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New Beginning – Training Services

dcoughanour

January 8, 2013 6:14 pm

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New Year’s Resolution: Let us help you to obtain more knowledge and expertise, so you can achieve your IT career goals and have a more successful 2013.

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ocw.novell.com and NovellLearning on YouTube

dcoughanour

September 24, 2010 4:12 pm

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Last summer, I had a DIY project I didn’t know how to do. I had an 18″ square hole in my roof that I knew needed to be fixed. I’m not a confident DIY guy, but I am very comfortable trying to get answers to questions from the web. I think it’s safe to say that this is a non-traditional way to go about fixing a roof, but I didn’t even give it second thought. Just sat down and began to search, fully expecting to find information (hopefully with pictures) that would guide me through the process.

For my post today, I wanted to talk about two non-traditional ways we’re publishing some learning content from Novell.

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What is Training?

dcoughanour

September 21, 2010 4:36 pm

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Recently, I was asked how we define “training.” With my educational background (MS in Instructional Technology) and years of experience at Novell (12), I immediately started to formulate a complex, multi-part answer. But before I could put it into words, the person who asked the question suggested a simple answer, “Training is getting answers to questions.”

The more I think about it the more I think this definition is right on. It’s simple, but not an over simplification. (And you don’t need a degree to come up with it.)

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