Lessons to Go Home Safe Video Wins Boger Award

Lessons to Go Home Safe, a three-part safety series produced by MetaMedia Training International, Inc. (MetaMedia) working with CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training, have been honored with the prestigious Robert F. Boger Award from the Construction Writers Association. Through a grant from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), […]

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MetaMedia Teams With IFCA

Preventing accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia is a high priority for the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) and Illinois agricultural organizations. These accidents can not only result in the loss of valuable nitrogen fertilizer, but also cause injury to farmers and emergency responders. “The IDOA investigates all agricultural-related anhydrous ammonia incidents,” Jerry Kirbach, bureau chief […]

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Connecting with the Learner

Back in graduate school (when thunder lizards roamed the earth and training videos were delivered on U-matic tape cassettes) we were taught that an instructional designer employs video in training only when the task being trained involves observing a modeled human behavior or some complex procedure.  That’s still true—sort of.  And while I’m not one […]

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Boris Red and Adobe After Effects

As a video editor I am commonly asked to create motion graphics for projects that I am working on. There are several tools out there that I rely on including Boris Red and Adobe After Effects. Although the programs are similar with their advanced key framing, effect plugins, camera, lights, layering and masking; I find […]

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