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IACET Announces New Board of Directors
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The International Association for Continuing Education and Training is proud to announce its 2012-2013 Board of Directors. Elected as the new president of the IACET Board will be Michael Todd Shinholster, Founder and Principal Consultant, Culture Bridge and Lecturer of International Business, Kennesaw State University, Woodstock, GA. Serving as president-elect is Kristopher Newbauer, Director of Learning & Organization Development, Rotary International, Evanston, IL, and this year's treasurer will be Lori Schnaider, Professional Development Manager, RBF Consulting, a Michael Baker Company, Irvine, CA. More

Congratulations to our IACET Authorized Providers
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The following organizations were accredited in August 2012.
Adaptive Switch Laboratories, Inc. Spicewood, TX
American Society of Safety Engineers Des Plaines, IL
American Therapeutic Recreation Association Hattiesburg, MS
Battelle Memorial Institute Scientific and Technical Support Education and Training Center Arlington, VA
California-Nevada Section of the American Water Association/Water College Rancho Cucamonga, CA
City of New York, Office of Payroll Administration, Citywide Systems Training Unit New York, NY
MRA Waukesha, WI
SkillWorks, Inc. Northboro, MA

Continuing education boosts both employees, companies
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Continuing education increases both employee income and corporate, according to a research paper entitled Lifelong Education and Labor Market Needs. The results, which were reported in the online newspaper The EvoLLLution, showed that 96 percent of employers said continuing education improves job performance and 87 percent said it has a positive impact on pay scale, with many citing a direct correlation, especially in the health care field. More

Why your presentations lack depth, and what you can do about it
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Your audience has become numb to PowerPoint. In fact they're pretty much bored with static slides altogether. They're spatial learners. They need a sense of context to relate information and ideas based on connections and patterns. They want depth. And if you want your presentations to resonate with your audience, you'd better give it to them. More

The secret to successfully using iPads in education
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My brother recently built a shelf for my daughter's room. It is in the likeness of a boat that she will one day spend sunny afternoons on, cruising around Plymouth harbor. He used a saw, a hammer, glue and other assorted tools that I couldn't explain or name. I am not a carpenter nor am I skilled at building anything with my hands. More

New research shows continuing education increases employee income and corporate efficiency
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The EvoLLLution, an online newspaper for and by those who know higher education best, announced the results of a study conducted to shed light on the growing need for continuing education within today's workforce. The research paper, entitled Lifelong Education and Labor Market Needs, suggests that continuing education increases both employee income and corporate productivity. A third party research firm surveyed employers across North America to get their viewpoints on continuing education and professional development. More

Colleges feel the financial strain in job training    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Community colleges often receive kudos for their job training efforts, especially in the current economic climate, but fewer public dollars to support those efforts are increasingly straining colleges. That's the message behind a new report from the Education Policy Center at the University of Alabama. More

Stanford University offers free entrepreneurial courses online    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
For those of us with a constant thirst for education, Stanford University is currently offering online courses this Fall — for free. According to the latest Stanford Report, 16 total courses will be available, with exciting subjects like Advanced Entrepreneurship, A Crash Course on Creativity, Human-Computer Interaction and more. More

The importance of life-long learning
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You don't have to spend your life in a classroom to be a lifelong learner. There's nothing wrong with taking a class, but there's a lot to be learned from the world around you. Read a book, read the paper, browse the Web for interesting articles. You can learn a lot from having a conversation with a friend (or a stranger), or even watching something on TV. It doesn't matter how you choose to learn, just that you do. More

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