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June 15, 2022

Integrating Gamification into the Learning Experience

Gamification can create engaging learning experiences that increase learning and retention. Intel’s Learning & Development Consultant Usha Chazhiyat shares best practices for any organization looking to integrate gamification into the learning experience. She also offers advice on how to get started and build on learning solutions that leverage technology to teach.

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Using eLearning to Educate People Impacted by HIV/AIDS

Mason Scuderi, President
June 1, 2022

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d’Vinci Named Top Custom Content Development Company by Training Industry

Susan Cort, Director of Communications
May 13, 2022

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June 3, 2021 | News

Opioid Awareness Seminar Nets Gold Hermes Award

d'Vinci has received the 2021 Gold Hermes Creative Award for Web-Based Training for the Opioid Awareness Seminar course it created for the Northeast Counterdrug Training Center (NCTC) and the Pennsylvania Counterdrug Joint Training Center (PA-CJTF).

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June 3, 2021 | News

Susan Cort Earns Women of Influence Award

JPL and d'Vinci Director of Communications Susan Cort has been named as a Central Penn Business Journal 2021 Women of Influence honoree. For more than 15 years, Susan has led JPL's communications and community outreach, helping the agency build a positive reputation and earn recognition as one of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania each year.

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June 1, 2021 | News

d’Vinci and JPL Celebrate Pride Month to Support the LGBTQ+ Community

As part of its ongoing commitment to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion, d'Vinci Interactive and its parent company, JPL, have planned several initiatives to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community during Pride Month.

"We encourage our team members to take time this month and throughout the year to celebrate the diverse voices that make our agency strong," said JPL and d'Vinci President & CEO Luke Kempski. "We want to ensure that our workplaces and our work reflect the perspectives of those who identify with the LGBTQ+ community," he added.

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May 14, 2021 | Podcast

Designing Learning for Maximum Results

At global entertainment company Discovery, innovative visual design is paramount to successfully training the advertising sales team. Michael Friis-Jensen, Manager, Digital Training Manager at Discovery shares Discovery's best practices for visual design and how to apply the principles to ensure quality and effectiveness in training. Listen to my conversation with Michael to learn more.

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May 11, 2021 | Thinking

Level Set and Level Up: A Learner-Centric Approach to Training in a Virtual Environment

I recently presented "Level Set and Level Up: A Learner-Centric Approach to Training in a Virtual Environment," with Constellation Brands' Director of Learning & Development Maggie Romanovich at the Training Industry Conference & Expo. In our session, we provided practical techniques for allowing learners to customize their own training experience to increase their personal investment in their learning journey. To do this, we examined a case study of training Constellation Brands' sales audience using a learner-centric, multifaceted approach.

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May 4, 2021 | News

New Digital Citizenship Curriculum Teaches Online Safety and Best Practices to Young Students

Educators and parents now have a way to teach children about their rights and responsibilities as digital citizens in Navigating the Digital Universe, a new curriculum developed by SAE International's A World In Motion® (AWIM) and d'Vinci Interactive. This exciting new educational solution builds upon AWIM's nationally-recognized PreK-8 STEM education programming.

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Delivering Training Across the Customer Life Cycle
April 21, 2021 | Podcast

Delivering Training Across the Customer Life Cycle

Customer education is increasingly important in the sales value chain and customer experience. In this podcast, Daniel Quick, VP of Learning Strategies at Thought Industries, discusses how educating customers can provide your organization with a competitive advantage. Thought Industries is the world’s leading B2B customer education and extended enterprise platform vendor.

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April 20, 2021 | Thinking

Government Agencies use eLearning for Targeted Public Outreach

Whether it is protecting the environment, regulating an industry, distributing benefits or preventing fraud, government agencies need cooperation and compliance from an educated public to be effective. Accomplishing this education is often challenging due to the schedules and geographic location of the people the agency is trying to reach.

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April 14, 2021 | News

d'Vinci’s ecoLearn® LMS Implemented to Counter Drug Traffic

In order to provide education and training to fight domestic and transnational drug trafficking organizations, d’Vinci implemented its ecoLearn® LMS framework for the Northeast Counterdrug Training Center (NCTC) and the Pennsylvania Counterdrug Joint Task Force (PA-CJTF).

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April 12, 2021 | Thinking

Measuring Training Results is Easier Than You Think

As training professionals know, The Kirkpatrick Model is the gold standard for evaluating the effectiveness of training. Their methodology is broken into four levels:

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