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Talent Development and Instructional Design

Teamwork and Elearning

I worked with a great group of people for the last three days. We were “sequestered” and working on developing an elearning module using Captivate, Presenter, PowerPoint, video, audio, document data files, and graphics. Our group was past forming, storming, norming, and were defintely performing. We have many lessons learned and will be documenting them […]

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Technology

Hurricane Gustav and Social Networking

The ReadWriteWeb blog had an interesting article which demonstrated how social networking tools are being used to provide up to date information on the storm. It was interesting to see the way that Twitter is being used to provide updates from organizations such as the Red Cross. clipped from www.readwriteweb.com On the third anniversary of […]

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Project Management

How I Passed the PMP Exam

I just wanted to give the details on what helped me pass the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification exam. Here are the things I did: At first I was going to take the CAPM exam because my job title is not Project Manager. I am a teacher. Two Project Managent training professionals told me to reconsider because even […]

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Project Management

PMP Certification

I took the Project Management Professional exam today and I passed.

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Talent Development and Instructional Design

Games in Training

Tonight I went to a UMBC ISD Training Forum on The Power of Play: Effective Training Through Games and Similations. It was great. The topics and speakers are below. I have also included links to games in training websites that were given to us tonight. I will update this post with my notes this weekend. […]

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Networking

Business and Dining Etiquette Seminar, 4/12/07

Posts Business and Dining Etiquette Seminar, 4/12/07(I haven’t added all of the details for this post, be back soon.) On April 12th I attended one more seminar at UMBC on April 12th. This seminar was the Business & Dining Etiquette seminar. It was, what else can I say, excellent. All of the seminars that I […]

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Thank You

4/12/07 Computer Mania Day

I went to a Computer Mania Day planning meeting today. If you have a 6th-8th grade student, please register them for Computer Mania Day to be held on May 5, 2007. Computer Mania Day is a program designed to encourage girls to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math careers. Even though it is geared to […]

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Education (Primary, Secondary, Higher Education)

Minority Student Acheivement

I am on the High School Task Force for my school system. Some of the topics that relate to this task force are of interest to me. I will post the articles as I find them. The key words will be high school reform which defiinitely relates to minority student achievement. Michelle

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Thank You

Girls in IT

This week I went to my first Computer Mania Day organization meeting. I am going to help with the Registration on the day of the conference. This purpose of Computer Mania day is to spur girls to become interested in technology. The longterm goal is to get them to pursue technical and engineering careers. Since […]

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Thank You

Social Computing in the Enterprise

I will be presenting at the MICCA conference at the end of April. My topic is Social Computing in the Enterprise. On of my favorite articles on this topic came from Andrew McAfee, the topic was Enterprise 2.0. The key words for the topics related to this will be enterprise 2.0 and web 2.0 and […]