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Illumina To Be a Sponsor at The Association of Talent Development (ATD) New England Area Conference in March 2020

December 27, 2019

The New England Area ATD Conference, to be held March 26 and 27, 2020 in Norwood, MA, brings together elearning thought leaders and practitioners, for both formal sessions and informal discussions of key techniques, technologies, and transformations in talent development. Illumina will once again be a sponsor of the event and will have a booth […]

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Illumina Recognized with Three Fall 2019 Omni Awards

December 12, 2019

Illumina and our client, Harvard Graduate School of Education, won a Fall 2019 Omni Award for “Promotion or Retention – A Dilemma in Educational Ethics”. This course, which won a Silver Award in the Educational category, is a novel multimedia case study designed to help teachers, school administrators, guidance counselors, and students in education and […]

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Illumina Develops Set of Emotional Intelligence Courses to Increase Staff Skills at American Institutes for Research (AIR)

November 13, 2019

Illumina and AIR have been collaborating to develop a set of Emotional Intelligence elearning modules, to enhance the skills of AIR staff. The set of four modules, starting with a Foundations module, is slated for deployment in 2019 and 2020. The first module was released for initial staff use in August 2019, and the second […]

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Dunkin’ Brands Rolls Out New Point-of-Sale Systems to Franchisee Restaurants with Illumina-Created Microlearning

October 29, 2019

The Point-of-Sale (POS) system, which restaurant staff use to take customer orders, communicate the orders to be made and delivered, and accept payment, is a crucial technology foundation for smooth restaurant operations and guest satisfaction. When Dunkin’ Brands provided its new POS to franchisees for use in their Dunkin’ restaurants, it was critical that franchisee […]

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Illumina and IBIS Consulting Complete Enterprise-wide Allyship Training for USA Today/Gannett

October 4, 2019

IBIS and its client USA Today shared a vision for allyship, and the key contributions that allyship can make to advancing inclusion, mitigating biases, supporting diversity, and attaining equity for individuals and the organization that they are part of. IBIS and Illumina worked extensively with USA Today and parent company Gannett to design a series […]

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Illumina and Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) Pioneer Educational Ethics Multimedia Case Study

September 15, 2019

Illumina worked with HGSE to develop “Promotion vs. Retention”, a novel multimedia case study designed to help teachers, school administrators, guidance counselors, and students in education and in philosophy grapple with key concepts and dilemmas in educational ethics. Users are responsible for deciding whether “Ada,” a fictitious over-age but underachieving 8th grader, should be retained […]

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IBIS Consulting Group Unveils Unconscious Bias Courses for Colleges and Universities

July 31, 2019

Long-time partner IBIS Consulting debuted versions created by Illumina of its award-winning unconscious bias series that are tailored for the needs of higher education institutions. The series focuses on specific challenges faced by faculty, by institutional staff, and by students, with offerings for each. The educational version was developed with specific input from Brown University, […]

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Illumina Helps American Institutes for Research (AIR) Communicate Vision to Employees

May 29, 2019

AIR wanted a quick way to introduce both new and existing employees to AIR’s strategic priorities, and the many AIR resources to accelerate their development and achieve those priorities. Illumina created a 12-minute animated video summarizing the vision and priorities, and laying out some of the many tools and course offerings that AIR has for […]

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Prestone Launches New Microlearning Series for Field Technicians and Sales

April 5, 2019

Prestone Products Corporation rolled out a new series of 4-8 minute eLearning modules covering their anti-freeze/coolant products for light-duty and heavy duty vehicles, and their windshield wiper fluid. The series focused on field technicians using the products, and salespeople in retail stores that handle Prestone products, making them more knowledgeable about the underlying technologies, proper […]

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Illumina Continues Heavy Conference/Webinar Presentation Schedule

March 15, 2019

Back in November 2018, Jean Marrapodi wrote a blog post about her conference presentations, and the insanity of doing three such sessions at three different conferences in a one-week period (https://illumina-interactive.com/blog/2018/11/three-week-what-was-i-thinking). We’ve slowed the pace to a more reasonable level, but continue to be active, talking publicly about key topics in learning. In December, Jean […]

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