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Congratulations to the 2012 ASTD BEST Award Winners
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Congratulations to our IACET Authorized Providers on winning an ASTD BEST Award.

— Cigna Corporation
— Fluor Corporation
— Memphis Light, Gas and Water

The importance of stackable certificates
The evolllution    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The stackable credential concept really came from more of a demand in higher education that students were able to develop some career-related skills and there was a push that degrees weren't necessarily giving students the workforce skills that they needed. So there was a trend toward getting professional certificates and credentials that would lead directly to employment. More

How to outrank your competition in Google
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Do you think anyone pays attention to any search results after the first three in Google? How important is it to rank No. 1 for a term or phrase? More

27 places to get a free science education
Citizen Science Center    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Feeling like your public school education was lacking? Wishing you hadn't dropped physics in the 10th grade? Or maybe you just want to explore a new field? There has never been a better time to be an autodidact, that is, someone who is self-taught. Compiled below is a huge list of places where you can get a science education for free. More

Teaching teachers to tweet
Education Week    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Before we teach how to tweet, we must teach why one would tweet at all... Folks seemed to find the last post about Teaching Teachers to Tweet somewhat useful (special thanks to Larry Ferlazzo and Eric Sheninger for some early re-tweets,) although as Justin Reich re-read the post over the weekend, he realized that something important was missing. We shouldn't just teach teachers to tweet; we need to offer them a model of lifelong learning (specifically, Personal Learning Networks) in which learning to use Twitter makes sense. More

62 tips on graphic design, UI/UX Design and visualization for eLearning
The eLearning Guild    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Effective eLearning deliverables require more than just text and a few random graphics. Good graphic design, user interface design and user experience design aren't optional — they're necessary to ensure maximum learner comprehension and retention. More

The motivational push: Incentives in training    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
There's no doubt about it, training is important. It helps people succeed at their jobs, becoming more efficient and effective in the workplace. There are those people who are self-motivated and make the time for training on their own, learning for the love of learning and the benefits it brings. However, in a world of endless to-do lists, it's all too easy for the rest of us to push training aside or rush through it without retaining the information. More

The importance of continuing education
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Industries are constantly changing. Continuing education is required for workers to stay current with the latest developments, skills and new technologies required for their fields. Certain professions also require continuing education to comply with laws, remain licensed or certified or maintain membership in an association or licensing body. Overall, continuing education is considered a way for professionals to keep abreast of their fields so they don't lag behind. More

WSOS offering free job training for veterans
The News-Messenger    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Area veterans can now access free job training through a pilot program offered now at WSOS Community Action Commission. WSOS is one of six Community Action Agencies in Ohio offering the Ohio Vocation, Education, Training and Services program, which is supported by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Cleveland, and U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers, R-Ripley. More

The time for teaching modern technology and innovation in manufacturing and engineering has come of age    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The word TIME in this article is an acronym for Technology and Innovation in Manufacturing and Engineering, which is what the NSF-funded TIME Center is about on many levels of importance in the field of advanced manufacturing technologies. The TIME Center exists primarily for the benefit of the state of Maryland, but it is also noted as having helped many people learn the skills necessary to find decent manufacturing jobs along the entire Atlantic coastline. More

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