Author Archives: Kathleen Iverson

About Kathleen Iverson

Chair Graduate Program in Training & Development Roosevelt University

Gaming Time Management: How to boost your productivity with game-based apps

It’s no surprise that Americans are obsessed with video games.  In just one year, (2013-2014) the time spent gaming has increased by 13%, with the average American over the age of 13 spending over 6 hours per week paying games … Continue reading

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Put Your Best Self Forward: The reflected best-self exercise

Do you remember the last time you were extraordinary at work? I’m sure you can recall several moments when your best efforts were recognized and affirmed by others. Memories like these create a portrait of our “best selves” and can help … Continue reading

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Virtual Training and the ARCS Model of Motivation

Guest Author: Kimberly Isley-Pesto Picture this: It’s 9:00 am and you are preparing to deliver training via WebEx. The session is scheduled to last one hour and you’re expecting 70+ participants. You begin having nagging thoughts about the challenges you might face … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

RU Training will be on break beginning December 23rd until classes resume on January 19th. Please also note that the Roosevelt University campuses will be closed from December 23rd until January 4th. We hope you have an enjoyable holiday season … Continue reading

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Blogging 101: How to write engaging and informative content

If you’ve never written a blog post before, where do you begin? I will offer you three strategies to quickly get up to speed: Know your Blog: If you are a guest blogger, start by familiarizing yourself with the blog purpose, … Continue reading

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Piloting Digital Badges in Graduate Education

Digital or open badges are electronic credentials that communicate expertise to employers, educators, clients, and coworkers. Although badges are a topic of interest and discussion, they are not widely recognized or utilized. Most who are familiar with badges agree that … Continue reading

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Person-Organization Fit

By Kathleen Iverson A family friend developed a software program that helps people buy shoes online that fit  properly the first time. Based on shoes brands and styles that have been comfortable in the past, it can predict how a new … Continue reading

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