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2012-07-04 23:01:10

Digital Media Training introduces three major flaws in the delivery of learning content. Current research now points toward three major flaws in delivery that, independently or collectively, adversely affect the ability of adults to learn. Many adult education settings offer strong content. Not all of their courses, however, offer instructional design and delivery that actually engage learners and get them to participate actively. So: What are the specific instructional design flaws that...

2012-05-04 23:00:55

CGS to Showcase Innovative Training Solution Offerings at Learning and Development Event New York. NY (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 Computer Generated Solutions (CGS), a leading global provider of technology solutions, announced today that they will be participating in this year´s ASTD 2012 International Conference & Exhibition. This event will take place May 6-9 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. Located at Booth #1650, Diane Rumishek, Federico Shephard and Paul...

2012-04-17 23:02:10

Blended learning–a combination of traditional classroom-based and technology-enabled instruction–has significantly evolved from its earlier “click and learn” roots in the 1990s (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 Blended learning has entered mainstream executive education as corporations have accepted the value of blended learning in “optimizing the learning process, achieving efficiencies in time and scale, and simplifying the transfer of knowledge and skills to the work...

2012-04-12 02:49:11

MUMBAI, India, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Interactive Systems is a Pioneer and Global Leader in e-learning and Simulations. The Presentations are a Part of 'The Performance Improvement Conference', Toronto, Canada. John Gibbs, instructional design manager at Tata Interactive Systems (TIS), will be hosting two round-table presentations on mobile learning at The Performance Improvement Conference 2012 in Toronto, Canada, on April 22nd and 23rd. The session...

2012-01-30 09:05:13

According to one University of Alberta researcher, people looking to further their education through e-learning may want to look carefully at the conditions under which online coursework will give them the biggest academic return on their investment. Heather Kanuka, director of the U of A Centre for Teaching and Learning, says that her research shows that online undergraduate classes using a text-based format can make it difficult to reach deeper levels of learning and facilitate a...

2012-01-09 14:28:00

BOSTON, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearson today announced that its award-winning CourseConnect(TM) courses for online and blended learning are now available for the iPad. Students accessing their CourseConnect courses on their iPads will find the same rich learning experiences as on their computers, with iPad-designed features including easy touch-screen navigation, practice exercises, relevant imagery and integrated rich media. CourseConnect courses for higher education can be used...

2011-11-15 10:23:00

BOSTON, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearson today announced CourseConnect Analytics Edition, a new version of its award-winning online course library. CourseConnect Analytics Edition integrates with Pearson LearningStudio's Learning Outcome Manager to track the achievement of student learning objectives and performance. This integration provides institutions that use both the Pearson LearningStudio platform and CourseConnect online courses with enhanced reporting and analytics...

2011-10-12 07:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to growing demand from public school systems nationwide for more efficient instructional solutions that help teachers be more effective with each child, CompassLearning, the leading provider of personalized learning solutions for K-12 schools, announced today that Arthur VanderVeen, the former chief of innovation for the New York City Department of Education, has joined the company as vice president of business strategy and...

2011-08-20 00:00:04

WIDA has released an official PRIME correlation for Imagine Learning English, the award-winning language and literacy software solution from Imagine Learning. The correlation was created by a WIDA-trained correlator and is now available through the WIDA website. The WIDA PRIME correlation program is designed to help teachers choose instructional materials that align with WIDA's rigorous standards for English learner curriculum and instruction. (PRWEB) August 19, 2011 WIDA has released an...

2011-06-28 00:00:33

2011 Annual American Business Awards Crown Winners of America's "Best in Business" Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 The 2011 American Business Awards crowned this year's winners, Monday, June 20th, in New York City. Allen Interactions, an internationally acclaimed custom design, development and strategic consulting firm of learning solutions, was named winner of the Interactive Multimedia "“ Training category for its creative work with the California Commission on Peace Officer...