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June 1, 2022 | Podcast

Using eLearning to Educate People Impacted by HIV/AIDS

Educating the public requires an integrated approach to engage and inform so that’s why POZ Magazine leveraged online assessment tools and eLearning courses to educate people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Ian Anderson, president of Smart + Strong, and Oriol Gutierrez, editorial director for Smart + Strong and editor-in-chief for POZ Magazine join us with more. 

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May 13, 2022 | News

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

Training Industry has named d’Vinci Interactive to its 2022 Top Training Companies™ Watch List for Custom Content Development.

d’Vinci develops learning experiences, educational websites and web and mobile applications for corporate, government, medical and K-12 educational content clients.

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May 11, 2022 | News

ecoLearn® LMS Chosen for PA Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs

The Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) has selected d’Vinci Interactive’s ecoLearn® Learning Management System (LMS) to be its Integrated System for the Management and Administration of Requisite Training (iSMART).  The web-based system will be used to manage all aspects of DDAP’s robust training program for professionals in the field of gambling and substance use disorder.

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May 10, 2022 | News

d’Vinci and PBS NewsHour Awarded Library of Congress Grant for Phase 2 of Journalism in Action

PBS NewsHour Classroom and d’Vinci Interactive were recently awarded a second phase of a Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources grant for enhancements and support for the Journalism in Action educational website. 

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May 9, 2022 | News

d’Vinci Work for SAE International Recognized in the EdTech Awards

The EdTech Awards selected SAE International’s A World In Motion® (AWIM®), as a Cool Tool finalist in two categories. As SAE’s partner, d'Vinci Interactive created two of the award-winning educational projects - Navigating the Digital Universe and the STEM Sagas: Virtually Rerouted.

Navigating the Digital Universe helps educators teach children about their rights and responsibilities as digital citizens. This online learning adventure is a finalist in the IT Series category.

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May 8, 2022 | Thinking

Best Practices for Selecting an eLearning Development Company

With eLearning playing an increasingly vital role in business success, finding the right eLearning development company becomes a crucial first step. In today’s highly competitive economic environment, organizations are developing eLearning courses to train their workforces, provide additional value to customers, and generate revenue.
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May 5, 2022 | Podcast

Using Empathetic Principles in Instructional Design

Keeping the learner in mind when designing eLearning courses is key to engaging them and driving organizational success. Highmark Health's Learning Architect Angela Sample, Ph.D.  discusses best practices for using empathetic principles in instructional design.


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April 20, 2022 | Podcast

Increasing Adult Learner Engagement Using K-12 Educational Strategies

Engaging adult learners can start with lessons learned years ago in the classroom. In this episode, teacher-turned L&D professional Maggie Layfield shares how to use K-12 teaching strategies to engage adult learners, create meaningful assessments, and increase retention.  


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March 30, 2022 | Podcast

Instructional Design that Taps into Learner Motivation

It’s not often that we talk to someone who invented a fresh approach to instructional design. In this Powered by Learning episode, Catherine Mattiske, managing director at Inner Genius, shares how her ID9 intelligent design approach delivers results. 



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March 17, 2022 | Podcast

Designing a Learning Journey in a Hybrid Work Environment

After two years of almost exclusively online learning, L&D leaders are navigating the new normal in training and figuring out how to maximize the blend of online and in-person learning. According to Learning Consultant Ian Townley, the learning journey exists now in multiple locations. In this episode, we discuss where learning goes from here and how best to transfer learning to improved performance.


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