Do students or coworkers call you Boring Bill, Too Technical Terry, or Monotone Mike? Then this class is for you! Learn how to make teaching CAD fun, not only for your students but for you as well. In today's ever changing technology-based world, we find that there is a need to do more and more training. Whether you are the person in your firm training your co-workers or a professional trainer or instructor, keeping your students interested is critical. Just because you know the technical aspects of CAD, does that mean you are a good instructor? In this class, we look at ways to you make sure your students have confidence that they can use the software after the class is over. Learn how you can get in touch with your class. So whether you've been training for years or have just started and want to pick up some tips, this class can help you out.
- Explain the generation gap between students
- Pick out the different types of student learning styles
- Prepare your classroom
- Use techniques to just lighten up
Brian K. Smith has more than 25 years of experience using many different Autodesk products for many different applications. Brian's roles have given him experience as a CAD Technician, CAD/BIM Manager, Visualization Consultant, Project Manger, Solutions Consultant and Team Manager. He has hands on experience in the Architectural and Space Management space and has worked in both the Commercial and Government industries. Currently Brian is Solutions Consultant focusing his time helping organizations Deliver on the Promise of BIM. You can reach Brian at Brian@BIM9.com
Tom is a highly experienced BIM/CAD/project manager who has demonstrated the ability to lead teams of design professionals in the highly competitive field of architecture and building systems. An early adopter of CAD back in the 1980s, Tom's strong technical qualifications have been built on a track record of more than 28 years of hands-on CAD use, and implementation of technology in many diverse production environments. His background in industry helps him to optimize the use of design technologies, to improve workflow, and ensure a positive return on technology investments. Tom is currently working with Schorr Architects as their BIM Manager and has also been involved with working on Space Management solutions for Naval Facilities just to name a few. Tom also holds Professional Certifications in both AutoCAD® Architecture and Revit® Architecture.