • 10:45 - 12:00
Teaching Agile: An Instructor's Guide (Ken Howard, Don McGreal) Popular

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You've been tasked with teaching agile. Perhaps it's values and principles, Scrum, Kanban, TDD, or maybe a combination of all of these. Whether you're a seasoned instructor, or you were voluntold for your first ever teaching experience, this session offers practical advice and takeaways that you can use to maximize the effectiveness when teaching agile anything.
As a learner, you have likely accumulated countless positive and negative experiences. You may not be able to discern why some training classes worked well, while others flopped. The speakers have accumulated countless lessons learned and best practices from over 45 combined years experience teaching adults and college students. These lessons are offered within the context of the most commonly taught agile related learning topics.
The goal is for participants to use what they've learned to create and deliver effective agile training classes.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Adult learning and teaching best practices
  • Crafting an effective learning storyline
  • Learning by doing: Effective use of games and media
  • Designing an effective simulation exercise
  • Gauging effectiveness


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Ken Howard

Executive, Improving
Ken Howard is co-founder and executive at Improving Enterprises and has provided consulting, training and mentoring to companies in 12 countries around the world, helping with adoption of software development best practices. He is also on the computer science faculty at SMU’s Lyle... Read More →
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Don McGreal

VP of Learning Solutions, Improving
In his role as VP of Learning Solutions at Improving, Don McGreal is a hands-on agile consultant and instructor. And...* Author of the book: 'The Professional Product Owner: Leveraging Scrum as a Competitive Advantage'.* Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainer who has authored and taught... Read More →

Thursday August 9, 2018 10:45 - 12:00 PDT
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