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d'Vinci and PA Chiefs of Police support LGBTQ+ community with new course to identify victims and how to respond.
May 5, 2020 | News

PA Chiefs of Police Create Course to Respond to LGBTQ+ Victims

In order to help municipal police officers better respond to victims, the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police worked with longtime learning partner d’Vinci Interactive to create the Responding to LGBTQ+ course. The course was created in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) with input from the PCADV Gender and Sexual Justice Caucus.

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SafeScureKids.org received a Silver Horizon Interactive Award in the Advocacy/Non-Profit Website Category
May 4, 2020 | News

SafeSecureKids.org Recognized by International Media Competition

SafeSecureKids.org, a joint partnership between d’Vinci Interactive and Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR), received a silver Horizon Interactive Award in the Advocacy/Non-Profit Website category.

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May 1, 2020 | Thinking

Four Tips for Integrating Video Interviews in Training

Video interviews can be an effective approach to reaching your learning audience.

Here is an example of how we used interviews in an online learning experience we created.

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April 27, 2020 | Thinking

Using Video to Engage and Educate Learners

We live in a video-driven culture. For example, today I woke up and opened the news app on my smartphone and watched several short video segments to catch me up on today’s current events. Then, after breakfast, I looked up a YouTube tutorial on how to fix my broken sink. When I finished, my daughter showed me her new smokey-eye from the make-up tutorial she watched from her favorite blogger. And later, we both relaxed by watching a new docuseries on Netflix. Every piece of content I consumed today contained a video element.

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April 16, 2020 | Thinking

Ready Online Educational Resources for Remote Classrooms

Now more than ever, creating online learning experiences can make a real difference for parents, students and teachers who are experiencing a remote classroom for the first time. Consider the following key factors to help your resource get fully utilized.
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Screenshot of the Safe Secure Sites website, with the headline: "Consent is Important in Our Town"
April 7, 2020 | News

d’Vinci Offers List of Free K12 Learning Activities

Online learning for students is playing an even more important role these days as parents and caregivers look for ways to educate children during the global health crisis.

d'Vinci is proud to work with some of the leading educational content providers and is pleased to share a list of free educational resources we created with them.

We are committed to making a difference for young learners and hope you enjoy sharing these interactive learning experiences with the children in your life.

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April 1, 2020 | Thinking

9 Tips for Converting Instructor Led Training (ILT)

How to Rapidly Convert ILT to Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)

In the current environment, we are working with a number of clients to quickly convert instructor-led training (ILT) workshops into online or virtual instructor-led (VILT) learning experiences. Since this conversion is going on in many organizations, we thought we’d share some of our insights:

1. Keep the technology simple. If you’re attempting to reach a learner population with varied levels of experience in online learning, make it easy for them to like it.

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March 31, 2020 | Thinking

Boost Your ROI with a Better eLearning RFP

Establishing a new eLearning vendor relationship is a complicated process. How can you make sure you get the ROI you need? Two words: "Focus" and "Partner."
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Photo of new d'Vinci Web Developer Travis Miller
January 2, 2020 | News

d’Vinci Adds Web Developer to Team

Travis Miller joins d’Vinci as a web developer, bringing more than 20 years of programming and systems administration experience with him.

In previous positions, he worked as a software developer for Immersion Active and later for Orases Consulting Corporation. Earlier in his career he was a web administrator for The Herald-Mail. Miller has created dozens of custom websites, dynamic web applications and mobile applications for a wide variety of clients.

He resides in Frederick, MD.

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Screenshot of Ken Burns Country Music Interactive Timeline
December 12, 2019 | News

d’Vinci to Create Ken Burns Country Music Interactive Timeline for PBS LearningMedia

To educate the public about the history of country music, d’Vinci is collaborating with PBS to create the Ken Burns Country Music interactive timeline on pbslearningmedia.org, a free service that offers thousands of contextualized learning materials aligned to state and national standards.

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