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eLearning Suite Specialist Certification Announced!

Adobe Captivate

We are proud to let you know that we have introduced a new specialist certification program for Adobe eLearning Suite. To become an eLearning Suite Specialist, you need to pass two required ACE exams and one elective ACE exam. Here are the details: Required ACE exams for eLearning Suite Specialist: Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate with [.]. adobe certified expert Adobe Certified Specialist Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 eLearning Suite Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning ACE ACS Adobe Captivate 5.5 rapid elearning

CDSM Appointed Digital Outcomes and Specialists Approved Supplier


CDSM is pleased to announce we have been appointed a supplier on the Digital Outcomes and Specialists Framework Agreement. There are three additional categories which suppliers can apply to join: digital specialists, research labs and user research participants. 1,062 suppliers in digital specialists. Which services can we now provide as a digital outcomes specialist supplier?

2012: A time for highly connected learning specialists

Clive on Learning

True we need some managers to pull everything together, but working for these people will be specialists, whether that's in highly-technical subject areas or in new, more scalable approaches to learning, i.e. those that make use of technology. I'm finding it hard to regain my focus after the holidays. It only takes a couple of weeks for me to shift my attention almost entirely to matters other than learning technology, so I shouldn't have much trouble retiring when the time comes. So, this post acts as a way for me to re-focus on the issues that need addressing in 2012.

Meet Content Specialist Max!


OpenSesames dedicated blog readers may find my face familiar. I am part of the content team at OpenSesame, actively building and maintaining our seller community on the marketplace. I joined OpenSesame two years ago in 2012, and I am continuously amazed by the amount of engagement and growth in the elearning space. Prior to joining the company, I received a bachelors in psychology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. While in college, I held several part time jobs where I had to take elearning courses as part of my training. OpenSesame Resource Type: Seller Popular

Want a cushy little number? Why not be a training specialist?

Clive on Learning

According to US News , Training Specialist (note the old-fashioned but nevertheless still largely accurate job title) is one of the to best careers for 2011, at least in the US. That's good news for all of you out there who fell foul of the recession. Here are some other interesting snippets from the article: Prospects (US figures): Employment is expected to jump by 50,500 jobs, or more than 23 per cent, to 267,000 jobs by 2018, the Labor Department reports. Activity level: Average. Stress level: Pretty low. Money (US figures): Median annual earnings were $52,120 in 2009.

3 Tips to Succeed as an Instructional Designer

Lambda Solutions

Corporate Training eLearning corporate eLearning corporate training eLearning instructor eLearning specialist instructional design instructional designer In today’s growing e-learning market, instructional designers are critical in helping organizations reach their goals but all too often, many do not see the value they bring to organizational development.

E-Learning Specialist: What’s Your Perspective? Key Players For Development!

Designing Digitally

It’s better to think of an E-Learning specialist with a team perspective. Each individual can be an E-Learning specialist to an extent, but it’s the team that collectively provides the expertise based on years and years of experience. If you want an E-Learning specialist with a full breadth of knowledge and experience, Designing Digitally, Inc. The skillsets are all critical.

Changing VILT One Student @ A Time


Here’s the press release from Cisco and a video of Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn explaining the importance of the new certification: Cisco Introduces The New Virtual Classroom Instruction Specialist Certification Vendor-Neutral Training and Certification Helps Instructors Make The New Virtual Classrooms Engaging and Improves Student Outcomes SAN DIEGO, CA and SAN JOSE, CA – (MARKET WIRE) – 02/07/11 – Training 2011, Booth 416 [.].

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Interview with an Inside Sales Specialist

Visual Lounge

I visited the Sales building recently and stopped by to interview Inside Sales Specialist, Kelsey Ambrosier, about a few sales related subjects that you might find of interest. Inside Sales Specialist. We hope that this Q&A with an Inside Sales Specialist has been helpful! The post Interview with an Inside Sales Specialist appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Training Specialist

Clark Quinn

Saw a post by Matthew Franz - where he tells us - I don't get e-learning 2.0 - and it made me wonder if Franz is a training specialist - who's not looking at more than training as a model for learning. I believe what Matthew is questioning (Big-L vs. little l) is whether there is anything that pushes these into the realm where someone who is a learning professional (especially a training specialist) should somehow care more about these tools than anyone else. (Or Here's what he said: I just don't get why folks are trying to lump in wikis, blogs, rss, etc. as "e-learning." tool."

Welcome To Our New Content Specialist


I’m Blake Johnson, the new Content Specialist here at OpenSesame. I am thrilled to help build and maintain the seller community on our amazing platform for employee training and development. It is an honor to be a part of a growing company with a compelling product that helps connect people from around the world to fresh, highly engaging elearning content. Left OpenSesame

Hello from Our New Content Specialist Carl!


I am Carl Kaplan, Content Specialist. Hi there! I’m excited be joining the excellent folks here at OpenSesame and am looking forward to helping the content team expand our library of courses. Before starting at OpenSesame, I worked in business development at Boombotix, a startup specializing in portable music solutions for active lifestyles. I’m thrilled to continue working in the startup space—there’s something about the high level of activity in these environments that really fires me up. I’m relatively new to Portland, having spent the last six years in the Bay Area of California.

3 E-Learning Trends Poised to Dominate 2014

Social Learning

Hi all, my name is Meghan Hatalla, a higher ed technical training and communications specialist, and I’m excited to share my picks for the top trends in e-learning for 2014. Every January brings a glut of upcoming trends articles. eLearning elearning instructional design Storytelling

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ELC 005: How To Stop Making Boring Videos

The eLearning Coach

Awesome tips for designing and shooting video from a media specialist. Awesome tips for designing and shooting video from a media specialist. Post from: The eLearning Coach ELC 005: How To Stop Making Boring Videos. Podcasts

The changing skill set of the learning professional

Clive on Learning

The learning professional will frequently find themselves in the role of project manager, bringing together a wide range of specialists to design, develop and deliver a solution. Journalist: This one may surprise you and this skill may never become widespread but some learning professionals are thriving by taking on the role of journalists within their specialist fields.

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How to make your own MOOC! (Well…quasi-MOOC)

Web Courseworks

Guest Blog – Andy Hicken This week, Managing eLearning features another guest post from Andy Hicken, Web Courseworks’ Product Innovation Specialist. Recently, we’ve been getting inquiries from associations and corporations interested in having their own MOOC. Unfortunately, you can’t have a MOOC. Sorry. End of blog post. Why not, you ask? I guess I’d better […]. eLearning elearning LMS MOOC social learning

An LMS Works Hard So That HR Doesn’t Have To


When HR specialists embrace an LMS as more than merely a system that hosts training and monitors learner success, they realize that it is a fabulous office tool for HR purposes. Solves problems creatively – Problem solving is a skill that any HR specialist needs to possess. With an LMS, HR specialists don’t need to waste their time conducting surveys. For example, an LMS….

RedSeed: Online Retail Trainers to Hit US Soil in 2015 by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Specialist retail training provider RedSeed is set to launch its online sales and service training at the DevLearn 2015. conference in Las Vegas. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Management Training Strategies

Writing Conversations for eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

Aren’t counselors and specialists really better equipped to handle these issues? Deborah: We should refer patients to specialists when they need extra help. In the previous post, How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning , I described how I use conversations between two characters to deliver eLearning content. Learner Challenge. This character is facing a moment of need.

Educate everyone

E-Learning Provocateur

Traditionally, e-learning (along with the rest of L&D) is inward focused; its specialists are charged with developing the capability of the organisation’s employees. In contrast, marketing is outward focused; its specialists are charged with attracting more customers. My all-time favourite example of augmented reality has been reinvented. Then… nothing.

How Integrated Learning Brings Company Training Together


As people progress through university and the beginning of a new job, they often learn to become specialists in a certain area. Their CVs reflect training programs and job experiences in a specific field

Research Spotlight: Writing Assessments to Validate the Impact of Learning by Sharon Vipond

Learning Solutions Magazine

Members of the learning and development profession who are not assessment specialists need assessment writing tools. and resources to support them with guidance in this increasingly important skill area. Providing practical tools, templates, professional perspectives, and resources for creating today’s learning assessments is the goal of The eLearning Guild’s. latest. eBook. Design Strategies Development Strategies Learning Research Measurement Professional Development

Selling your services by the hour

Clive on Learning

You have specialist help to offer. You need specialist help to get your own work done. Now here's an idea. This site, [link] , allows you to offer your services to carry out particular tasks at a specified hourly rate. Alternatively, you can buy those services from others. So, what could you buy or sell remotely by the hour: analysing a performance requirement? scripting a narration?

2016 Training Trends: Connecting Training to Customers

JPL Learning

Stacey Gardner, Senior Learning and Development Specialist, Microsoft. In 2016, I’ve had the opportunity to interview learning leaders in prestigious companies in a variety of industries for our learning solutions video blog. In reviewing these interviews, I see a growing emphasis on connecting training to customers. T1M56S [link].

Gamifying The Compliance Story


Author Susan Wines eLearning Specialist, Thomson Reuters. With all training, it is important to identify the desired outcome. With compliance training, the buy-in from senior management, from the trainers, and the employees is key. For some, it may be a "check the box" that it is done. This attitude can come from managers and push downward. But, what if it is true? Perhaps the compliance training is to meet an outmoded regulation. A third-party contract requires Acme's employees to train how to troubleshoot the XLT-4000. To meet the contract, the training continues. Guess what?

MOOCs Research Well-Received at ATD TechKnowledge 2015

ATD Learning Technologies

This ATD Research Week post, authored by ATD Research Specialist David Frankel (who is a Millennial!), Most of us are aware of the growing presence of Millennials in the workplace. reviews data from ATD and other resources on Millennials at work, their skills, and preparing them to become leaders. Click here to read full version

Have We Forgotten What Microlearning Means?


MCAP delivers daily training bursts to more than 200 mortgage specialists, helping to support the company’s onboarding and ongoing coaching programs by reinforcing knowledge around products, policies and procedures. Let’s take a walk around the modern corporate learning ecosystem. Hear that? If you listen closely, that’s the sound of a thousand buzzwords being born. Beyond Microlearning.

Meet Amanda Pardo, Inside Sales Specialist

Visual Lounge

Kelly Rush, our Video Production Specialist, and I will be roaming the halls to get quick interviews with people who work at TechSmith in a variety of jobs and departments. She's one of our Inside Sales Specialists! At TechSmith, we are passionate about our users and our software. I thought I'd give you a peek behind the curtain and show you the people at TechSmith who make the products you use and who are here to help you. Consider us your roving reporters! Up first, meet Amanda Pardo. She'll tell you what a typical day is like in the Sales department and more. Enjoy!

The High Fidelity Learning Experience of Medical Simulations

JPL Learning

This broadens the use of the simulation lab beyond medical students to also include continuing education for physicians, nurses, medical specialists and even maintenance and housekeeping personnel. Video Interview with Penn State College of Medicine’s Assoc. Dean for Clinical Simulation. The path to mastery and improved performance involves practice and experience.

Training Specialist - one of the 30 best careers for 2009?

Learning Rocks

They list their choices for the 30 best careers for 2009 and amongst those on offer (3 others: usability expert, firefighter, clergy) you'll find Curriculum/Training specialist. They also give their selection of over-rated careers (two examples: teacher, architect) and sleeper careers for the future - most interesting of which is simulation developer , which is one that some of us would see as falling under our current description of training specialist. The list itself is quite interesting as they have tried to be objective and give their criteria for our consideration.

Training Specialist - one of the 30 best careers for 2009?

Learning Rocks

They list their choices for the 30 best careers for 2009 and amongst those on offer (3 others: usability expert, firefighter, clergy) you'll find Curriculum/Training specialist. They also give their selection of over-rated careers (two examples: teacher, architect) and sleeper careers for the future - most interesting of which is simulation developer , which is one that some of us would see as falling under our current description of training specialist. The list itself is quite interesting as they have tried to be objective and give their criteria for our consideration.

Tips for Quality Design in ELearning


If you are under a time crunch when creating course content, then you may be better served to hire a specialist for the design components. If your budget is limited for hiring a specialist, then this is one area that you (or someone creating the courses) can address. You don’t have to be a specialist (or necessarily hire one) for all your courses. Design Goes Stale.

Is Training and Development the Right Career for You?

Your Training Edge

Training and development specialists are in high demand. What do training and development specialists and managers do? In the United States alone, there are at least 252,000 training and development specialists and around 33,000 managers who work in this direction. The primary responsibilities of these specialists make them valuable. Computer literate. Flexibility.

12 Common Complaints about Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Connect Thinking

Get clear about: Your functional requirements: Work with a specialist to get clear about your system requirements. Work with a specialist to identify your current and desired learning management processes. Get any group of learning professionals in a room, and one of the first topics of discussion will be Learning Management Systems (LMS). Configuration refers to a simpler change.

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