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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.
June 1, 2022
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May 13, 2022
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ready Online Educational Resources for Remote Classrooms
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.
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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