Category Archives: Training

8 Ways to Accelerate Trust in the Online Classroom

By Guest Author: Jenn Patrick Recently, an interviewer asked how I build trust within my workgroup. While answering, I had one of those realizations that tend to surface at the apex of interview mania, copious research and over caffeination: I … Continue reading

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The Virtual Trainer: From the classroom to the virtual world

At a recent networking event, I introduced myself to another student as a Virtual Instructor. “Now that’s what I want to do,” she smiled “train from home!” The biggest misconception about Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) is that we simply … Continue reading

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Graduation and Spring 2015

Congratulations! The Graduate Program in Training and Development is proud to announce the following fall 2015 graduates: Elizabeth Ball Maya Beaudette Diana DiMeo Maxine Garcia Lynda Hurwitz Debra Knight Amy Lyons Paulina Merino Kellie Mount Jenny Patrick Courtney Paretzkin Gina … Continue reading

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Beyond Corporate America: Non-traditional career paths for training and development graduates

Kathleen Iverson, Roosevelt University Training and Development Department Chair If you visit the RU Training job board, you’ll find many opportunities for instructional designers and e learning specialists. In fact, instructional design was listed as No. 38 in 2012 in … Continue reading

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Training and Development for Non-Profits: The Road Less Taken?

by Vince Cyboran, Ed.D. Once upon a time, there was a New Yorker cover entitled “View of the World from 9th. Avenue.” It depicted a map of the United States with detail of NYC extending to the Hudson River, and … Continue reading

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Remembering Deb Colky

Deb Colky was one of my best friends. She was intelligent, personable, hardworking, and down right funny. Those who had the great fortune of first hand experience with Deb know exactly what I mean.  Most of all, Deb loved the … Continue reading

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Dr. Deb Colky Scholarship

CCASTD is now accepting applications for the 2014 Dr. Deborah Colky Student Award. Now in its seventh year, the Colky Award recognizes students who demonstrate excellent potential in the Workplace Learning and Performance profession. The 2014 recipient of the Colky Award … Continue reading

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