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Congratulations to IACET's 2012 award winners
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IACET is proud to announce the 2012 Exemplar Awards for Internal and External Training and the Distinguished Service Award to the following organizations and individual:
  • Exemplar Award for Internal Training — NASA Academy of Program/Project and Engineering Leadership
  • Exemplar Award for External Training — Technology Transfer Services, Inc.
  • Distinguished Service Award — Jo Ann Linseisen
Award recipients accepted the IACET Award during a reception held in Old Town Alexandria, VA at the Lorien Hotel on Aug. 23.
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50 apps for lifelong learners
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Edudemic and their content partner Online College Courses published a list of the 50 best educational iOS apps for lifelong learners to download. For those of you who are finished with school and but aren't ready to stop learning, these apps quench the eternal student's thirst for knowledge. More

4 elements of effective virtual training
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As the world's economic woes continue, travel budgets are coming under increasing scrutiny, and the desire for virtual training is growing. However, "virtual training" encompasses so many types of learning from self-directed education, through computer-based self-paced e-training, via webinars to fully-functional "virtual classroom"-type activities. And this is only the first problem facing those choosing training providers. With these options, the customer has a good idea of the basic experience: will it be interactive, will the learner need to be at their desk at certain times of day, is someone available to answer questions when something isn't understood? More

INC strengthens professional development with IACET accreditation
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U.S.-based clinical research organization INC Research has raised its game in corporate training by becoming the first global CRO to achieve accreditation as an authorized provider of Continuing Education Units recognized by the International Association of Continuing Education and Training. A nonprofit association with headquarters in Virginia, IACET is the premier standards-setting organization for continuing education and training, INC Research said. The CRO is one of only 650 IACET Authorized Providers around the world dedicated to quality in continuing education and training. More

General Mills: Leaders teaching leaders
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Great organizations depend on great leaders. At General Mills, developing great managers is the key to unlocking higher levels of employee motivation, innovation and productivity. It's a competitive advantage that boosts business performance. In order to develop great leaders of tomorrow, it's beneficial to learn from great leaders of today. More

Back to school: What you must think about before furthering your education after 50
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Geraldine Johnson, 64, was an education success story: She went back to college in her early 50s and earned both a bachelor's and master's degree in a career she loved, social work. A disabled Air Force veteran, she used military service benefits to fund her bachelor's degree, and borrowed $60,000 for her master's. She said she wasn't worried about her debt. More

Virtual Leadership Development: Top Methods & Tools for Results
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TrainingIndustry.com webinar, "Virtual Leadership Development: Top Methods & Tools for Results," sponsored by Dale Carnegie Training has the following resources available:

Are you ready to be a lifelong learner?
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We are now in an era where schools have to move from teaching facts to teaching how to "learn to learn." More than ever before, we now need to be prepared to learn all our lives. Technology, globalization and job markets are continuously evolving at such a fast pace that students passing out of college have to be critical thinkers. Are our students equipped to do so? Well, for students to be able to learn to learn, their teachers have to evolve with the times too. Our teachers have stuck to the same teaching methods for generations and by far, the most popular teaching style in colleges is the "lecture." Mark Twain once commented on the education style of his times and said, "College is a place where a professor's lecture notes go straight to the students' lecture notes without passing through the brains of either." More

Continuous improvement: Not just for the workplace
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As written by Joe Serio: "At the beginning of my Time Management and Organizational Skills class, I ask a series of questions, such as, 'How many people here are stressed?' 'How many people here need more time?' 'Do chores take longer to do than they should' 'Who here forgets things when you go shopping?' As you could imagine, a lot of hands go up for all of these questions. Then I ask one of the cornerstone questions that sets up the rest of the program: 'How many people here lose or misplace their keys regularly?' The hands go up. This may not seem like such a profound question, but it does reveal fundamental weaknesses in people's habits." More
   

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