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August 31, 2021

Making Adaptive Learning 3.0 Work in Your Organization

Adaptive Learning benefits both the learner and an organization's bottom line. In this episode of Powered by Learning, Craig Joiner, Senior Vice President, Brand Experience at Fulcrum Labs dispels some myths about Adaptive Learning and explains how organizations can put it to work to achieve their goals.

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Upgrading Your Educational Website to Drupal 8 or 9

Eric McDonald, Director, Development
July 27, 2021

April 11, 2018 | Thinking

Distributing Learning at the Speed of Business

My article, “Distributing Learning at the Speed of Business,” is featured on Training Industry. The article addresses how training programs can keep up with the pace of change in business and includes insights from thought leaders who attended the Training Industry Conference & Expo.

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March 26, 2018 | Thinking

Using Interactive Experiences to Boost Learning Outcomes

As a professor since the days of interactive laserdiscs, Dr. Karl Kapp continues to study the best applications of instructional technology that result in the best learning outcomes. Today, he’s well known for his perspectives on gamificiation, 3-D animation and other techniques for engaging learners and increasing results.

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March 16, 2018 | Thinking

Creating Educational Tools that Meet Classroom Needs

As a content provider, you want to create meaningful tools to impact education and bring learning to life for students. But before you begin, you need to consider some key factors to make your project successful in the classroom.

Solve Educator Pain Points

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March 7, 2018 | News

d’Vinci Partners with RIF to Boost Literacy through Online Resources

After more than 50 years of success with print book-focused reading programs, Reading is Fundamental (RIF) has partnered with d’Vinci Interactive to create a portal of online resources to foster a love of reading and literacy development in children in the United States.

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March 7, 2018 | Thinking

Using Game Elements to Make Learners Think

In recent years, gamification has evolved from being an accepted approach to learning to a sought-after approach. For instructional designers, this means seeking opportunities to use game elements and interactivity to create more engaging learning experiences. As an author, speaker and professor, Dr. Karl Kapp advocates for moving beyond the “gamification” buzzword and focusing on achieving the desired outcomes.

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February 9, 2018 | Thinking

Using Microlearning to Deliver Just-in-Time Training

UGI Utilities is a natural gas and electric utility company that delivers energy to over 700,000 customers in Pennsylvania and Maryland. In a relatively new position, Wendy Laverty wants to put learning at the fingertips of more than 1,500 employees in a variety of positions from office workers to field technicians.

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February 5, 2018 | Thinking

Integrating Learning into an HCM Strategy

ADP advises organizations all over the world on how to use ADP products and services as part of a comprehensive human capital management (HCM) strategy. As a talent management thought leader, Susan Hanold, PhD, provides value-added best practices consulting to ADP prospects, clients, and internal stakeholders.

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January 12, 2018 | Thinking

Developing Custom Learning Solutions that Meet Business Needs

Supporting the largest haircare brand name in North America, Great Clips University develops custom learning solutions to meet the needs of franchise owners, hair stylists and corporate staff members. As an eLearning and Instructional Design Manager, Mandi Soderlund has found that blended learning solutions work best to enable a geographically dispersed franchise network to provide a consistent, branded, customer experience.

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January 9, 2018 | News

Law Enforcement Training and AIDS Education Earn Awards for d’Vinci

The Davey Awards recently recognized d’Vinci Interactive for exceptional online training for the PA Chiefs of Police Association and The National Library of Medicine’s AIDS Community Information Outreach Program.

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December 6, 2017 | News

d’Vinci Brings New Instructional Designer and Developer on Board

Christine Kurtz joins d'Vinci as a project manager/instructional designer. Kurtz brings a blend of project management and instructional design skills to the team and is focused on helping clients create engaging, successful training courses. Previously, she worked as a solution architect using technology to develop and deliver leadership training to leading global corporations. She holds a bachelor of arts in English with a minor in Spanish from Susquehanna University and resides in Harrisburg, PA.

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