Lindy Williams •
is widely regarded as an effective and versatile trainer and course designer of both classroom-based and distance learning courses. As Head Designer for Cambrian College’s Teachers of Adults Distance Education Program, she was responsible for co-ordinating instructional design in the production of print and audio learning materials, as well as for delivering the program through audioconferencing. She has also developed distance learning programs for Bell Canada, Human Resources Development Canada, the Department of Foreign Affairs, Public Works and Government Services Canada, and Cognos, an international software development firm.
Katherine Tierney •
is a training and development professional who has direct experience in designing and developing distance learning and online training programs. She is currently a consultant with an Ottawa-based firm that specializes in distance learning, where she team teaches a workshop on the technical and educational skills used to deliver training through two-way video conferencing. Her recent experience includes working as a team member to design on-line training products for the Department of Foreign Affairs’ Virtual School. Katherine also has formal qualifications and experience in the field of broadcasting. She worked for three years in Master Control for a Canadian company with international satellite broadcasting operations, and as Senior Operator in a supervisory role for part of that time. Her previous experience was in the field of sales, where she received training which has made her an effective, successful salesperson.