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Adult learning principles in eLearning
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When developing eLearning courses, it is important to put yourself in the shoes of the learner. Two essential questions to consider are:
• Who are the learners?
• What will motivate them to learn?
Top 5 PowerPoint design tips for trainers
It's indispensable, it's maddening. It's revolutionary, it's boring. It's every training designer's best friend and worst enemy — PowerPoint. Love it or hate it, PowerPoint is one of the most commonly used tools for corporate trainers. But, as is the case with any such tool, its value lies in how its used. With that in mind, here are five of our most popular posts on how to create great training materials in PowerPoint. More
Congratulations to our IACET Authorized Providers
The following organizations were accredited or reaccredited in May, 2012.
American Management Association — New York, NY
Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc. — Clearwater, FL
FANUC Robotics America Corporation — Rochester Hills, MI
Goddard Systems, Inc. — King Of Prussia, PA
Jewish Vocational Service — Corporate Training Division — East Orange, NJ
Lubrizol Corporation — Knowledge 2 Market (K2M) — Wickliffe, OH
OCT Academy — McClellan, CA
Simpson Strong-Tie Co. — Pleasanton, CA
Southwest Research Institute — San Antonio, TX
Technology Transfer Services, Inc. — Tampa, FL
World Instructor Training School (W.I.T.S.) — Virginia Beach, VA
Xylem Water Solutions Zelienople LLC — Zelienople, PA
Learn to minimize safety hazards in outdoor child care settings
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ChildCare Education Institute, an IACET approved, nationally accredited, online child care and education training institution, offers new users the trial course CCEI110B: Outdoor Safety in the Early Childhood Setting at no cost in June in recognition of Great Outdoors Month. Outdoor play is essential for good health and should be a major part of any effective, high-quality early childhood program. Children need a chance to run, climb and explore in the outside every day. CCEI110B promotes safe, secure outdoor learning through a comprehensive presentation of potential hazards on playgrounds and in other outdoor settings. More
It's awards season
IACET is seeking nominations for the 2012 Exemplar and Distinguished Service Awards. The IACET Awards honor deserving individuals, projects or programs that have significantly contributed to the field of continuing education and training. IACET members are invited to submit self-nominations or nominations for other AP programs. More
ANSI/IACET 1-2007 standard public comment period is open
As an ANSI accredited standards development organization, IACET has issued notice for public comment on the revision of the "ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard for Continuing Education and Training." The comment period began on May 9 and will end June 25. More
Charting a course for informal training
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The era of personal learning is upon us. With more and more learners taking control of their own learning experience, employees are essentially turning into digital pirates, charting their own course through the vast sea of informal learning. The time is ripe for learning and development teams to drive informal learning and guide learners to calmer waters. More
IACET presence at SHRM conference
IACET will be exhibiting at the Society for Human Resource Management Conference in June. Please be sure to drop by and say hello.
SHRM Conference — June 24-26, in Atlanta, IACET booth # 2706
A list of interesting mobile learning links
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Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. While I haven't blogged in a while, I continue trawling through my RSS feeds, seeing more and more references to mobile learning, mlearning, performance support, just-in-time and so many other terms that make sense in that context. More