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The infraNET Distinquished Speaker Seminar Series

Trends in Technology-Based Learning -
Experiences at the Bank of Montreal

Malcolm Roberts, Eduardo Alzamora-Celis and Sanjay Sharma

Institute for Learning, Bank of Montreal

Thursday, April 30, 1998
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Abstract

Technology will be essential in providing the infrastructures to address the need for accelerated learning and the systematic leverage of knowledge in the 21st century. This presentation examines the ever-increasing pace of knowledge growth and provides the context for the "nano-second" development environment. The speakers will outline strategies and directions for Distributed Learning and Performance Support used at the Bank of Montreal. They will discuss applications of this work using technologies such as interactive multimedia and the intranet/internet.

Biography

Malcolm Roberts is Bank of Montreal's Director of Distributed Learning and Performance Support at the Institute for Learning. He leads a team of designers, learning technology professionals and project managers specialized in the fields of distributed learning and performance support systems. The team's market-oriented approach to solutions' design is both business-centred and user-centred.

Eduardo Alzamora-Celis is a Senior Manager in the Distributed Learning and Support group with the Bank of Montreal's Institute for Learning. He leads the Advanced Learning Technologies team. The team is responsible for Design and Development platforms, creating and managing learning delivery channels, and maximizing points of access to learning within the organization.

Sanjay Sharma is a Project Manager and Learning Technology Specialist with the Distributed Learning and Performance Support group at the Bank of Montreal's Institute for Learning. He is part of the Advanced Learning Technologies team. He is responsible for the strategy and design of various distributed learning architectures and platforms within the organization.

For more information

Shirley Fenton
The infraNET Project
Computer Systems Group, University of Waterloo
(519) 888-4074

Seminar Sponsorship

This seminar is sponsored by The infraNET Project and Education Program for Software Professionals (EPSP). EPSP is a diploma program at the University of Waterloo that offers courses on a basic foundation in Computer Science for software application developers.

The infraNET Project, initiated by the University of Waterloo in 1996, is a partnership to advance Web and Internet technologies. Its founding partners are: INFORIUM, MKS, Open Text, RIM, Sybase (Waterloo) and Waterloo Maple.

We also gratefully acknowledge the assistance of the Institute for Computer Research, University of Waterloo.