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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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May 7, 2020 | Thinking

Boost Learning Engagement with Animated Characters

As learning and development professionals, we are always looking for ways to connect with our audience and boost learner engagement. Animated videos with characters can help us achieve this goal.

At d’Vinci Interactive, we create learning solutions for both K-12 and adult learners. We leverage animated characters to:

Tell stories with powerful messages

Create emotional connections

Foster fun, safe places to explore complicated topics

Provide learners with a guide or host

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Wine & Spirits Education Training from Constellation Brands
May 6, 2020 | Podcast

Using Learning to Build Brands - Podcast

When learning programs boost the value of a company's brands, they lead to increased sales and market share. Aligning your learning with your company's brand ensures that your training connects with your mission and supports your business goals. In this first d'Vinci podcast, hear how the makers of iconic brands including Robert Mondavi Winery, SVEDKA Vodka and Corona Beer educate internal team members and commercial partners to build brands, expand distribution, and increase sales.

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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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d'Vinci shares how to drive storytelling by adding video interviews to online learning experiences.
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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Elevating Learning Experiences with Video and Animation
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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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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Luke Kempski shares tips to converting ILT to VILT for Learners
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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Jenny Fedullo shares how to use an eLearning RFP to create vendor relationships
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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