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2014-08-29 12:24:08

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelle Lynn Zant, Ph.D, is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Manufacturing and Distribution. Michelle is the Education Marketing Director with Arrow ECS. Arrow ECS is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions, with 2013 sales of $21.4 billion. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for...

2014-08-13 23:08:32

Chief Instructional Strategist, Ethan Edwards, to explore what it means to design a compelling instructional challenge as part of popular premium training webinar series for e-learning professionals from Allen Interactions. Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Allen Interactions Inc., an internationally acclaimed custom learning design, development, strategic consulting, and technology firm, announces their next premium training webinar for e-learning professionals. The...

2014-06-05 23:15:12

Hartley was recognized for his leadership and support for the professionalization of the learning and development field and the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP®) credential. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Intrepid Learning is pleased to announce that Darin Hartley, Vice President of Sales at Intrepid Learning, has been presented with the CPLP Fellow Award by the Association for Talent Development Certification Institute (ATD CI) at ATD’s 2014...

2014-04-30 23:09:00

NetDimensions will host a panel session next week at ASTD 2014 International Conference & Exposition in Washington, DC about best practices for deploying an LMS to an extended enterprise. Rocky Hill, CT (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 NetDimensions (AIM: NETD; OTCQX: NETDY), a global provider of performance, knowledge, and learning management systems, will host a panel session next week at ASTD 2014 International Conference & Exposition in Washington, DC. The session, titled “No Learner...

2014-04-29 23:02:37

TotaraLMS 2.6, the latest release of the enterprise distribution of Moodle, will be unveiled at ASTD 2014 in Washington DC next month. Wellington, NZ (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The Totara team will be on hand at the upcoming ASTD International Conference and Expo, to demonstrate the latest version of TotaraLMS, an open source learning management system for the corporate sector based on Moodle, the world’s most popular LMS. “Totara LMS is a custom distribution of Moodle with all of the...

2014-04-23 23:11:35

Minneapolis-based custom e-learning and blended learning solutions provider, Allen Interactions, will facilitate several e-learning design workshops, have a lot to say on the Successive Approximation Model (SAM) and share the latest on gaming, collaboration, and mobile capabilities of its premier authoring system, ZebraZapps. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 At ASTD 2014, Allen Interactions will join more than 9,000 learning colleagues from around the globe in Washington, D.C., May...

2014-04-04 23:35:14

Keynote Speakers Include Arianna Huffington, GEN (ret.) Stan McChrystal, and Kevin Carroll Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The American Society for Training & Development announces its International Conference & Exposition will be held May 4-7 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. This is the premier gathering of training and development professionals and regularly attracts more than 9,000 attendees from more than 70 countries. T&D...

2014-03-25 23:25:53

TTI Success Insights' ASTD international conference booth to provide training, development professionals with state-of-the-art tools. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 What if a company’s employee training programs were molded from the precise skills each and every individual needed to develop? As a trainer, what could be accomplished with robust human analytics for each team member, detailing areas for development and strengths? Those scenarios are now possible given the...

2014-03-12 23:23:17

Leaders from technology, healthcare, and science sectors join Soehren on the board of the world's largest association dedicated to the training and development field. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Martha Soehren, Chief Talent Development Officer and Senior Vice President for Comcast University and Comcast Cable, is serving as the 2014 chair of the board of directors for the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD). Soehren served as chair-elect in 2013. In her...

2014-03-12 16:21:44

Lifelong Driver®, a community-facing safety driving program, earns recognition for performance improvement practices and simulation-based innovation SALT LAKE CITY, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADEPT Driver and Allen Communication have been recognized with an ASTD Excellence in Practice Citation for Lifelong Driver, a science-based driver safety program that is increasing awareness and reducing accidents involving senior drivers. The program was built with cutting-edge technology...


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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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