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Call For Submissions: CEdMA 2021 Innovation Award

Posted by Maria "Maggie" Leon on 12/1/2020
We are pleased to announce that submissions for
the 2021 CEdMA Innovation Award are now open!

 

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Do You Need a Certification Program?

Posted by Joe Cannata on 11/24/2020

Many institutions and companies constantly need to assess various skills. According to a recent survey, 40% of employers stated that specific, non-evergreen type skills are good for only four years. No matter the skill, there are many ways to measure if someone has mastery of it. Common methods include assessment tests, formal exams, oral presentations, hands-on demonstrations or the production of something that shows how the skill was applied.

Organizations need to decide how they will assess job skills. There are two basic routes to achieve this.

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Carrying On Business During a Pandemic

Posted by Julia Borgini on 8/31/2020

The global pandemic threw everyone for a loop and has left us all feeling uncertain about the future. How long will it last? What happens if my family or I get sick? Will I be laid off or furloughed?

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Your Guide to Successfully Training Customers Remotely

Posted by Donna Weber on 6/25/2020

“We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.” ― Alan Turing

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4 Considerations When Seeking a Broader Learning Audience

Posted by Julia Borgini on 6/4/2020

Photo by Philippe Bout on Unsplash

With all the online tools we use today at the office, it's no wonder training professionals find it a challenge to get their content out to a wider learning audience. Employees have access to so many apps and logins it's hard as  training pros to squeeze your way into anyone's tool stack or busy schedules. 

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Technical Training Management – Investing in your Career

Posted by Mike Dowsey on 5/14/2020

Are you a training manager who fell into your role? Were you once an instructor or field consultant who started creating your own training content, and now you have a new career? Or, are you looking to switch careers and want to explore the world of training management? Although not often seen as the most important function in an organization, training management is definitely a career worthy of professional development investment.

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What Playing with LEGO® Taught Me About Curriculum Design

Posted by Randon Ruggles on 5/1/2020

I spent many hours as a boy building LEGO® boats, cars, planes, and submarines. When I was done with a LEGO® creation, the pieces did not go into a box like the rest of my toys. Instead, I would take the creation apart and build an even bigger and more elaborate one than the last one. Now, with a young daughter of my own, I recently pulled out the LEGO® bricks from my childhood. As she receives new sets we easily incorporate them with my bricks to improve her creations or build something new together.

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It’s A Jungle Out There - Of Content That Is (Part 3): The Technology Stack

Posted by Lauren Thibodeau on 4/9/2020

 



“We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works.”
Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

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Encourage Deeper Learning with Deliberate Practice

Posted by Julia Borgini on 3/26/2020
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LinkedIn Recommendations: How to Get Other People to Toot Your Horn

Posted by Sima Dahl on 3/12/2020

Many CEdMA members requested a follow up from the LinkedIn profile session at the 2019 CEdMA Training Leadership Conference in Nashville.

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