Category Archives: Web 2.0

Add Value to your MATD or MAOD with Professional Credentials

As a follow up to my previous article on professional certifications, “Do you need more letters after your name?” I want to make you aware of an easy way to enhance your Roosevelt University MATD or MAOD without added expense … Continue reading

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Alumnus profile: 2010 grad begins management position, talks training trends, praises distance learning

Meet Doug Sellers, a 2010 graduate of Roosevelt’s Training and Development program. He lives and works in Texas, and completed all of his coursework online — a setup that also allowed him to work and, most importantly, be near his … Continue reading

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What do you know about knowledge management?

In 1997, Elliott Masie included Knowledge Management, or KM, in his annual top ten trends list. He wrote, “In 1998, there will be at least a dozen new buzzwords. One phrase that WILL impact training and learning professionals is Knowledge … Continue reading

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Instructional designers … some tips on how to land a job (or hire for one)

So, you have the interview, but what now? Do you have a strategy for selling yourself and showing your capabilities? Staffing firm Proedit has some useful articles about what hiring managers are — and should be — looking for in … Continue reading

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No Technical Skills Required!

There is an odd meme circulating that might be summed up as: Young people today are SO technical. Nothing could be further from the truth. Young people—Millennials—today are no more ‘technical’ than young people of prior generations. Each generation is … Continue reading

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Professor Cyboran is presenting at this week’s E-Learn-World Conference in Las Vegas.  If you are attending, please be sure to send him an e-mail letting him know: vcyboran@roosevelt.edu. ABOUT THE CONFERENCE WHAT: E-Learn-World Conference on E-Learning is an international conference organized … Continue reading

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What is executive coaching? A four-part definition to a growing field

The field of coaching has grown dramatically in the past 20 years. One reason is the high cost of attrition. Research indicates that 35 to 40 percent of new managers fail within the first 18 months (Fisher, 2005). The cost … Continue reading

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Best Practices in Teaching Online

Best Practices in Teaching Online Our online of the M.A. in Training and certificates has grown tremendously over the past five years. Now nearly 80% of our enrollment is fully online. With so many students choosing this option, we have … Continue reading

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Have a Great Webinar

Guest Blogger: Leticia Chavez I am sure we have all experience attending webinars that perhaps we feel were a waste of time and didn’t learn anything.   You know which ones; the ones that were over two hours and the presenter just … Continue reading

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Should Your Organization Rush to Jump on the Gamification Bandwagon?

 Guest Blogger: Nancy Solberg Over the past few years we have seen our company swing from one extreme to another in our training delivery methodology. We initially relied on Instructor-led training as our primary choice, which had a tendency to … Continue reading

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