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A year in, TAACCCT grants start to make a difference
Community College Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
It has been more than a year since the first group of community colleges received federal grants through a $2 billion program to train workers for growing and emerging industries. Most of the grants — which the U.S. Department of Labor are distributing annually over four years — are going to consortia of community colleges so they can leverage resources to make a greater impact in a region or targeted industry. More

IACET webinar proposal deadline extended to Dec. 28
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IACET would like to invite you to submit a presentation proposal for our monthly Connection webinars. IACET's Connection webinars are available free of charge to Authorized Providers and individual members and covers topics ranging from learning outcomes to best practices in continuing education and training. More

Hira Ahuja, former IACET board member, awarded Doctor of Engineering
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Dr. Ahuja received this honour for his life time work in the area of professional updating programs for engineers and other professionals ranging from his early days at the Memorial University in Newfoundland, the development of the Continuing Education Center at The Technical University of Nova Scotia (now DalTech) through to the founding of EPIC Educational Program Innovations Centre and finally the EPIC College of Technology. More

5 gaming elements for effective e-learning    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
People are naturally driven by curiosity and game developers take advantage of that. By employing gaming elements into training, learning and development teams can effectively engage learners. Adding these features of engagement immerses learners in the training, which will ultimately increase retention and motivation. More

4 steps to help adult students stay in school
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The largest group among the 21.6 million Americans attending college this year is that of students age 25 and older, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. These students will be ahead of the curve, considering that the fastest job growth is in occupations requiring postsecondary education and a college-educated workforce is the driver of a sustainable economy. More

2012 Top 20 IT Training Companies    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
As part of its commitment to the industry and as a service to its community members, is pleased to announce its 2012 Top 20 IT Training Companies list. More

Millions spent annually on professional development to prepare for Common Core
The Pulse-Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
As Ohio's educators prepare for the statewide roll-out of common teaching standards in 2014, school districts are spending millions of dollars annually on professional development and several school districts have staff members dedicated to facilitate training. Just over 50 percent of education professionals spent one day or less in professional development in 1999-2000, according to National Center for Education Statistics data. Only a small minority reported attending four or more days in that same time frame. More

Job autonomy, trust fuel organizational improvement
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A new study discovers that organizational improvement efforts are only successful when employees perceive a high degree of autonomy in their jobs and trust their leaders. Drs. Gopesh Anand and Dilip Chhajed, professors of business administration at the University of Illinois, discovered a flexible work environment plays a significant role in increasing employee commitment to continuous improvement initiatives. More

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