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Training Community Members to Prepare for Disasters. Abstract: Disaster events can turn an ordinary day into a life-threatening situation.

Training Community Members to Prepare for Disasters

Having a disaster preparedness plan in place, before a disaster strikes, makes good sense. And while most people know they should plan for disasters, very few do. This practice offers five key steps for educating yourself and your community about how to be prepared when disaster strikes. Issue: Research on preparedness shows that people who believe themselves "prepared" for disasters often aren't as prepared as they think. Action: The challenge is maximizing awareness and encouraging participation in disaster preparedness activities to affect change at the community level.

PowerPoint - Downloads - E-Learning Heroes. E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Training Jobs. What Is Agile? (10 Key Principles of Agile) What is agile?

What Is Agile? (10 Key Principles of Agile)

Agile is one of the big buzzwords of the IT development industry. But exactly what is agile development? Put simply, agile development is a different way of managing IT development teams and projects. The use of the word agile in this context derives from the agile manifesto. A small group of people got together in 2001 to discuss their feelings that the traditional approach to managing software development projects was failing far too often, and there had to be a better way. Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Working software over comprehensive documentation Customer collaboration over contract negotiation Responding to change over following a plan That is, while there is value in the items on the right, we value the items on the left more.”

Ever since then, the use of methods that support these values has become increasingly popular. From my use of various agile methods, I have written about 10 key principles of agile. 1. Enhancing Education: The 5 E's. The 5 E's is an instructional model based on the constructivist approach to learning, which says that learners build or construct new ideas on top of their old ideas.

Enhancing Education: The 5 E's

The 5 E's can be used with students of all ages, including adults. Each of the 5 E's describes a phase of learning, and each phase begins with the letter "E": Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, and Evaluate. The 5 E's allows students and teachers to experience common activities, to use and build on prior knowledge and experience, to construct meaning, and to continually assess their understanding of a concept. Engage: This phase of the 5 E's starts the process. An "engage" activity should do the following: Webinar 157: Instructional Design vs. Instructor-led Training. 1. Gagne's Nine Events of Instrction - How to Make A Lesson Plan.

PowerPoint. Resources, Guides For Trainers & Group Leaders. SHRM Onsite Training & Development. Onsite training is the best way to develop a cohesive, effective HR team that works strategically to meet your business goals.

SHRM Onsite Training & Development

Learning in a group environment boosts individual and team knowledge, refines processes and provides an excellent team-building opportunity for your organization. From legal compliance, to assuming the role of an HR business partner, to recruitment and retention strategies, SHRM provides expert instructors and tailored training programs, unique to your organization's needs.

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Want to Become a Rapid E-Learning Pro? Then Check Out All of These PowerPoint Tips. I’ve been doing this PowerPoint stuff for so long that I often think the tips I share are common knowledge and everyone knows them.

Want to Become a Rapid E-Learning Pro? Then Check Out All of These PowerPoint Tips

But every time I do a workshop, I’m reminded that what may be old to me is often new to others. Over the years I’ve shared all sorts of PowerPoint tips and tricks. But with the blog approaching 100,000 subscribers that means there’s a lot of people who probably didn’t see many of the previous PowerPoint posts. So in today’s post, I’ve included a list with every single PowerPoint tip shared in the blog up to this point. They include tips on creating custom graphics, assembly of interactive elearning, and getting more out PowerPoint’s features. If you’re looking for a good resource on PowerPoint tips, this is a post worth bookmarking. Tips on Creating Rapid E-Learning Courses in PowerPoint Building an elearning course with PowerPoint is not the same as building a presentation.

Training Design Manual : The Complete Practical Guide to Creating Effective and Successful Training Programmes. Online Learning Center.